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OctoBraille and OctoBrailleVisual are braille fonts designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These TrueType braille fonts can be used to produce visual braille in design or word processing applications, including the Sensus PharmaBraille braille translation application for pharmaceutical labels (see separate entry). The font sets include all 256 braille characters in an 8-dot braille figure, including the standard 64 braille characters in the 6-dot braille system. OctoBraille shows the dots used in each braille character, while OctoBrailleVisual also includes smaller dots to indicate the positions of the eight points in the braille cell. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers or Apple Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENT: Apple Macintosh computers require OS X or OS9 operating system.
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