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braillewriter from the American Foundation for the Blind that is also apart of the CSTM collection was produced in New York by the typewriter company L.C. Smith and Corono Typewriters Inc.

An accessible ammeter, first manufactured by Bach-Simpson and adapted by Swail as part of the NRC program for developing assistive devices for people who were blind and partially sighted.

Swail Sensor.JPG
A hand-held light sensor developed by James Swail at the National Research Council of Canada in 1966.

One of the initial models of a punch-card reader invented in 1968 by James Swail of the NRC to aid computer programmers who were blind or partially sighted.

The fifth model of a punch card reader invented in 1970 by James Swail of the NRC to assist computer programmers who were blind or partially sighted.

An accessible clock developed by James Swail in 1975 at the NRC that converted digital display through a auditory and tactile P.C. board.

An accessible calculator, designed and adapted by James Swail of the NRC around 1975 that converted the visual digital display through an auditory and tactile board.

An image of Roland Galarneau, c.1970, founder of Cypihot-Galarneau Services Co.

Roland Galarneau Interview, c.1987
An interview with Roland Galarneau on the eve of his retirement about his technical inventions and life experiences.
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