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Tactile Ground Surface Indicators for visually impaired from DTAC

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DTAC  offers Tactile Ground Surface Indicators which are a part of a worldwide program to offer better access for public in built environment. Tactile Ground Surface Indicators have proven to be a non-discriminatory and dignified means of providing unaided mobility to the visually impaired.

Tactile Ground Surface Indicators are a series of organised raised bars and dots that are installed on walker surfaces to help in the orientation of people who are vision impaired or blind. Tactile Ground Surface Indicators are mainly designed to provide tactile caution to people so that they can safely confer the built environment.

Tactile Ground Surface Indicators from DTAC are detected by cane, felt under foot or even read as a light gap between a hazard and a surface. Tactile Ground Surface Indicators provide a sense of direction to people who are visually impaired.

Tactile Ground Surface Indicators come in two main types namely directional bars and warning dots. Bars or dots are made of one or two materials that are independently affixed to a surface or substrate as Integrated Tactile Ground Surface Indicators.

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