Accession Number: 2005.34.646-650
Description: Reception near the braille production area of APH, celebrating the successful production of the NOMAD tactile graphics board.
Photographer: Blome, Scott
History/Provenance: The NOMAD was invented by Professor Donald Parkes of the University of Newcastle in Australia. It was a talking tactile graphics device, named after a guide dog of a student assistant to Parkes. APH finalized an agreement to manufacture the NOMAD in the U.S. It entered the APH catalog in 1993 and discontinued in 1997.