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On our quest to re-examine braille, we created an easy to use tactile reading system, utilizing modern printing & technology.
613 backers pledged $34,897 to help bring this project to life.

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    ELIA FRAMES KEYBOARD

    A silicon overlay of ELIA frames, suited to Apple keyboards.

    Allows you to learn ELIA visually or tactilely from a system you already know. Helps you type faster and more accurately.

    Free shipping to US, Canada & Mexico.

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    EARLY BIRD: ELIA POSTER

    Early bird price!

    A beautifully designed 21" x 28" poster featuring the Declaration of Independence in ELIA Frames.

    Designed by Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth of Order Design. Exclusively through Kickstarter.

    Free shipping to US, Canada & Mexico.

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    ELIA POSTER

    A beautifully designed 21" x 28" poster featuring the Declaration of Independence in the ELIA Frames.

    Designed by Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth of Order Design. Exclusively through Kickstarter.

    Free shipping to US, Canada & Mexico.

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    ELIA STARTER KIT

    With the Starter Kit, anyone can learn ELIA Frames in the morning and start a new, more independent life in the afternoon.

    Includes an instruction manual, reading exercises, and labels for the most common items in a household.

    You can donate this reward and we will place it with an organization for the blind, where it will be used over and over again.

    Free shipping to US, Canada & Mexico.

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    EUROPE—ELIA STARTER KIT

    Ships to European Union only.

    With the Starter Kit, anyone can learn ELIA Frames in the morning and start a new, more independent life in the afternoon.

    Includes an instruction manual, reading exercises, and labels for the most common items in a household.

    You can donate this reward and we will place it with an organization for the blind, where it will be used over and over again.

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    ELIA CLASSROOM KIT

    You'll get 10 STEM classroom kits to explore learning and reading speeds with ELIA Frames. Inside you'll find practice exercises, data collection sheets, and tabulation aids.

    Get a kit for yourself or donate it to a classroom.

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    ELIA STARTER KIT: BUY ONE, DONATE ONE

    Buy one for yourself and give on away to an organization for the blind. With the Starter Kit, anyone can learn ELIA Frames in the morning and start a new, more independent life in the afternoon.

    Includes an instruction manual, reading exercises, and labels for the most common items in a household.

    Free US shipping.

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    ELIA FRAMES STEEL PLATE

    Designed by Reed DeWinter, one of the designers behind the ELIA Frames font, the plate is made to exacting specifications.

    Built to be touched, and offered exclusively through Kickstarter—twin to a copy on display in the Cooper Hewitt museum!

    Worldwide shipping included.

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    ELIA WORKSHOP

    A hands on workshop with CEO Andrew Chepaitis and the ELIA team. You'll learn how to read with the ELIA Frames Font, and also get an ELIA poster and starter kits.

    Available in New York City only. Workshop will be held at the Lighthouse Guild for a group of 20 max. Additional workshops at the Lighthouse Guild and other locations are possible (contact us for new locations).

    Dates flexible—we'll contact you after the campaign to coordinate.

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    ELIA STUDIO TOUR

    Come visit our studio in Brooklyn where we created ELIA! You'll learn all about our history, design, and printing process. You'll also leave with your own ELIA starter kit to continue learning the system.

    Available in New York City only. Max 10 individuals per group. Dates flexible—we'll contact you after the campaign to coordinate.

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