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A tool that enables blind people to tell apart their medications, bottles of wine, canned foods, and other indistinguishable items.
526 backers pledged $54,559 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 6 or more About US$ 6

    CHEERS! Thanks for your $6 to 6dot! You've made a difference in the world, and you can be proud of that. :)

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    ACCESSORIZE ACCESSIBILITY! You get: (1) a 6dot silicone wristband embossed with Braille, and (2) six custom Braille labels that will be delivered fresh and crisp out of 6dot labeler prototypes. Labels can be up to 6 characters in length (naturally)!

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    Pledge US$ 50 or more About US$ 50

    (everything above AND) TWEET IT! Send us your favorite statement of up to 140 characters, and we'll mail it back to you in the form of a Braille label, fresh out of a 6dot Braille labeler! We'll even mark the label so you that you know which way is right-side-up. A perfect gift for a friend!

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    Pledge US$ 66 or more About US$ 66

    POWER PLEDGE #1: (everything above AND) You'll receive two music albums, one each from blind recording artists Laurie Rubin (http://www.laurie-rubin.com/) and Ginny Owens (http://ginnyowensmusic.com/). Ginny Owens' new album, "Get In, I'm Driving," will be released Sept 13, 2011 -- be one of the first to own it!

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    Pledge US$ 150 or more About US$ 150

    (everything above AND) DECK OUT! We'll send you a pewter, heart-shaped pendant with "love" embossed in Braille, by award winning designer Leslie Ligon: http://braillejewelry.blogspot.com/

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    Pledge US$ 300 or more About US$ 300

    (everything else AND) LEARN IT! You have the choice between a one-hour workshop in Braille (to be held in the SF Bay area) or a one-hour mechanical engineering consulting phone call with a 6dot co-founder (mechanical engineering alumni of MIT and Duke). Whether you're looking to keep your brain sharp by learning a new language (Braille) or working on designing your own hardware product, this pledge is for you!

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    (everything else AND) CONQUER EVEREST! In thanks for your pledge, you'll receive one of the very first 6dot Braille labelers, and a signed copy of Erik Weihenmayer's Touch the Top of the World - A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther than the Eye Can See.

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    Pledge US$ 1,666 or more About US$ 1,666

    POWER PLEDGE #2: (everything above AND) DOUBLE TROUBLE! NBA players and twin brothers Brook and Robin Lopez (NJ Nets and Phoenix Suns) have BOTH signed 6 basketballs for 6dot! Pledge now to be one of just 6 people to receive this special item, plus everything else above!

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