tactile image

tac·tile im·age

an image of an object as perceived by the sense of touch.

tactile image

a mental concept of an object as perceived through the sense of touch. See also image.

tac·tile im·age

(tak'til im'ăj)
An image of an object as perceived by the sense of touch.
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At best the schools can have access to traditional Braille text printers that cannot print tactile image.
For most mainstream publications, however, it is not feasible for authors or editors to include special layers, so software must be able to generate an acceptable tactile image directly from the visual image.
The thermoform paper version of the drawing is put through a Tactile Image Enhancer where the heat process raises any black image, but the background paper remains flat.
Since Princess Di's death, the royals have tried to present a more tactile image.
This approach utilized optical to tactile image conversion, which provided a point for point representation of a video camera image on the skin using a large two-dimensional array of electrical or vibratory (mechanical) tactile stimulators.
For the majority of participants without sight, tactile cue words elicited a unimodal tactile image.
Founded on the direct feedback from the subjects, the textures with larger elements seemed to improve the quality of the tactile image.
Mark prefers maps produced on swell paper using a tactile image enhancer.
Or one could try using a marker instead of a high-carbon pencil on the capsule paper and experiment with results using a PIAF tactile image maker.
Disruption runs throughout his verse, where meaning is suspended among fragmented lines and disjointed, tactile images are juxtaposed provocatively, drawing the reader to revisit old associations.
In this beautiful companion to Sing a Song of Mother Goose, Barbara Reid's bright and tactile images illuminate a variety of bedtime rhymes and lullabies.