EOS 1728: Encore 1644 Currency Identification, 07/05/17

Jul 3, 2017

Beginning in 2019, the U.S. will introduce new currency that accommodates the visually impaired.
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Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey speak with Leonard Olijar, director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing about current features to make US currency easier for visually impaired people to identify it, as well as their plans to make it easier still. We’ll also discuss their smart phone app and free hardware device that can identify US currency for you.

Note: Beginning in 2019, the U.S. will introduce new currency that accommodates the visually impaired.