Google Doodle pays tribute to Japanese inventor Seiichi Miyake

Google Doodle for March 18, 2019: tenji block
March 18, 2019

by #GoogleDoodle

From Google Doodle’s Twitter feed: Today’s celebrates Seiichi Miyake, inventor of Tenji Blocks: raised bumps & bars on pavement to help visually impaired or blind pedestrians navigate safely. They were first introduced on a street in Japan on this day in 1967!

If you’re interested in learning more about Miyake’s invention, there are some very informative articles in Time Magazine and on CNET and CNN.