BrailleNote Touch 18 or 32

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$6,895.00

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Combining the benefits of KeySoft and braille literacy of a traditional note taker with the efficiency and power of a modern tablet with 18 refresh-able braille cells.

 

Driven by KeySoft, completely rewritten from the ground up to maximize the entire experience of modern users TouchBraille – the most natural way to type braille on a touchscreen – virtually as fast as typing with 10 fingers on a keyboard.Smart keyboard cover provides a perfect ergonomic introduction to braille typing for young children Quick access to mainstream apps and cloud storage, including Google Docs, DropBox and YouTube.

 

The intelligent digital assistant for braille users, combines the simplicity and accessibility of a note taker with the power and efficiency of a modern smartphone or tablet. The ground breaking BrailleNote Touch is the first certified braille tablet with access to the Google Play Store.

 

The BrailleNote Touch interface is easy to learn for both students and teachers, combining the benefits of KeySoft and braille literacy of a traditional note taker with the efficiency and power of a modern tablet.

 

A powerful combination of accessibility and efficiency:

  • The KeySoft user experience with the power of an Android operating system
  • 18 braille cells with cursor routers
  • First certified Braille Tablet providing Play Store access
  • Supports Google Play store for accessible third party apps
  • Speed of a modern tablet
  • 2 GB RAM for fast and seamless multi-tasking
  • 32 GB internal storage, more than enough for documents and files
  • Modern connectivity – WiFi, Bluetooth and internal GPS
  • Visual touch surface and screen
  • Linear, user-friendly menu and interface
  • Supports perfect braille translation in contracted or uncontracted braille, including UEB and multiple languages
  • Stereo speakers
  • Internal microphone
  • Teachers receive instant visual feedback
  • Available in: English, French, Danish, Arabic, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Spanish, German, Portuguese (Portugal), Italian, Polish and Hebrew

 

 

KeySoft User Interface

 

Driven by KeySoft, designed for the modern user, completely rewritten from the ground up to maximize the entire experience of modern users:

  • Optimized for today’s technology
  • Frequent automatic updates
  • Simple menu-driven interface
  • First letter navigation for efficiency everywhere
  • Familiar keyboard shortcuts to efficiently accomplish tasks
  • Provides general navigation help, speech and braille in all-accessible third party apps
  • Offers the efficiency of a note taker to third party apps
  • Contextual help to provide assistance anytime

 

 

TouchBraille –superior braille input on a touchscreen

 

Our TouchBraille algorithm brings the traditional braille control of a note taker to a modern and user-friendly platform:

  • Control navigation of the Touch and edit in braille
  • Instant calibration – virtually as fast as typing with 10 fingers on a keyboard
  • Virtual Keys find your fingers as you type
  • Minimal finger movement or strength to enter text Simply move fingers up and down
  • Familiar keyboard shortcuts to efficiently accomplish tasks
  • Writing is completely silent and usable anywhere

 

 

In the classroom

Teachers want an easy and interactive approach to help their students learn braille, while students need the most efficient tool to accomplish their everyday tasks, from writing documents and sending emails, to downloading and reading books.

 

The BrailleNote Touch was designed to meet all of these needs and more, to completing class work easier and more efficient than ever.

 

  • A 21ST century note taker for a 21ST century classroom
  • Smart keyboard cover provides a perfect ergonomic introduction to braille typing for young children
  • Students can transition to TouchBraille as their motor skills develop
  • Teachers can receive instant visual feedback
  • Teachers and supporting IT staff can quickly disable KeySoft with a triple tap of the Home button to use Braille Touch like a standard tablet
  • Use familiar KeySoft apps for classroom work
  • KeyWord to create and edit documents
  • Victor Reader for reading books
  • KeyMail to send and receive emails in class
  • KeyWeb for the most modern web
  • browsing experience
  • Quick access to mainstream apps and cloud storage, including Google Docs, DropBox and YouTube

 

 

At work

 

The BrailleNote Touch was designed to make everyday office tasks as simple and seamless as possible for blind users, from creating professional documents and emails to browsing the web:

 

  • Braille anywhere in any app for anyone
  • Create professional documents with KeyWord
  • Include professional formatting such as headers, bullets and numbering
  • Files created in .doc or .docx (no exporting required)
  • Use KeyMail with an Exchange server to sync your emails, contacts and calendars
  • Research using the most current web browsers
  • Collaborate and share documents using Google Docs or other cloud services
  • Communicate with colleagues around the world with popular communication apps (Google Hangouts)
  • Use any accessible third party app with KeySoft and TouchBraille

 

 

BrailleNote Trade in Program

 

Do you already have a BrailleNote or other braille device?

Ensure you optimize the value of that device by taking advantage of the BrailleNote Touch trade in program.  

Contact your local HumanWare distributer or office for more information on how you can receive significant credit toward a brand new BrailleNote Touch.

 

 

What's in the box

 

  • BrailleNote Touch Tablet
  • Carrying Case
  • Nylon strap with shoulder pad
  • Power Adaptor
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Printed warranty sheet
  • Printed/Braille Getting started sheet
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Headphones

 

 

Specifications and Support

 

  • 18 braille cells with cursor routers
  • Speed of a modern tablet
  • 2 GB RAM for fast and seamless multi-tasking
  • 32 GB internal storage, more than enough for documents and files
  • Stereo speakers
  • Internal microphone
  • Modern connectivity – WiFi, Bluetooth and internal GPS
  • Visual touch surface and screen

 

Size and Weight

  • Height: 2.06 cm (0.8”)
  • Width: 24.4 cm (9.5”)
  • Depth: 16.2 cm (6.3”)
  • Weight: 900 g (2 lbs.)

 

Tech Specs

  • Texas Instruments OMAP4460 1.2GHz Mobile Processor, Dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9
  • 16 GB internal SD card for firmware and storage
  • 2GB (16Gb) Low Power DDR2 SDRAM
  • 86 cm x 7.62 cm (9” x 3.8”) Multi-touch capacitive touch screen over a 1024 x 600
  • 18 cm (7”) diagonal LCD screen
  • HDMI output for external display (no audio)
  • 18 or 32 Braille display cells with cursor routing buttons (1 button per cell)
  • 8MP camera with LED based lighting
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0 (dual mode: BLE and classic)
  • GPS
  • High Speed USB 2.0 slave for PC connectivity and battery recharge
  • High Speed USB 2.0 host port
  • Audio Codec with volume control
  • Internal Omni Directional MEMS type Microphone
  • Internal stereo 1W Speakers (two speakers)
  • Audio output connector for headphones or external speaker
  • Audio input connector for external microphone or stereo recording (line-in)
  • Integrated Battery Charger
  • Rechargeable and user replaceable 5100mAh Lithium-Polymer Battery with thermistor and internal gas gauge
  • Real Time Clock with battery backup
  • Vibration device
  • Sensors
  • 3D Accelerometer
  • 3D Gyroscope
  • 3D Electronic compass
  • Power requirement: +5VDC, 1.5A
  • Battery: Li-Polymer 3.7V nominal, 5100mAh, in operation charge time of 12 hours

 

 

Environmental Conditions

 

This product meets EMC standards of all targeted countries. EMC consists of the limitation of radiated electromagnetic emissions from the unit and immunity of the product against external electromagnetic field and electrostatic discharge.

 

  • Operating temperature range: 5 to 40 degrees Celsius
  • Battery charging temperature range: 5 to 40 degrees Celsius
  • Storage temperature: -20 to 60 degrees Celsius
  • Operating humidity: 5% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • First certified Braille Tablet providing Play Store access
  • Storage humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Bridges accepts institutional P.O’s (purchase orders).

Call us for a quote or just fax or email a P.O. on your letter head.

How secure is my online order?

Any information submitted through the web store is safe and secure. Bridges uses state-of-the-art security encryption methods to ensure the highest standards of security for its online customers.

What payment methods are accepted?

We accept Visa and MasterCard for online orders.

What if I do not have a credit card?

If you do not have a credit card, please call us at 1-800-353-1107 (8:30am - 4:30pm EST) to discuss alternative payment methods.

How do I know if you have received my order?

When your order has been completed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail that will be sent to the e-mail address that you entered in the "Registration” page before checkout.

Shipping 

 

What shipping options are available?

Most of our items are shipped by Canpar, which takes 3-5 business days to reach the customer. Where service is not available, or due to the special requirements of the product, we will also use UPS, Puralator or Canada Post. Please allow 10-15 days for order processing.

Ordering multiple, heavy-weighted items? 

If our store can’t calculate your shipping costs during checkout, your order may fall outside weight, size, or destination restrictions, for online ordering.

Sorry about that. 

Just contact us by email or phone and we'll figure out another way to get your order to you. 

How much does shipping cost?

Shipping is calculated individually depending on the weight and size of the item. This will be calculated automatically upon checkout and will be included in the total price when you go to the checkout.

How long does it take for me to receive my order?

Order processing time depends on availability of the product from the manufacturer, but typically products are shipped within 10-15 business days after the order is placed. See shipping options for the number of days it will take to reach you after it leaves our warehouse.

Do you ship internationally?

No, we currently sell our products and services only in Canada.

How can I track my order?

When the order is shipped out, you will receive an e-mail with a tracking number. If you do not receive this e-mail, please call 1-800-353-1107 (8:30am - 4:30pm EST) to receive your tracking number.

 

Returns

 

Do you offer a money back guarantee?

We offer a 21-day money-back guarantee unless otherwise noted. Products must be returned in a resalable condition as determined by Bridges. Returns are subject to a 20 percent restocking fee after 21-days. Many of our manufacturers offer additional limited warranties of longer durations on their products. Returns will no longer be accepted after a period of 90 days. Please call us at 1-800-353-1107 (8:30am - 4:30pm EST) or send an e-mail to info@bridges-canada.com for more information about manufacturer's warranties or returning your product.

Please note, customers cannot return software for a refund.  However, we do offer a store credit for the full amount if returned within 21 days. After 21 days a restocking fee may apply.

How do I return a product?

To return a product you need to get a Return Authorization (R.A.) number from us. Please call us at 1-800-353-1107 (8:30am - 4:30pm EST), e-mail us at info@bridges-canada.com or fax us at 905-542-7242 to get an R.A. number and further instructions. Please note, Bridges will not accept returns without an R.A. number. The customer is responsible for shipping costs of returned products.

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