BrailleNote Touch 18 or 32 Plus



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BrailleNote Touch Plus is the most powerful and up-to-date note taker in the assistive technology industry packed with educational tools.

Designed to be used in the classroom, at home or at work, the revolutionary BrailleNote Touch Plus will be your guide through your life journey!


Say hello to the most powerful note taker!

The ever-innovative BrailleNote Touch Plus combines the simplicity and accessibility of a note taker with the power and efficiency of a modern smartphone or tablet. Supported by the Android Oreo platform, it expands the entire experience and fulfills today’s digital expectations. BrailleNote Touch Plus is hands down the most up-to-date, powerful and efficient braille note taker on the market!

Get the fastest and most accessible braille tablet you can ever wish for!

With its powerful, lightning fast processor, the BrailleNote Touch Plus gives you all the efficiency you need to empower your life. And since it is compatible with most third-party applications, you can download books on your BrailleNote Touch Plus and start reading in braille right away.

Never settle for less than the best!

Writing your assignments in the classroom without making any noise, downloading and reading your favorite books during your free time, watching videos on YouTube on the weekend, sending emails to your friends, sharing content to cloud services such as Dropbox and Google Drive…BrailleNote Touch Plus is the perfect tool to make this easy for you.

BrailleNote Touch Plus is the note taker that takes you from grade school to college graduation and beyond.

A note taker that fits your unique needs and goals!

BrailleNote Touch Plus is the most flexible note taker you can own. Create multiple language profiles and customize them with a large selection of braille codes and voices to choose from, ideal for those learning or proficient in other languages. BrailleNote Touch Plus is uniquely equipped with a touchscreen making the communication between the student and the teacher seamless.


A powerful combination of accessibility and efficiency:

  • Powered by Android 8.1 Oreo.
  • Provided with EasyReader Plus, a new reading application specifically tailored for BrailleNote Touch Plus.
  • 18 or 32 braille cells with cursor routers
  • Provides Play Store access, optimized Chrome web browsing, and document sharing through Google Drive and other cloud services
  • Speed of a modern tablet
  • 4 GB RAM for fast and seamless multi-tasking
  • 64 GB internal storage, more than enough for documents and files
  • Modern connectivity – WiFi, Bluetooth and internal GPS
  • Visual touch surface and screen
  • Modern and simple menu-driven interface.
  • Printed material instantly converted to braille using the included optimized KNFB Reader application.
  • Includes a removable Perkins style keyboard.
  • Stereo speakers
  • Internal microphone
  • Teachers receive instant visual feedback



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

The 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


What's in the box

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


    Technical Specifications

    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.)

    Major Capabilities

    • Snapdragon 820 (APQ8096)
    • Quad-core Kryo 2.2 GHz 64-bit CPU
    • Integrated PMIC
    • Memory, 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM POP @ 1866 MHz
    • Storage memory, 64 GB UFS 2.0
    • Wireless
      • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4/5.0 GHz2x2 MU-MIMO
      • Bluetooth 4.2
      • Wireless interface terminated in RF connector
      • GNSS - Qualcomm IZat Gen 8C (GPS and Glonass)
    • Audio CODEC
    • Internal Omni Directional MEMS type Microphone
    • Internal stereo 1W Speakers (two speakers)
    • Audio stereo output connector for headphones or external speaker
    • Audio stereo input connector for external microphone or audio recording (line-in).
    • External SD card socket with full SDIO interface
    • 22.86 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 (audio and video) for external display
    • 18 or 32 cells Braille display with routing cursors (1 button per cell)
    • 21MP camera with dual LED flash
    • One USB 3.0 type C port for PC connectivity, debug and battery recharge.
    • One USB 2.0 type A host port capable of supplying 500 mA
    • Access to USB 3.0 speeds
    • Integrated Battery Charger
    • Rechargeable and user-replaceable 5100 mAh Li-Ion Battery with thermistor and internal gas gauge
    • Real Time Clock with battery backup
    • Vibration device
    • Sensors
      • 3D Accelerometer
      • 3D Gyroscope
    • 3D Electronic compass
    • Special connector for external keyboard/accelerometer
    • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliant, 2x2 MU-MIMO capable
    • Frequency Band: 2.4 GHz (channels 1 to 13) and 5.0 GHz
    • Power requirement: +5VDC, 1.5A
    • Battery: Li-Polymer 3.7V nominal, 5100 mAh, in operation charge time of 12 hours
    • Bluetooth 4.2 (dual mode: BLE and classic)



    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 +45 degrees Celsius
    • Battery charging temperature range :      +5 to +35 degrees Celsius
    • Storage temperature:  -20 to +70 degrees Celsius
    • Operating humidity: 5% to 90% (non-condensing)
    • Storage humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
    • Power requirement: Adaptor input ~ +5VDC, 1.5A
    • Battery: Li-Polymer 3.7V nominal, 5100 mAh

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      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.



      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.




      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 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 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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