Product Type: 
Primary device
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Approximate Cost: $1,800.00

Product Description: 

The ElBraille is a portable braille computer designed for users who are blind or deaf-blind. Designed as a replacement for a dedicated notetaker, ElBraille offers the flexibility of a computer running the Windows 10 operating system with JAWS and a Braille display with a full braille keyboard to offer an accessible compact computer. (JAWS and Braille display sold separately.)

Main Features: 

  • Screen reader experience with either Eloquence speech output or Vocalizer Expressive voices.
  • Full braille output.
  • Type text into documents or perform JAWS and Windows commands from the braille display’s keyboard using the JAWS BrailleIn feature.
  • Run any Windows application such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook.
  • Use FSReader to read DAISY books.
  • Includes a set of apps for performing popular actions such as the creation of voice or text notes and listening to audio content.
  • Includes ElNotes application developed by Elita Group to create, store, and manage text and voice notes on the ElBraille Notetaker.
  • Compatible with existing Focus Blue braille displays and existing JAWS licenses.
  • Self-brailled emergency menu allows recovery of the device without system reboot or loss of data in case speech and braille output is interrupted.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Supports Microsoft Office 2016, 2013, or 2010.
  • Runs Microsoft Windows 10.
  • Braille display: 14 refreshable Braille cells, an 8-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard.
  • Microprocessor: Intel Atom x5-Z8300, Quad-Core 1.84 GHZ CPU.
  • 160 GB of internal memory, 2 GB RAM.
  • Two stereo speakers.
  • Built-in Microphone
  • An additional system speaker with sound and vibration feedback.
  • Wireless WLAN802.11 A/B/G/N/AC networks support (2.4 and 5 GHz).
  • Bluetooth V4.2.
  • A built-in 4G LTE modem supporting 7 cell networking standards: TDD-LTE, FDD-LTE, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA, CDMA1X/EVDO, GSM/GPRS/EDGE. Download speed up to 150 Mbps, upload speed up to 50 Mbps.
  • GPS 1/8" (3.5 mm) headphone jack.
  • Memory card slot supporting SD, SDHC, SDXC up to 256 GB.
  • USB 3.0 port.
  • Mini HDMI port.
  • Rechargeable 10,400 mAh battery.
  • Approximately 17 to 20 hours on battery, even with wireless networking turned on.
  • Powered with an AC adapter (110 to 240 V) or from the battery; adapter includes replaceable plugs (UK, US, EU, AU).
  • ElBraille-14 dimensions: 7.4×4.7×1.5 in (189×118×38 mm).
  • ElBraille-14 weight: 27 oz. (750 grams) with battery.

Options & Accessories: 

  • Available in versions compatible with either a 14-cell or 40-cell braille display.

More Information: 

See Manufacturer's website.