Google BrailleBack

Product Type: 
Device modifier
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Product Description: 

With BrailleBack, a user can connect a refreshable braille display to his/her Android device via Bluetooth. BrailleBack works with the TalkBack screen reader to provide a combined speech and braille experience.

Main Features: 

  • As the users use BrailleBack, screen content appears on their braille display, and they can navigate and interact with their device using the keys on the display. They can also input text using the braille keyboard.
  • The current version of BrailleBack supports the following devices:
    • APH Refreshabraille.
    • APH Orbit Reader 20.
    • Baum VarioUltra.
    • Baum VarioConnect.
    • Esys EuroBraille.
    • Freedom Scientific Focus Blue (14 and 40 cell models).
    • HandyTech (Basic Braille, Active Braille, Braille Star, Braille Wave, Braillino, Easy Braille).
    • Harpo Braillepen 12.
    • HIMS (BrailleSense, Braille EDGE, Smart Beetle).
    • Humanware Brailliant (1st generation and BI models).
    • Optelec Alva (BC640, BC680).
    • Optelec EasyLink 12 Touch.
    • Papenmeier Braillex Trio.
    • Seika (notetaker and 40 cell display).

Primary Specifications: 

  • Size: 3.9M.
  • Current Version:
  • Requires Android 4.1 and up.

More Information: 

See product in Google Play.