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BrailleNote Touch

Quick overview

  • Combining the benefits of KeySoft and braille literacy of a traditional note taker with the efficiency and power of a modern tablet.
  • 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
  • Teachers can receive instant visual feedback
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  • Available in the following languages: English, French, Norwegian, Swedish and Arabic
    • Features and Specifications

      Customizable to fit your unique needs and goals.

      KeySoft is the driving force behind the BrailleNote Touch, completely rewritten from the ground up to maximize the entire experience of modern users.

      • Customize configuration on any BrailleNote Touch
      • Revolutionary removable internal system storage
      • Allows users to transfer their own settings and data to second Touch
      • Users can use any Touch like it was their own
        • Smart design, cutting edge keyboard cover

          The BrailleNote Touch keyboard is designed for those who don’t yet have the dexterity to type on the TouchBraille, or those who want to write long documents or papers. Completely removable, it fits directly over the touchscreen to provide a familiar user experience with no learning curve.

          • A familiar physical keyboard that feels exactly like a BrailleNote Apex
          • Offers a traditional note taker feel
          • No learning curve so it’s great for young students
          • Perfect for extended writing and long editing sessions
          • Braille keyboard can be completely removed
          • Built into the rugged carrying case for maximum protection

          Touch hardware

          • 18 or 32 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 enoughfor 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.)

          Major capabilities

          • 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
          • 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 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)


          • 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
          • Power requirement: +5VDC, 1.5A
          • Battery: Li-Polymer 3.7V nominal, 5100mAh, in operation charge time of 12 hours