Notetakers

Notetakers

Braillino

Braillino

 

Braillino

Wireless with BLUETOOTH® Technology
The Future in Your Hands
 
The Braillino Idea
 
Braillino is the ultimate Braille notetaker. The possibility to combine Braillino
with an off the shelf mobile phone provides access to all fancy functions like
short messaging, e-mails and so on. If you one day want to use the next generation
of mobile phones, Braillino is ready for this. Don't get ennoyed by outdated special
equipment. Braillino stays up to date. The BLUETOOTH® wireless technology allows
to connect Braillino wireless to personal organizers, mobile phones or a PC.
 
Braillino
 
Braillino is your ideal companion. It offers a 20 character Braille display with two
Triple Action keys and a very ergonomic Braille keyboard. It is so small and
compact that you can use it as a Braille notetaker anywhere you like.
 
Dreamteam
 
Use the latest in mobile communication by connecting Braillino to the newest
generation of mobile phones and organizers. The software package Talks&Braille
provides access to the complete functionality of mobile phones by adding speech
output and Braille support.
 
BLUETOOTH® Technology, the Wireless Connection
 
BLUETOOTH® wireless technology allows to use a mobile phone within a range
of 10 meters without ennoying cables. Just leave your mobile phone in your pocket
and write e-mails or text messages (SMS) wherever you want. Listen discreet to a
speech output with a headset which can also be used for making phone calls. Most
personal organizers and mobile phones offer:
·Telephone book with address filing system
·Calendar with scheduler and alarm function
·Word processing
·E-mail and text messaging (SMS)
·Voice recording and much more
 
Talks Premium 
 
Talks Premium is a very comfortable and flexible screen reading solution for the
Symbian operating system running on mobile phones. Text displayed on the mobile
phone is converted into speech and Braille. You can control your mobile phone by
using Braillino's Braille keyboard.
 
Braille Support
 
The Braille support allows Braille output as well as Braille entry on Braillino to control
 the mobile phone. This includes functions like:
·Grade two support
·Selectable Braille tables
·Cursorrouting
·Block marking functions
·Navigation functions
 
Speech Output
 
The Eloquence speech output of Talks Premium converts displayed text into natural
sounding speech. Speed, pitch and loudness can be adjusted. You can use the built-in
speaker of the mobile phone or a headset.
 
Ergonomically Optimized
 
Braillino's design resulted from extended ergonomic studies like all Handy Tech
products. The placing of the Braille keys allow a relaxed position for your hands. You
can also rest your hands on the rounded surface of the Braillino without pressing
keys by mistake.Handy Tech's ergonomically shaped, concave Braille cells allow
 a natural hand position when reading Braille.
 
Operating Braillino
 
Two Triple Action keys can each control three functions by pressing the upper,
lower or centre part of the key. These concave keys are located to the left and the
 right of the Braille reading area.In order to place the cursor in a specific location,
each of the 20 Braille elements has an integrated cursor routing key. Centred on
 the Braillino are two up and down scroll keys.
 
Braillino Notetaker
 
Braillino can be used as a Braille notetaker on its own. Braillino's 4 MB of flash
 memory can store up to 512 files. A single file can be as large as 3 MB.For
comfortable text entry, you can connect a standard computer keyboard with Braillino.
 
Comfortable Editing
 
Notes can be stored as files directly into Braillino. Up to five files can be open parallely.
You can switch between open files with Alt+Tab (Chord 568). Braillino offers the block
functions copy (Ctrl+c), cut (Ctrl+x) and paste (Ctrl+v). Additionally, Braillino offers a
 clipboard and an easy to use search and replace function.
 
Easy File Transfer
 
Braillino's HTCOM communication software allows to transfer files to and from your
PC. When transferring files to Braillino, HTCOM maximizes memory usage by
extracting only text information. You can download files directly from Windows
 explorer or Word to Braillino.
 
Future Compatible
 
With Braillino, you have taken the right decision for the future. Year after year, the
mobile electronic companions are getting smaller and more powerful. You have the
choice using the next generation of mobile phones or organizers with your Braillino
 by using the wireless BLUETOOTH® technology.
 
Technical data Braillino:
- 20 concave Braille cells
- 20 cursor routing keys
- 1 serial interface, USB Adaptor, keyboard interface 
- 2 up and down scroll keys
- 2 Triple Action keys
- 8 Braille keys
- 4 standard rechargeable batteries (AA) 
- Colour: Handy Tech blue
- Dimensions: (width x depth x height) 223 x 123 x 33 mm or 8,7 x 4,8 x 1,3 inch
- Weight: 688 g or 19,5 oz
- BLUETOOTH® wireless technology
 
 
Braillino was nominated for the final jury decision in the category
AT/Communication and Information of the Design for All and Assistive
Award 2004.
DFA:AT European Awards is an Initiative of the European
Commission.
 
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