BrailleSense 6

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With its built-in apps for document creation, e-mail, web browsing, media and DAISY playback, book search and download, contacts, calendar and database management, BrailleSense 6 is a powerful productivity tool. The BrailleSense 6 is powered by Android 10, and promotes Braille literacy through it’s Braille-centric command structure; while supporting Google Apps such as Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides and Google Classroom; ensuring students and professionals can be intuitively productive and efficiently collaborative in the contemporary world.


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Tradition and Innovation
With a 32 cell Braille display and a 9-key Perkins-style keyboard with the addition of Control, Alt and function Keys, the BrailleSense 6 looks and feels like a traditional notetaker. However, its competitive modern hardware and connectivity, along with direct access to Android applications, ensure it stacks up solidly against modern off-the-shelf phones and tablets.

Portable, intuitive, Braille-based productivity for the Blind Student or Professional
Slimmer, lighter, faster and more efficient than the competition as well as previous models, BrailleSense 6 ensures everything is at your fingertips, whether in a meeting, at your desk, or on the go.

Modern Android OS
Download apps on Google Play, including the most common apps used in education, work, and at home, including Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Apple Music, Amazon Kindle, or any other accessible app.

Study and Work with Precision
Using the included proprietary applications, you can create TXT, RTF, DOCX and DOC, BRF, and more. You can access PPT and PPTX, XLS and XLSX, PDF, EPUB, XML and HTML, as well as DAISY books and media files in all standard formats.
In addition, the proprietary book search and multi-lingual dictionary applications, ensure access to the content you need wherever you are in the world.

The Most efficient Electronic Braille maths tool
The BrailleSense 6 notetaker offers the most intuitive and automatic interface for electronic Braille maths, via UEB, Nemeth, or computer Braille, including equation creation and editing in the Word Processor, and scientific and graphics calculators.

Stay Connected
Whether professionally or personally, BrailleSense 6 will keep you up-to-date with what’s happening via YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, or any other platform you wish to use.

Visual Collaboration
Parents, teachers, and colleagues can view the BrailleSense 6 screen via the USB C port, which can connect and power portable HDMI monitors, or mirror the screen to another Android tablet.

Versatile Camera Support
Use the built-in 13 megapixel camera, or connect an external USB camera to join online meetings with video via platforms like Zoom, Teams and Google Meet. External camera support also makes batch scanning print materials especially convenient.

General Specifications:
Operating System: Android 10
CPU: Octa-core (4 x 2.0 GHz A73, 4 x 2.0 GHz A53)
Memory: 6GB LPDDR4X
Storage: 128GB UFS 2.1 (100GB available to user)
Auxiliary Storage: Standard SD Card Slot, USB memory
Wi-Fi: 802.11ac (802.11/a/b/g/n/ac); Dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz); 2T2R MU-MIMO
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1 dual mode for LE and Classic
GNSS: GPS/Glonass/Beidou/Galileo
Censors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer (Compass)
FM Radio; 65 ~ 108 MHz with 50kHz step
Braille Display: 32 Refreshable Braille cells and cursor routers
Camera: 13 megapixel rear camera; external USB camera supported

Size and Weight
Width: 245 mm (9.64 inches)
Depth: 144 mm (5.66 inches)
Height: 22 mm (0.86 inches)
Weight: 705 g (1.55 lbs)

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