Smart Beetle is a 14-cell Braille display that brings the world to your fingertips. It’s the lightest, most portable Braille display available…
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Available June 2015. Ultra-Portable 14-Cell Braille Display with 5 Simultaneous Bluetooth Connections. Smart Beetle is a 14-cell Braille display that brings the world to your fingertips. It’s the lightest, most portable Braille display available. Take it with you to school, to work or on vacation and have reliable, discrete access to all of your mobile devices and personal computer systems.
Save time and frustration by pairing up to 6 devices (5 Bluetooth + 1 USB) to your Smart Beetle simultaneously. Connect to your phone, tablet, work computer, home computer and more — No unnecessary pairing or re-pairing to your Bluetooth devices required. Smart Beetle remembers five Bluetooth devices and offers a USB 2.0 connection for a sixth.
Smart Beetle will connect as a Braille terminal with screen readers including JAWS, Window-Eyes, SuperNova, System Access, Voice- Over for Mac and iOS, BrailleBack for Android, Mobile Speak, and TALKS. Using Braille and speech together provides even more options for you to navigate various document types and formats.
Use the Smart Beetle’s Perkins-style keyboard to emulate all the functions of a QWERTY keyboard. This eliminates translation problems with mobile devices and gets rid of the sluggishness experienced with other Braille displays and mobile devices.
Stay connected via Bluetooth for up to 24 hours without the need to recharge. For even longer run time, connect via USB and enjoy all the great features of Smart Beetle while simultaneously charging the unit. Convenient audio prompts let you know when Smart Beetle powers on, the status of Bluetooth connections and more.
Connectivity 6 simultaneous connections (5 bluetooth, 1 USB)
Interface USB, Bluetooth
Audio Alerts Power on/off, Bluetooth connection/disconnection, etc.
Compatibility JAWS, Window-Eyes, SuperNova, System Access, NVDA, COBRA, Voice-Over for Mac and iOS, BrailleBack for Android
Battery Average 24 hours battery life, 4 hours recharge time Charge via USB connected to PC, LED indicator for battery status
Size 5.86” x 3.38” x 1.06”
Weight 0.617 lbs