BrailleSense U2

$4,595.00$7,537.00

Highlights

The BrailleSense U2 provides power and speed you have never before experienced in a notetaker.

  • 32-cell high-quality braille cells
  • Powerful performance with faster processing – boasting a 1GHz mobile CPU & 32GB flashdisk
  • Power-packed for the office environment – access MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel files in contracted braille
  • A powerful educational tool – built-in LCD allows sighted teachers to view a student’s progress
  • Made with the deaf-blind in mind – flipable LCD display facilitates easy and natural communication with deaf-blind individuals
  • Connectivity anywhere, any time via ethernet, wifi or 3G
  • GPS & electronic compass – explore your surroundings and get instant, accurate directions or real-time, turn-by-turn navigation
  • Create macros to automate formatting, text entry, setting of alarms, or countless other tasks
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The most powerful, stable and fastest notetaker ever!

The BrailleSense U2 notetakers are powerful educational note-taking tools, portable networking devices and multimedia entertainment systems. They offer output via Braille, speech or both simultaneously. Take BrailleSense U2 with you to school, office or use it on the go.

Braille Sense U2: Hardware Features

Webinar: Braille Sense Top Tech Tips

Braille Sense U2: Changing the Speech and Braille Settings

Pairing Braille Sense with an iOS Device (Explainer Video)

The BrailleSense U2 provides power and speed you have never before experienced in a notetaker.

Powerful performance with faster processing
Boasting a 1GHz Mobile CPU and a 32GB flash disk, BrailleSense U2 offers rapid data processing combined with as much memory as you desire.

Power-packed for the office environment
Read and review Microsoft Word, powerPoint and Excel files in contracted braille. Highlight your most important points with advanced font and style options.
Always have complete and up-to-date access to your email with IMAP access, and open EML files directly from the File manager. Secure your valuable information with file encryption, or password protect your entire notetaker from prying eyes and/or fingers.

A Powerful educational tool
Our unique built-in LCD allows sighted teachers and parents to view a student’s progress while he uses BrailleSense U2.

Enhanced sound, outstanding media
Enjoy a clear and powerful stereo audio listening experience with easily accessible audio buttons and 11 equalizer settings. In addition, easily and instantly control FM Radio, DAISY Player and Media Player with designated media buttons located on the front of the unit.

Created with the Deaf-blind in mind
HIMS’ unique, flipable LCD display has facilitated easy and natural communication with the deaf-blind for several years. Now with an added vibrate Motor, a deaf-blind person can be alerted to receive messages or errors in input or navigation.

Connectivity anywhere, any time
Stay connected to your friends, family and the world via Ethernet, Wi-Fi (b/g/n) or 3G USB modem.

Instant Social Networking
Take advantage of our mobile connectivity and click on Twitter to instantly access the world of social networking. Chat with your classmates, co-workers, family and friends using Google Talk anytime, anywhere. Stay up to date with everyone’s latest happenings via Facebook.

GPS Receiver and electronic compass
Improved GPS receiver and electronic compass allow you to explore your surroundings and provide instant, accurate directions or real-time, turn-by-turn navigation to your destination. GPS map data is an optional add-on.

Let your BrailleSense U2 do the work for you
Create macros to automate formatting, text entry, setting of alarms, or countless other tasks. Record a set of keystrokes, and the U2 will automatically perform these tasks at any time with just a couple of keystrokes.

ModelH432Bkeyboard typePerkins-style
Braille display32 CellsVideo displayLCD, VGA
Flash memory32 GBInterface1 USB Slave, 3 USB Host,
1 SD slot(supports SDHC, SDXC)
Supported file
format
Document files : HBL(Braille file of BrailleSense), BRL, BRF, TXT, RTF, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, EPUB, PDF, XLS, XLSX, HTML/XML(through Web Browser), CSV
Media files : MP3, MP4, WAV, ASF, OGG, WMA, M4A, M3U, PLS, Audible, WMV, FLAC, MID, AAC, YouTube videos
Daisy contents : Daisy 2.0/2.02/3.0, NIMAS 1.1, Open Library, protected DAIS Recording files : MP3, WAV
ApplicationProductivity : File manager, Word Processor, Excel Viewer, Sense Navigation, Schedule manager, Address manager, Database manager, Macro Manager, Scientific calculator, Google maps, Dropbox, Sense Dictionary(optional), etc.
Web tools : Web browser, Quick Browser, Google search, RSS reader
Communication :E-mail, Google talk, Twitter, Facebook, Sense Chat
Audio Information : Media Player, Daisy Player, FM Radio, YouTube
NetworkEthernet, WLAN 802.11 b/g/n,
Bluetooth, Support 3G USB modem
RecordingInternal mic., External mic. Jack(stereo), Line-in
NavigationBuilt-in GPS receiver & Electronic compass (map data is optional)BatteryRechargeable and detachable Lithium Polymer battery
More than 17 hours battery life
4.5 hours charge time
Size250 x 128 x 39 mm
9.84” x 5.0” x 1.5″
Weight924g / 2 lbs