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.
A Pocket-sized Power Pack That Fits Your Lifestyle and Your Budget!
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.
Five Simultaneous Bluetooth Connections!
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.
Compatible with Popular Screen Readers
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.
Revolutionary Bluetooth Keyboard
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.
Long-lasting Battery and Helpful Audio Prompts
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.
|Model||B14K||Braille display||14 refreshable Braille cells|
|Keyboard type||9-key Perkins style||Controls||2 scroll keys and 4 function keys|
|Interface||USB 2.0 / Bluetooth 2.1||Accessory||Carrying case (optional)|
|Connectivity||6 simultaneous connections (5 Bluetooth and 1 USB)||Bluetooth keyboard||Bluetooth keyboard function to use Braille keys to emulate QWERTY keystrokes|
|Battery||Rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery|
24 hours battery life
4.5 hours charge time
Battery level indicator
LED light for battery status (red/green)
|Compatibility||Computers : System Access (via Bluetooth), JAWS, Window-Eyes, SuperNova, NVDA, COBRA, VoiceOver for Mac|
Mobile : Mobile Accessibility and BrailleBack for Android, VoiceOver for i devices
|Audio alert||Power on/off, Bluetooth connection/disconnection, etc||Size||149 x 86 x 27 mm|
5.86 x 3.38 x 1.06″
|Weight||280g / 0.617 lbs|