- Product Overview
Introducing the ElBraille Windows 10 Notetaker! The notetaker everyone's been waiting for!
ElBraille 40 5th Gen is the newest portable solution for the blind and the logical next step in notetaker development. It gives you the power of a Windows computer with the compact design of a notetaker. It uses JAWS and the Focus 40 braille display to give you braille input and speech and braille output.
ElBraille is a portable device designed for users who are blind or deaf-blind and want to stay connected at school, at the workplace or home as well as on the go.
A user can utilize braille and/or speech for output and braille for input. The device supports Windows 10 functionality, including third-party applications accessible with screen reading software.
To run the ElBraille you will also need:
Braille display: Focus 40 Blue (40 refreshable Braille cells, 8-dot Braille keyboard) - see Related Products.
JAWS Screen - Reading Software - see Related Products.
A cutting-edge, extremely portable Braille computer!
The twenty-first century, take anywhere replacement for the dedicated notetaker, ElBraille combines the power and flexibility of a modern mainstream computer running the Windows 10 operating system with JAWS and a braille display with a full braille keyboard to offer a fully accessible compact computer.
JAWS provides the best screen reader experience with either Eloquence speech output or the highly responsive and life-like Vocalizer Expressive Compact voices as well as full braille output.
Type text into documents or perform JAWS and Windows commands right from the braille display’s keyboard using the JAWS BrailleIn feature.
Run any Windows application such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook. Use FSReader to read DAISY books from sources such as Bookshare.org or browse the internet with Microsoft internet explorer or Mozilla firefox.
Elbraille also includes a set of specially designed apps for performing popular actions such as the creation of voice or text notes, listening to audio content, and more.
The ElNotes application developed by Elita Group is designed to create, store, and manage text and voice notes on the ElBraille Notetaker.
ElNotes allows a user to quickly create text and voice notes using a set of special keystrokes and then export them to TXT or MP3 files respectively if needed. These files are saved to a user-specified folder and then are available to be read and listened to using other ElBraille applications.
Key features include:
Full Windows 10 functionality
Run Microsoft Word, Outlook or Excel or other windows applications
Type in Braille in using the Focus 40 keyboard
Read audio books using FS Reader
Dedicated app for text and voice notes
Dedicated app for listening to audio content.
Built in speaker and microphone
Speech and refreshable braille output
Dedicated tactile keys for functions such as time, and battery status.
JAWS already installed as a demo-just activate with your serial number or dongle.
Connect the Pearl and OpenBook for a scanning/reading solution.
Wifi and Bluetooth connectivity
SIM card slot for SMS and internet calls