orbit reader 20 plus braille display

Orbit Reader 20 Plus

A few years ago, we wrote about the Orbit Reader 20, which is a refreshable Braille display that makes books readily available (like a Kindle.)  Orbit Research, the company behind the device, now offers the Orbit Reader 20 Plus.

orbit reader 20 plus braille display

According to LS&S Products, the newer model consists of the same features as the standard model, PLUS some additional enhancements.  The device is a unique 3-in-1 electronic Braille device that serves as a self-contained notetaker, Braille display, and book reader.

Unlike the original model, the Plus features a calendar, clock/alarm, and a calculator app built into the display.  It also consists of a “new motherboard, faster processing, and more memory, in addition to on-board Braille translation to translate any text file.”

Overview of the Orbit Reader 20 Plus

  • A 3-in-1 electronic device:
    • Book reader modeRead your favorite books and files from SD Card
    • Notetaker modeTake notes and edit files
    • Braille display modeConnects to computers and mobile devices over USB and Bluetooth 
  • 20 eight-dot refreshable Braille cells
  • Unique signage-quality Braille
  • Use as a standalone device or connect it to a computer or mobile device
  • Works with all popular screen readers on macOS, Windows, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Chrome OS, and Linux
    • Read and send messages and emails
    • Browse the internet
    • Control your smartphone or computer
  • Easily switch between modes
  • Full-featured, high-quality Perkins-style 8-key Braille keyboard
  • Cursor pad with 4-way arrows and select keys for easy navigation
  • Panning control rocker keys at each end of the display
  • Fast-charging, long-life battery
  • Compact, lightweight, and portable
    • Weighs 0.96 lb.
    • Measures 6.6″ x 4.3″ x 1.25″

Click here to learn more about this revolutionary device!

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