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Activator Braille Display

Help Tech is a world leader in the design and manufacture of Braille devices.  The company offers quite a variety of different Braille displays, keyboards, and more.  One of their available devices is the Activator Braille Display.

According to the device’s description:

“The Activator extends the proven features of Help Tech’s Braille displays – such as the concave Braille cells and the patented ATC technology for automatic switching – with forward-looking innovations from unprecedented hardware and software solutions in a modern design. Combining the potential of the iPhone, the Activator offers a next-generation Braille experience…”

One neat feature of the Activator is its patent-pending folding keyboard with Braille input.  With just one flick of the wrist, this ergonomic Braille keyboard becomes a “fully-fledged computer keyboard” with tactile-switching characteristics.

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Another cool feature is the SmartDock, which can be connected to the Activator magnetically.  When connected to the Activator, the SmartDock creates a “groundbreaking symbiosis of Braille display and iPhone that offers completely new possibilities.”  The SmartDock features a USB port on the top so that users can open and edit files from a USB stick via the iPhone.

Overview of Activator Braille Display:

  • 40 concave Braille elements with cursor routing and adjustable pen thickness

  • Integrated shorthand translation and reverse translation (RTFC)

  • 2-in-1 folding keyboard with Braille and text input

  • SmartDock with charging function and integrated USB-A port

  • Free Help Tech+ app (available in the AppStore) with the following functions: Braille monitor, voice input, voice output, and much more.

  • The device makes it easier than ever to open your favorite apps on your iPhone. You can customize the Activator’s internal menu and add your own app favorites

  • Battery life: over 30 hours

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