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Tactile Reader

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40 Character Tactile Reader - Electronic Braille Display

Braille paper is costly, longevity of Braille book is limited and Braille books are bulky. To overcome these difficulties, Webel Mediatronics Limited has developed a paperless reading system consisting electronic Tactile Reader and Read Braille Software.

Webel Mediatronics Limited has developed the paperless Braille reading system for the visually impaired. The device has refreshable Braille display of 40 characters in one line and a few control keys. Visually impaired persons can read a Braille file / book / document from a PC at his own speed.  Unlimited reading material can be made available in Braille electronically to visually impaired students / persons.

      Salient Features:

      Supports Bangla and English Languages as per Bharati Braille Standard  

      Supports Unicode, doc, rtf, aci, txt, brf,  brli File formats  

     Up to 8 Tactile Devices can be connected to a single computer for a  Library  environment. Each user can Read a different File  

      Each user can control the Device for navigation at his own speed  

      Text to Speech support for operation of the Application by the visually  impaired; TTS in Bengali as well as English  

      Portable Device. Storage of files in the Device; allows Braille  reading when not connected to computer  

       A Learning Aid for the Visually Impaired

      Command buttons: Next Line, Previous Line, Next Block, Previous Block, Start of File, End of File, Tab and Select


      Specification :

                Piezo Actuated Braille display, PSoC based Design

         Memory : 1 MB

         PC Interface : USB 2.0

         Power Consumption : 5W

       Power Supply : 16 V DC adapter, input 220V AC,Rechargeable Battery

         Dimension : 360mm x 185mm x 35mm

         Weight : 600 gm

         Braille Cells : 40 nos in one line  

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for further details contact:

Webel Mediatronics Limited

P-1 Taratala Road Kolkata 700 088

Ph: 033 2401 7699 / 5602/ 4440  Fax 033 2401 4081

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