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Braillenote Apex BT 32

BrailleNote Apex

The BrailleNote Apex is the thinnest and lightest Braille notetaker anywhere. Ergonomically designed for maximum comfort during extended periods of use. It features a comfortable full-size Braille keyboard, signature thumb keys and a scroll wheel for effortless navigation in menus, documents and e-mail lists.

Cutting-edge technology

The BrailleNote offers powerful KeySoft applications such as:

Word Processor: Translate between any grade of Braille and text formats including Microsoft Word, then print or emboss any document or attach it to an e-mail.

Book Reader: Read books from Bookshare, RFB&D, Audible and numerous other sources. Read Braille or text formats in your preferred grade of Braille. Enjoy listening to audio books and take advantage of the powerful DAISY navigation features.

Web Browser and E-Mail: Surf the Web - do online research, shopping and banking. Send and receive e-mails, and stay connected via your preferred network connection.

Voice Memos: Record lectures, class notes and memos, then instantly play them back from anywhere in KeySoft with a single key press.

Media Player: Listen in stereo to MP3, WAV and Windows Media files and a number of other formats. Create playlists, enjoy Internet radio or music while reading, e-mailing or surfing the web.

Streaming Audio: Enjoy listening to Internet radio programs that use MP3 or Windows Media formats.

Keychat: Communicate in real time with colleagues, friends and family using state-ofthe- art instant messaging (IM) services.

Technical Specifications

  • MS Windows CE 6 operating system
  • 8GB of non-volatile user storage
  • 256MB SDRAM
  • Built-in Ethernet port (10/100Mbps)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g protocol
  • Built-In Bluetooth 2.1
  • One high-speed USB 2.0 client port for Active Sync and Braille Terminal Mode
  • 3 high speed USB 2.0 host ports
  • 32 cell refreshable Braille display
  • 8 -dot Braille keyboard (BT model)
  • Speech output with choice of TTS
  • GPS receiver via Bluetooth
  • Stereo speakers
  • Internal Omni Directional Microphone
  • Rechargeable and user-replaceable lithium-ion battery
  • External speaker / headphone and microphone jacks
  • Weight: 812 g (1.8 lbs)
  • Dimensions: 19 mm (0.78 in) H x 244 mm (9.61 in) W x 143 mm (5.63 in) D
  • Processor: Freescale iMX32

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Watertown, MA 02472

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