AdapTech Insider: Volume 25
News & information on the current state of the Adaptive Technology Industry
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In this installment of the EyePod Technocast Flying Blind, LLC introduces you to the BraillePen12 and the BraillePen Slim (http://www.braillepen.com), two Braille input/output solutions with 12 refreshable Braille cells and a Perkins-style Braille keyboard for text input with navigation through a variety of desktop and mobile computer applications.
BraillePen12 is priced at US$995.00 and is the first refreshable Braille device to be priced under US$1,000.00 for devices with 12 or more refreshable Braille cells. Alternatively, the BraillePen Slim, a Braille input device without any refreshable Braille cells yet parallels the functionality of the BraillePen12, is priced at US$299.00.
In this podcast Larry Lewis of Flying Blind, LLC describes the BraillePen's hardware design and various uses as well as demonstrates the ease and efficiency of using BraillePen with both a smartphone as well as Apple's iPad.
BraillePen is manufactured by Harpo (http://www.harpo.com.pl), a Polish-based manufacturer and distributor of solutions for the vision impaired for over 30 years. Flying Blind, LLC is pleased to partner with Harpo and it's North American based importer, Aroga (http://www.aroga.com) to promote the use of BraillePen in a variety of educational and community settings. For more information about BraillePen or to purchase BraillePen, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 (216) 381-8107.
You may click on, or forward, either of the following links to download this audio podcast:
EyePod TechnoCast Volume 11: An Exploration of the BraillePen12 and BraillePen Slim
MP3 Format: http://www.flying-blind.com/ept/EyePodTechnoCast11.mp3 (22.2 MB @ 96Kbps)
ZIP Format: http://www.flying-blind.com/ept/EyePodTechnoCast11.zip (22.1 MB @ 96Kbps)
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Larry L. Lewis, Jr.
President & Founder
Flying Blind, LLC