DOTBOOK

Refreshable Braille Display

DOTBOOK

Refreshable Braille Display

DotBook is a Feature-packed yet Affordable Refreshable Braille Display, designed to enable easy access to Digital Content for people with Visual Impairment. It provides ‘line by line’ output through a Tactile Interface (Braille Cells), thereby streamlining the procedure of reading, writing & managing digital content. Based on Visually-impaired Users’ interaction with the system at every stage of development including problem identification, design feedback, and prototype validation, DotBook’s design is very refined, making it one of the most Feature-packed, User-friendly and Cost-effective Refreshable Braille Devices in the World.

DotBook is armed with AM335x 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 high processing speed processors and powered by inbuilt rechargeable batteries. It supports Bluetooth/USB/ Wi-Fi interface and can be connected with a multitude of devices such as computers and smartphone. This standalone and portable device with a user-centric and ergonomic design, aims to create true empowerment for people with Visual Impairment, be it at School, at Work or during Leisure.

The 40-Cell Variant, DotBook 40Q comes with a QWERTY Keyboard which acts as a plus point for Users who have gotten used to using standard laptops and computers and are comfortable with the QWERTY Format for input. This can be converted at any time to a Perkins input method, for Users who prefer the Classic Perkins setup. The DotBook alternatively comes in a smaller 20-Cell Variant, DotBook 20P, with Perkins Keys for Input and many other smart features.

 

DotBook
Touching Lives

Technology & Features

File Manager

Create, Browse and Manage Files using the File Manager

Web Browser

Stay level with the competition, with a Speedy Web Browser

e-Mail

View, Create, Send & Manage e-mails with ease using DotBook

Word Processor

Read & edit .doc &.txt files using Notepad & Word Processor

Screen Readers

Braille Back: Anroid OS NVDA: Windows PC & Laptops

e-Book Manager

Search, Download & Read eBooks - .brf, .epub, .txt, .pdf files

40 CELL - 8 PIN BRAILLE

20 CELL - 8 PIN BRAILLE

QWERTY KEYBOARD

PERKINS KEYS

HEADPHONES & USB CONNECTIVITY

AMAZING ERGONOMICS

Dual Spacebar & Refined Handrest for those long days at work

EFFORTLESS NAVIGATION

Using Panning Thumb Keys

CONNECTIVITY

2 USB Ports, Micro SD Card, Micro USB, Bluetooth 4.0,  WiFi
Headphones & Stereo Audio Output.

MEMORY

DotBooks have 4GB Memory 
& host a slot for a Micro SD Card as well

SMART MODE SELECTION

DotBook comes packed with Smart Rotary Key for Mode Selection & Function Keys to bring out a brilliant User Experience

The World of Assistive Technology

The EMPOWER 2018 Conference showcased a variety of Assistive Technology Solutions, with a strong focus on empowering the Visually Impaired Community.
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