A Pocket-sized Power Pack That Fits Your Lifestyle and Your Budget! Smart Beetle is a 14-cell Braille display that brings the world to your fingertips. It’s the lightest, most portable Braille display available. Take it with you to school, to work or on vacation and have reliable, discrete access to all of your mobile devices and personal computer systems.
Smart Beetle with Case
A Pocket-sized Power Pack
That Fits Your Lifestyle and Your Budget!
Ultra-Portable 14-Cell Braille Display with 5 Simultaneous Bluetooth Connections.
Smart Beetle is a 14-cell Braille display that brings the world to your
fingertips. It’s the lightest, most portable Braille display available.
Take it with you to school, to work or on vacation and have reliable,
discrete access to all of your mobile devices and personal computer
Five Simultaneous Bluetooth Connections!
Save time and frustration by pairing up to 6 devices (5 Bluetooth + 1 USB) to your Smart
Beetle simultaneously. Connect to your phone, tablet, work computer,
home computer and more — No unnecessary pairing or re-pairing
to your Bluetooth devices required. Smart Beetle remembers five
Bluetooth devices and offers a USB 2.0 connection for a sixth.
Compatible with Popular Screen Readers
Smart Beetle will connect as a Braille terminal with screen readers
including JAWS, Window-Eyes, SuperNova, System Access, Voice-
Over for Mac and iOS, BrailleBack for Android, Mobile Speak,
and TALKS. Using Braille and speech together provides even more
options for you to navigate various document types and formats.
Revolutionary Bluetooth Keyboard
Use the Smart Beetle’s Perkins-style keyboard to emulate all the
functions of a QWERTY keyboard. This eliminates translation
problems with mobile devices and gets rid of the sluggishness
experienced with other Braille displays and mobile devices.
Long-lasting Battery and Helpful Audio Prompts
Stay connected via Bluetooth for up to 24 hours without the need
to recharge. For even longer run time, connect via USB and enjoy
all the great features of Smart Beetle while simultaneously charging
the unit. Convenient audio prompts let you know when Smart
Beetle powers on, the status of Bluetooth connections and more.
|Dimensions||5.86 x 3.38 x 1.06 in|
2 scroll keys, 4 function keys
6 simultaneous connections (5 bluetooth, 1 USB)
USB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.1
Power on/off, Bluetooth connection/disconnection, etc.
JAWS, Window-Eyes, SuperNova, System Access, NVDA, COBRA, Voice-Over for Mac and iOS, Mobile Accessibility and BrailleBack for Android
Bluetooth keyboard function to use Braille keys to emulate QWERTY keystrokes
Average 24 hours battery life, 4 hours recharge time Charge via USB connected to PC, LED indicator for battery status
Two-years limited parts & labor warranty