first_imgImage Source: AbleData.comThe Braillephone is a portable braille telephone device designed for use by individuals who are Deaf and Blind. This piece of assistive technology is used as a telephone communication or for face-to-face communication. It’s helpful for communication between a person who is Deaf Blind and any other person using a telecommunications device for the Deaf. The system is designed for access to most computer systems running DOS- or Windows-based software. It also works to give people who are Deaf Blind internet access.This device includes:a 23-cell8-dot refreshable braille displaycommunicates with a computer to show characters and capitalization without losing spacing3 status cells to monitor the location of the moveable braille windowsWhen in computer mode, the status cells enable the user to maintain screen perspective. Other features include a 25,000-character memory. Users can choose to use as a full qwerty keyboard or as a braille keyboard. The devices has a 20-character visual display, and a plug-in palm-sized vibrating data detector that will indicate when the phone is ringing. When you purchase this device, you get a nylon carrying case too.It uses a rechargeable battery system that is included. It weighs about 8 pounds. With you purchase, you will receive a one year warranty against defects in parts and workmanship.You can find more information about this device at this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint RelatedBraillephoneJune 12, 2013In “Products and Devices”AM259 – ElBrailleNovember 3, 2017In “Accessibility Minute”ATU359 – Braille Tech with Madhura Mhatre, IUPUI graduate studentApril 13, 2018In “Assistive Technology Update”last_img

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