The first–of–its–kind integrated keyboard and refreshable braille display
The Mantis Q40 is the first-ever Bluetooth® QWERTY keyboard and 40-cell refreshable braille display that you can pair with your screen reader or smartphone or simply use as a standalone device. Either way, you have braille at your fingertips, every time.
How does this product change your life?
The Mantis Q40 is a complete all-in-one, laptop-sized QWERTY keyboard with a built-in, refreshable 40-cell braille display that you can pair with your screen reader or smartphone via Bluetooth and USB connections.
As you tap the keys on the laptop-sized Mantis, the refreshable braille line under the keyboard delivers braille reinforcement to your chosen screen reader simultaneously. The product is slim, lightweight and fits easily into a laptop sleeve. On the go, the built-in memory and Editor application allow you to turn it into a standalone braille reader and notebook. Once connected, access online libraries to upload your favorite books.
With the Mantis Q40, you no longer have to choose between a keyboard and a braille device. It’s a truly innovative tool that makes it easier for you to get involved and get things done.
Qwerty keyboard with 40 cells braille display
- Connects to 5 Bluetooth devices and 1 USB device simultaneously
- Onboard applications to be productive like Daisy book reader
- Compatible with several file formats including doc, docx, txt, brf, brl, pdf and more
- Government mode (optional on purchase)
- Exam mode
- Access to online participating libraries including Bookshare
- Onboard braille translation
- HumanWare signature thumb keys
- Battery life: 20 hours
- Date and time
- Online library
Screen reader compatibility:
JAWS 18 and above,
- French fr
- French ca
- Dutch (language only)
- Portuguese Brazil
- Device weight: 950 g (2.1 lbs)
- Device dimensions (w x d x h): 290 x 170 x 20 mm / 11.4’’ x 6.69’’ x 0.78‘’
- Removable battery
- 32-bit ARM based Cortex®-A, 536MHz processor
- 4 GB of RAM memory
- 16 GB of internal storage to serve as the boot device, firmware and data storage
- Rechargeable and user replaceable Li-Ion Battery
- USB device high speed interface for connection to a computer and recharge
- Real Time clock with battery backup
- User accessible SD card socket
- Wireless Bluetooth 4.2 module (dual mode)
- Wireless Wi-Fi module (2,4 GHz)
- Haptic feedback
What’s in the box?
- Mantis Q40 braille display
- USB-C charging cable with power supply (works with any USB charger, but may charge slower)
- User guide (stored on the device)
- TPU case (green)
- Printed quick start guide