A cutting-edge, extremely portable Braille solution:

ElBraille 40 5th Gen without cover

The ElBraille is a portable device designed for users who are blind or deaf-blind and want to stay connected at school, work, or home as well as on the go.  This take anywhere replacement for the dedicated notetaker, ElBraille combines the flexibility of a modern mainstream computer running the Windows® 10 operating system with JAWS® and a 40-cell Braille display with a full Braille keyboard to offer a fully accessible compact solution. (JAWS and Braille display sold separately.)

The Future of Notetakers – Portable Windows® 10 with JAWS® and Braille
ElBraille 40 5th Gen two photos covered and open

ElBraille 40 V combines the flexibility of a modern mainstream computer running the Windows® 10 operating system with JAWS® and a 40-cell Braille display with a full Braille keyboard to offer a fully accessible compact solution. (JAWS and Braille display sold separately.)

Students and professionals alike will appreciate being able to run any Windows application such as Microsoft Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, or Outlook®. Use FSReader to read DAISY books from sources such as Bookshare.org or browse the internet with Microsoft Internet Explorer®, Google Chrome® or Mozilla® Firefox.

Use your existing Focus 40 Blue 5th generation Braille display and your existing JAWS license:

If you already own a Focus 40 Blue 5th Generation Braille Display, use it with your new ElBraille 40. Your Focus 40 Blue 5th generation Braille Display will dock directly to your ElBraille 40. Also, if you own a current JAWS License, you can authorize it to work on your ElBraille 40.

Easy set up and troubleshooting by your IT staff – just plug in a monitor and a keyboard.

 

Features

  • Runs Microsoft Windows 10
  • Braille display: Focus 40 Blue 5th generation Braille Display docks securely to the ElBraille
  • Processor: 7th generation Intel® Core™ i5-7Y57 Processor with vPro technology Dual-core (4M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
  • 128 GB SSD hard drive
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 2 stereo speakers
  • Built-in Microphone
  • An additional system speaker with sound and vibration feedback
  • Wireless WLAN802.11 A/B/G/N/AC networks support (2.4 and 5 GHz)
  • Bluetooth V4.2
  • A built-in 4G LTE modem for cellular connectivity supporting AT&T compatible systems
  • GPS/Beidou/Glonass/Galileo/QZSS
  • 1/8″ (3.5 mm) headphone jack
  • Memory card slot supporting SD, SDHC, SDXC up to 2TB
  • Ports: 2 USB 3.0, USB-C, HDMI, and SIM card slot
  • Rechargeable 21,500 mAh battery (Approximately 15 hours on battery)
  • ElBraille 40 V dimensions: 14.6×5.2×1.5 in. (370x132x39 mm)
  • ElBraille 40 V weight: approximately 2.2 lbs. (1 kg) including Braille Display

Software

  • Microsoft Windows 10 operating system
  • Supports Microsoft Office 2019, 2016, 2013, or 2010
  • Includes JAWS for Windows screen reading software (authorization required)
  • ElNotes application: designed to create, store, and manage text and voice notes on the ElBraille Notetaker. These files are saved to a user-specified folder in txt or mp3 formats, respectively, and can be read and listened to using ElNotes or other Windows applications.
  • A specially designed self-voiced and self-Brailled emergency menu allows recovery of the device without system reboot or loss of data in case speech and Braille output is interrupted