Meet the BrailleSense 6 – Braille Notetaker by HIMS!

Read books, write reports, complete assignments, send emails, share documents with Google Drive, and get things done. The BrailleSense 6 does all of this better than any other notetaker and is simply the most powerful and future-proof braille device in the world.

Image of the BrailleSense 6 Braille Notetaker from the top view showing the refreshable braille display, LED screen display, and perkins style keyboard

Designed for long lasting performance the BrailleSense 6 notetaker lets you speed through tasks and stay connected and productive all day, with the latest hardware, braille-first applications, and an intuitive user interface.

Mainstream Speed

Apps load instantly, multitasking is fast, presentations are seamless and large files load faster with an 8-core CPU, 6 GB RAM, and double the storage.

Updated Operating System

Keep your device compatible with applications and security longer with Android 12, the latest Android OS on any notetaker and a guaranteed future Android upgrade.

Braille First Applications

Write documents, send emails, download books, listen to podcasts, access Google Drive, and get things done with a full suite of applications built specifically for a braille notetaker.

BrailleSense 6’s Sleek Design

Slim and lightweight for easy portability. Weighing almost 25% less and with a dedicated Perkins keyboard, take the BrailleSense 6 with you wherever you go.

Superior Sharing

Share your screen to a portable monitor, share your documents with a braille-first Google drive app, share your ideas over Zoom or Google Meet, and share your successes with everyone.

Classroom Approved

Easiest and most intuitive for Nemeth and UEB math. Download and read Bookshare books, access Google Docs, and share files with teachers. Are all easier with the BrailleSense 6.

BrailleSense 6 Key Specifications:

Operating System: Android 12

Processor: 8-Core (4x 2.0 GHz A73, 4x 2.0 GHz A53)

Memory: 6 GB LPDDR4X

Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Braille Display: 32 refreshable cells and cursor keys

Auxiliary Storage: Standard SD Card Slot, USB

Storage: 128 GB UFS 2.1 (100 GB available to user)

Audio: 2x 2 Watt Enclosure type Stereo Speakers
4-pole Headphone Jack
Stereo Microphone Jack
Omni directional MEMS Stereo Microphone

Battery: Replaceable Lithium-Polymer
4590 mAh
USB-PD fast charging up to 18W;
DC 5V/2A, 9V/2A

Camera: 13 megapixel rear camera
External USB camera supported

Color: Gloss black with brushed gray trim

Dimensions and Weight:
Width: 9.64 inches (245 mm)
Depth: 5.66 inches (144 mm)
Height: 0.86 inches (22 mm)
Weight: 1.55 lbs (705 g)

USB: 1x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 (Device Mode);
USB-PD Charging
1x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 (Host);
Display Port 1.2, USB-C to HDMI video Output
2x USB Type-A 2.0 (Host)
Wi-Fi: 802.11/a/b/g/n/ac
Dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)

Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1 dual mode
Low Energy and Classic

GPS: GPS / Glonass / Beidou / Galileo

FM Radio: 65 ~ 108 MHz with 50 kHz step

Braille First Applications:

File Manager
Word Processor
Media Player
FM Radio
Daisy Player
Document Reader
Online DAISY
Bookshare Download
Address Manager
Schedule Manager
Database Manager
Web Browser
Google Search
Wiki Search
Excel Viewer
Dictionary / Thesaurus
Color Reader
World Clock
Wake Up Alarm
Stop Watch
Sleep Timer
Macro Manager
So much more and more to come