SMART Brailler®

Why the SMART Brailler?
  • Motivates students and builds confidence by using the standard braille keyboard combined with instantaneous audio feedback and hardcopy braille output
  • Enables better collaboration between students and sighted teachers or parents using Roman letters on the display screen to mirror what is being brailled.  
  • Allows students to save and transfer their work as a text file via a USB port, so that sighted teachers can read the document on a computer
  • A video screen that displays SimBraille and large print, combined with audio feedback, for an instantaneous, multi-sensory learning experience
  • The ability to edit, save and transfer electronic documents via USB
  • Mechanical brailler capability
  • Headphone jack and volume control
  • Acapela Text to Speech from Acapela Group
  • US English Braille, including contractions
  • Rechargeable and removable battery
  • Software version of Building on Patterns Kindergarten exercises for braille beginners (Included in American Printing House version only)
  • Multiple language platforms including English, UK English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Swedish, Polish, Turkish, Arabic and Portuguese
  • New and improved! We are dedicated to providing the highest quality products based on feedback from our user community. Improvements like these have led to a decrease in the number of SMART Braillers returned for warranty repair and an increase in user satisfaction:
    • Unified English Braille (UEB)
    • Increased strength and durability of plastic exterior
    • Easier paper loading and decreased paper jamming
A student using a SMART Brailler while her teacher looks on

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Inspired by her daughter, a British mother starts a campaign to put a Perkins SMART Brailler in the hands of every U.K. child who is blind