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
​Features
  • 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
A Braille Box, SMART Brailler, SmartCane  and Envoy Elite are shown on a yellow background, surrounding the words "2015 TechShare Africa Innovations."

Africa Forum’s technology showcase has all the latest advances for people who are blind.

A mother and her young daughter, wearing a yellow pleated dress, on a makeshift runway at a fashion show. Audience members are seated all around them.

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

The staff of the WORTH Trust posing in back of the 100,000th brailler unit.

WORTH Trust, Perkins Solutions’ partner in India, marks a milestone with assembly of 100,000th Brailler.