HumanWare Launches Notetaker For The Blind

Posted: Nov 12 2009, 1:00pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 5:26pm CDT, in News | Notebooks and PCs

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Those of us who have sight take it for granted. I can only imagine how hard it would be to do my job if I could not see. In college I had a hard enough time taking decent notes with vision, I don’t l think I would have made it if I couldn’t see.

HumanWare has announced its thinnest and lightest notetaker for the blind called the BrailleNote Apex. The device is under an inch thick and weighs 1.8 pounds. It features a full-size keyboard for fast and easy note taking and has HumanWare's thumb keys to make reading effortless.

The device has 8GB of internal storage and supports SDHC memory cards for more storage. Other features include four USB ports, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and Bluetooth. The device runs Windows CE 6.0 and is a notebook minus the screen with a strip that offers Braille below.

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