Upgrade Your Mountbatten to be Bluetooth Smart! The Mountbatten (Writer Plus, Pro, LS) has a new feature, the low energy Bluetooth. Thanks to this addition it can talk now with a variety of iOS devices. Some of you may be concerned about your current units. Does it mean you cannot take advantage of this great feature? Worry not! We don’t want any Mountbatten user to miss a thing. With the Mountbatten Bluetooth Expansion Module you can magically convert your regular … Read more
The Mountbatten has a new feature, the low energy Bluetooth. Thanks to this addition it can talk now with a variety of iOS devices. And thanks to a new MBMimic app (see below) you can expand your options as a Braille user, teacher, and a family member. The Mountbatten is the first and only Bluetooth® Smart hard-copy Braille device that communicates wirelessly with iOS Bluetooth® Smart Ready devices: iPad Mini, iPad 3rd and 4th Generation, iPhone 4s or newer.
The MBMimic is a new app developed to meet the Braille Literacy technology with the most popular mainstream tablet technology. Now it is even easier to interact with a young learner who is learning Braille. A two-way communication between the Mountbatten Brailler* and an iOS device helps both the Braille users and the people that communicate with them. It serves the teachers, parents, and blind users that want to: chat with a Mountbatten Brailler user using their own iOS device … Read more
The Mountbatten is undergoing a new transformation. It may look the same but down deep under its cover it has a new life. A blue life. And when your iOS with the MB Mimic loaded is nearby, the Mountbatten begins its Braille dance. The MB Mimic is far more than a textual display of what is or has been Brailled on the Mountbatten. It creates a platform for a text-to-Braille and Braille-to-text tête-à-tête. It transfers texts to and from the … Read more
An all new Auto-Lektor Click is your reading companion. The line of Auto-Lektor began in 1996. Ever since it has gone a number of modifications and updates. Its latest model Auto-Lektor Click makes converting print to speech even more enjoyable and far more portable. Its slick design is easy to use and easy to carry. The camera arm opens up and closes automatically at a push of a button. Within a few seconds your Auto-Lektor Click is ready for you … Read more
It is a question many people have been asking for years. These days more than ever it is becoming relevant. New and improved synthetic voices, off-the-shelf devices encourage people to shy away from Braille. If you would like to read about our take on this matter, follow this link and go to page 84. You may send your comments to iss-info[at]harpo.com.pl