This magnetic USB cable provides both power and data connectivity. The cable comes with three interchangeable magnetic tips – Micro USB, USB Type C and Lightning (for iOS devices). It can be used with all Orbit Research products as well as most other products that connect over USB.The cable is 3 feet in length and offers the most flexibility available in magnetic cables. Not only can the connector rotate through 360 degrees, but it also has an elbow joint that can bend through 180 degrees.It can be used to charge devices and can also be used for data communication with a computer or smartphone e.g. when connecting with a screen-reader over USB or for updating firmware.The powerful magnet allows easy connection while protecting the device from accidental yanking of the cable.
The world’s most affordable solution for face-to-face communications
Completely FREE for users of the Orbit Reader 20
Works with Android smartphones or tablets - no additional hardware needed
Offers the ultimate in portability, reliability and ease of use
The deafblind user does not have to hand their personal phone to a stranger. They can carry an inexpensive tablet or spare phone with them, which is already set up with the app and is already connected with the user’s Orbit Reader 20 device
A blind user can use the self-voicing option of the app without the need for a screen reader. The app does NOT depend on Brailleback or Talkback
The on-screen keyboard obviates the need for an external keyboard, but external keyboards can also be used if desired
A history feature allows the users to scroll back and review previous messages on the Orbit Reader 20 and on the smartphone or tablet
Conversations are also saved automatically into a file with a date and time stamp
A broadcast feature allows the deafblind user to send messages to multiple people who have the app installed
A file transfer feature allows the exchange of files between the Orbit Reader 20 and the phone or tablet
Capable of supporting contracted and uncontracted braille in English and over 40 other languages
Requires a free license to be activated to use with an Orbit Reader 20. Contact us with the serial number of your unit at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the license file.