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    • Enables teachers to seamlessly interact with blind students remotely through an app on a smartphone, computer or tablet
    • Connects over Bluetooth to an Orbit Reader braille display
    • Provides a real-time text translation of the braille being read or written by the student on the device
    • The teacher can operate the student’s braille display and view it in real-time
    • Integrated file-transfer feature to exchange classwork and homework materials between student and teacher
    • Capable of supporting contracted and uncontracted braille in English and over 40 other languages
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    • Enables teachers in mainstream classrooms to seamlessly interact with blind students through an app on a smartphone, computer or tablet
    • Connects over Bluetooth to the student’s Orbit Reader 20 braille display.
    • Provides a real-time text translation of the braille being read or written by the student on the device.
    • Provides the ability to develop and deliver educational materials in the form of interactive lessons and tutorials
    • Tutorials can also leverage audio and speech capabilities from the smartphone, PC or tablet
    • Integrated file-transfer feature to exchange classwork and homework materials between student and teacher
    • 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 techsupport@orbitresearch.com to receive the license file.
     
    • Modern notetaker – redefines convenience and affordability
    • Braille input and speech output
    • Use stand-alone or connected to a computer or mobile device
    • Book-reader mode – read your favorite books and files from SD Card
    • Note-taker mode – take notes and edit files
    • Onboard Apps: Clock and Alarm, Calendar, Address book, Calculator
    • Switch easily and instantly between modes and apps
    • Onboard forward and backward translation with support for 40+ languages
    • High-quality Speech output and Haptic (vibration) feedback
    • Connect to the Internet, computers and smartphones with onboard WiFi, Bluetooth and USB
    • Ergonomic Perkins-style braille keyboard with high-quality scissors keys for smooth and quiet operation
    • Cursor pad with 4-way arrows and select keys for easy navigation
    • Works with all popular screen readers on Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Chrome OS and Linux
      • Read and send messages and emails
      • Browse the internet
      • Control your computer or smartphone
    • USB-C port for charging and connectivity
    • Headphone jack and SD Card slot
    • Fast-charging long-life battery
    • Ultra-compact, lightweight and durable design easily fits in the pocket or purse
      • 5 oz, 6.3 x 2.6 x 0.6 inches
      • 180 grams, 16.0 x 6.5 x 1.5 cm

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    Available for Pre-Order

    • 5 lines of real-time refreshable, signage-quality braille
    • 20 TrueBraille™ cells per line, for a total of 100 cells
    • Ideal for
      • Spatial Math problems involving fractions, mixed numbers and matrices
      • Reading and writing braille music
      • Manipulating spreadsheets and tabular data
    • Use stand-alone or connectedto a computer or mobile device
    • Book-readermode – read your favorite books and files from SD Card or USB Flash Drive
    • Note-takermode – take notes and edit files
    • Braille displaymode connects to 5 computers and mobile devices over USB and Bluetooth
    • Works with all popular screen readerson Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Chrome OS and Linux
      • Read and send messages and emails
      • Browse the internet and social media
      • Control your smartphone or computer
    • Onboardforward and backward translation with support for 40+ languages
    • Onboard Apps
      • Clock and alarm
      • Calendar
      • Calculator
    • Cursor Routingbuttons
    • Hapticoutput
    • Switch easilyand instantly between modes
    • Full-featured, high-quality Perkins-style8-key Braille keyboard
    • Cursor pad with 4-way arrows and select keys for easy navigation
    • Panning control rocker keysat each end of the display
    • USB Cport for charging and connectivity
    • Full-sized SD Card socket
    • Fast-charging long-lifebattery
    • Compact, lightweightand portable
      • 3 lb., 11.5 x 6.5 x 1.3 inch
      • 1400 grams, 29.2 x 16.5 x 3.3 cm
    • Solid, durableconstruction, resistant to fluids and dust
    • Includes an SD Card, Charger and a USB cable

    Available for Pre-Order

    • 3 lines of real-time refreshable, signage-quality braille
    • 40 TrueBraille™ cells per line, for a total of 120 cells
    • Ideal for
      • Spatial Math problems involving fractions, mixed numbers and matrices
      • Reading and writing braille music
      • Manipulating spreadsheets and tabular data
    • Use stand-alone or connectedto a computer or mobile device
    • Book-readermode – read your favorite books and files from SD Card or USB Flash Drive
    • Note-takermode – take notes and edit files
    • Braille displaymode connects to 5 computers and mobile devices over USB and Bluetooth
    • Works with all popular screen readerson Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Chrome OS and Linux
      • Read and send messages and emails
      • Browse the internet and social media
      • Control your smartphone or computer
    • Onboardforward and backward translation with support for 40+ languages
    • Onboard Apps
      • Clock and alarm
      • Calendar
      • Calculator
    • Cursor Routingbuttons
    • Hapticoutput
    • Switch easilyand instantly between modes
    • Full-featured, high-quality Perkins-style8-key Braille keyboard
    • Cursor pad with 4-way arrows and select keys for easy navigation
    • Panning control rocker keysat each end of the display
    • USB Cport for charging and connectivity
    • Full-sized SD Card socket
    • Fast-charging long-lifebattery
    • Compact, lightweightand portable
      • 3 lb., 11.5 x 6.5 x 1.3 inch
      • 1400 grams, 29.2 x 16.5 x 3.3 cm
    • Solid, durableconstruction, resistant to fluids and dust
    • Includes an SD Card, Charger and a USB cable

    Available for Pre-Order

  • Includes an extended warranty for an additional year, padded carrying case and a magnetic USB charging cable.
  • Get a free carrying case with your Orbit Reader 40, a $59.95 value.
  • Due to heavy demand, please allow up to 6 weeks for the product to ship.  Orders are shipped in the order they are received.
    • Unique signage-quality Braille
    • 40 eight-dot refreshable Braille cells
    • Use stand-alone or connected to a computer or mobile device
    • Book-reader mode – read your favourite books and files from SD Card or USB Flash Drive
    • Note-taker mode - take notes and edit files
    • Braille display mode connects to 5 computers and mobile devices over USB and Bluetooth
    • Works with all popular screen readers on Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Chrome OS and Linux
      • Read and send messages and emails
      • Browse the internet and social media
      • Control your smartphone or computer
    • Onboard forward and backward translation with support for 40+ languages
    • Onboard Apps
      • Clock and alarm
      • Calendar
      • Calculator
    • Cursor Routing buttons
    • Audio and Haptic output
    • Switch easily and instantly between modes
    • Full-featured, high-quality Perkins-style 8-key Braille keyboard
    • Cursor pad with 4-way arrows and select keys for easy navigation
    • Panning control rocker keys at each end of the display
    • USB C port for charging and connectivity
    • Fast-charging long-life battery
    • Compact, lightweight and portable
      • 1.65 lb, 11.6 x 3.8 x 1.3 inch
      • 750 grams, 29.5 x 9.6 x 3.3 cm
    • Solid, durable construction, resistant to fluids and dust
    • Includes an SD Card, Charger and a USB cable
    Download the product brochure Download Orbit Research Braille Products Comparison Guide Contact us for volume discounts and to become a a distributor at sales@orbitresearch.com
  • Includes an extended warranty for an additional year, padded carrying case and a magnetic USB charging cable.
  • Includes an extended warranty for an additional year, padded carrying case and a magnetic USB charging cable.
  • Get a free carrying case with your Orbit Reader 20 Plus, a $29.95 value.
    • Onboard forward and backward translation with support for 40+ languages
    • Onboard Apps
      • Clock and alarm
      • Calendar
      • Calculator
    • Unique signage-quality Braille
    • 20 eight-dot refreshable Braille cells
    • Book-reader mode – read your favourite books and files from SD Card
    • Note-taker mode - take notes and edit files
    • Braille display mode connects to computers and mobile devices over USB and Bluetooth
    • Use stand-alone or connected to a computer or mobile device
    • Works with all popular screen readers on Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Chrome OS and Linux
      • Read and send messages and emails
      • Browse the internet
      • Control your computer or smartphone
    • Switch easily and instantly between modes
    • Full-featured, high-quality Perkins-style 8-key Braille keyboard
    • Cursor pad with 4-way arrows and select keys for easy navigation
    • Panning control rocker keys at each end of the display
    • Micro-USB port for charging and connectivity
    • Fast-charging long-life battery
    • Compact, lightweight and portable
    • 0.96 lb., 6.6 x 4.3 x 1.25 inch
    • 435 grams, 16.8 x 10.9 x 3.2 cm
    • Solid, durable construction, resistant to fluids and dust
    Download the product brochure Download Orbit Research Braille Products Comparison Guide Contact us for volume discounts and to become a distributor at sales@orbitresearch.com
  • Get a free carrying case with your Orbit Reader 20, a $29.95.
    • Unique signage-quality Braille
    • 20 eight-dot refreshable Braille cells
    • Book-reader mode - read your favourite books and files from SD card
    • Note-taker mode - takes notes and edit files
    • Braille-display mode - connects to computers and mobile devices over USB and Bluetooth
    • Use stand-alone or connected to a computer or mobile device
    • Works with all popular screen readers on Windows, Mac OS, iOS, and Android
      • Read and send messages and emails
      • Browse the internet
      • Control your computer or smartphone
    Download the product brochure Download Orbit Research Braille Products Comparison Guide If you are ordering from outside the US, for volume discounts or to become a distributor please contact us at sales@orbitresearch.com
    • The world’s most affordable solution for face-to-face communications
    • Offers the ultimate in portability, reliability and ease of use
    • Includes an Orbit Reader 20 braille display and a tablet with Orbit Chat software pre-installed and already paired with the braille display
    • 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 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 tablet
    • Capable of supporting contracted and uncontracted braille in English and over 40 other languages
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    • 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 techsupport@orbitresearch.com to receive the license file.
     
    • High-quality natural leather
    • Carry and protect your Orbit Writer in style
    • Compact and convenient
    • Custom-made for the Orbit Writer
    • Protects against wear and tear
  • 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.  
    • Custom-made for the Orbit Writer
    • Suspends the Orbit Writer at waist-level for convenient use
    • Detachable end
    • Affordable
    • Accurate
    • Compact
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    • Access to any form of Graphical information
    • A touch interface to enable the user to “draw” on the display
    • Independently refreshable pins in a 60×40 array
    • HDMI input to connect to any computer or mobile device
    • Cursor pad for Navigation, and an SD-card slot
         AVAILABLE NOW!      Contact us to order: sales@orbitresearch.com     Download the product brochure
    • Revolutionary real-time display for the blind enables a seamless graphics and text experience
    • The only product in the world offering Multi-level Graphics, Touch and TrueBraille™
    • 2400 Independently Refreshable Pins in a 60 x 40 array
    • Multi-level pin heights enable presentation of information such as color, texture and emphasis in 3D
    • 40 TrueBraille™ cells offering Orbit’s signage-quality braille and cursor routing keys
    • Touch Interface allows drawing and gestures
    • Interact simultaneously with graphics and text
    • Use the Tactile Touchscreen Display to explore, read, create and share graphics and text intuitively
    • Read and edit Documents, Slides, Spreadsheets, Web pages and any other content
    • Book-reader mode: read your favorite books and files from SD Card or USB Flash Drive
    • Note-taker mode: take notes and edit files with braille and drawings
    • Connected mode: Use as a tactile graphic and braille monitor with any device
    • Connect to computers and mobile devices over HDMI, Wi-Fi, USB and Bluetooth without any special software or drivers
    • Compatible with all popular screen readers on Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Chrome and Linux
    • Open and extensible Linux computing platform is future-proof
    • Onboard Apps: Clock, Alarm, Calendar, Calculator, Braille translation in 40+ languages
    • Ergonomic Perkins-style 8-key braille keyboard. 4-way arrows and select key for easy navigation.
    • Haptic and audio outputs
    • Battery or AC operation

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    We are accepting orders for the Graphiti Plus.  Contact us to order or for enquiries: sales@orbitresearch.com Download the Product Brochure