Announcing the Orbit Reader Q20 and the Orbit Reader Q40 braille displays with QWERTY keyboards.   

Shop

/Shop
    • Custom-made for the Orbit Writer
    • Suspends the Orbit Writer at waist-level for convenient use
    • Detachable end
  • Extended 1-year warranty for Orbit Writer Note: Extended warranty can only be purchased within 90 days from the date of purchase
  • USB Type C Cable Available for:
    • Orbit Reader 40 - Refreshable Braille Display
  • 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.  
  • Click here to download
    • 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
  •   Introducing the Orbit Reader 40 case, a custom bonded leather case designed to enhance usability while providing secure protection for your unit. This form-fitted case enables users to easily utilize the display while keeping the case on, and it includes a comfortable strap for convenient carrying. The top and bottom sections are made of neoprene, offering a non-slip surface for added stability. The top section features a zipper pocket cover with magnet closures, allowing for easy opening and closing. If needed, the zipper pocket cover can be flipped to the rear and securely fastened under the unit, enabling users to utilize the display while walking. The spacious zipper pocket is designed to store your cell phone, earbuds, and other items, ensuring their security and protection. The case is thoughtfully designed to enable users to utilize their display while the case remains on, and it is equipped with black plastic hooks for enhanced security, durability, and safety. Additionally, the Orbit Reader 40 case includes a 3" x 1 3/4" plastic pocket on the inside flap, specifically designed to hold cards. Turtleback continues its tradition of creating functional, durable, and visually appealing fitted cases, proudly made in USA.   Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBkq9DXbZxk
  • Introducing the Turtleback case made for the Orbit Reader 20/Orbit Reader 20 Plus, a meticulously crafted bonded leather case designed to securely hold your unit in place. This custom form-fitted case enables Orbit Reader 20/Orbit Reader 20 Plus users to easily utilize their note taker with convenience. The case includes a comfortable shoulder strap, providing a secure way to transport your unit while in transit. The face of the unit is protected by a zipper pocket cover that can be opened or closed using magnetic closures. When necessary, the zipper pocket cover can be flipped to the rear and securely fastened under the unit, allowing users to utilize the note-taker while walking. The spacious zipper pocket is designed to store earbuds and other items, ensuring their security and protection. The case is thoughtfully designed to enable users to utilize their Orbit Reader 20/Orbit Reader 20 Plus while the case remains on. Equipped with durable black plastic hooks, it enhances security, durability, and safety. Turtleback proudly continues its tradition of creating functional, durable, and visually appealing fitted cases. Rest assured, this case is proudly made in the USA It is compatible with both the Orbit Reader 20 and the new Orbit 20 Plus units.
    • 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
    • Book-reader mode: read your favorite books and files in braille from SD Card or USB Flash Drive
    • Note-taker mode: take notes and edit files with braille
    • Connected mode: Use as a tactile graphic and braille monitor with any device
    • Connect to computers and mobile devices over HDMI, USB and Bluetooth without any special software or drivers
    • Compatible with all popular screen readers on Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, Fire OS and Chrome for braille output and input
    • 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

    Accepting Orders Now

    We are accepting orders for the Graphiti Plus.  Contact us to order or for inquiries: sales@orbitresearch.com If you are ordering from outside the US, for volume discounts or to become a distributor please contact us at sales@orbitresearch.com Download the Product Brochure  
    • 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

    Download the Product Brochure

    Available for Pre-Order

  • Extended 1-year warranty for Orbit Reader 20 Note: The extended warranty must normally be purchased within 60 days after purchase of the device.  We have now increased this period to 6 months as a special offer during the conventions.