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#NFB17 Audio: Multi-line All The Time With The Open Source Bristol Braille Canute eReader

Ed Rogers, Managing Director of Bristol Braille, shows Chancey the newly minted Canute Mark XII. Sporting 9 lines of solid Braille, with 40 cells in total, the Canute is a standalone open sourced Braille E-Reader. hear a tour of the unit and details on the hardware specifications. Ed also informs Chancey on how the previous prototypes have been doing in Educational settings and future plans for the final release version of the product. Ed suggests that those who would like to keep up with the development of Canute subscribe to the Braillists forum and newsletter. You can also stay up to date on the distribution rollout, and pricing, for the Canute by visiting the official Bristol Braille website.

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Joe Steinkamp is no stranger to the world of technology, having been a user of video magnification and blindness related electronic devices since 1979. Joe has worked in radio, retail management and Vocational Rehabilitation for blind and low vision individuals in Texas. He has been writing about the A.T. Industry for 15 years and podcasting about it for almost a decade.

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