BraiBook truly is portable Braille you can put in a pocket. The one cell device has already been on the market in Spain and is now making its way to the U.S. and U.K. Sebastien Lefebvre, CEO, gives J.J. an overview of the unit. Navigation is accomplished by hearing speech from the on board headphone jack, moving through options with a small stick control and materials can be transferred to the BraiBook via USB. The $450 model was shown off in Orlando and more information can be found at the BraiBook website
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this device is too expensive. in my opinion, it should cost around 50$. you get only 1 braille cell. I don't think someone would buy it for such a price. the idea of one cell is really not practical.
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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.