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Breaking: Hims Announces BrailleSense 6 Notetaker at #CSUNATC21


As reported ffirst on Blind Bargains, Hims has announced the BrailleSense 6, a new braille keyboard notetaker with 32 cells.
The successor to the BrailleSense Polaris includes 8-key braille entry along with several additional buttons such as F1 through F4, Control, and Alt. The notetaker appears to be black, according to a visual interpreter.
According to a page on the Hims website, the upgraded notetaker features an 8 core processor, 6GB of internal memory, 128GB of storage, USB-C for both charging and audio and video connectivity, an SD memory card slot, and several other ports. It ships with Android 10, which was originally released by Google in the fall of 2019.
The device will retail for $5,795 and is expected to ship around June. Current Polaris users can trade up to the new model for $1,500 until June 30, or $1,900 after.

Additional Specifications from the Website

  • Wi-Fi: 802.11 ac, Dual Band
  • Bluetooth: 5.1 dual, LE and Classic
  • Supports USB Cameras
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Device Mode
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Host Mode
  • 2 x USB Type-A 2.0 Host Mode
  • Reverse USB-C Charging (8W)
  • 2 Watt Stereo (Enclosure Type)
  • USB Type-C Video out at 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 13 MP Rear Camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash

Battery life was described as "quite good", but official tests have not been made as of the time of this article.

Stay tuned to Blind Bargains for more information as it becomes available.

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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.


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