ALVA BC640 (discontinued)

Are you a Braille reader? Would you like a device that converts information from your computer screen into a seamless line of Braille characters? Do you wish to have wireless computer access to applications?

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The ALVA BC640 offers a seamless line of 40 refreshable Braille characters.

More information about ALVA BC640 (discontinued)

40 Braille cells: for reading
One piece cell cap
40 cursor routing keys positioned below the Braille line

More information about ALVA BC640 (discontinued)

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More information about ALVA BC640 (discontinued)

Overview

Efficient access to information

Imagine receiving e-mails, reviewing appointments and surfing the web, all in Braille. Offering 40 Braille cells, an optional built-in screen reader and high range integrated Bluetooth technology, the ALVA Braille Controller 640 wirelessly connects to your computer, smart phone or tablet without having to install a driver.

Enjoy using a seamless Braille display

The ALVA BC640 guarantees a paper-like reading experience thanks to the seamless Braille caps and to the luxurious Braille cells.

Ideal mobile solution

The light, compact design makes the ALVA BC 640 your ideal companion while travelling. Take the ALVA BC640 with you, using the convenient carrying case, and effortlessly interact with your phone or computer.

Specifications

  • 40 Braille cells: for reading
  • One piece cell cap
  • 40 cursor routing keys positioned below the Braille line
  • Smartpad with 5-way navigation key and 4 function keys
  • 5 navigation thumb keys
  • 4 navigation keys
  • 4 GB integrated memory
  • Possibility to include your preferred screen reader on-board
  • Integrated high range Bluetooth technology (within a range of 100 meters)
  • Integrated rechargeable battery: offering 10 hours continuous use
  • High speed USB port
  • Dimensions: 33.8 x 7.5 x 1.8 cm / 13.3 x 2.9 x 0.7 in
  • Weight: 725 g / 1.6 lb

Screen Reader Compatibility

Windows 7, 8 and 10 (32-bit and 64-bit):

  • JAWS (Version 10 and up)
  • SuperNova
  • Window-Eyes
  • System Access To Go

Windows Vista and Windows XP:

  • JAWS (Version 10 and up)
  • SuperNova
  • Window-Eyes
  • System Access To Go

Symbian:

  • Mobile Speak
  • Talks

Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lyon: VoiceOver

Apple iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone iOS 5.1 and higher: VoiceOver

Linux: BRLTTY

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