VarioUltra - the smart braille display
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The VarioUltra - the smart braille display is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device is a braille display to support multiple simultaneous connections to the users computer and mobile devices via 1 USB and 4 channels of Bluetooth. The braille features a lightweight brushed-aluminum construction, VarioUltra leads the industry in terms of compact design and weight. Additional Features include:
- Word Processor: work with Word DOC/DOCX, PowerPoint PPT/PPTX, Rich Text Format RTF, Text TXT, and Braille BRF/BRL files
- PDF Document Viewer
- Spreadsheet Document Viewer: work with Excel XLS/XLSX files
- Calculator: use as a Scientific Calculator, or as a basic calculator
- Timers, clocks, alarms, stopwatch
- File manager for accessing VarioUltra’s 32 GB of internal storage
There is also a help system on VarioUltra that includes PDF and RTF formatted copies of the user manual, and context sensitive help for virtually every feature and menu item.
Dimensions and Weight:
VarioUltra 20: 7.4 inches (Width) x 3.5 inches (Depth) x 0.7 inches (Height) and 0.7 pounds weight.
VarioUltra 40: 12.4 inches (Width) x 3.5 inches (Dept) x 0.7 inches (Height) and 1.1 pounds weight.
Device Operating System: Windows CE 6.0.
Supported Operating Systems: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and Linux.
Connectivity: 1 USB connection and 4 Bluetooth connections.
USB Ports:USB 2.0 port for use with USB memory sticks. Micro USB for charging and for connecting with a computer, and for connecting a USB QWERTY keyboard
Internal storage: 32 Gigabytes
RAM: 256 Megabytes.
External storage: none provided, though users can use a standard USB stick, or connect VarioUltra to their computer as an external drive
Battery life: 8 hours of continuous, connected use. 12 hours if using as a notetaker, unconnected. Note that the battery is internal and not user replaceable.
Manufacturer's warranty: 2 years