Braille Sense Polaris MINI
20-cell Android Based Refreshable Braille Notetaker

$4,195.00

The new Notetaker everyone is talking about…
BrailleSense Polaris MINI offers a new standard in blind-friendly applications with the latest in cutting edge technology. Utilizes the same traditional computer interface which has contributed to the popularity of other BrailleSense models. BrailleSense Polaris MINI supports Google Apps, making it easy to utilize Google services like Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides as millions of other students do every day.

 

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Braille Sense Polaris MINI

Seamless efficiency tool for school, work, and play…

Braille Sense Polaris MINI offers a new standard in blind-friendly applications with the latest in cutting edge technology. Braille Sense Polaris MINI levels the playing field with specialized applications built around Polaris Office Suite, while providing comprehensive access to popular Google Apps such as Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Classroom. Surf the Web with Google Chrome just like our traditional web browser. Use Polaris Word to write a report and other documents with the same feel as Word Processor. Sync your calendar to Google Calendar while using our Organizer. You can even enjoy a book from BookShare, BARD, or other sources in our DAISY reader, word processor, or via countless blindness and mainstream services.

BrailleSense intuitive interface with a touch of mastery

We’ve kept the traditional computer interface that has contributed to the popularity of other BrailleSense models. BrailleSense Polaris MINI has a Perkins-style keyboard with a 20-cell braille display, which includes cursor routing buttons.

Blind-friendly Notetaker Features Standard Programs

Use our optional thesaurus and multilingual dictionaries to broaden your vocabulary or find an equivalent app in the Google Play Store. Braille Sense Polaris MINI lets YOU decide! Analyze spreadsheets with our popular Excel Viewer, or read and edit spreadsheets in Google Sheets. Read or give a presentation using our PowerPoint Viewer, or create your own presentation from scratch in Slides.

Tools for Today’s Students

Braille Sense Polaris MINI supports Google Apps, making it easy to utilize Google services like Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides as millions of other students do everyday. But, there’s more! Braille Sense Polaris MINI provides unparalleled access to Google Classroom for blind students and teachers alike. Collaboration among students and teachers has NEVER been this easy. There’s support for Nemeth and UEB Math, too. Braille Sense Polaris MINI allows for display on the built-in LCD display, tablets via Miracast, or an external monitor via the Micro HDMI port.

Features of Braille Sense Polaris MINI

  • Android Applications

    Polaris Mini is an innovative collaboration of Braille and mainstream technology, offering the blind and visually impaired unprecedented accessible and intuitive productivity in today’s tablet-based world.

  • 20-Cell Braille Display

    Polaris Mini is an innovative collaboration of Braille and mainstream technology, offering the blind and visually impaired unprecedented accessible and intuitive productivity in today’s tablet-based world.

  • 11-Key Perkins-Style Keyboard

    With a 20-cell Braille display and a 11-key Perkins-style keyboard with Ctrl and Alt Keys, Polaris Mini looks and feels like a traditional notetaker. However, its competitive modern hardware and connectivity, along with direct access to Android applications, ensure it stacks up solidly against modern off-the-shelf phones and tablets..

  • Android OS

    Android Lollipop, openness and autonomy. An intuitive platform for everyone, regardless of whether you have a visual impairment!
    Improved performance with a more open operating environment.
    Customized for the blind, and compatible with the mainstream, Polaris Mini seamlessly combines accessibility and autonomy.
    Connect and communicate with your world, wherever you are, wherever you go.
    Customize your Polaris Mini with the apps that fit your lifestyle, and ensure connectivity with colleagues, friends and family using the same apps.
    The possibilities are endless, make it yours! With thousands of accessible apps to choose from, Polaris Mini can be what you need it to be.
    As Android continues to grow, Polaris Mini will grow with it, ensuring you will always stay contemporary.

  • Advanced Connectivity and Control

    Android Lollipop, openness and autonomy. An intuitive platform for everyone, regardless of whether you have a visual impairment!
    Improved performance with a more open operating environment.
    Customized for the blind, and compatible with the mainstream, Polaris Mini seamlessly combines accessibility and autonomy.
    Connect and communicate with your world, wherever you are, wherever you go.
    Customize your Polaris Mini with the apps that fit your lifestyle, and ensure connectivity with colleagues, friends and family using the same apps.
    The possibilities are endless, make it yours! With thousands of accessible apps to choose from, Polaris Mini can be what you need it to be.
    As Android continues to grow, Polaris Mini will grow with it, ensuring you will always stay contemporary.

  • Power-Packed for the Office Environment

    Use the Word Processor to create and print Braille and text documents
    Open and read text, RTF, DOC and DOCX, PPT and PPTX, PDF, and Epub files in contracted Braille
    Send email using POP or IMAP
    Keep track of contacts and appointments and sync them with your Google account.

  • Mobile Connectivity & Communication

    Search for and download accessible applications in the Google Play store.
    Use accessible Android apps for social networking, game play, Google services and more?
    Browse the web with our accessible Web browser based on Google Chrome

  • Powerful performance with faster processing

    Polaris Mini boasts a powerful Samsung 2.1GHz octa-core processor, 3GB RAM and 64GB storage
    Expandable storage with the micro SD card reader and USB host port
    Super fast data transfer and charging with the combination Micro USB and USB 3.0 data port.

  • Advanced Tools for Students

    Scientific calculator and full Nemath and UEB math support.
    Optional Sense dictionary including thesaurus, and bilingual dictionaries
    Read and write text, Braille and Microsoft Word documents in multiple languages.

  • Entertainment and Edutainment

    Play and navigate DAISY and NIMAS compatible digital talking books
    Listen to and record FM radio
    Search for and play videos on YouTube, or stream audio content
    Certified to use all Google services, including the play store. Thus, users can choose from among the thousands of accessible Android apps and access them via Polaris’s intuitive screen reader.

  • Braille Terminal and Visual Output

    Use Polaris Mini as a Braille display for PC, Mac, Smart phones and tablets
    Polaris Mini provides visual output via HDMI display, screen sharing apps, or via Miracast.

  • Created with the Deaf-Blind in Mind

    Built-in vibration motor can be used to receive alerts and messages

  • GPS Sensor & Electronic Compass

    Use the built-in GPS sensor and digital compass to navigate independently without the need for external devices
    Download your favorite navigation app to plan, save, and guide your routes.

  • Rapid Data Processing with Ample Storage

    Compact and power-packed
    Long battery life 11 hours
    2.1GHz octa-core processor
    64GB flash disk

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