DBT provides translation and formatting facilities to automate the process of conversion from regular print to braille (and vice versa), and also provides word-processing facilities for working directly in the braille as well as the print. "Fonts" are used for displaying the braille.
Easy-Link is a small-sized Braille keyboard that allows users full access to a PDA, mobile phone or laptop. Easy-Link is portable and can fit in purse or pocket, so it can be a useful solution for visually impaired users who use a variety of technology tools in daily living.
The Focus 40 is a portable Braille Display allowing users who are visually impaired to access a computer. The Focus 40 features 40 cells of Braille and has programmable “hot keys” for specific functions. Works with JAWS.
The Eye-Pal is a one pound, portable USB scanner/reader capable of converting any printed material to Refreshable Braille, speech or text file.
The Focus 80 is a portable Braille Display allowing users who are visually impaired to access a computer. The Focus 80 features 80 cells of Braille and has programmable “hot keys” for specific functions. Works with JAWS.
The Juliet Embosser is capable of printing Braille on both sides of a page up to 56 characters wide. Features include regular Braille graphics, high resolution Braille graphics, and Dynamic Braille Scaling. With Dynamic Braille Scaling, you can turn on different Braille sizes, even within the same document. Built-in Braille sizes include Library of Congress Braille with or without increased line spacing, California sign Braille, or Jumbo Braille. Regular or high resolution Braille graphics can be used to make maps, simple line drawings, or math more accessible
MAGic helps people with low vision view information on their computer screen while hearing it through their speech synthesizer. Allows users to magnify screen information from one to sixteen times its normal size. Features of variety of customizable options for cursor color and size, color display and magnification.
The PAC Mate 20 is a portable Braille display that can be used with desktops and laptops for students who are visually impaired. Built-in VariBraille and programmable hot keys allow users to program keys for specific functions.
MegaDots is a DOS braille translator with features for the volume transcriber and producer. Designed to be used by those who need to create multiple Braille documents quickly (i.e., create accessible textbooks, translate class readings/handouts to Braille, etc.)
OpenBook allows users to convert printed documents or graphic based text into an electronic text format to be read aloud using built-in text to speech tools. Features low vision tools that allow users to customize how the document appears on screen for reading. Bookmarks allow students to mark favorite selections in text. OpenBook also allows users to search for and download digital books from the Internet.