The new Notetaker that everyone is talking about…
BrailleSense Polaris MINI offers a new standard in blind-friendly applications with the latest in cutting edge technology. We’ve kept the traditional computer interface that 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.
Advanced Connectivity & Control
- Wi-fi 802.11AC dual band, Bluetooth 4.2, USB 3.0 and micro HDMI.
- The built-in 13 MP camera ensures accessible applications can take clear photos.
- In addition to a traditional 9 key Perkins Braille keyboard and function keys, Polaris Mini offers special touch enabled function keys for quickly performing common operations, like copying and pasting in the Word Processor, or switching tracks in the Media Player.
- Conveniently charge Polaris Mini via a USB-C cable.
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 & 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
- Polaris Mini offers a 20-cell Braille display that lets you navigate and control Braille Sense with touch gestures as you read its output in Braille.
- Use Polaris Mini as a Braille display for PC, Mac, Smart phones and tablets
- Polaris Mini provides visual output via the built-in LCD, HDMI display, or via Miracast.
Created with the Deaf-Blind in Mind
- Unique flippable LCD display and a connected USB keyboard facilitate simple and instant communication with deaf-blind
- 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 favourite 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
OPTIONAL: 11.6" On-Lap Monitor
- 11.6" On-Lap Monitor is a great choice for a portable second monitor, or to connect to the BrailleSense products giving access to teachers and colleagues.
- 1.4A USB power supply on the go
- Full HD 1920 x 1080
- Economical & light
Smart cover stand - a cover stand is included. It not only protects the monitor, but also turns into a stand. The stand can be adjusted to 3 display angles.
- Screen size of 11.6" TFT TN (LED backlight)
- 1 Year limited warranty