SEAMLESS EFFICIENCY TOOL FOR SCHOOL, WORK, and PLAY
Multi-touch enabled 32-cell Braille notetaker provides
seamless efficiency tool for school, work, and play, with blind-friendly
application and the latest cutting-edge technology.
Polaris 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 the traditional web browser.
Customized for the blind, and compatible with the mainstream,
Polaris seamlessly combines accessibility and autonomy. Connect and communicate
with the world, wherever you are, wherever you go. Customize with the apps that
fit your lifestyle, and ensure connectivity with colleagues, friends and family
using the same apps.
BrailleSense Polaris supports Google Apps, making it easy
to utilize Google services like Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides as millions of
other students do everyday.
Innovative collaboration of Braille and mainstream
technology, offering the blind and visually impaired unprecedented accessible
and intuitive productivity in today’s tablet-based world.
With a 32-cell Braille display and a 11-key Perkins-style
keyboard with Ctrl and Alt Keys, Polaris 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 Lollipop OS provides improved performance with a
more open operating environment. As Android continues to grow, Polaris will
grow with it, ensuring you will always stay contemporary.
Advanced connectivity and control
Wi-fi 802.11AC dual band, Bluetooth 4.2, IRDA, USB 3.0 and
HDMI. 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 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 via the included AC
jack, USB, or via wireless charging.
Braille terminal and visual output
Offers a unique multi-touch 32 cell Braille display that
lets you navigate and control Braille Sense with touch gestures as you read its
output in Braille. Use Polaris as a Braille display for PC, Mac, Smart phones
and tablets. Provides visual output via the built-in LCD, HDMI display, or via
Advanced tools for students
Scientific calculator and full Nemath and UEB math support.
Optional Sense dictionary including thesaurus, and bilingual dictionaries. ead
and write text, Braille and Microsoft Word documents in multiple languages.
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 and 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.
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.
Created with the Dead-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 and electronic compass
Use the built-in GPS sensor and digital compass to navigate
independently without the need for external devices. Download favorite
navigation app to plan, save, and guide your routes.
enabled multi-function media buttons
AF camera sensor
battery with approximate running time of 18 hours, charge time of 4 hours
x 5.66” x 0.74”, 1.65 lbs.