I agree.


> On Feb 4, 2018, at 12:01 AM, Janet Bell <ja...@jan25.plus.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Richard I grew up with six-dot braille so prefer it I have never really 
> understoodd why we need two more dots as we can use signs   Janet
> 
> -----Original Message----- From: Andy Baracco
> Sent: Saturday, February 3, 2018 7:32 PM
> To: viphone@googlegroups.com
> Subject: Re: best braille display foor ios and bluetooth
> 
> If you go to www.accessibleworld.org you can download a recent podcast on
> this device.
> 
> Andy
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Janet Bell" <ja...@jan25.plus.com>
> To: <viphone@googlegroups.com>
> Sent: Saturday, February 03, 2018 10:08 AM
> Subject: Re: best braille display foor ios and bluetooth
> 
> 
> what is the braille me p.lease.
> 
> -----Original Message----- From: llump...@austin.rr.com
> Sent: Saturday, February 3, 2018 4:56 PM
> To: viphone@googlegroups.com
> Subject: RE: best braille display foor ios and bluetooth
> 
> We're waiting for the Braille Me. We heard the president of the company on
> techtalk last Monday and we were very impressed. I highly recommend giving
> it a listen and giving the product a look.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf
> Of Richard Turner
> Sent: Saturday, February 3, 2018 9:44 AM
> To: viphone@googlegroups.com
> Subject: RE: best braille display foor ios and bluetooth
> 
> What it comes down to is personal preference.
> I'm waiting to get my hands on the Orbit Reader 20 to see how it compares to
> other displays.
> I've used:
> HIMS Braille Edge 40,
> Baum's Vario Ultra 20 and 40,
> Humanware's Braillliant BI,
> Freedom Scientific's Focus 40 and 14; not to mention several of the full
> braille note takers.
> 
> Of the above list, the HIMS BrailleEdge 40 was my favorite.  But, when it
> died after 3 years and was going to cost close to $2,500 to repair when a
> new one was just a little more, I decided to wait to see the Orbit 20, which
> I have not seen yet.
> 
> I liked the Braille Edge because it is quiet, solidly built, easy to switch
> from USB to Bluetooth, has basic note taking functionality using an SD card
> and comes with a 2 year warrantee.
> 
> It is too bad there are not places where you can go and test all the
> displays to see which one fits your needs the best, because there is no one
> display that is right for everyone.
> 
> HTH,
> Richard
> 
> 
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> Sent: Saturday, February 3, 2018 7:27 AM
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> 
> They now have a 14 Focus 5th gen as well if you want something smaller.
> 
> Sarai D Bucciarelli
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> From: viphone@googlegroups.com [mailto:viphone@googlegroups.com] On Behalf
> Of Anouk Radix
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> 
> So the focus works well with ios 11? I thought it would be a fairly bulky
> device what are your experiences for using it on the go? Does it work well
> in combination with laptops or is it to deep so that you have to reach too
> far back?
> I hope the braille cells wont be broken too quickly… Greetings, Anouk,
> 
>> On 3 Feb 2018, at 11:39, Kliphton Miller <kliph...@icloud.com> wrote:
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>> I 2nd everything said, plus the fact that it is very quiet, and easy to use.
>> 
>>> On Feb 3, 2018, at 4:13 AM, Eden <eden...@comcast.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I tried the Brailliant for all of one day in early December. Bluetooth 
>>>> sucked, and Usb was ok but not great. I sent it back. I now have the focus 
>>>> 40 5th gen and absolutely love it. Dot quality is crisper, made of more 
>>>> and steel no plastic, sd  slot included for use as a future ability to 
>>>> read books and possibly write in stand-alone mode.  It comes with a nice 
>>>> case, can connect to five bluetooth devices, and I would recommend it.
>>> Eden
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