[BCAB] IPHONE AND BRAILLE

elspeth pearce elspeth_pearce at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Feb 5 20:24:42 GMT 2013


hi folks: i forgot to say that i am running the latest ios on an iphone 5

----- Original Message -----
From: David W Wood <david.g3yxx at googlemail.com>
To: "'Bcab Discussion List'" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2013 12.47
Subject: Re: [BCAB] IPHONE And BRAILLE

>
>
> Hi Geoff
> 
> I also use an Alva BC640 display with the iPhone and latest OS.
> 
> Apart from that, it is a superb piece of kit provided that it has the
> Feature Pack installed.
> 
> ATB
> 
> David W Wood 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Geoff Madge
> IS Development Officer Technology IS Strategy
> Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 12.03 PM
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] IPHONE And BRAILLE
> 
> Hello both,
> 
> Could we hear what braille displays people are using with their iPhones and
> which version of iOS?  I have my Braille Sense OnHand which I believe should
> Bluetooth to an iPhone but have never tried.  Thanks.
> 
> Regards,
> 
>  Geoff Madge
> IS Development Officer
> Information Services, Transformation Directorate
> Essex County Council
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Terry
> clasper
> Sent: 05 February 2013 11.51
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] IPHONE And BRAILLE
> 
> HI Ian.
> Yes without doubt some leaps forward were made in IOS5 with Braille, and
> I've noticed improvements along the lines you mention with a range of
> displays from a range of manufacturer.
> To be honest i can't remember the last time I used a traditional note taker,
> and, like you, now am almost always using my IPhone with Braille for note
> taking and on the move information access.
> 
> On 5 Feb 2013, at 11.46, Ian Macrae <ian.macrae at disabilitynow.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> > Having recently upgraded to an iPhone 5, I've just paired it with my
> Brailliant display.  The pairing process now seems to have had all the
> hassle taken out of it.  No more having three seconds in which to enter a
> PIN number.  And it no longer seems quite so necessary to be able to write
> Braille at the speed of sound in order to have it appear accurately.  this
> is fast becoming my favourite method of driving and using the phone.  Yet
> another big hooray for Braille.
> >
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