Braille ‘n Speak 640

Computer, Handheld

Accession Number: 2003.151.1

Description: Computerized portable braille notetaker with braille key input and speech output. Sand colored rigid plastic exterior with black braille keys and a space key and, on the bottom, black rubber rests. Earphone jack and switch on right side. Power jack and serial and disk drive ports on left side. Speaker located on top at right. Distributed by the American Printing House for the Blind (APH). Features 640K of file memory, 256K of program memory, and a built-in rechargeable battery. Blazie Engineering model BS2, serial number C936590; APH catalog no. 1-07311-00.

Height: 4.125

Width: 4.125

Depth: 0.875

Date Made: 1996

Place of Origin: Forest Hills, MD

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2003.151

Subjects: Assistive technology Braille Computers Electronic aids Speech

Dimension Notes: 4 1/8 x 8 1/8 x 7/8 in.

Made: Blazie Engineering

Material: Plastic, rubber

Exhibit Label: Braille Notetaker, Computerized

Updated: 11/11/2019