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The most Powerful, Stable and Fastest notetaker ever!
The Braille Sense U2 notetakers are powerful educational note-taking tools, portable networking devices and multimedia entertainment systems. They offer output via Braille, speech or both simultaneously.
Take Braille Sense U2 with you to school, office or use it on the go.


Powerful performance with faster processing
Boasting a 1GHz Mobile CPU and a 32GB flashdisk, Braille Sense U2 offers rapid data processing combined with as much memory as you desire.

Power-packed for the office environment
Read and review Microsoft Word, powerPoint and Excel files in contracted Braille. Highlight your most important points with advanced font and style options. Always have complete and up-to-date access to your email with IMAP access, and open EML files directly from the File manager. Secure your valuable information with file encryption, or password protect your entire notetaker from prying eyes and/or fingers.

A Powerful educational tool
An optional LCD allows sighted teachers and parents to view a student’s progress while he uses Braille Sense U2.

Enhanced sound, outstanding media
Enjoy a clear and powerful stereo audio listening experience with easily accessible audio buttons and 11 equalizer settings. In addition, easily and instantly control FM Radio, DAISY Player and Media Player with designated media buttons located on the front of the unit.

Created with the Deaf-blind in mind
HIMS' unique, flipable LCD display has facilitated easy and natural communication with the deaf-blind for several years. Now with an added vibrate Motor, a deaf-blind person can be alerted to receive messages or errors in input or navigation.

Connectivity anywhere, any time
Stay connected to your friends, family and the world via Ethernet, Wi-Fi (b/g/n) or 3G USB modem.

Instant Social Networking
Take advantage of our mobile connectivity and click on Twitter to instantly access the world of social networking. Chat with your classmates, co-workers, family and friends using Google Talk anytime, anywhere. Stay up to date with everyone’s latest happenings via Facebook.

GPS Receiver and electronic compass
Improved GPS receiver and electronic compass allow you to explore your surroundings and provide instant, accurate directions or real-time, turn-by-turn navigation to your destination. GPS map data is an optional add-on.

Let your Braille Sense U2 do the work for you
Create macros to automate formatting, text entry, setting of alarms, or countless other tasks. Record a set of keystrokes, and the U2 will automatically perform these tasks at any time with just a couple of keystrokes.




Keyboard type


Braille display

32 Cells

Video display

VGA, External Portable LCD (optional)

Flash memory

32 GB


1 USB Slave, 3 USB Host,
1 SD slot(supports SDHC, SDXC)


Ethernet, WLAN 802.11 b/g/n,
Bluetooth, Support 3G USB modem


Productivity : File manager, Word Processor, Excel Viewer, Sense Navigation,
Schedule manager, Address manager, Database manager, Macro Manager, Scientific calculator, Google maps, Dropbox, Sense Dictionary(optional), etc.
Web tools : Web browser, Quick Browser, Google search, RSS reader
Communication :E-mail, Google talk, Twitter, Facebook, Sense Chat
Audio Information : Media Player, Daisy Player, FM Radio, YouTube

Supported file

Document files : HBL(Braille file of Braille Sense), BRL, BRF, TXT, RTF, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, EPUB, PDF, XLS, XLSX, HTML/XML(through Web Browser), CSV 
Media files : MP3, MP4, WAV, ASF, OGG, WMA, M4A, M3U, PLS, Audible, WMV, FLAC, MID, AAC, YouTube videos 
Daisy contents : Daisy 2.0/2.02/3.0, NIMAS 1.1, Open Library, protected DAIS Recording files : MP3, WAV


Internal mic., External mic. Jack(stereo), Line-in


Built-in GPS receiver & Electronic compass (map data is optional)


Rechargeable and detachable Lithium Polymer battery
More than 17 hours battery life
4.5 hours charge time


250 x 160 x 20 mm
9.84" x 6.3" x 0.78"


838g / 1.84 lbs


The keyboard is comfortable to type on. The space bar is a little close to the other keys, but I'm sure I can adjust quickly. I really really like the Braille display on the U2, the Braille feels very crisp. You are right, the unit does work a lot like Windows, so I'm picking it up quickly.

- Chase Crispin, High School Student, Nebraska


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My Braille Sense U2 is one of the most important tools in my technolog toolkit. It enables me to word process, access the internet, manage email and much more all with electronic Braille. Whether in a meeting or in transit, the ability to work silently and efficiently is critical. This is why the Braille Sense U2 is so important to me in both my personal and professional life.

- Robert Carter, Psychologist at a major university, Texas


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