Braille Displays for OS X

OS X supports more than 40 refreshable braille displays that work with VoiceOver. And OS X includes software drivers for both USB and Bluetooth wireless displays, so you can simply plug in or sync up your device without installing or configuring additional software.

Learn more about setting up a Bluetooth wireless braille display

Refreshable Braille Displays

Alva USB Bluetooth
Alva 544 Satellite supported  
Alva 544 Satellite Traveller supported  
Alva 570 Satellite Pro supported  
Alva 584 Satellite Pro supported  
Alva BC640 (requires latest firmware) supported supported
Alva BC680 supported supported
American Printing House for the Blind USB Bluetooth
APH Refreshabraille 18 supported supported
Baum USB Bluetooth
Baum PocketVario 24 supported supported
Baum Pronto! 18 supported supported
Baum Pronto! 40 supported supported
Baum SuperVario 32 supported supported
Baum SuperVario 40 supported supported
Baum SuperVario 80 supported supported
Baum VarioConnect 12 (Conny)   supported
Baum VarioConnect 24 supported supported
Baum VarioConnect 32 supported supported
Baum VarioConnect 40 supported supported
Baum VarioPro 64 supported  
Baum VarioPro 80 supported  
Deininger USB Bluetooth
Deininger Pegasus 42/4 CR supported  
Deininger Pegasus 82/8 CR supported  
Eurobraille USB Bluetooth
Eurobraille Esys 12 supported supported
Eurobraille Esys 24 supported supported
Eurobraille Esys 40 supported supported
Eurobraille Esys Light 40 supported supported
Eurobraille Esys 64 supported supported
Eurobraille Esys 80 supported supported
Freedom Scientific USB Bluetooth
Freedom Scientific Focus 14 Blue supported supported
Freedom Scientific Focus 40 supported  
Freedom Scientific Focus 40 Blue supported supported
Freedom Scientific Focus 44 supported  
Freedom Scientific Focus 70 supported  
Freedom Scientific Focus 80 supported  
Freedom Scientific Focus 80 Blue supported supported
Freedom Scientific Focus 84 supported  
Freedom Scientific Pac Mate 30 supported  
Freedom Scientific Pac Mate 40 supported  
Freedom Scientific Pac Mate BX420 (display only) supported  
Freedom Scientific Pac Mate BX440 (display only) supported  
Freedom Scientific Pac Mate QX420 (display only) supported  
Freedom Scientific Pac Mate QX440 (display only) supported  
GW Micro USB Bluetooth
GW Micro Braille Sense (Bluetooth support requires Bluetooth module) supported supported
GW Micro Braille Sense Plus supported supported
GW Micro SyncBraille 20 supported  
GW Micro SyncBraille 32 supported  
Handy Tech USB Bluetooth
HandyTech Basic Braille 16 supported supported
HandyTech Basic Braille 20 supported supported
HandyTech Basic Braille 32 supported supported
HandyTech Basic Braille 40 supported supported
HandyTech Basic Braille 48 supported supported
HandyTech Basic Braille 64 supported supported
HandyTech Basic Braille 80 supported supported
HandyTech Active Braille 40 supported supported
Handy Tech Braille Star 40 supported supported
Handy Tech Braille Star 80 supported  
Handy Tech Braille Wave supported supported
Handy Tech Braillino   supported
Handy Tech Easy Braille supported supported
HandyTech Modular Evolution 64 supported  
HandyTech Modular Evolution 88 supported  
Harpo USB Bluetooth
Harpo BraillePen   supported
Harpo BraillePen 12   supported
HIMS USB Bluetooth
HIMS Braille Sense (Bluetooth support requires Bluetooth module) supported supported
HIMS Braille Sense Plus supported supported
HIMS BrailleSense OnHand 18 supported supported
HIMS SyncBraille 20 supported  
HIMS SyncBraille 32 supported  
HIMS Braille Edge 40 supported supported
HumanWare USB Bluetooth
HumanWare BrailleConnect 12   supported
HumanWare BrailleConnect 24 supported supported
HumanWare BrailleConnect 32 supported supported
HumanWare BrailleConnect 40 supported supported
HumanWare BrailleNote Apex BT supported supported
HumanWare BrailleNote Apex QT (VoiceOver only supports the navigation keys) supported supported
HumanWare BrailleNote mPower BT 18   supported
HumanWare BrailleNote mPower BT 32   supported
HumanWare BrailleNote PK (Identified as “HumanWare BrailleNote mPower BT” by VoiceOver)   supported
HumanWare Brailliant 24 supported supported
HumanWare Brailliant 32 supported supported
HumanWare Brailliant 40 supported supported
HumanWare Brailliant 64 supported supported
HumanWare Brailliant 80 supported supported
HumanWare Brailliant BI 32 supported supported
HumanWare Brailliant BI 40 supported supported
KGS USB Bluetooth
Braille Memo Pocket 16 supported supported
MDV USB Bluetooth
MDV Lilli supported  
MDV MB408L   supported
Ninepoint Systems USB Bluetooth
Cebra supported  
Ninepoint   supported
Novem supported supported
Nippon Telesoft USB Bluetooth
Mini Seika 8 supported supported
Mini Seika 16 supported supported
Seika Version 3 supported  
Seika Version 4 supported supported
Seika v5 supported supported
Seika 80 supported  
Optelec USB Bluetooth
EasyLink   supported
EasyLink12   supported
Voyager 44 supported  
Papenmeier USB Bluetooth
Braillex EL 40s supported  
Braillex EL 80s supported  
Braillex Trio supported supported