Braille Displays for iOS

iPad, iPhone (3GS or later), and iPod touch (3rd generation or later) support more than 40 Bluetooth wireless braille displays right out of the box. Simply pair one and start using it to navigate your iOS device with VoiceOver — no additional software needed. In addition, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch include braille tables for more than 25 languages.

Learn about braille display key commands to navigate your iOS device

Supported Displays

Alva

  • BC640
  • BC680

American Printing House for the Blind (APH)

  • Refreshabraille 18

Baum

  • Conny
  • PocketVario 24
  • Pronto! 18
  • Pronto! 40
  • SuperVario 32
  • SuperVario 40
  • SuperVario 64
  • SuperVario 80
  • VarioConnect 12
  • VarioConnect 24
  • VarioConnect 32
  • VarioConnect 40

Eurobraille

  • Esys 12
  • Esys 40

Freedom Scientific

  • Focus 40 Blue (Classic)
  • Focus 14 Blue
  • Focus 40 Blue
  • Focus 80 Blue

GW Micro

  • Braille Sense (Requires firmware v4.0 and higher)
  • Braille Sense Plus 18
  • Braille Sense Plus 32

Handy Tech

  • Active Braille
  • Basic Braille 16
  • Basic Braille 20
  • Basic Braille 32
  • Basic Braille 40
  • Basic Braille 48
  • Basic Braille 64
  • Basic Braille 80
  • Braille Star 40
  • Braille Wave
  • Braillino (Requires serial numbers greater than 09307)
  • Easy Braille (Requires serial numbers greater than 09123)

Harpo

  • BraillePen (only supports Common braille commands for VoiceOver)
  • BraillePen 12

HIMS

  • Braille Sense (Requires firmware v4.0 and higher)
  • Braille Sense Plus 18
  • Braille Sense Plus 31
  • Braille EDGE 40

HumanWare

  • BrailleConnect 12
  • BrailleConnect 24
  • BrailleConnect 32
  • BrailleConnect 40
  • BrailleNote Apex 18
  • BrailleNote Apex 32
  • Brailliant 24
  • Brailliant 32
  • Brailliant 40
  • Brailliant 64
  • Brailliant 80
  • Brailliant BI 32
  • Brailliant BI 40
  • Brailliant B 80

KGS

  • Braille Memo Pocket

MDV

  • MB408L

Ninepoint Systems

  • Ninepoint

Nippon Telesoft

  • Mini Seika 8
  • Mini Seika 16
  • Seika v4

Optelec

  • EasyLink
  • EasyLink 12

Papenmeier

  • Braillex Trio

Supported Languages

  • English
    • U.S.
    • Australia
    • United Kingdom
    • South Africa
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Korean (does not currently support Hanja characters)
  • Malaysian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
    • Spain
    • Mexico
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish