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Brailliant BI 40 (NEW generation)

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HumanWare's new Brailliant BI display is designed for extensive reading with the full comfort and intuitive display navigation of HumanWare's signature thumb keys.

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Overview

A world of communication and
information at your fingertips


Simply brailliant

HumanWare's new Brailliant BI display is designed for extensive reading with the full comfort and intuitive display navigation of HumanWare's signature thumb keys. This new generation of Brailliant BI braille displays features the excellent, sharp and crisp braille cell technology that users have praised on the BrailleNote Apex.

Simply better

Light, compact, portable, yet sturdy and durable, this new display ergonomically fits in front of your laptop or desktop keyboard, and can be used with your preferred mobile devices. Built with lightweight, long lasting aluminum housing, the Brailliant BI will stand up to daily wear and tear.

Simply easier

Precise and efficient, the new Brailliant BI features a responsive braille input keyboard* and command keys located on each side of the display. This simple layout facilitates navigation by reproducing all the standard key combinations *, and you can control the screen reader without removing your hands from the display.

What's in the box

  • USB Cable
  • Power adaptor NA-USB
  • CD drivers
  • Notice Braille
  • User Guide
  • Neoprene carrying case

Features/Specs

Technical specifications

Precise navigation
  • 4 thumb keys
  • 6 command keys
  • 8-key braille keyboard
  • 2 spacebars
  • Cursor router keys
Outstanding connectivity
  • USB 2.0 and Bluetooth V2.1
Total compatibility
  • Windows computers (32 & 64 bit)
  • Jaws, Window-Eyes
  • iOS (Apple devices)
  • Mac computers
  • NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access)
  • System Access (Serotek)
Long-life battery
  • Lasts up to 20 hours with Bluetooth
  • Recharges from the PC through the USB port
  • Auto-shut off
  • Lithium-ion polymer battery
  • Compatible with any standard USB A/C adapter
Practical portability
  • Bl 32: 26 x 8.7 x 1.8 cm / 524 g (10.2" x 3.4" x 0.7" / 1.15 lbs.)
  • Bl 40: 31 x 8.7 x 1.8 cm / 650 g (12.2"x 3.4"x 0.7" / 1.43 lbs.)
  • B 80: 56.5 x 7.8 x 1.8 cm / 1070 g (22.3"x 3.1"x 0.7" / 2.35 lbs.)

Brailliant BI 40 (NEW generation)

Brailliant BI

Compatible with Windows 8, iOS and Macs running OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion or later.

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Brailliant 1st generation 

This compressed file includes setup programs, drivers for JAWS and Window-Eyes, installation instructions, and the complete Brailliant and BrailleConnect user's guide. 

Brailliant and BrailleConnect Download (roughly 6MB)

June 2011



John Abreu, Ontario, Canada


Since getting my Brailliant 40, I have had access to braille outside of the blind school I attended. This meant that if I got my college textbooks electronically, I could still read them. Even between semesters and beyond, I could use the brailliant with my iOS device and read books purchased using iBooks! This meant that I could still keep my braille reading skill up while still enjoying a book for the same cost as everyone else! This was not my first braille display, but it's been my best!



Jennifer Hawkins, Illinois, United States


I have a pretty active social life and like to travel a lot and often fly or take Amtrak trains alone. This would not be possible without my little Brailliant Braille display. Since I am deaf and cannot hear to talk on the phone and am also blind and cannot see to read texts, this is my only way of communicating with anyone. I not only use text messaging to communicate with family and friends but also use it to communicate with my employer, to "call in sick", to schedule appointments with doctors, to ask my guide dog school questions, and to check my credit card and checking accounts and the weather. It also allows me to access the web where I can shop for my groceries, dog food, Braille embosser paper, labeling tape and more. And last but not least, my Brailliant gives me 24/7 access to a favorite pastime: reading. I love to read!

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