[bct] Re: Blue tooth Braille displays

  • From: "David Tanner" <david-tanner@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 22:13:33 -0600

You are correct, just remember you do apparently have to have a version of 
ActiveSync prior to version 4.0 because 4.0 took out the ability to do 
ActiveSync wirelessly according to the notes on the PacMate user list.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jenny Axler" <jaxler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 10:01 PM
Subject: [bct] Re: Blue tooth Braille displays


:I guess i meant to say that you could use all the functions remotely, 
: braille display, remote speech synthesis and keyboard input, whereas with 
: the Braille Note it is only keyboard and braille, or speech.  that's really 
: the only point i meant to make.
: 
: 
: Jenny
: 
: ----- Original Message ----- 
: From: "David Tanner" <david-tanner@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
: To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
: Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 7:15 PM
: Subject: [bct] Re: Blue tooth Braille displays
: 
: 
: > Unless I am misunderstanding you; I think you are saying that PacMate can 
: > be used as a bluetooth Braille display.  Well, not in the true sense. 
: > Yes, there is a way to get a PacMate to act as a display to your Windows 
: > screen reader if you are using Jaws version 6.0 or later and PacMate 
: > version 3.0 or later.  However, you must have that combination and be 
: > using a version of ActiveSync before version 4.0.  Otherwise it won't 
: > work.
: >
: >
: >
: > ----- Original Message ----- 
: > From: "Jenny Axler" <jaxler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
: > To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
: > Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 7:51 PM
: > Subject: [bct] Re: Blue tooth Braille displays
: >
: >
: > : Yes, I did mean the Pacmate, sorry I have a bad habit of deleting the
: > : previous message before i write something.  not necessarily the greatest 
: > of
: > : ideas when on a list like this.
: > :
: > : I didn't remember the pacmate having bluetooth but was not sure if there 
: > was
: > : a way to install it.  Thanks for clarifying that.  Will it take a USB
: > : bluetooth adapter?  Or is a CF card the only way it will work?
: > :
: > : Jenny
: > :
: > :
: > : ----- Original Message ----- 
: > : From: "Darren Duff" <dduff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
: > : To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
: > : Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 4:57 PM
: > : Subject: [bct] Re: Blue tooth Braille displays
: > :
: > :
: > : > Sorry, I'm not sure you were talking about the PAC Mate, but that's 
: > what
: > : > I was talking about. I didn't find the original message below yours, 
: > so
: > : > wasn't sure what you were talking about.
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > Darren Duff
: > : >
: > : > Assistive Technology Instructor
: > : >
: > : > Blind & Low Vision Services of North Georgia
: > : >
: > : > 3830 South Cobb Drive, Suite 125, Smyrna, GA 30080
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > Phone 770-432-7280       800-726-7406     Fax: 770-432-5457
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > dduff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > Visit our Web site at
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > http://www.BLVSgeorgia.org
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > -----Original Message-----
: > : > From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
: > : > [mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Darren Duff
: > : > Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 7:55 PM
: > : > To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
: > : > Subject: [bct] Re: Blue tooth Braille displays
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > No, it doesn't have bluetooth, but you can buy a cf bluetooth card.
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > Darren Duff
: > : >
: > : > Assistive Technology Instructor
: > : >
: > : > Blind & Low Vision Services of North Georgia
: > : >
: > : > 3830 South Cobb Drive, Suite 125, Smyrna, GA 30080
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > Phone 770-432-7280       800-726-7406     Fax: 770-432-5457
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > dduff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > Visit our Web site at
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > http://www.BLVSgeorgia.org
: > : >
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > -----Original Message-----
: > : > From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
: > : > [mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jenny Axler
: > : > Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 6:19 PM
: > : > To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
: > : > Subject: [bct] Re: Blue tooth Braille displays
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > Yes you can, through the wireless card i think.  It does not have
: > : > bluetooth,
: > : > is that right?  Back when I had my pacmate i remember that people had 
: > a
: > : > lot
: > : > of trouble setting it up, but liked it once they did.
: > : >
: > : >
: > : > Jenny
: > : >
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