Of the note-takers doing the rounds, I would recommend the Hims Polaris in
either 20 or 32-35ll models. They offer a lot of features such as Bluetooth,
Wi-Fi, Email client, Word processor, Internet browser, media player, and the
ability to leave the proprietary suite of applications and delve into Android,
albeit that it is running Lollipop. But it is a nice machine and, in my humble
view, far better than HumanWare's BrailleNote Touch. I'm not going to start a
war over that though, it is only my view, feel free to get demos of both and
see what you think yourself.
As regards payment options, these machines are really expensive, so you may
wish to look at payment plans which HumanWare offers on the Touch, and Sight
and Sound and Computer Room Services offer on the Hims Polaris family. I have
a Polaris Mini which is the 20-35ll version, and I really find it meets my
needs because of portability and features.
Yell if you'd like more info about it.
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From: Mandy Clayton <mandylovetennis@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Saturday, 27 October 2018 19.17
Subject: [access-uk] NoteTakers OnceMore.
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Some of you may think, that since I sent back the Orbit Reader, this is an
odd request for information but whilst being in a literary group for a week,
I realise that I would very much like to have some kind of NoteTaker that I
can obviously make notes on but also add books too that I can read in
braille and search for passages by way of key words.
I used the BrailleSense this afternoon, an older version and I guess that is
the kind of thing I need. I do not need it to connect to my iPhone, I will
still use my 40 but I don't believe I can add text books to read in braille
and certainly cannot quickly search for text.
Am I right in thinking that Humanware enable purchase of some equipment on a
pay monthly basis?
Any suggestions of what I might buy, with an idea of what the various
machines can do and an idea of price, would be great.
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