Mountbatten Braille Whisperer

Mountbatten Braille Whisperer


For children and their teachers, from very early childhood to university, Mountbatten offers connectivity, resources and software to support flexible teaching and educational needs. Engage children in the learning process, provide a platform for pre-writing, pre-literacy, and pre-computer skills, and supervise and join in what they’re doing – whether you know Braille or not.

Untangling the Mysteries of Graphic Embossers

HumanWare has published their latest webinar “Untangling the Mysteries of Graphic Embossers.” Watch this webinar presented by tactile graphics expert, Lucia Hasty ( You will learn:

  • What makes a good tactile graphic?
  • What is DPI and how does it affect the quality of the graphic?
  • What’s new in the free Firebird graphic software for Enabling embossers?


Speech Battery operation Multiple languages Two-way print and Braille conversion USB or wireless communication with mainstream devices Embossing Braille graphics capabilities
Dimensions: 12 x 24 x 45 cm (4.5 x 9.44 x 17.7”) Weight: 4.7 kg (10.3 lbs) Power: Rechargeable internal battery Battery life: 20 hours standard use, 5 hours embossing mode Paper: Standard office paper, 80 gsm or 20 lbs, to Braille paper 140 gsm Languages: Available range of languages and braille codes Comes with: Battery charger, starter pack 80 gsm A4 paper, MB-Comm software (MBMimic available on AppStore and Play Google store) Optional: external PC QWERTY keyboard