Integrated Braille and color inkjet printer creates impeccable Braille, beautiful tactile graphics and HP Inkjet quality text and images. Uses the same ink cartridges as an HP inkjet printer.
Beneficial for students with learning disabilities, autism, blind and vision impaired, as well as sighted users, who are not skilled in Braille to read along. The combination of tactile graphics using variable dot heights and color has effect on the cognitive functions as well as emotions. Color has proven to influence memory, especially in training and learning environments as our visual and sensory experience provides input for memory. Color helps to draw attention and helps with the identification and organization of information.
The Braille dot can be adjusted in height, allowing to adjust to the individual sensibility of the reader's fingertip. This makes extended Braille reading more enjoyable while maintaining unsurpassed detail in producing tactile graphics.
Produces Braille text combined with tactile graphics. Unique feature of tactile graphics is touchable representation of colors through variable dot heights. What is seen on the screen is what the embosser prints, producing lower tactile dots for lighter colors and higher tactile dots for darker colors. Emboss graphics from any PC software.
Includes VP Tiger Software Suite (TSS) for Braille translation, tactile graphics design and more. TSS allows the user to create Braille documents in standard Windows programs such as MS Word and Excel without needing to know Braille. Tactile graphics editor, Tiger Designer, allows editing of the print data visualized on screen in 1-to-1 correlation as it would appear on the embossed output. Also supports Duxbury and RTFC.
Includes Windows printer drivers that allow embossing directly from Windows programs, utilizing the same process as printing to mainstream color printers. Also supports direct printing from Braille note takers.
Print speed: up to 50 CPS
Printing mode: single sided
Tactile resolution: 20 DPI
Embossed dot density: 20 DPI
Tactile graphic dot heights: 7 steps for color representation