Using USB Braille displays with VoiceOver in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

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VoiceOver in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard supports refreshable USB Braille displays.

While VoiceOver is running (press Command-F5 to turn it on or off), you can connect a compatible USB Braille display and start working with no additional setup or configuration.

You can also use a Braille display while installing Mac OS X Leopard itself.

Additional information about using Braille displays with VoiceOver is available in VoiceOver Help in Leopard.

Supported Braille displays

Alva BC 640
Alva 544 Satellite
Alva 544 Satellite Traveller
Alva 570 Satellite Pro
Alva 584 Satellite Pro

Baum PocketVario 24
Baum SuperVario 32
Baum SuperVario 40
Baum SuperVario 64
Baum SuperVario 80
Baum VarioConnect 24
Baum VarioConnect 32
Baum VarioConnect 40

Freedom Scientific Focus 40
Freedom Scientific Focus 80
Freedom Scientific PAC Mate 20
Freedom Scientific PAC Mate 40
Freedom Scientific PAC Mate BX420 (display only)
Freedom Scientific PAC Mate BX440 (display only)
Freedom Scientific PAC Mate QX420 (display only)
Freedom Scientific PAC Mate QX440 (display only)

Humanware BrailleConnect 24
Humanware BrailleConnect 32
Humanware BrailleConnect 40
Humanware Brailliant 24
Humanware Brailliant 32
Humanware Brailliant 40
Humanware Brailliant 64
Humanware Brailliant 80

Optelec Voyager 44

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Published Date: Feb 20, 2012