Apple releases Braille Display Update 1.0

Apple today released Braille Display Update 1.0.

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard includes a powerful screen reading technology for the blind called VoiceOver that supports a variety of refreshable Braille displays. When you have a supported Braille display connected to your computer, VoiceOver automatically detects it and sends it information about what is displayed on the screen. This installer adds support in Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard for the following additional refreshable Braille displays:

• GW Micro BrailleSense

• GW Micro SyncBraille 20

• GW Micro SyncBraille 32

• HandyTech Easy Braille

• HandyTech Braille Star 40

• HandyTech Braille Star 80

• HIMS BrailleSense

• HIMS SyncBraille 20

• HIMS SyncBraille 32

• Nippon Telesoft Seika Version 3
Papenmeier Braillex Trio

Braille Display Update 1.0 is available via Software Update and also as a standalone installer.

More info and download link here.


  1. Real good thing… but that should be more obviously said in the medias!… None of the blind people i met know that brail works on Mac!! All are absolutely conviced that a Mac can be of NO use for a blind person!
    Apple, go and do some decent advertizing about that!!

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