Focus 80 Blue Generation 5

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Built for productivity, the Focus 80 Blue, is a portable, wireless Braille display with crisp, paper-like Braille, ultra-responsive keyboard, and Bluetooth for connectivity to any phone, tablet, or computer. The newly improved Focus 80 Blue, the most rugged portable Braille Display available, has been tested to rigorous standards.


  • 80 Braille cells.

  • 8-dot Braille keyboard that is smooth with a paper-like feel.

  • Each Braille cell is physically isolated from its neighbours.

  • Housing incorporates bumpers that absorb shock when the unit is dropped or knocked against a wall or door.

  • The durable unit has been drop-tested to US Military Standard MIL-STD-810G.

  • Convenient thumb key and panning buttons.

  • Menu button for quick access to settings.

  • Adjustable key repeat for rapid scrolling and panning.

  • Select your personal Braille firmness with VariBraille.

  • Time and date display.

  • 20 hours battery life with typical use.

  • Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity switch between five Bluetooth devices and one USB connection.

  • Out-of-the-box compatibility with Apple iOS and Android devices.

  • Use with JAWS for combined speech and Braille access.

  • Use with JAWS for Braille Study Mode to learn and teach Braille.

  • Works with JAWS Braille for contracted Braille input in Windows.

  • Lightweight and compact design with aluminium extrusion on a steel base.


  • The Braille pins have been retooled to provide a crisper, more uniform feel that you'll notice with your first reading.

  • A single smooth cell cap covers the Braille, so you feel only the Braille pins, no seams.

  • Dot keys and spacebar ensure smooth positive feedback and quiet operation.

  • Our exclusive NAV Rockers let you rapidly scroll by line, sentence, paragraph, or pan through a document.

This fifth generation of the Focus Braille Display line incorporates our vast knowledge base from manufacturing and servicing displays in the previous designs. With a combination of the latest Braille technology, the Focus 80 Blue Generation 5 is the most user-friendly keyboard and control layout, and both USB and Bluetooth connectivity.


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  • Weight3 kg

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