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All-in-one, full-size QWERTY laptop-style keyboard and built-in 40-cell refreshable braille display – students and professionals no longer need to sacrifice the use of braille when using a keyboard.
Supports up to 5 Bluetooth connections, along with one USB connection.
Functions as another device’s keyboard when connected via USB or Bluetooth; functions as a stand-alone device when not connected.
Online library access such as Bookshare.
Toggles between QWERTY and Perkins-style input when using the onboard smart applications only. Does not apply when connected to a host device.
Supports .doc, .docx, .txt, .brf, and .brl files.
Thin and lightweight, easily fits in a laptop bag or backpack.
Keep braille at your fingertips anytime, anywhere, with the Mantis Q40: a first-of-its-kind Bluetooth® keyboard and 40-cell refreshable braille display from HumanWare and APH. With the Mantis, students and professionals no longer need to choose between a keyboard or a braille device – at the same time a professional or a student is typing on the Mantis, the refreshable braille below the keyboard is providing a multimodal braille complement to the screen reader, making it easier to participate in, and succeed at school or at work.
The new Mantis Q40 is truly a first-of-its-kind. It is a unique, smart, all-in-one solution offering braille and a QWERTY keyboard. Connect to multiple host devices using the familiar keyboard, which allows reading braille and writing more efficient. It also features intuitive onboard smart applications with internal storage to create notes and download books from online libraries that ultimately make you more productive! Mantis Q40 is the only device you will need on all occasions of your workflow.
Do you find yourself reaching over to use the QWERTY keyboard on your laptop or computer? With Mantis Q40, there is no more need to reach over and type on a keyboard. The braille and keyboard combined allow the user to sit back and be more in comfort when interacting with host devices like a Laptop.
HumanWare’s core mission is to offer innovative products to people with visual impairments that allow them to live independently and compete effectively in today's world. HumanWare and APH are proud to introduce Mantis Q40, an innovative tool that answers the basic needs of people with visual impairments looking for a QWERTY keyboard with a 40-cell display all built-in one device to use at work or at school.
The Mantis Q40 braille display
USB-C charging cable with power supply (works with any USB charger, but may charge slower)
User Guide (stored on the device)
Weight: 1.7 lbs
Dimensions: 6.69 × 11.4 × 0.78 in
40 Braille cells with cursor keys
WIFI 802.11 b/g/n - Supporting 2.4ghz only
16Gb Internal storage
SD card – Maximum 64 GB
USB Host Type A connector
Removable battery with 15 hrs autonomy
Mantis Q40 TPU Silicone Case-Green
Mantis Q40 Deluxe leather carrying case
Mantis Q40 Battery Pack
SKU: Mantis Q40