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Help Tech GmbH

Help Tech GmbH

Brunnenstraße 10
72160 Horb-Nordstetten

Overview

Handy Tech is one of the world’s leading developers and manufacturer of electronic aids for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Products

Actilino

Actilino is the super-compact note taker for blind users. Whether traveling by train or bus, cozy in the garden or concentrated at work. The 16 piezo ceramic Braille cells and the silent Braille keyboard make the Actilino your reliable every-day companion. In real time, Actilino displays information in Braille for tactile reading. Simply type your notes with Actilino and send it to your smartphone or PC. The built-in microphone and loudspeakers allow you to make calls with such programs as Skype, FaceTime, and WhatsApp when connected to your smartphone. The patented ATC (active tactile control) technology allows using the device like the touchscreen of a tablet. ATC offers continuous reading. When Actilino Braille display and note taker in one device reaching the end of the displayed text, it scrolls automatically to the next text position.

The advantages at a glance: 

 

  • 16 concave piezoelectric braille elements
  • ATC: relaxed reading without pressing
    the Advance key
  • integrated practical functions such as
    editor, calculator, scheduler, and more
  • write, read and send messages via
    smartphone or PC
  • interactive connection via Bluetooth
    and USB with up to four devices at the
    same time
  • 16 GB of storage space on SD Card
  • battery life 30 hours plus

Active Braille

The Active Braille is a 40 character Braille display with patented ATC technology. In Addition to an ergonomically designed Braille display, the Active Braille is also a powerful notetaker with numerous integrated functions and 16 GB of storage space. You can enter text with the ergonomically designed Braille keyboard. Active Braille allows for relaxed nonstop reading by automatically Scrolling the text as you read. The Active Braille can be connected via USB to the PC or via Bluetooth to three additional devices, like smartphones. With only 900 g and a battery life of 20 hours, the Active Braille is your reliable mobile companion.

 

  • 40 concave braille elements with cursor routing
  • adjustable Braille dot firmness
  • practical notetaking functions such as editor, calculator, clock and more
  • integrated ergonomic braille keyboard
  • HID technology - ready to use, without driver software
  • ATC technology - detects the reading position, analyzes the reading behavior, visualizes the reading position in real time
  • Bookworm function: automatic Scrolling at the end of the line
  • Connection via USB or Bluetooth
  • up to 20 hours of battery life

Active Star

The Active Star with its 40 Braille modules is a Braille system - Braille display and notetaker in one. The footprint for the laptop computer can be individually adjusted by a pull-out tray mechanism. Via up to 3 wireless Bluetooth connections, e.g. smartphone, tablet,
laptop, the Active Star provides access to the internet and your e-mail on the go. Operating systems of mobile devices, such as iOS, Android or ChromeOS, are supported by the Active Star. Thanks to 16 GB of internal memory, the Active Star can be used at any time to take notes and read books without being connected to an external device. 

The advantages at a glance: 

 

  • 40 concave Braille elements with cursor routing
  • flexible adjustable footprint
  • included PC keyboard, fixed via magnets
  • integrated notetaker functions such as Editor, calculator and organizer
  • compartment for smartphone
  • HTCom software - for easy transfer of files
  • ATC technology: detects the reading position and automatically scrolls forward
  • battery life up to 40 hours
  • MusicBraille - compose your own pieces of music

Basic Braille

The mobile Braille display Basic Braille is equipped with 40 Braille elements as standard. Optionally, it is also available with 20, 32, 48, 64, 80 or 84 Braille cells. With the Basic Braille, you get a low-cost entry-level model in the Handy Tech braille series from Help Tech, in high quality „Made in Germany“. The casing body of the Basic Braille is made of sturdy, anodized Aluminum. The side panels are made of a high-quality, textured, pleasant non-slip plastic. Equipped with durable Braille elements with robust tactile pins. The Basic Braille will provide you access to computer systems for many years.
 

  • available with 20, 32, 40, 48, 64, 80, 84 braille elements with cursor routing
  • stylish, robust aluminum housing and durable Braille elements
  • flat and space-saving design
  • HID technology - ready to use, without driver software
  • optional: wireless Bluetooth, with integrated rechargeable battery

Braille Star 80

Braille Star 80 is the optimized Braille system for every workplace, equipped with 80 piezoelectric Braille elements. It is designed for stationary use with a computer system. In combination with the PC keyboard, you can use the Braille Star 80 even without a computer to write notes. This is how the Braille Star 80 becomes an intelligent Braille system. The PC keyboard can be placed directly on the Braille Star 80. In addition to a 16-key pad, the Braille Star 80 offers 8 function keys. These are ergonomically arranged for Braille input. 

The advantages at a glance: 

 

  • 80 concave braille elements with cursor routing
  • freely assignable 16-key pad, e.g. for operator functions in telephony applications
  • internal notetaker function
  • easy data transfer: via HTCom from Braille to the PC and vice versa
  • simultaneous connection with two PCs - manually switchable
  • small distance between the Braille output and the PC keyboard
  • 4 MB of internal text memory

Connect Braille

The Connect Braille is a 40 character Braille display. You can enter text with the ergonomically designed Braille keyboard. The Connect Braille can be connected via USB to the PC or via Bluetooth to three additional devices, like smartphones. The rechargeable batteries can easily be exchanged himself. With only 900 g and a battery life of 20 hours, the Connect Braille is your reliable mobile companion.
 

  • 40 concave braille elements with cursor routing
  • integrated ergonomic braille keyboard
  • HID technology - ready to use, without driver software
  • Connection via USB or Bluetooth
  • Multiple Bluetooth technology - up to 3 devices at the same time
  • up to 20 hours of battery life

Modular Evolution

Modular Evolution is designed for the professional blind user in their workplace. Adapted for your needs, Modular Evolution offers the perfect combination for you. The Modular Evolution is available with either 88 or 64 Braille elements. The connected Modular Keyboard or Modular Braille keyboard creates a complete system. An additional number pad on the 88 version can be clicked into the system left or right. The patented ATC (Active Tactile Control) technology offers unique assistance features such as automatic scrolling, fast reading or announcing text attributes.

The advantages at a glance: 

 

  • 64 or 88 concave braille elements with cursor routing
  • individually customizable for your needs: QWERTY keyboard or Braille keyboard, numeric keypad
  • patented ATC function: automatic scrolling during reading, and much more
  • one-cable solution: all components are electrically and mechanically connected
  • 3 USB ports
  • 16 GB of storage space

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