BrailleBack is an Accessibility Service that helps blind users make use of braille devices. It works together with the TalkBack app to give a combined braille and speech experience.
This app lets you connect a supported refreshable braille display to your device via Bluetooth. Screen content will be presented on the braille display and you can navigate and interact with your device using the keys on the display. It is possible to input text using the braille keyboard.

Devices supported in this version:
• APH Refreshabraille
• Baum VarioConnect
• Baum VarioUltra
• Esys EuroBraille
• Freedom Scientific Focus Blue (14 and 40 cell models)
• HandyTech (Basic Braille, Active Braille, Braille Star, Braille Wave, Braillino, Easy Braille)
• Harpo (Braillepen 12, Braillepen 12 Touch)
• HIMS (BrailleSense, Braille EDGE)
• Humanware Brailliant (1st generation and BI models)
• Optelec Alva (BC640, BC680), Easylink 12 touch
• Orbit Reader 20
• Papenmeier Braillex Trio
• Seika (notetaker and 40 cell display)

This app is not active by default.
Steps to activate this app:
• Go to Settings
• Select Accessibility
• Select BrailleBack, and turn on the switch
• Go back to Settings
• Select Bluetooth
• If your Bluetooth braille display is not paired, make sure that the display is in pairing mode, and pair your display via Bluetooth Settings
For further instructions, press the space bar and dots 1, 2 and 3 on the display at the same time. If your display doesn't have braille input keys, choose Keyboard help in BrailleBack settings.

From version Google BrailleBack 0.97.0.313699921:

• Use grade 2 mode for Braille tables that support it.

• Switch between grade 1 and grade 2 input with shortcut space + g.

• Turn word wrapping on or off.

• Support for VarioUltra Braille display, Orbit Reader 20 low-cost Braille display.

• New earcons.

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Latest: 0.93.0 on October 2, 2014
All versions

Version:0.97.0.313699921

Uploaded:June 10, 2020 at 11:50PM UTC

File size:3.94 MB

Downloads:159

Google BrailleBack 0.97.0.260434933

Version:0.97.0.260434933

Uploaded:August 12, 2019 at 2:44PM UTC

File size:3.91 MB

Downloads:174

Google BrailleBack 0.97.0.229666838

Version:0.97.0.229666838

Uploaded:January 31, 2019 at 4:52AM UTC

File size:3.29 MB

Downloads:153

Google BrailleBack 0.97.0.217383600

Version:0.97.0.217383600

Uploaded:October 18, 2018 at 5:16AM UTC

File size:3.29 MB

Downloads:150

Google BrailleBack 0.97.0.205156277

Version:0.97.0.205156277

Uploaded:July 19, 2018 at 6:56PM UTC

File size:3.29 MB

Downloads:43

Google BrailleBack 0.97.0 beta

Version:0.97.0

Uploaded:April 10, 2018 at 4:17AM UTC

File size:3.29 MB

Downloads:133

Google BrailleBack 0.96.0 beta

Version:0.96.0

Uploaded:August 5, 2017 at 4:35PM UTC

File size:3.06 MB

Downloads:482

Google BrailleBack 0.95.1-prod
December 10, 2015

Version:0.95.1-prod

Uploaded:December 10, 2015 at 5:31PM UTC

File size:2.77 MB

Downloads:299

Google BrailleBack 0.93.0
October 2, 2014

Version:0.93.0

Uploaded:October 2, 2014 at 4:55PM UTC

File size:1.49 MB

Downloads:1,121