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Optelec ALVA BC640

Are you a Braille reader? Would you like a device that converts information from your computer screen into a seamless line of Braille characters? Do you wish to have wireless computer access to applications?

Efficient access to information


Offering 40 Braille cells, an optional built-in screen reader and high range integrated Bluetooth technology, the ALVA Braille Controller 640 wirelessly connects to your computer, smart phone or tablet without having to install a driver.

Enjoy using a seamless Braille display


The ALVA BC640 guarantees a paper-like reading experience thanks to the seamless Braille caps and to the luxurious Braille cells.

Ideal mobile solution


The light, compact design makes the ALVA BC 640 your ideal companion while travelling. Take the ALVA BC640 with you, using the convenient carrying case, and effortlessly interact with your phone or computer.

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Specifications

Screen Reader Compatibility v.4

Windows 7, 8 and 10 (32-bit and 64-bit):

Windows Vista and Windows XP:

Symbian:

Android:

Apple Mac OS X Leopard, Lyon, Mountain Lyon and higher: VoiceOver

Apple iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone iOS 5.1 and higher: VoiceOver

Linux: BRLTTY

Screen Reader Compatibility v.4.1

Windows 10:

Android:

Apple Mac OS X Leopard, Lyon, Mountain Lyon and higher: VoiceOver

Apple iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone iOS 11 and higher: VoiceOver

Linux: BRLTT

For a full overview of the specifications and manual, see the downloads below.

Downloads

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