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Access software for a blind person using a braille display

BRLTTY is a daemon which provides access to the console (text mode) for a blind person using a braille display. It drives the braille display and provides complete screen review functionality. The following display models are supported:

 * Alva/Optelec (ABT3xx, Delphi, Satellite, Braille System 40, BC 640/680)
 * Baum
 * BrailComm
 * BrailleLite
 * BrailleNote
 * Cebra
 * EcoBraille
 * EuroBraille (AzerBraille, Clio, Esys, Iris, NoteBraille, Scriba)
 * Freedom Scientific (Focus and PacMate)
 * Handy Tech
 * HIMS (Braille Sense, SyncBraille)
 * HumanWare (Brailliant)
 * Iris
 * LogText 32
 * MDV
 * Metec (BD-40)
 * NinePoint
 * Papenmeier
 * Pegasus
 * Seika
 * Tieman (Voyager, CombiBraille, MiniBraille, MultiBraille,
           BraillePen/EasyLink)
 * Tivomatic (Albatross)
 * TSI (Navigator, PowerBraille)
 * VideoBraille
 * VisioBraille

BRLTTY also provides a client/server based infrastructure for applications wishing to utilize a Braille display. The daemon process listens for incoming TCP/IP connections on a certain port. A shared object library for clients is provided in the package libbrlapi0.6. A static library, header files and documentation is provided in package libbrlapi-dev. Bindings to other programming languages can be found in cl-brlapi (Lisp), libbrlapi-java (Java) and python-brlapi (Python).

Tags: Accessibility Support: Input Systems, Screen Reading, Implemented in: implemented-in::c, interface::text-mode, Role: Program, Scope: scope::utility, uitoolkit::ncurses, Purpose: Hardware Driver

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