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American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults Future Reflections Convention Issue 2015
Cosmo Brailler and BERT Software Overview
By Karl Belanger
The Cosmo Electronic Brailler and BERT (Braille Education Remote Training) software are produced and sold by Electronic Brailler LLC. The Cosmo is a Braille writer with several electronic functions, including acting as an input keyboard and embosser for the Duxbury Braille Translator, and working in conjunction with the BERT software. BERT is an online tool, also from Electronic Braillerthat allows a teacher to teach up to 15 students simultaneously over the internet. Teachers can have class discussions by the teacher typing into the computer using six-key entry, and the text will be Brailled on the students’ Cosmo. The software also allows the uploading and completion of assignments, which can then be archived for future reference.
© National Federation of the Blind 2015
David Pillischer wants to teach Braille – remotely
Fewer Than 10 Pct. of Blind Americans Learning to use Braille
Jordan Gilmer has a degenerative condition that eventually will leave him completely blind. But as a child his teachers did not emphasize Braille.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Colleges Lock Out Blind Students On Line
Darryl Shandrow, a journalism student who is blind, can navagate around Arizona State University just fine.
1403 Cosmo eBrailler
1403 Cosmo eBrailler and the BERT Remote Braille Teaching Tool (Jan. 15, 2014) Show Notes
Hosts Nancy Goodman Torpey and Peter Torpey speak with David Pillischer, president of Electronic Brailler LLC and inventor of both the Cosmo eBrailler electronic portable Braille embossing system and BERT, the Braille Education Remote Tool which utilizes Cosmo to enable Braille instruction remotely over the internet either one on one or in a group.
EBrailler Cosmo Braille Writer – Assistive Technology – About.com
The EBrailler Cosmo Braille Writer is a quiet, portable, easy to use braille writer ( similar to a typewriter), embosser (printer), and computer input device when …
Will BERT Change How Blind Students Learn Braille?
Will BERT Change How Blind Students Learn Braille? Monday February 17, 2014. EBrailler Cosmo Braille Writer. Matching certified braille instructors with blind students.
How many children in America are not taught to read?
The answer is 90 percent if the children are blind.
The Electronic Brailler of Tomorrow
The Electronic Brailler of Tomorrow Here Today: Distance Learning and Braille Production in One Device
David Pillischer, President, Electronic Brailler LLCPeter Sullivan, Vice President of Software Development, Duxbury Systems, Inc. (19 MB)