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OBVI: Vendors of Braille Translation Software

If you have a question that isn't answered below, please email the Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired (OBVI).

Also see Braille Transcribers

Braille Translation Software is critical to the production of quality braille. The following is a listing of all companies in this field, including Duxbury Systems.

Computer Application Specialties Company

PO Box 22219
Lincoln NE 68542
Phone: 402-423-4782
Fax: 402-423-5154

  • ED-IT software, a braille editor for braille transcribers with a translation option

Dancing Dots

1754 Quarry Lane
Valley Forge PA 19482
Phone: 610-783-6692
Fax: 610-783-6732

  • Provider of software that translates musical score into braille for blind musicians.

Duxbury Systems, Inc.

270 Littleton Rd, Unit 6
Westford MA 01886
Phone: 978-692-3000
Fax: 978-692-7912

  • A pair of braille translation software products: DBT Win and MegaDots.

Freedom Scientific

11800 31st Court North
St. Petersburg, FL 33716-1805
Phone: 727-803-8000
Toll free: 800-444-4443

HumanWare, Inc.

6245 King Rd.
Loomis CA 95650
Phone: 916-652-7253 or 800-722-3393
Fax: 916-652-7296

National Federation of the Blind

1800 Johnson St.
Baltimore MD 21230
Phone: 410-659-9314
Fax: 410-685-5653

  • NFB-TRANS available for free download

Last revised August 1, 2022