Pentronics is committed to braille as the medium of literacy for the blind. To this end, we seek to provide the best products available, along with the service & support for which we are renowned.
Pentronics is proud to be partnered with Index Braille of Sweden, with whom we have had a relationship since the production of their first embosser over 30 years ago.
We are also excited to announce an association with eurobraille of France and their b.note braille display and notetaker range.
Our unparalleled knowledge of braille devices, braille embossers and braille production makes us the best choice to supply your braille requirements.
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Founder & Proprietor of Pentronics
Pentronics was founded in 1987 as an independent provider of service for adaptive technologies for the blind and vision impaired. Nigel is an electronics engineer who, before starting Pentronics, worked in the Talking Book Studios of the then Royal Blind Society of NSW, before moving to Wormald Sensory Aids, (now known as Humanware), as their applications engineer, Australian Service Manager & later, Australian Manager. During this time, Nigel was responsible for the introduction of refreshable braille technology and computerised braille production into Australia. Nigel is also the author of the Toccata Braille Music Translation software and PictureBraille Tactile Graphics software.
As a member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers; Life Member of NextSense, (previously the Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children); guest lecturer at Renwick College's course of Master of Special Education; the 2003 recipient of the Betsy Caroline Brown Memorial Award for Services to Music Education from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music High Association of Old Students, (CHAOS); member of the Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities, and recipient of its 2016 Tammy Axelsen Lifetime Achievement Award, Nigel is dedicated to providing the best in adaptive technologies, with the best service and support possible.
Index Braille Embossers
Developing safer alternatives since 2010, the UltraCane is an electronic long white cane for use by people who are blind or visually impaired
Duxbury Braille Translation Software
Duxbury Systems are the world leader in braille translation software. Now available for both Windows and Mac.
PictureBraille Tactile Graphics Software
Easily create tactile images that can be embossed directly or incorporated into a Duxbury document.
Tactile Image Fuser and Swell Paper
Large Print and Talking Calculators
We are an Authorised Perkins Service Centre with over 25 years experience in brailler repair. All models from Classic to SmartBrailler.
From Braille Business Cards to Braille Music. Contact us to see if we can help.
Contact us to see if we can assist with the repair of your device.
+61 (0)2 4735 7355
64 Saratoga Ave
PO Box 695