Welcome to Bonocle Support

How it works?

Bonocle is a small device in the form factor of a computer mouse. It incorporates one 8-dot braille cell. Bonocle has three buttons surrounding the braille cell and two buttons on each side of the device. You can use the hardware by moving it on top of a surface to navigate a set of digital content. Alternatively, you can hold the device in the air to take actions using in the air gestures and device movements.

Bonocle’s software features can be accessed on accompanying smart devices. The applications fall under three categories, namely productivity, education, and gaming. Each application will have a tutorial to guide you through how it works and how to control it using Bonocle.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bonocle uses a custom high refresh braille cell designed to make each braille character easily identifiable. Bonocle also supports different reading modes and speeds that you can customize to fit your reading style and pace.

Bonocle identifies the content on your screen and lets you navigate it as if you are using a computer mouse. By moving the device on any surface, you can move left, right, up, and down.

Bonocle does work as a standalone device. You can connect Bonocle to a
computer and transfer text files onto its internal storage. You can access these files at any time to read its contents without the requirement of an accompanying smart device.

You will be able to view the Bonocle apps from the companion app. You can download the apps from the applications marketplace on your platform of choice; App store for iOS and Play store for android devices.

Bonocle follows a symmetrical design to allow for full usability with both left and right-handed individuals.

First, make sure the Bluetooth connection is active on your accompanying smart device.
On iOS, go to settings -> Bluetooth -> activate Bluetooth.
Put Bonocle in pairing mode using the on/off switch in the mid position and select it from your smart device’s discoverable options.
Similarly, on Android, go to settings, -> Enable Bluetooth.
Put Bonocle in pairing mode using the on/off switch in the mid position and select it from your smart device’s discoverable options.

To charge Bonocle, use the included USB-C cable to connect it to any available power source.

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