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What is “HIMS Chat”?line

HIMS Chat is an application designed to facilitate face-to-face communication between a Deaf-Blind person and a sighted person via Bluetooth connectivity between an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, and a HIMS Braille Sense notetaker (Braille Sense U2, Braille Sense U2 QWERTY, Braille Sense U2 MINI) or Braille EDGE 40.

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How HIMS Chat Works?line

1. Download HIMS Chat for free from the Apple App Store to your iPhone, iPod or iPad.
2. Connect your HIMS notetaker to your i-device as a Bluetooth Braille display using Voice Over.
3. When the notetaker is connected, execute the HIMS Chat program and choose “New Chat”.
4. A greeting appears introducing the program to the sighted/ hearing person and instructs them how to begin a conversation.
5. Now the Deaf-Blind and sighted/ hearing person can type back and forth.
6. You may save conversations or use built-in or user-created macros to quickly enter a number of saved phrases.


What can I do with “HIMS Chat”?

HIMS Chat;
Facilitates face-to-face communication between a Deaf-Blind and a sighted person.
Includes built-in and user-created macros for easy entry of common phrases using just a few keystrokes.
Save conversations and read them at a later date.
Receive vibration alerts from the Braille Sense U2 when a sighted person sends a message on the iPhone.

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