How much does Canute 360 cost and where can I buy it?

Canute 360 is available to consumers for £2,050, or US$2,900. You can find a full list of confirmed Canute 360 distributors at on the Bristol Braille website. If you are an experienced distributor of Braille products and wish to become a distributor, please contact Bristol Braille Technology on

Can Canute 360 open .DOC/.PDF/.EPUB/.TXT/.HTM files?

Canute 360 can only open .BRF and .PEF Braille files. Print source files can be converted to a format compatible with Canute 360 using software. Both free and paid for Braille translation packages are available.

Is Canute 360 compatible with screen-reader software Braille output?

Canute 360 is supported by the BRLTTY screen-reader. Further screen reader support is in the works, however we are not currently able to give a timetable for development of this support.

Is a protocol available for developers

Yes. See the documentation. Please email us at if you are interested in developing for Canute.

How can I become a tester for Canute 360

We are not currently seeking beta testers for Canute 360. If you want to try Canute 360 we regularly demonstrate at major events around the UK and around the world. If you are located outside the UK, please contact your local distributor for information on testing and demonstrations. You can find a full list of Canute 360 distributors at

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