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Canadian Bank Note Reader (BNR)

Product Category
Household, Personal and Other Independent Living Products

Product Description
Designed to assist visually impaired, blind, and deaf-blind people identify Canadian bank notes. It recognizes all Canadian bank notes currently in circulation and those expected to be in circulation over the next few years. Its two-tone coloring provides high contrast. Allows user to select an appropriate output mode from bilingual-speech, tone or vibration, allowing for different levels of discretion when operated in public. Has a volume control for speech and tone announcements as well as a standard headphone jack.


Distributed by
Distributed to all blind/visually impaired Canadians for free through their local CNIB office.

  • Handling Money
Suggested Price
Free for Canadian residents. People who are interested in the product outside of Canada should call Brytech directly for special pricing.

Technical Support (E-mail)

Technical Support (Phone)
(613) 731-5800

Documentation Format
  • Electronic
  • Large Print
Documentation Language
  • English (American)
  • French
  • Spanish (Castilian)

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