RAY E5 – Smart Choice for the Young in Mind

Magnetizing simplicity with folded keypad and full-screen touch sensitive smartphone.

Ray E5



Introducing RAY E5 – a modular smartphone for the blind and visually impaired.

The new E5 is an all new device offering a full 4.5″ touchscreen, a magnetic keypad and a stylus pen, giving you full control over type speed, navigation and item discovery.

We’ve integrated the new Ray OS into this smart device by Austrian manufacturer Emporia, specially designed for the elderly with simple navigation menus, large icons and  easy interface – providing a powerful tool, allowing fast typing using the magnetic keypad, convenient navigation using the stylus pen, and an easy and friendly discovery using the patented ray OS.

Device provided with stylus pen and charging dock for extra comfort and ease of use.



Eye-Free User Interafce

RAY intuitive eye-free interface with the touch screen is easily done with our patented "touch anywhere, slide your finger and lift" method. The interface provides homogeneous interfaces across all system functions, single gesture to frequently used functions, and one-hand operation.
Voice commands using speech recognition is available for certain functions.

Remote assistance

Our promise - you will never be left in the dark.
RAY powerful set of remote assistance enables users to get anytime, anywhere support over the Internet from family members and our support team.
It includes control on all system setting, media and information stored, remote navigation assistance, remote visual identification and device find-me services.

TAG identifier

A reader for adhesive NFC tags you can program with unique labels to identify special objects like medicines, boxes and such

Media center

Powerful media functions including audio books reading, music center, podcast server and Internet radio.
All of it can be configured and downloaded remotely to the user device from our web interface.
RAY provides access to a number of publicly available, online audio books libraries.


Navigation solutions based on GPS data including 'where am I' function, 'what around me' information and step-by-step guided navigation


Telephony and contact list management including dial by name using voice recognition; 7 quick dial numbers; list of favorite numbers and history of calls.
Contacts information can be edited over the web by family members and support professionals.


Making and receiving SMS messages and eMail.
Reading of text messages using TTS (text to speech) technologies.
Answer to text with a range of keyboard options that are available on Android Play store or by speech dictation.

Recording and Scheduling

A fully featured recording capabilities of messages and notes with easy retrieval.
Scheduler application with remote setting of appointments and alarm.

Visual identifications

Color identification.
Currency identification.
Visual remote assistance where users may open the video camera to a sighted person over the Internet


Display: 4.5 inch, 960×540 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, IPS LED
Dimensions: 138 x 10 x 69.5
Processor: 1.3 GHz Quad Core
Graphics adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 304
Memory: Internal memory 4 GB and 512 MB RAM
Storage: Micro SD card slot, up to 32GB
Battery: Li-Ion 3.7 V / 2600 mAh
Standby time: up to 500 hours
Talk time: up to 500 minutes
Camera: 8 MP
Front Camera: 2 MP
Bluetooth: 4.0
Frequency EGSM900 / DCS1800
UMTS 900/2100, Volume I / VIII
SIM Card Type: Mini SIM
Weight: 156 g


Please call or eMail at any time and explore our extensive support section.
And remember the full set of remote assistance capabilities available to you and your family member so you will never stay in the dark.

Top Questions

Which operating system does this device run?

RAY E5 runs on Android version 4.4.2.
The product enables transparent switch between RAY operating mode and Android operating mode

Latest Update: 2016-05-10T22:34:56+00:00

Do you support Android accessibility and TalkBack?

Yes, we do.
Working in Android mode, you can set the device to work in regular mode (for sighted people) or accessibility mode with TalkBack features

Latest Update: 2016-05-10T22:34:56+00:00

Which languages are supported?

We support the following languages:
English (US and UK)

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Which carriers are supported

The Ray E5 works on any GSM network all over the world.
In the USA the device works on AT&T, T-Mobile, OdinMobile and other GSM providers.
To be sure if the device can work in your geography, please check the local support for the EmporiaSMART device.

Latest Update: 2016-05-10T22:34:56+00:00