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15-Inch Laptop Computer Magnifier

The 15-Inch Laptop Computer Magnifier is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed to enlarge text on a laptop monitor, this magnifier offers 3 times magnification by placing the magnifier in front of the screen. This clear, rigid magnifier completely covers the screen and features little arms that rest on the top to hold it in place. It is lightweight and can also be held over a printed page to magnify text or images. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 10.25 x 14 inch

Apple Iigs Owner's Guide: Disk Edition

The Apple IIGS Owner's Guide: Disk Edition is an ASCII text version of Apple Computer, Inc.'s Apple IIGS Owner's Guide on a single disk for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The disk contains a manual-reading program, permitting the user to read the entire guide with a speech synthesizer. The user may also print a large type or Braille copy of the text. Information on the about the Apple IIGS includes: setting up the machine and booting up the system; formatting disks and using appli

Argus 3000/l Screen Magnification System

The Argus 3000/l Screen Magnification System is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This hardware device magnifies text and graphics appearing on the computer screen, including recognition and tracking of cursor. It works without driver software or any resident program, and runs independently under DOS, all Windows environments, Windows NT, OS/2, Unix, and Linux. It also supports 256 different colors.

Aria

Aria is a braille notetaker with speech output designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This computerized organizer is designed with word processing, mathematical and communicating capabilities. The user can construct full-fledged documents, transfer files, drive a modem or use a statistical calculator. With DOS interface, this device can run external software. It can be upgraded; the system runs on 1 Megabyte of RAM and 2 Megabytes of Flash ROM (contains the Aria software).

Basic Acoustic Cabinet (Model 71030)

The Basic Acoustic Cabinet is a cabinet that functions as a noise shield for a Basic-D or Basic-S Braille printer (see separate entries), and is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. When used with a Basic printer, the Basic Acoustic Cabinet provides a Braille production module with a maximum noise level of 60 decibels (dB), allowing the printer to be used in a standard work environment. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 46 x 18.5 x 24 inches. WEIGHT: 90 pounds.

Basic Acoustic Top

The Basic Acoustic Top is a cover that functions as a noise shield for a Basic-D or Basic-S Braille printer (see separate entries), and is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. When used with a Basic printer, the Basic Acoustic Top can provide noise reduction of up to 10 decibels (dB).

Basic-D (Model 70100)

The Basic-D, model 70100, is a double-sided Braille printer or Braille embosser designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Basic-D uses continuous tractor-feed paper and can print double-sided (interpoint) Braille pages at a rate of 340 pages per hour. The control panel is labeled in both Braille and ink, and voice confirmation is provided when keys are pressed. The Basic-D supports as many as 20 Braille alphabets, and can also print Braille graphics (tactile graphics). Th

Basic-S Model 70021

The Basic-S is a single-sided Braille printer or Braille embosser designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Basic-S uses continuous tractor-feed paper and can print single-sided pages at a rate of 170 pages per hour. The control panel is labeled in both Braille and ink, and voice confirmation is provided when keys are pressed. The Basic-S supports as many as 20 Braille alphabets, and can also print Braille graphics (tactile graphics). This printer comes with a copy of Win

Bedside Computer Monitor Magnifier

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a screen magnifier to make a computer monitor more easily viewable from the bedside for a person with quadriplegia. A permanent mount was created and added on to an existing computer stand and bedside table, enabling the individual to move the magnifier in and out to get the correct degree of magnification or flip it out of the way when closer to the screen while in a wheelchair. TITLE: Bedside Facilities. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 28, Number 2, Jul

Bookworm

The Bookworm is a portable braille reader designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The size of a portable cassette player, this device enables all kinds of electronic text (e.g., from the Internet, diskette, e-mail, CD-Rom, etc.) to be stored and read on eight concave, built-in Braille elements. The unit stores four megabytes of information (the equivalent of approximately 4,000 print pages or approximately 50 Braille binders) and operates with four buttons (forward, bac

Braille 'n Speak

Braille 'N Speak is an electronic braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit features a six-key Perkins-style braille keyboard and the capability to provide output in print, synthesized speech, or braille. This portable stand-alone data manager offers a simple command structure; word processing capabilities and spell check; a fully-adjustable speech synthesizer which enables the user to control the rate of speech, tone, pitch, and more; a Grade 2

Braille Bookmaker

The Braille BookMaker is a portable desk-top Braille printer that produces Braille characters on both sides of the page for individuals who are blind. Commands are issued from a calculator-style keypad, and confirmed by tones so that the operator can change settings without having to print out prompts and responses in Braille. A brief comma sequence places the unit in single-sided mode, where it can become a terminal using the optional external keyboard, or generate samples for easier proofreadi

Braille Edge 40 (Model B40K)

The Braille EDGE 40, model B40K, is a refreshable braille display with a braille keyboard and braille notetaker functions designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit's 40-cell braille display provides Braille representation of information from the screen of a computer or mobile device, and its Perkins-style keyboard allows Braille input to the same device. The unit has 2 four-way navigation keys and 8 function keys (Escape, Tab, Control, Alt, Shift, Insert, Windows

Braille Express (Models 100 & 150)

The Braille Express, models 100 and 150, is a Braille printer designed to print in book format with two pages on each sheet for individuals who are visually disabled. The printers offer interpoint Braille at a rate of 100 or 150 characters per second. They both print up to 44 characters per line macimum, combine text and graphics on a single sheet, save up to 16 full groups of settings, and emboss raised print characters for tactual or visual reading. A rear panel impact control selector allows

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M20)

The Braille Lite Millennium, Series M20, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 20-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M20 features a 56K modem, e-mail capability, word processing, one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually unlimited

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M40)

The Braille Lite Millennium, series M40, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 40-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M40 features a 56K modem, e-mail capabilities, word processing, quick one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually un

Braille Printer (Model Bpw-32)

The Braille Printer, model BPW-32, is a desktop braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This printer can emboss six- or eight-dot braille on a single side, or on both sides simultaneously using either the interpoint or interline method. The noise level has been reduced by using an embossing method that pushes the braille embossing pins into the paper instead of striking the paper. This embossng method also allows an entire line of braille to be printed a

Braille Printer (Model Tp-32)

The Braille Printer, model TP-32, is a desktop braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The printer can emboss six-dot or eight-dot braille on one side, or on both sides simultaneously using either the interpoint or interline method. The noise level has been reduced by using an embossing method that pushes the braille embossing pins into the paper instead of striking the paper. This embossng method also allows an entire line of braille to be printed at th

Braille Sense U2 (Model H432B)

The Braille Sense U2, model H432B, is a Braille notetaker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact, portable braille notetaker has a 9-key Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a 32-cell braille display and an LCD display. It provides the functionality of a laptop computer, including WiFi, chat, document processing, DAISY playback, GPS, YouTube, Excel, and DropBox. It can perform up to seven tasks simultaneously. The Braille Sense U2 includes mu

Braille Sense U2 Qwerty (Model H432Q)

The Braille Sense U2 QWERTY, model H432Q, is a Braille and electronic notetaker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact, portable notetaker has a 9-key Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a QWERTY (alphabetic) keyboard, a 32-cell braille display, and an optional LCD display. It provides the functionality of a laptop computer, including WiFi, chat, document processing, DAISY playback, GPS, YouTube, Excel, and DropBox. It can perform up to sev

Braille Star 40

The Braille Star 40 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit can function both as a braille computer display terminal and as a portable braille notetaker. With Braille Star's Scratchpad feature, users can take notes while the device is connected to a computer, or download a file from the computer or the Internet and read, edit, and save changes to it when the Braille Star is disconnected. The Scratchpad can store up to four mega

Braille Voyager 70

Braille Voyager 70 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This display is designed for use with a desktop personal computer. It has thumbkeys to assist in screen navigation, making it unnecessary for the user to repeatedly switch hands from the keyboard to the display, and thereby ensuring an ergonomic posture. Display functions can be adjusted to fit individual preferences, and it works with all major screen readers. This display comes

Braille Wave

Braille Wave is a refreshable Braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This slimline 40-character Braille display provides access to most computer operating systems, including DOS, Windows 95/98/ME, Windows NT/2000, and Linux, and features a built-in note-taking facility that can be used with or without connection to a computer. The included software enables notes taken to be transferred to Microsoft Word on a personal computer. Standard features include

Braille+ Mobile Manager (Model 1-07450-00)

The Braille+ Mobile Manager, model 1-07450-00, is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille-input version of the Icon from LevelStar has a Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a 30 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability. Features include word processing; an MP3 player; a book player that supports DAISY books and Bookshare; voice recording; an address book, clock

Brailleconnect 12

The BrailleConnect 12 is a braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has 12 refreshable Braille cells and can be used to read and write text messages and operate a mobile phone or a personal digital assistant (PDA) or notetaker. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.7 x 8.1 x 13.0 centimeters.

Braillenote Apex (Model Bt 18)

The BrailleNote Apex, model BT 18, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-dot braille keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SDRAM; three

Braillenote Apex (Model Bt 32)

The BrailleNote Apex, model BT 32, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-dot braille keyboard, voice output, and a 32-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SDRAM; three

Braillenote Apex (Model Qt 18)

The BrailleNote Apex, model QT 18, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SD

Braillenote Apex (Model Qt 32)

The BrailleNote Apex, model QT 32, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX32 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SD

Brailleplace

BraillePlace is a braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This interpoint embosser has a print speed of 300 characters per second and is designed for use in braille publishing. It can print lines 45 characters wide using Library of Congress spacing, with 27 lines per page maximum. It connects to any computer through the parallel or serial ports, and has keypad controls with ET Speaks to vocalize controls and do other audio tasks. Braille can be printed i

Braillex El 2D-80, Braillex El 2D-66, And Braillex El 2D-40

The Braillex EL 2D-80, Braillex EL 2D-66, and Braillex EL 2D-40 are refreshable braille displays designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Braillex EL 2D models all have a standard horizontal Braille display, which presents lines from a computer screen in Braille, together with a vertical positional display that shows the cursor's location on the computer screen. By touching a routing key built into the positional display, users can quickly move the Braille display to des

Braillex El 80, Braillex El 40 Desktop, And Braillex El 40P

The Braillex EL 80, Braillex EL 40 Desktop, and Braillex EL 40P are refreshable braille displays designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. All three models have a standard horizontal Braille display, which presents lines from a computer screen in Braille. The Braillex EL 80 has an 80-cell Braille display, and the Braillex EL 40 Desktop and Braillex EL 40P models each have a 40-cell Braille display. The Braillex EL 40 Desktop is ergonomically optimized for use with a desktop c

Braillex Tiny

The Braillex Tiny is a portable refreshable braille display designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Braillex Tiny has a 40-cell Braille display with integrated cursor-routing. Thumb-operated controls enable users to move around the screen and use computer function keys without lifting their fingers from the Braille display. When a button is pressed, the Braille display functions as a positional display showing the location of the cursor on the screen. The Braillex Tiny

Brailliant 24

Brailliant 24 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 24-cell refreshable braille display enables the user to read the screen of a computer when used with screen reader software. A copy of Window Eyes screen reader is included (see separate entry); the display also works with other screen readers. The display has Bluetooth, USB, and serial interfaces. POWER: Uses the included battery. Battery life is 25 to 30 hours with Bluetooth co

Brailliant 40

Brailliant 40 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 40-cell refreshable braille display enables the user to read the screen of a personal computer when the computer is loaded with a screen reader program. (A copy of the Window Eyes screen reader program is included.) The display has Bluetooth, USB, and serial interfaces. POWER: Uses the included battery. Battery life is 25 to 30 hours with Bluetooth connectivity or 100 hours when

Brailliant 80

Brailliant 80 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille display has 80 braille cells and can be used to read the screen of a computer that is loaded with a screen reader program. A copy of the Window Eyes screen reader is included (see separate entry). This braille display has Bluetooth, USB, and serial interfaces. POWER: Uses the included battery. Battery life is 25 to 30 hours with Bluetooth connectivity, or 100 hours when

Braillino

Braillino is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a 20-character braille display with two Triple Action keys and an eight-key braille keyboard. It can be used independently or connected by a docking station to the Nokia Communicator, models 9210i or 9290 (see separate entry), a cell phone / personal data assistant (PDA). When the notetaker is connected to the Communicator, the latter can be controlled using the notetaker's brail

Braillo 200

The Braillo 200 is a Braille printer that can print six and eight dot braille at 200 cells per second. A liquid crystal display indicates the page count. Operator controls include form feed, reset, and paper stop. The printer may be connected directly to a paper cutter. The page lenths and line length are both adjustable; the maximum line length is 42 characters. DIMENSIONS: 22.62 x 25.74 x 33.93 inches. WEIGHT: 320 pounds.

Braillo 400 S

The Braillo 400 S is a braille printer that can print six and eight dot braille at 400 cells per second. A liquid crystal display indicates the page count. Operator controls include form feed, reset, and paper stop. The printer may be connected directly to a paper cutter. The page lenths and line length are both adjustable; the maximum line length is 42 characters. DIMENSIONS: 48.36 x 26.13 x 39.78 inches. WEIGHT: 530 pounds.

Braillo 400 Sr Embosser

The Braillo 400 SR Embosser is a Braille printer designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Braillo 400 SR Embosser reduces paper costs because it uses paper rolls up to 40 inches in diameter rather than standard continuous fanfold paper. Paper widths from four to fourteen inches are accepted. Once the paper is brailled, a built-in paper cutter cuts the paper and releases it to the stacker. When the stacker reaches its1000-sheet capacity, a sensor stops the machine so the

Braillo 440 Sw

Braillo 400 SW is a braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This printer is designed for large volume production of braille. It prints simultaneously on both sides of the paper at a rate of 440 characters per second continuous printing. It uses standard paper rolls up to one meter in diameter, and can print two or four page sheets with a maximum sheet length of 13 inches. It has a built in paper cutter and a stacking unit for handling large format braill

Clicker 6

Clicker 6 is a voice output word processor program and on-screen keyboard program designed for individuals at all ability levels, including students with learning disabilities or cognitive disabilities. It has a wide range of accessibility options for users who cannot use a mouse or keyboard, including individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. In this program, users can create a customized on-screen keyboard grid with letters, whole words, or pictures. Users can click

Clip&read (Model 2916)

Clip&Read, model 2916, is a pair of magnifying glasses for cell phone screens, digital camera screens, and other small devices, designed for use by individuals with low vision. This miniature pair of reading glasses can be attached to any portable device, using either the attached clip or the included velcro fastenings. The glasses are lightweight and sit snugly on the sides of the user's temples without pressure points. Magnification levels are +1.5 and +2.5 diopters. The glasses come with

Coinsnkeys

COINSNKEYS is a coin recognition and counting practice program with voice prompt and output. Tasks in program include identifying real coins by spoken name, identifying real coins by spoken value, identifying the computer keys by name, practice counting one-to-one, and practice counting simulated coins and bills. A speech synthesizer is required for voice output (not included with program). Program also includes instructions so that coins can be mounted on the keyboard. COINSNKEYS is sold as a s

Complete Early Learning Intellikeys Bundle

The Complete Early Learning IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading and math skills tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes Early Learning I, Early Learning II, Early Learning III, Mix 'N Match, and Money Skills (see also separate entries) software from Marblesoft and all appropriate overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIR

Computer Screen Enlarger (Model Ctc-20H)

The Computer Screen Enlarger, model CTC-20H, is a screen magnifier designed to magnify text and other items displayed on a computer screen for people with low vision. This hanging magnifier attaches to the top of the computer monitor and hangs in front of the screen to magnify 1.5 times their normal size. This magnifier also reduces glare and reflection, eliminates static, and blocks ultra-violet rays (UV). DIMENSIONS: Fits 14- to 17-inch monitors. WARRANTY: One year.

Dectalk Express

DECtalk Express is a speech synthesizer designed to provide computer speech output for people who are blind or who have low vision. This portable, external synthesizer provides human-like tones and several voice styles. This synthesizer plugs into the serial port of a computer and works in conjunction with screen access software to provide speech output of keyed input and other information displayed on the screen. The Express includes a carrying case, a detachable accessory pouch, headphones, a

Dectalk Pc

DECtalk PC is a speech synthesizer card designed to translate ASCII text files into synthesized speech output for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The synthesized speech capability of the card includes nine predefined voices with user-adjustable inflection. The rate of speech ranges from 75 to 650 words per minute. A user-modifiable dictionary enables the addition of custom vocabulary. The card plugs into the ISA slot of a personal computer and works in conjunction with screen acces

Desktalk

DeskTalk is a voice output computer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This desktop computer includes a preloaded screen reader program and software. The computer features an Intel Celeron one gigahertz (GhZ) processor, a 20 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, 256 megabyte (MB) random access memory (RAM), a built-in modem, speakers, and the Window Eyes Professional screen reader program (see separate entry). This package also includes the "My Office" suite, featuring word pr

Digital Audio Unit (Model Cd-05)

The Digital Audio Unit, model CD-20, is a voice output module designed to offer a single pre-recorded voice, music or sound effects to products and processes for persons with low vision. This self-contained unit consists of a microprocessor that can be implemented to provide a recording serving safety; instruction; security; or information purposes. It is designed to interface with electrical signals (i.e. analog or digital - household appliances/electrical devices) triggered by various types of

Digital Audio Unit (Model Cd-10)

The Digital Audio Unit, model CD-10, is a voice output module designed to offer pre-recorded voice, sound effects or music to products and processes for persons with low vision. This self-contained unit consists of a microprocessor that can be implemented to provide recordings serving safety; instruction; security; or information purposes. It is designed to interface with electrical signals (i.e. analog or digital - household appliances/electrical devices) triggered by various types of sensors (

Digital Audio Unit (Model Cd-20)

The Digital Audio Unit, model CD-20, is a voice output module designed to offer pre-recorded voice, sound effects or music to products and processes for persons with low vision. This self-contained unit consists of a microprocessor that can be implemented to provide recordings serving safety; instruction; security; or information purposes. It is designed to interface with electrical signals (i.e. analog or digital - household appliances/electrical devices) triggered by various types of sensors (

Digital Audio Unit (Model Cd-30)

The Digital Audio Unit, model CD-30, is a voice output module designed to offer pre-recorded voices, sound effects or music to products and processes for persons who are blind or have low vision. This self-contained unit consists of a microprocessor that can be implemented to provide recordings serving safety; instruction; security; or information purposes. It is designed to interface with electrical signals (i.e. analog or digital - household appliances/electrical devices) triggered by various

Disk Drive For Notetaker

The Disk Drive for Notetaker is a disk accessory designed to enable users of Freedom Scientific braille and electronic notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see separate entries) to save any file from a notetaker to a standard diskette. The diskettes are formatted in standard PC-compatible format and are readable by any IBM or compatible computer. The diskettes can be used for data storage or sharing or to serve as a backup of file memory for the notetaker. Thi

Dj Propack Speech Module (Model M96)

The DJ ProPack Speech Module, model M96, is a speech synthesizer designed to put high quality speech in all Don Johnston talking software for individuals with communication disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This program includes the latest MacinTalk Pro text-to-speech software which has a complete selection of natural sounding, intelligent voices. Numbers are pronounced correctly, words are spoken in context, and many abbreviations can be understood. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYS

Docreader

DocReader is a voice output word processor designed for use by individuals with dyslexia or learning disabilities. Word processing functions incude the ability to open, save and print documents; copy, cut, paste, and delete text; and apply formatting to the text (color, font, size). This program can read documents aloud using clear RealSpeak voices, including documents typed within the program itself or within Microsoft Word, a chat program, or an e-mail program. It can also speak as the user ty

Dot & Print

Dot & Print is a dual braille / print printing system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This printer can produce standard ink print and six-dot braille on alternating lines. It prints at a rate of 50 characteres per second, using Hewlett-Packard inkjet technology for ink print. In addition to braille and print on alternating lines, it can also produce braille alone, standard print alone, and large print alone.

Dot View Series Tactile Graphics Display (Model Dv-1)

The Dot View Series Tactile Graphics Display, model DV-1, is a tactile graphics display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable tactile display device converts graphical information from a computer screen into touchable images in real time. It can display all types of tactile images, including text characters, braille, magnification and reduction, scrolling, and moving images. Users can touch the image of a computer mouse in performing the click and drag o

Doubletalk Chipset (Models Rc8650 & Rc8660)

The DoubleTalk Chipset is a speech synthesizer designed for use in talking devices accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision, or in speaking aids for individuals with speech disabilities. Applications include talking optical character recognition systems, ATM machines, talking pagers and PDAs, GPS navigation systems, vending and ticketing machines, dial-up information systems, handheld barcode readers, security systems, and aids for individuals with speech or visual disabilities

Doubletalk Pc & Doubletalk Lt

DoubleTalk PC and DoubleTalk LT are speech synthesizer cards designed to provide computer speech output for individuals who are blind or who have low vision. The DoubleTalk PC includes four types of speech synthesizers. This card does not effect the speed of the application in use, converts English or Spanish text to speech, and can play back several types of digitized speech. The device offers 11 programmable modes and user-controlled parameters such as selectable voices, translation modes, ind

Dr. Peet's Talk / Writer

Dr. Peet's Talk/Writer is a two-disk reading tutorial program designed to teach to motivate beginning readers and writer to compose text on screen and to provide voice output of typed text to the user for reinforcement and auditory feedback. The first disk, ABC Discovery, introduces the alphabet, provides lessons in recognition of capital and lower-case letters, keyboard familiarity, and a one-line word processor. Disk Two, Talk/Writer, has a word processor with four commands, which uses ECHO vo

Early Learning I

Early Learning I is a perceptual training program designed for teaching recognition of colors, shapes, numbers, and letters to children with a learning disability. The program includes the following four lessons: Matching Colors, Learning Shapes, Counting Numbers, and Letter Match. All have the option of being controlled with: a keyboard, a mouse, a touch screen, IntelliKeys, or single- or dual-switch input. The program may be set to ask for a yes or no response with no as default value. A speec

Early Learning I Intellikeys Bundle

The Early Learning I IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Early Learning I (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of six overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program teaches identification of eight colors, eight shapes by sight and name, numbers from one through twenty, and upper and lower case letter

Early Learning Ii Intellikeys Bundle

The Early Learning II IntelliKeys Bundle is a math tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Early Learning II (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of two overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program teaches simple addition and number sequencing. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: System 7.1 or higher, fou

Early Learning Iii Intellikeys Bundle

The Early Learning III IntelliKeys Bundle is a math tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Early Learning III (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of three overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program teaches simple subtraction and the concepts of greater than, less than, and equal to. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYS

Elba - Braillex El Braille Assistant

The Braillex EL Braille Assistant (ELBA) is a Braille notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The ELBA features a built-in modem and software providing full Internet and e-mail access. Also included are a word processor, day-planner, scientific calculator, MP3 player, spreadsheet program, database program, and Braille translation program. It uses the Linux operating system. The ELBA has 16 megabytes (MB) of non-volatile flash memory and 32 MB RAM, allowing storage

Emfuse Color Braille Station

The EmFuse Color Braille Station is a dual Braille/print printing system designed for use in the production of print and Braille books and documents. This unit can print 1200 x 600 dots per inch (dpi) in full color while embossing up to 400 Braille cells per second (cps). It prints double-sided with ink and Braille, and can emboss Braille in 8 different dot heights for high-resolution tactile graphics. It holds 2,350 pages up to 12x18 inches and can be reloaded while printing. It works with bra

Esys 12

The Esys 12 is a braille notetaker, braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable unit has 12 braille cells with 12 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 12 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user can type notes. The unit can be used to read and write text messages and operate a mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), personal computer (PC), or notetaker. The user can

Esys 24

The Esys 24 (also known as the esys24) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 24 braille cells with 24 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 24 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can also be used to send and

Esys 40

The Esys 40 (also known as esys40) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have vision. This portable unit has a large display with 40 braille cells with 40 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The esys40 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can be used to read and

Esys 64

The Esys 64 (also know as the esys64) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 64 braille cells with 64 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 64 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via

Esys 80

The Esys 80 (also known as the esys80) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 80 braille cells with 80 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 80 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station or

Esyslight

The esysLight is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 40 braille cells with 40 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It can be used independently or connected to another device via Bluetooth or mini USB. The esysLight can be connected to a mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), or personal computer (PC) to read text messages and Internet content. The two navigation joysticks and four n

Esytime

The esyTime is self contained computer with a refreshable braille display and a braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a 32-character braille display with 32 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a 10-key braille keyboard. The device has two joysticks and eight function keys located left and right of the display. The user can use the optical sensors and tactile finger movements to advance/reverse the braille lin

Et Braille Printer

The ET Braille Printer is a desktop interpoint printer designed for printing on both sides of the paper at higher speeds for individuals with visual disabilities. The ET is an improved version of the Juliet (see separate entry) with a 40 character line and a speed of 60 characters per second. It will accept paper weighing from 20 to 100 pounds and prints on either one or both sides of the paper. Other features include high resolution graphics and a multi-copy buffer, which will print a 30 page d

Eurovocs Suite

Eurovocs Suite is a computer access program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or dyslexia. It includes DocReader voice output word processor, KeyVit on-screen keyboard, and Skippy word prediction software (see also separate entries), which can be installed separately or together. Used together, they allow access to mouse, keyboard, and other computer functions through single- or multiple-switch scanning, joystick, or other pointing devices; word pred

Everest Acoustic Hood (Model 71000)

The Everest Acoustic Hood is a noise reducation shield for the Everest Braille Embosser (see separate entry), and is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Hood is a single-compartment table-top cabinet with transparent doors in front. When used with the Everest printer, the Everest Acoustic Hood reduces noise to 60 decibels (dB) or less, allowing the printer to be used in a standard work environment.

Everest Braille Embosser (Model 70010)

The Everest Braille Embosser, model 70010, is a Braille printer designed for persons who are blind or have low vision. The Everest is a double- and single-sided Braille printer that uses cut sheet card-stock paper of the sort that is available off-the-shelf in office supply stores. Keys are labeled in ink and in Braille, and provide voice confirmation when pressed. The Everest will print Braille with dot distances of 1.6, 2.0, and 2.6 millimeters, and it will print tactile graphics images creat

Ez Magnifier

The EZ Magnifier is a screen magnifier designed to magnify text and other items displayed on a computer screen for people with low vision. This magnifier attaches to the monitor using an adjustable sliding bracket which allows for adjustment of the magnification level. The lens is sandwiched between two optical glass panes which reduce glare and allow for ease in cleaning. DIMENSIONS: Fits 15- to 17-inch monitors.

Flat Screen Magnifier

The Flat Screen Magnifier is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This screen magnifier is designed for flat screen computer monitor measuring from 14 to 17 inches diagonal. It enlarges the image up to 50 percent while also reducing glare and blocking ultra-violet (UV) rays. The screen mounts on the top of the computer monitor with hook-and-loop fasteners and brackets (included).

Franklin Speaking Language Master Special Edition (Model Lm-6000Sev)

The Franklin Speaking Language Master Special Edition, model LM-6000SEV, is a hand-held augmentative communication and learning device and voice output dictionary designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision, or individuals with speech or learning disabilities. This unit combines a spelling corrector, dictionary, thesaurus, grammar guide, and 10 educational games. The Language Master 6000SE features a typewriter-style keyboard with high-contrast lettering and raised locator dots

Fresnel Stand Magnifier

The Fresnel Stand Magnifier is a magnifier with stand and screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Fresnel Stand Magnifier can be used to enlarge a variety of objects, including a computer screen. Features include a bendable neck, a clip that holds the lens securely, and a sturdy base that does not tilt or tarnish. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 10 x 12 inches (lens).

Gemini Braille Printer

The Gemini Braille Printer, also called the Gemini Print and Braille Embosser, is a braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille printer can print braille and ink print simultaneously on the same page. Ink characters can be printed in a standard size or two or four times larger, and the user can also adjust the shading. Ink characters can be positioned either above or below the braille. Ink characters that can be printed include the major Europea

Gesture-To-Voice Synthesizer

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a gesture-to-voice synthesizer for individuals with speech or communication disabilities. The gesture-to-voice synthesizer was created at the University of British Columbia by a team led by professor of electrical and computer engineering Sidney Fels. It allows users to put on a pair of sensor-equipped gloves, then move their hands in the air. Based on those hand movements, the synthesizer is able to create audible speech. The gloves conta

Gnk Magnifier

The GNK Magnifier is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This free standing unit is mounted on an oak base and is height-adjustable. The lens is sandwiched between optical glass for protection. The unit is portable and can also be used for general work and viewing documents.

Hims Braille Sense U2

The HIMS Braille Sense U2 is a Braille and electronic note taker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The HIMS Braille Sense U2 allows the user to create and read documents, highlight important points with advanced fonts and style options. Read and analyze spreadsheets with the Excel Viewer. Always have complete and up-to-date access to email with IMAP and POP3. Has a Windows-like interface making operating of the Braille Sense familiar to Windows

Icommunicator

The iCommunicator is a communication aid for the deaf designed to enable individuals with hearing disabilities to communicate with hearing individuals without an interpreter. This computer-based system converts speech to text, speech to video sign language, speech to computer-generated voice, and text to computer-generated voice all in real time. Features include the ability to adjust the font size and text window display, the ability to adjust the signing speed and the size of the signing windo

Icon

Icon is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used by itself, this device is a portable electronic organizer and digital talking book player. Used in conjunction with the optional docking station, it is a notetaker and Internet access device. Pre-installed software applications include a calendar, address book, Web browser, e-mail, word processor, music player, podcast player / recorder, voice re

Impacto-600 Interpoint Braille Embosser

The Impacto-600 is an interpoint (double-sided) Braille printer designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This unit can print high-quality interpoint Braille pages at a rate of 600 pages per hour. The number of working parts has been reduced to a mininum to ensure reliability, and an integrated test function allows quick diagnostic testing. The printer includes permanently installed Braille character sets in several languages, together with a built-in Braille editor that allo

Index 4X4 Pro With Acoustic Cabinet (Models 70011 & 70012)

The Index 4X4 Pro is a Braille printer and publishing system designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Index 4x4 Pro is intended for use in the production of Braille magazines, books, and newspapers. When the 4x4 Pro receives a Braille text file from a computer, it processes the file into saddle stitch binding format. For example, the first sheet of a 40-page document will consist of pages 1, 2, 39, and 40, the next sheet will consist of pages 3, 4, 37, and 38, etc. The 4

Intellitalk

Intellitalk is a voice output word processor program designed for children and adults with cognitive and/or visual disabilities. The software offers easy-to-use menus and enables users to hear letters, words, and sentences as they type, ot to have the text read back from the screen. IntelliTalk offers a choice of a variety of voices and pronouciation can be modified using the built-in pronounciation editor. The program can correctly pronounce the most common words that children learn in addition

Intellitools Mac Access Pack I And Ii

The Intellitools Mac Access Pack I and II are sets of programs and/or hardware designed to make Macintosh computers accessible to individuals with physical, cognitive, or visual disabilities. The Mac Access Pack I is a five-item kit that includes a variety of tools to enhance creativity and communication skills. Included are IntelliKeys, Overlay Maker, ClickIt!, IntelliPics, and IntelliTalk (see separate entries). Mac Access Pac II includes all of the above with the exception of IntelliKeys. WAR

Intellitools Windows Access Pack I And Ii

The Intellitools Windows Access Pack I and II are sets of programs and/or hardware designed to make IBM and compatible computers equipped with Windows accessible to individuals with physical, cognitive, or visual disabilities. The Windows Access Pack I is a five-item kit that includes a variety of tools to enhance creativity and communication skills. Included are IntelliKeys, Overlay Maker, ClickIt! for Windows, IntelliPics, and IntelliTalk (see separate entries). Windows Access Pac II is design

Iveo Hands-On Learning System

The Iveo Hands-on-Learning System is a package containing a tactile graphics display (IVEO Touchpad) and a braille graphics program (IVEO Viewer, IVEO Creator, or IVEO Creator Pro), designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision and their teachers. The system can be used to teach subject such as biology, health, chemistry, astronomy, math, or geography with a combination of touch, sound, and sight. Three versions are available: Iveo Lite, Iveo Creator, and Iveo Creator Plus. Iveo

Juliet Pro 60

The Juliet Pro 60 is a desktop braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This printer has a 40-character-wide embossing line and 60-characters-per-second speed for double-sided embossing (40-characters per second for single-sided printing). It can use either continuous tractor-feed paper or single sheets, hand-fed one at a time. A variety of different paper sizes and weights can be used. ET Speaks comes up talking automatically on the Juliet Pro 60, echoin

Key To Access

Key to Access is an accessibility software module, MP3 player, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of ten accessibility tools: (1) Universal Reader for reading email and web pages; (2) E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; (3) Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-

Key To Access Vpod

Key to Access VPod is an accessibility software module, MP4 video player, and digital voice recorder designed for use by individuals who have learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of accessibility tools: Universal Reader Plus for reading email and web pages; E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-word voice output dic

Kts Refreshable Braille Display (Brailloterm 40/80 Cell Braille Display)

The KTS Refreshable Braille Display is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This display comes with software for translating text to braille and vice versa. The display is available models with 40 or 80 cells. Features include 6- or 8-dot braille selected by keystroke; screen navigation using 14 dedicated function keys; hardware cursor or 10 soft cursor tracking; display of attributes in monochrome or color modes; direct line selection;

Laptalk

LapTalk is a voice output computer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a notebook computer with an integrated full-feature screen reader program (Window-Eyes Professional; see separate entry). The computer has an Intel Celeron one gigahertz (GHz) processor and a Windows operating system that allows it to run mainstream software. It has 256 megabytes (MB) random access memory (RAM) and a 20 gigabyte (GB) hard drive. Other features include an office suite that

Large Visual Display

The Large Visual Display is a large print display accessory for the Superprint 100-D, 4425, and 4420 (sold separately; see separate entries) telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD or TT) by Ultratec. The characters on the large display are 10 times larger than characters on a standard TDD display and are displayed in bold type. TDD conversations are shown simultaneously on the TDD display and on the large visual display. The display connects to the Superprint 100-D, the Superprint 4225, or S

Librette Turnkey System & Libra Turnkey System

The Librette Turnkey System and Libra Turnkey System are personal computer systems pre-loaded with optical character recognition (OCR), screen magnification, web browser, and voice output software, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Librette system includes a personal computer running the Windows XP operating system, with a monitor, printer, and scanner, pre-loaded with VIP Scan/Read/Write, a voice output OCR program, and PnC Net, a voice output web browser tha

Magic Window

The Magic Window is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier has an adjustable hood that attaches to a computer CRT-style monitor with Velcro or to a laptop or liquid crystal display (LCD) with a latch. The front flaps of the hood rest against the front bezel on the monitor. The hood also provides glare reduction. The lens is positioned in the hood using Velcro. DIMENSIONS: Available for 14/15-inch, 17-inch, or 19-inch screens.

Marathon Brailler

The Marathon Brailler is a desk-top Braille printer designed to provide single-sided embossing for individuals who are blind. The user sets printing control parameters with a built-in keypad (no dip switches). Up to 16 different sets of parameters can be stored in the Marathon's permanent memory. Eight pre-programmed sets for popular microcomputer configurations are provided with the system. Control parameters can be verified via a 32-character visual display or in Braille. When used with Braill

Max-View Screen Magnifier

The Max-View Screen Magnifier is an external screen magnifier and glare reduction screen designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed to work with both flat and curved monitors, this unit magnifies without distortion and provides glare reduction and radiation and static control. DIMENSIONS: Models are available to upgrade a 14- or 15-inch monitor to a 17-inch monitor or to upgrade a 16- or 17-inch monitor to a 19-inch monitor.

Memovoice Notepad

The Memovoice Notepad is a braille notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Memovoice Notepad has a seven-point Braille keyboard and voice output in several languages, delivered through headphones or a built-in speaker. Functions include an alarm clock, calendar, appointments list, events list, and notepad. The Memovoice Notepad has a 256 kilobyte (KB) flash memory and 128 KB random access memory (RAM), with 2 megabytes (MB) total memory. POWER: Uses two 1.5 vo

Mix 'n Match Intellikeys Bundle

The Mix 'N Match IntelliKeys Bundle is a math tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Mix 'N Match (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of two overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program offers three activities: Sorting Fun teaches the classification of objects by shape and color (four levels of difficulty); What Comes Next teaches help

Mod 80 Braille Terminal

The Mod 80 is a refreshable braille display and keyboard interface designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This system comprises an 84-cell Braille display, a keyboard, and a 16-key function pad that can be combined to create a customized system to provide access to most computer operating systems, including DOS, Windows 95/98/ME, Windows NT/2000, and Linux. Standard features include 80 concave Braille cells with routing keys, four status cells, and eight function keys.

Money Skills (Model 0670)

Money Skills, model 0670, is a money management tutorial program designed to provide computer assisted training in the development of skills with identification of coins and bills, counting denominations and making change. The program features a built-in record keeping system, an option for an increasing level of difficulty, and exercises using U.S.. Canadian, European, British, or Australian currency. It supports keyboard, mouse, touch screen, IntelliKeys, and single- or dual-switch input. OPTI

Money Skills Intellikeys Bundle

The Money Skills IntelliKeys Bundle is a money management tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Money Skills (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of two overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program assists students in learning to count bills and coins by single and mixed denominations and to make change (multiple levels of difficulty). It als

Mygait Elite Computer

The MyGait Elite Computer is a computer terminal designed for use by older adults or individuals with cognitive disability. This all-in-une unit comes fully assembled, and provides easy access to computer and the Internet for people who have computer literacy challenges. The MyGait Elite features an integrated 20-inch high definition monitor, a built-in web camera for video chat capability, an integrated DVD/CD player for playback, and 200 percent zoom or magnification capability. The computer's

Nano Pda-Lite

The Nano PDA-Lite is a braille notetaker and personal digital assistant designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit has a Braille keyboard and cursor keys with voice output, and takes up to 90 minutes of recorded notes and up to 1,000 written notes. Text notes are entered by using the Braille keyboard or the cursor keys; audio notes are entered through the recording function. Data can be transferred by serial interface or with a USB adapter (both adapters are inclu

Odor Menu

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a restaurant menu for individuals who are blind or have low vision to order food by providing the smells of the foods offered in place of pictures. The Odor Menu is an electronic menu enhanced with a braille menu and the smells of each dish offered on the menu. This small oval device has an electric active plastic screen that can display refreshable braille and a small vent near the bottom that can emit the odors of the dish currently di

Ohtsuki Bt-5000 Braille/print Printer

The Ohtsuki Printer is a dual braille / print printing system capable of producing parallel lines of braille and standard ink print for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The user sends the printer a grade 1 or grade 2 braille file via a computer's serial or parallel port, and the printer can print only standard ink print (dot matrix), only braille, or both types on alternate lines. The speed of printing is slightly lower when both types are used. Grade 2 braille can also be printed,

Omnifer

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of duel-purpose cover for the Apple iPad™ that doubles as a Braille reader for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Designed by Jayson D’Alessandro for the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDEA) Awards, The Omnifer is an innovative cover for the iPad that transforms the iPad’s touch screen into Braille. The Omnifer is a light-weight three-panel flip design cover that allows users to switch between Braille mode and standard

Pac Mate 20 Portable Braille Display

The Pac Mate 20 Portable Braille Display is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device has 20 refreshable display cells with 10 dual-purpose hot keys in the center for shortcuts to applications, and Freedom Scientific's exclusive Whiz Wheels for navigation by line, sentence, or paragraph through files, dialogs, lists, and menus. Dual cursor router buttons on the back row and buttons on the left and right enable panning forward and b

Pac Mate 40 Portable Braille Display

The Pac Mate 40 Portable Braille Display is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device has 40 refreshable display cells with 10 dual-purpose hot keys in the center for shortcuts to applications, and Freedom Scientific's Exclusive Whiz Wheels for navigation by line, sentence, or paragraph through files, dialogs, lists, and menus. Dual cursor router buttons on the back row and buttons on the left and right enable panning forward and b

Pac Mate Bns

The PAC Mate BNS is a personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Pocket PC device has an eight-dot braille keyboard and utilizes JAWS for Windows (see separate entry) for braille and speech output. It provides access to Windows-based desktop data and software applications, and can run Pocket PC versions of popular software programs to manage information internally or to sync up and share data with other devices. With the addition of a

Pc Typer (Model D-57000-00)

PC Typer, model D-57000-00, is a computer instrustion program designed to enhance confidence at a computer keyboard for individuals who are visually diabled. It reinforces mastery of the main characters on the PC keyboard through: Keyboard Drills, prepared fingering drills to increase speed and accuracy; Hurry Scurry, a game for additional keyboarding practice; Open Typing, which offers a blank screen for typing; and Learn the Keyboard, which announces keys pressed to help students learn the key

Planning And Execution Assistant Trainer (Peat)

The Planning and Execution Assistant Trainer (PEAT) is a cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with brain injury or cognitive or memory disabilities. This handheld computer system provides customized cueing and scheduling and offers flexibility in handling schedule changes. The system's Activity Model describes the user's activites. Different types of user activities that can be defined in PEAT include: Standard tasks (tasks with fixed start times); To Do tasks (scheduled for specific da

Plate Embossing Device (Model Ped-30)

The Plate Embossing Device, model PED-30, is a Braille printer that embosses Interpoint Braille on zinc plates used for press Braille production. These templates are ideal whenever 50 or more copies of a book, document, etc. are required. This machine embosses 45 zinc plates per hour. The machine is available in USA and European Braille standards. CPS: 40 characters per second. POWER: 120 volt AC, 30 amperes maximum 60 hz. DIMENSIONS (WxLxH): 35 x 53 x 59 inches. WEIGHT: 900 pounds.

Pnc Memo

PnC Memo is a voice output and large print word processor program designed for use by individuals with low vision. Users can write letters, memos, and other documents while viewing them in large print characters. Each letter and word is spoken when typed. The program includes a built-in spelling checker that can correct misspellings automatically, or allow the user to choose from a "Pick n Click" list of additional suggested words or type in a correction.

Porta-Thiel

The Porta-Thiel is a lightweight, portable Braille printer designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Porta-Thiel prints on single sheets, continuous forms, plastic, and magazine sheets. It does not use a tractor feeder device to control paper feed. A built-in speech synthesizer informs the user when the unit is out of paper, and data are not lost during the paper resupply process. Dots can be adjusted to any paper weight. This printer embosses six- and eight-dot Braille,

Prestobraille Signmaker

The PrestoBraille Signmaker is a braille printer designed to produce Braille books and other documents at high speeds for individuals who are blind. This printer in particular is ideal for large signmakers who need Braille in the shortest form possible, but stamped through very thick materials. The industrial-strength signmaker is powered by compressed air. The message can be up to 30 characters long in the standard Library of Congress template and up to 24 characters long in the optional Califo

Pronto! 18

The Pronto! 18 is a braille notetaker and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It has an 18-cell braille display with integrated cursor routing keys located left and right of the display; alternatively, a navistick (mini-joystick) can be used to place the cursor. The Pronto! 18 includes an eight-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes, and it provides natural speech output in addition to the braille display. It can be us

Pronto! Qs

Pronto! QS is a braille notetaker and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Pronto! QS includes a standard 69-key QWERTY keyboard with tactile markers for entering data and natural sounding speech output. It can be used as a notebook, calendar with diary, voice recorder, address and phone book, clock, standard and scientific calculator, altitude and compass information, and an MP3 player. It has one built-in microphone and two bui

Romeo 25

The Romeo 25 is a braille printer designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Romeo 25 is a rugged basic embosser suitable for student, personal, or home office use. It produces a 40-character line of Library of Congress Braille at 25 characters per second. Standard features on Romeo 25 include Dynamic Braille Scaling and a choice of resolution settings for graphics. Dynamic Braille Scaling allows the user to change Braille sizes, even within a document, from Library of Congre

Romeo Pro 50

The Romeo Pro 50 is a Braille printer designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Romeo Pro 50 looks like the Romeo 25 (see separate entry), but has aditional features and prints twice as fast. The Romeo Pro 50 prints single-sided braille at a rate of 50 characters per second, versus 25 for the Romeo 25. Standard features include ET Speaks, a fast and flexible speech system that comes up automatically and echoes commands as they are entered on the printer's keypad. The unit

Siafu Pc For The Blind

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an computer display and keyboard for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Siafu is a tactile computer display that combines the standard braille display with a new screen that can present text, braille or graphics in three-dimensional relief. The tactile screen's surface utilizes a conceptual material called Magneclay, an oil-based synthetic agent that has the ability to reshape itself into any shape via a controlled electromagn

Simcheong Braille Printer And Scanner

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a scanner/printer that can scan and print documents in Braille for individuals who have low vision or are blind. The SimCheong Printer and Scanner is the result of a Korean fairy tale about a young girl and her blind father and how her sacrifices during her life result in her father's eyes being opened and his ability to see. This printer/scanner sounds like a fairy tale in of itself. This device is a compact printer and scanner that ca

Smarspeaker For Alphasmart (Model Ss200)

SmartSpeaker is an add-on speech synthesizer for use with the AlphaSmart 2000 or 3000 (sold separately) designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. Based on DECtalk, SmartSpeaker offers high-quality speech synthesis with nine voices. The user can directly type in messages to be spoken or select a phrase from commonly used phrases that the user has stored on the AlphaSmart. This device speaks the selected word or sentence, the selected paragraph, or the entire file

Sound Blaster

Sound Blaster is a speech synthesizer designed for use by individuals with visual, aural, speech, cognitive, or physical disabilities. The stereo recording and playback features enable CD-quality sound for a variety of applications, such as educational software. Speakers are not included with the sound card. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: 386 or higher processor; 16 bit slot; minimum 2 MB RAM; MS-DOS 5.0 or higher; EGA or VGA (recommended); speaker

Speaking Language Master (Model Lm-6000)

The Speaking Language Master is a voice output dictionary designed to enhance language and vocabulary skills for individuals with a cognitive disability or speech impairment, or who are blind or have low vision. The system provides auditory feedback by pronouncing over 110,000 words as many times as you wish. It includes an complete and comprehensive dictionary and thesaurus. It features spelling correction, classification of word families topically, and on-screen grammar assistance. There are a

Speaqualizer

Speaqualizer is a hardware-based system that provides voice output of information appearing on the computer screen of IBM PC or PS/2 Model 30/286 computers. The Speaqualizer is "transparent," providing voice output for any software that sends character data to the screen and uses the operating system cursor. The Speaqualizer system consists of three parts: an internal circuit card for the computer, a control box, and a connecting cable. A keyboard on the control box is used to control what secti

Supervario2 24

The SuperVario2 24 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has 24-cell braille display with integrated cursor routing keys located to the left and right of the display, three navigation keys left and three navigation keys right of the display, an on/off button, and an internal settings menu in different languages. The unit is available as Human Interface Device (HID) which allows interfacing with computers without any drivers n

Supervario2 32

The SuperVario2 32 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has 32-cell braille display with integrated cursor routing keys located to the left and right of the display, three navigation keys left and three navigation keys right of the display, an on/off button, and internal settings menu in different languages. The unit is available as Human Interface Device (HID) which allows interfacing with computers without any drivers need

Supervario2 40

The SuperVario2 40 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a 40-cell braille display with integrated cursor routing keys located on the left and right of the display, three navigation keys left and three navigation keys right of the display, an on/off button, and an internal settings menu in different languages. The unit is available as Human Interface Device (HID) which allows interfacing with computers without any drivers

Supervario2 64

The SuperVario2 64 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a 64-cell braille display with integrated cursor routing keys located to the left and right of the display, three navigation keys left and three navigation keys right of the display, on/off button, and internal settings menu in different languages. The device works with screen reading programs such as COBRA (see separate entry) as well as other programs such as Wind

Supervario2 80

The SuperVario2 80 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has an 80-cell braille display with integrated cursor routing keys located on the left and right of the display, three navigation keys left and three navigation keys right of the display, on/off button, and internal settings menu in different languages. The unit is available as Human Interface Device (HID) which allows interfacing with computers without any drivers need

Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs

Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs is a language and reading tutorial program with optional voice output and alternate access designed to train over 200 high-frequency irregular verbs in their present, past, and past perfect forms for individuals with language learning, developmental, physical, or hearing disabilities, or autism. Accessibility is available through a keyboard, touch screen, single switch or mouse. There are four verb training activities. The first trains 30 early develop

Synapse Ada Workstation

The Synapse ADA Workstation is an accessible computer terminal designed for use by individuals with visual, mobility, physical, cognitive, or learning disabilities. This unit provides a hardware interface to a computer network or mainframe. Features are integrated for use in environments where more than one accommodation technology may be required, such as schools, libraries, the workplace, or assessment and evaluation centers. Available features include speech recognition, screen reader softwar

Talking Literacy Kit For The Apple Iie (Talk)

The Talking Literacy Kit (TALK) for the Apple IIe is a set of materials designed to provide visually impaired children and adults with their first exposure to microcomputers. Tactile, auditory and visual experiences are used. The Teacher Kit includes 11 computer parts for tactile inspection, a keyboard model with brailled keys, a teacher's manual (in print and on cassette), three braille reference guides, and two pieces of speech-output software. The Student Kit includes the following programs:

Talking Public Domain Disks

Sets of public domain software are available on disk with voice output, from the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System/South (FDLRS/ South). The programs were selected and adapted so that synthesized voice output would provide all the information that the screen provides, so that they could be used by visually impaired students. The disks contain primarily educational programs. There are currently 78 "volumes," each volume being a side of a disk (disks are filled on both sides). There

Talking Toolbox

Talking Toolbox is a voice output utility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Utilities include a word processor, a spell checker, an address book, a phone dialer, a calculator, and an alarm clock. All utilities have voice output through pre-recorded human speech, plus synthetic speech for reading back user entries. Also included is Phone Pad, an interactive program that teaches blind persons how to dial phone numbers with words or letters in them. The progr

Talking Typing Teacher

Talking Typing Teacher is a typing instruction program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Typing lessons, practice drills, and typing speed tests are displayed on screen while being read out loud. Every lesson or practice session is read with pre-recorded digitized human speech, making it unnecessary for users to understand synthetic speech. Digitized human speech is used for all menus, lessons, and help. Synthetic text-to-speech is used only to read the student's

Talking Word Processor

Talking Word Processor is a voice output word processor program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities who have difficulty with reading and writing. Features include talking grammar check, text highlighting and extraction, graded word prediction, talking word prediction. talking spell check, key echo, and automatic document summarization. Reading features include word pause, sentence repeat, word repeat, and variable reading speed. The program comes with five reading voices.

Tellatouch (Model 22-0501-1)

Tellatouch, model 22-0501-1, is a manual braille writer and refreshable braille display designed for use in communication with individuals who are deaf blind. This communication device for the deaf blind has a keyboard with four rows of keys, and a braille display. The top three rows of the keyboard have keys for the alphabet, and the fourth row has the keys of a standard braille keyboard. To receive messages, the deaf blind user places a hand over the braille display. A sighted individual can c

Texthelp! Read & Write

TextHELP! Read & Write is a voice output word processor designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This toolbar-style application package offers speech feedback as the typing progresses in a choice of letter by letter, word by word, sentence by sentence, paragraph by paragraph, or by highlighted text block. Word by word speaking of highlighted text helps the user associate the written word with its sound. This software will read any onscreen text, includin

Thimble

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype Bluetooth-enabled device finger-glove that connects to a smart phone, specifically the Apple iPhone, and works as a Braille display for individuals who are blind or or have low vision. By pulsing Braille shapes onto the fingertip via an “electro-tactile grid array,” the text on the iPhone's screen can be conveyed to the blind user. The Thimble also includes a camera allowing it to scan text from other sources (such as books or labels) and t

Thomas Braille Embosser

The Thomas Braille Embosser is a braille printer designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Thomas Braille Embosser prints single-sided Braille at a rate of 40 characters per second. Its features include Dynamic Braille Scaling, which allows users to switch with just one command from Library of Congress Braille to California sign Braille, Jumbo Braille, standard Braille with increased line spacing, or the smaller Braille often preferred in Japan. Sizes can be mixed within a s

Tiger Cub Desktop Embosser

The Tiger Cub Desktop Embosser is a braille printer and tactile graphics embosser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This embosser can be used for braille production, tactile graphics, braille math with graphics, braille adhesive labels, and braille business cards, and it can emboss braille and graphics together on standard braille paper. Braille can be printed directly from mainstream Windows software like Microsoft Office, or from braille-making software like Dux

Tiger Cub Jr. Personal Embosser

The Tiger Cub Jr. Personal Embosser is a braille printer and tactile graphics embosser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This embosser can be used for braille production, tactile graphics, braille math with graphics, braille adhesive labels, and braille business cards, and it can emboss braille and graphics together on standard braille paper. Braille can be printed directly from mainstream Windows software like Microsoft Office, or from braille-making software lik

Tiger Elite 150 Printer

The Tiger Elite 150 Printer is a braille printer designed for use in the production of braille books and documents. Its printing speed is 150 cps (Braille cells per second), with automatic double-sided embossing. The unit is compact with heavy-duty construction for high volume production. The unit comes with the Tiger Software Suite, which can be used for Braille translation from MS Word and tactile graphics design in conjunction with computer graphics software such as Illustrator or CorelDraw.

Tiger Elite 200 Printer

The Tiger Elite 200 Printer is a braille printer designed for use in the production of braille books and documents. Its printing speed is 200 cps (Braille cells per second), with automatic double-sided embossing. The unit is compact with heavy-duty construction for high volume production. The unit comes with the Tiger Software Suite, which can be used for Braille translation from MS Word and tactile graphics design in conjunction with computer graphics software such as Illustrator or CorelDraw.

Tiger Max

Tiger Max is a desktop braille and tactile graphics embosser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This embosser can be used for braille production, tactile graphics, braille math with graphics, braille adhesive labels, and business cards. With this printer, braille and graphics can be embossed together on regular braille paper, rather than thermal paper, and braille can be created and embossed directly from mainstream Windows software like MS Office, as well as from

Tiger Premier 100 Braille Printer

The Tiger Premier 100 Braille Printer is a braille printer designed for use in the production of braille books and documents. Its printing speed is 100 cps (Braille cells per second), with automatic double-sided embossing. The unit comes with the Tiger Software Suite, which can be used for Braille translation from Microsoft Word or Excel and for tactile graphics design in conjunction with computer graphics software such as Illustrator or CorelDraw. OPTIONS: Floor stand for printer; Braille paper

Tiger Premier 80 Braille Printer

The Tiger Premier 80 Braille Printer is a braille printer designed for use in the production of braille books and documents. Its printing speed is 80 cps (Braille cells per second), with automatic double-sided embossing. The unit comes with the Tiger Software Suite, which can be used for Braille translation from Microsoft Word or Excel and for tactile graphics design in conjunction with computer graphics software such as Illustrator or CorelDraw. OPTIONS: Floor stand for printer; Braille paper.

Tool Factory Word Processor

The Tool Factory Word Processor is a voice output word processor program designed for use by children with learning, vision, and cognitive disabilities. The program offers full multimedia support, permitting drag-and-drop entry of photographs, drawings, video, and audio that stay where they are placed. Text and graphics can be rotated simply by dragging. A large library of clip art is included. The built-in voice engine speaks text as it is typed and the built-in spell checker provides speech fe

Tool Factory Workshop

The Tool Factory Word Workshop is a voice output database, word processor program, and spreadsheet program, along with a drawing program designed for use by children with learning, vision, and cognitive disabilities.The program includes the Tool Factory Word Processor, the Tool Factory Spreadsheet, and the Tool Factory Painter (see separate entries), as well as the Tool Factory Database, Tool Factory Administrator, the Tool Factory Bank Manager, and an E-mailer. The suite uses a consistent inter

Transend Lt

TranSend LT is a dual braille / print printing system designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system can produce braille together with ink text on alternating lines on the same page. Ink text can be either large or small print. The system consists of a control unit, a dot matrix printer, and a braille printer. TranSend uses text files that can be created by most popular word processing programs. The system has a built-in speech synthesizer which speaks all prompts as they

Triple Talk Pci

Triple Talk PCI is an internal hardware speech synthesizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Triple Talk PCI makes use of the high speed transfer rates of the PCI bus and the latest in advanced Double-Talk techology to produce a high quality of speech. The Triple-Talk PCI has eight predefined voices, 10 volume levels, 10 different speeds, and 100 unique pitches, and is fully configurable by the user. Parameters such as tone, punctuation filtering, and intonation a

Triple Talk Usb

Triple-Talk USB is an internal hardware speech synthesizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This speech synthesizer is a USB device that is capable of transferring data at a rate of 12 megabytes per second (Mbps). It executes instructions rapidly to meet the demands of any screen access program. Features include eight predefined voices, ten volume levels, ten different speeds, and 100 unique pitches; the unit is fully configurable to meet individual needs. Parame

V-Stamp

V-Stamp is a speech synthesizer module designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or who have speech disabilities. Functions of this self-contained voice/sound synthesizer and recorder include text-to-speech conversion, audio recording and playback, musical and sinusoidal tone generation, telephone tone dialer, and four-channel A/D converter. It can be used to provide voice output for optical character recognition, email, vending and ticketing machines, automatic teller mac

Varioconnect 12

The VarioConnect 12 is a refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has 12 braille cells with integrated cursor routing keys located left and right of the display; alternatively, a navistick (mini-joystick) can be used to place the cursor. The VarioConnect 12 includes a six-key braille keyboard with which the user can type notes. The seventh braille key located in the middle of the keyboard allows brailling while s

Varioconnect 24

The VarioConnect 24 is a refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 24 braille cells with integrated cursor routing keys located left and right of the display; alternatively, a navistick (mini-joystick) can be used to place the cursor. The VarioConnect 24 includes an eight-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used to read and write text messages and operate a mobi

Varioconnect 32

The VarioConnect 32 is a refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 32 braille cells and integrated cursor routing keys located left and right of the display; alternatively, a navistick (mini-joystick) can be used to place the cursor. The VarioConnect 32 includes an eight-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used to read and write text messages and operate a mobil

Varioconnect 40

The VarioConnect 40 is a refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 40 braille cells with integrated cursor routing keys located left and right of the display; alternatively, a navistick (mini-joystick) can be used to place the cursor. The VarioConnect 40 includes an eight-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used to read and write text messages and operate a mobi

Variopro 64

The VarioPro 64 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a 64-cell braille display with three navigation rollers located on the front of the display, and three navigation keys left and three navigation keys right of the display. The device requires a screen reading program such as COBRA (see separate entry). It connects to a computer through a USB (cable included) or serial port. The casing of the VarioPro 64 is made of alum

Variopro 80

The VarioPro 80 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has an 80-cell braille display with three navigation rollers located on the front of the display, and three navigation keys left and three navigation keys right of the display. The device requires a screen reading program such as COBRA (see separate entry). It connects to a computer through USB (cable included) or serial port. The casing of the VarioPro 80 is made of alumi

Vip

VIP is an optical character recognition (OCR) program and low vision reading system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program scans printed documents, books, and magazines and reads them aloud. Text also appears on-screen in the user's choice of font, letter size, letter spacing, colors, format, and presentation. Once configured, the program is controlled with four large buttons on a trackball mouse. Presentation options include text filling the full screen (W

Voice Synthesizer Module (Model V8600A)

The Voice Synthesizer Module, model V8600A, is a speech synthesizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This modular voice synthesizer includes an onboard RC8650 chipset, enabling it to automatically convert plain English text into a high-quality male voice. Applications include voice output for optical character recognition, email, vending and ticketing machines, automatic teller machines (ATM), GPS navigation systems, and dial-up information systems. This synthesi

Voicenote Bt

VoiceNote BT is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is made through a nine-key braille keyboard while output is delivered through synthetic speech. The notetaker has a Windows CE operating system and a program suite that includes a word processor that can read and write files in Microsoft Word format; a planner with a calendar, scheduler, and diary with audible alarms; an address list manager; an e-mail program with POP3 access; a scientifi

Web Lv

Web LV is a voice output Internet access device and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device allows the user to access the Internet and do personal computer functions such as e-mail and word processing without a personal computer. Commands are entered through a keyboard and Pick `n Click (PnC) menus. Using a phone line or network connection, the device provides e-mail and Internet access through speech synthesis and screen enlargement. It can b

Wireless Laser Mouse 7000 (Model Kxa-00001)

The Wireless Laser Mouse 7000, model KXA-00001, is an ergonomic mouse and screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This right-handed rechargeable laser mouse has a 2.4 gigahertz (GHz) wireless transceiver with a range of up to 30 feet. A magnifier button on mouse allows the user to point and click to enlarge and edit onscreen details. The Windows Flip feature allows the user to switch between open windows by clicking a button. The scroll wheel allows four-way scrolling.

Worcester Wire Information Processing Accessories

Wire computer accessories to handle, store, transport computer printouts or magnetic media. Nickel chrome or vinyl coated.

Write:outloud

Write: Outloud is a voice output word processor program designed to speak letters, words, sentences and paragraphs in order to enhance user writing quality for children with low vision or severe physical or cognitive disabilities. This program reads each word as it is typed for consistent auditory feedback, and it can also reads any electronic text, enabling students tp research and present reports. Included imported graphics can also be used to prompt and support writing with the "get picture

Writeonline

WriteOnline is a voice output word processor program, word prediction program and on-screen keyboard program designed for individuals at all ability levels, including people with learning disabilities, dyslexia, low vision, or cognitive disabilities. It has a wide range of accessibility options for users who cannot use a mouse or keyboard, including individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The user can install the program from CD or access the program over the Interne

Zoomview (Model 1-03919-00)

ZoomView, model 1-03919-00, is a screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video display magnifier can be used with a computer monitor or a television with a screen up to 25 inches diagonal measurement. This flat plastic magnifier uses Fresnel optics to provide magnification up to 60% larger than the original image.

 
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