Keyboard Interface

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Aac Keys

AAC Keys is a keyboard interface and mouse emulation program designed to enable the user to control a computer using an alternative and augmentative communication device. Implementing the common GIDEI (General Input Device Emulating Interface) commands, this software receives commands through the computer's serial port and translates them into keystrokes and mouse moves, giving the user full control of the computer from another device. This software is available in English and German versions fo

Aesop

Aesop is a voice output keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. Designed to aid users with vision disabilities in learning touch typing, the unit is connected to a PS/2 standard computer keyboard and speaks each letter as it is typed in a digitized human-quality mail voice. Features include calculation of typing speed up to 99 words per minute, adjustable volume via the keyboard, and headphone or internal speaker output. POWER: Uses a 9-volt battery or al

Bat Keyboards

BAT Keyboards are one hand keyboard interfaces designed to emulate all the functions of a standard computer keyboard. The system consists of two seven-key keyboards which are angled and have palm rests. The keyboards are capable of entering all the functions and characters of the traditional QWERTY keyboard and more. Letters, characters, and symbols are selected by pressing a combination of keys, similar to chords on a piano. One or two hands can be used to enter data. The user can assign chords

Chatbox 40-Xt

ChatBox 40-XT is a direct selection, scanning, and keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This sturdy voice-output device speaks pre-recorded (digitized) or synthesized messages when the user presses buttons on its alphabetic/symbolic keyboard, which has 40 keys with 10 levels for a total of 400 messages. The device has 30 minutes of recording time, and supports single-switch, dual-switch, and joystick scanning, with auditory prompts for

Darci Too

DARCI TOO is a keyboard emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This device can be controlled by joysticks, switches, matrix keyboards, or communication aids and supplies Morse Code, scanning, matrix keyboard, Darci Code, and communication aid access to all computer functions.The input device is selected by a setup menu which is displayed on DARCI TOO's display panel. Input devices are connected to one of the three input connectors. Setup ro

Discover:board

The Discover:Board is a keyboard interface designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity, visual, or cognitive disabilities. This voice output keyboard speaks letters, words, or sentences to provide auditory feedback and can be used with such applications as ClarisWorks, Co:Writer, Write:OutLoud, Speaking Dynamically, and the Internet. The set includes the large membrane keyboard, four keyboard overlays, overlay creation software, support for a variety of programs, text entry capa

Discover:ke:nx Evaluation Set

The Discover:Ke:nx Evaluation Set is a keyboard interface kit designed to offer a wide range of computer access features for multiple users with physical disabilities. The package includes Ke:nx, PCA Checklist, Big:Calc, Kids in Action Icon Gallery, Key Largo, Macintosh TouchWindow; KeyGuard 128 for Key Largo, DJ (Don Johnston) Switch Kit, and Write:Outloud (see also separate entries). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: ADB port, hard drive, 8 megabytes RAM, an

Discover:kenx

Discover:Kenx (pronounced "connects") is a keyboard interface designed to enable individuals with upper extremity, severe physical, or cognitive disabilities to access a computer using a choice of methods other than a standard keyboard. This device plugs directly into the keyboard port and enables customization for multiple users; the system remembers user preferences and automatically selects the appropriate set-ups. For example, one or two switches can be connected for scanning access, Key La

Diy Wireless Typing Glove

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a wireless typing glove for individuals who type on a smartphone or computer one-handed and individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. G.A.U.N.T.L.E.T. (Generally Accessible Universal Nomadic Tactile Low-power Electronic Typist) is a do-it-yourself wireless typing glove that was developed by a pair of former design students and is in the beta stage of development. G.A.U.N.T.L.E.T. allows users to type on any smartphone

Emulate

Emulate software is a keyboard interface program and communication device accessory designed to allow VOIS 160 keyboard users to operate computers using the VOIS keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and IBM compatible computers.

Ergodex Dx-1 Programmable Keyboard

The Ergodex DX-1 Adaptive Keyboard is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical, upper extremity, vision or cognitive disabilities. This keyboard consists of a tablet and 25 adhesive-backed keys. Although the adhesive forms a strong bond, the keys can be moved by twisting them off, enabling them to be moved around on the surface. The keys are programmable to perform any number of tasks, including controlling single or multiple functions such as moving entire bloc

Gauntlet Glove Keyboard

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a keyboard alternative for individuals who have the use of only one hand or have fine motor disabilities in one hand. Gauntlet, or the Generally Accessible Universal Nomadic Tactile Low-power Electronic Typist, is a smart glove device that features built-in wireless keyboard functionality. This device looks like a black glove with letters placed in between joints of each finger. The user types by using the thumb to touch the desired let

Helpikeys

Helpikeys is designed for use by individuals with low vision and cognitive and learning disabilities. Helpikeys is a programmable membrane keyboard which replaces a traditional keyboard and mouse. It comes with five standard overlays which are recognized by the keyboard when inserted under the protective membrane. As a programmable alternative keyboard, Helpikeys can be changed by using one of these five standard overlays, or by using the Helpikeys Layout Builder software (included) that allows

Intellikeys Usb Assistive Keyboard

IntelliKeys is an alternative keyboard designed to meet the needs of students with physical disabilities. It is a customizable, flat, touch-sensitive device. Unlike standard keyboards with a fixed set of keys, the configuration of IntelliKeys can be easily changed by sliding different overlays onto the touch sensitive area.

Key Largo

Key Largo is a modified keyboard designed for use by indivisuals with upper extremity or cognitive disabilities. This membrane keyboard can be set up with as few as two keys for simple choice making or it can be set up with a full 128-key latout for maximum functionality. The flexibility of the keyboard enables the user to have his or her own specific number of keys, keyboard configuration, specific letters, and specific pictures and/or speech feedback for communication and learning needs. Using

Keyboard Frame

The Keyboard Frame is a keyboard interface designed to allow users with limited arm movement to adjust the positioning of a computer keyboard and to facilitate access by wheelchair users. The device consists of a steel frame with two arms fixed to a 3/4-inch steel tube. The frame swivels on a steel plate which locks using a 2-inch wing nut. The whole device is attached to a desktop utilizing a standard C-clamp. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by John Duffus for persons who find standard keyboard

Keyboard Retractable Shelf (Models R7196 & R7197)

The Keyboard Retractable Shelf is an adjustable keyboard tray designed to support the keyboard at the most comfortable height for each individual user, and to free up valuable workspace. This tray attaches underneath the desk or table top, and slides horizontally to a maximum of 17.75 inches. The tray has tilt adjustments to provide keyboard slant up to 15 degrees. In addition, the tray is also adjustable vertically by 5.75 inches and swivels 360 degrees. Each adjustment position is secured with

Literacy Pack

The Literacy Pack is a set of access and literacy items, including a keyboard interface, a voice output word processor program, and a spelling tutorial program, designed for use by individuals with cognitive, visual, and upper extremity disabilities. This package includes IntelliKeys and IntelliTalk (see separate entries) by IntelliTools and Spell-A-Word (see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use with Macintosh computers or IBM and compatible computers equipped with Wind

Lomak

The Lomak (Light Operated Mouse And Keyboard) is a modified keyboard designed for use by people who have difficulty using or are unable to use a standard mouse and keyboard, including people with upper extremity disabilities, neurological disabilities, arthritis, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and carpal tunnel syndrome. The Lomak’s keys are arranged in three circles with each key equidistant from the confirm key so that the keyboard can be operated with very small moveme

Mini-Arm Keyboard Platform

The Mini-Arm Keyboard Platform has four adjustable functions: height, tilt, rotation, and position. It was ergonomically designed to provide comfort for computer operators in an effort to decrease the risk of repetitive motion damage such as carpal tunnel syndrome. The Mini-Arm can be factory or field installed on any 29-inch McDowell-Craig top (and most other manufacturers' tops as well). It is especially effective when used under a McDowell-Craig Power Table (see separate entry), for this comb

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.

My-T-Mouse

My-T-Mouse is a keyboard interface program designed to allow a mouse or any other pointing device (including track balls, pens, touch screens, joysticks, puffing devices, head mice, InfraRed, switches and digitizer pads) to operate within Windows without, or as an addition to, a keyboard to minimize movement and simplify multi-keystroke actions to a single action for persons with physical disabilities. The software contains 5 different U.S. (including ABCD, DVORAK and QWERTY) and 20 internationa

Notesai

The Notesai is a modified keyboard designed for use by people with upper extremity disabilities, neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease, or spastic quadriplegia. Based on the Lomak keyboard (see separate entry), the Notesai is designed especially for people with head control. The keys are arranged in three circles with each key equidistant from the confirm key; however, in comparison to the Lomak the alphabetical keys are spaced further apart to accommodate tremors and in

Onscreen

OnScreen, formerly called My-T-Soft AT, is an on screen keyboard and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. The program provides a virtual onscreen keyboard interface with a total of 206 U.S. and international keyboards, including a standard QWERTY layout, an alphabetic "ABC" keyboard, and Dvorak layouts. The edit panel and the numeric keypad are available as separate panels. The "heads-up" display enables the user to keep his or

Proportional Keystroke Scanner

The Proportional Keystroke Scanner is an input device that plugs directly into an electric typewriter for simple communication and text editing, or can be used with a personal computer or terminal for more sophisticated tasks. Keystrokes are generated by manipulating a small display via small pressures generated using a sip and puff mouthpiece. It is operated by scanning characters at a rate that is proportional to user applied vacuum. The system consists of a display module with all the charact

Safe-Laser System (Model Sls-100)

The Safe-laser System, model SLS-100, is an optical pointer and keyboard designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, stroke, or spinal cord injury. The system includes the Safe-laser Keyboard, the uPoint safe-laser, a headband for wearing the laser, USB and audio cables, configuration software, and a charger. The specialized keyboard enables a person to access a computer through head movement when the laser is worn on the head. The laser can also allow the

Swifty Usb Switch Interface

The Swifty USB Switch Interface is a switch interface designed to provide mouse or keyboard emulation for people with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device can output mouse clicks, joystick button actions, or keyboard functions. This device It accepts standard 3.5-millimeter (mm) stereo or mono plugs for directly connecting up to two adaptive switches. When used with Beam (not included; see separate entry), the device supports three inp

Tactus

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a tactile keyboard alternative designed for users with grasping difficulties or fine motor disabilities. The buttons on the Tactus literally raise up and then lie flat on a touch screen device. Tactus’ technology readily integrates with capacitive touchscreens. The Tactile Layer replaces the top-most layer in the optical stack, often referred to as the window or cover lens. The thickness is designed to match the layer that it replaces. T

X-Keys Controller (Usb)

The X-Keys Controller (USB) is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a compound programmable keyboard and joystick designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The patented built-in joystick offers precise control with little movement and the design permits additional contr

X-Keys Desktop

X-Keys Desktop is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a keypad with 20 user-programmable keys that provide one-button access to shortcuts such as macros and hotkeys. Users can create their own macros with keystroke programming. The keyboard comes in USB or PS/2 versions. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: For PC, 2000, XP, or Vista operating system. For Mac, OSX o

X-Keys Foot Pedal

The X-Keys Foot Pedal is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a programmable keyboard designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The unit provides three foot pedals that can be programmed to replace keyboard commands; a separate command can be programmed with the pedal

X-Keys Pro

The X-Keys Pro is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a programmable keyboard designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The unit provides 58 user-programmable keys that accept multiple keystrokes, enabling multiple keystrokes to be programmed to a single key. Informa

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