The 5 inch Video Magnifier is a portable magnifier to be used by people with visual difficulty. It has 14 color modes, and the magnification can go up to 50x. The freeze function helps users keep a screen image. After a full charge, the rechargeable Li-ion battery provides working time up to 4 hours. The TV-out allows users to display the image on any monitor for a larger display.
The Aladdin Genie Pro is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system can be used with SVGA and multi-sync monitors, S-video monitors, and television monitors (monitor not included). The reading table has a large, non-glare platform that assists in reading oversized books and moves freely in any direction. This system offers a split screen mode which permits simultaneous display of the magnified image and the computer image or full-screen toggle may be select
Andromeda is a portable video magnifier designed for use in reading by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier has a large reading table and a TFT (thin film transistor) flat screen. It magnifies documents three to fifty times with continuous zoom and an overview mode for easy orientation. It has three focus modes (full auto-focus, push-to-focus, and manual focus) and a selection of display modes, including full color, enhanced (high contrast) black on white and white on black modes, a
The Assist Vision Slider, model 5510, is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a built-in color TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen. It has rollers for maneuverability over flat surfaces, and a detachable camera for hard to access surfaces. The camera has a fixed focus and magnifies objects from 8.5 to 17.5 original size. Images can be viewed in full color, black and white, and reverse black and white, with adjus
The Big Button Caller ID is a large button telephone designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The phone features large buttons with raised numbers and Braille markings. It also includes a digital, LCD caller ID screen that allows sighted users to see information about callers before answering the telephone.
Bumps is a braille training program to teach sighted people who want to learn the braille alphabet. The program allows a person to learn the braille alphabet in three ways. In the Quick Reference mode, all 26 letters are displayed on the screen, with or without their equivalent English letters, and the user taps on a letter to fill the full screen. The Flash Cards mode displays braille letters randomly, and the equivalent English letter appears after a time period selected by the user. Finally,
CalcuScan, model M126, is a scanning calculator program designed for use by students with physical or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, or low vision. This calculator program can be used as a classroom math aid for teachers and students. Multiple key layout options and access modes are provided to suit specific teacher and student needs. The user can edit and reassign key names and functions; display calculator key layouts at any size, up to full-screen, with high-contract keys and digi
The Compact 4 HD is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit includes a viewer and a detachable magnetic stand. The Compact 4 HD's high-definition auto-focus camera provides continuous magnification of 1.7X to 12X. The full-color TFT widescreen display offers high-contrast viewing modes for easier reading; the user can set up to 4 color combinations from a choice of 16. When positioned on the detachable stand, the screen can be angled. Features inclu
The Compact 5 HD is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The 8 megapixel, high-definition, auto-focus camera provides continuous magnification of 1.5X to 18X. The full-color TFT widescreen display offers high-contrast viewing modes for easier reading; the user can select from a choice of 16 color combinations. The unit can be used with the screen extended up from the base and tilted for reading, or it can be used flat for spot or long-distance viewing. The
The Compact 7 HD is a portable handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The 8-megapixel, high-definition auto-focus camera provides continuous magnification of 2X to 24X. The full-color TFT widescreen display offers adjustable brightness and high-contrast viewing modes for easier reading; the user can select from a choice of 18 color combinations and full-color photo viewing. The unit offers two reading positions - flat or with the screen tilted up from the base.
The Compact+ is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used to read price labels, maps, bus schedules, directions, and menus. It has a color TFT screen with up to 10X magnification in full color, reverse color, black and white, blue and yellow, black and yellow, and other foreground and background color combinations. It has freeze frame functionality. The camera is positioned at the center of the screen. It comes with a carrying case and
The Complete Reading System is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Most functions of this OCR program can be activated by pressing a single key. When the user presses the F5 key, the program activates the scanner and recognizes the text. When the scanning is finished, the user presses the F6 key and the program starts reading. This OCR program has full talking menus, so no screen reader is required to navigate thr
The Deuce and Deuce Plus are video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This complete stand-alone system includes a high resolution, tilting LCD screen and a rotating auto-focus camera on an adjustable arm. It folds down to a compact system that can be carried with its built in handle. The Deuce and Deuce Plus offer full color magnification, three 2-color, high contrast modes (black and white, yellow on blue and black on yellow), and an inverse mode. The rotational camera
The Emerson Large Display Caller ID is a voice output low vision caller ID designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. The large backlit screen on the talking caller ID displays large numbers and the adjustable stand enables the user to tilt the display for easy viewing. The display has three lines: one for time, date, and total number of calls; one for the current number; and one for the current name. The device also features a 60-name and number memory and a lighted LED visual ri
The Ensemble is an amplified, captioned, hearing aid compatible telephone with answering system and voice output caller identification for people with low vision or hearing disabilities. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 50 decibels (dB) using Digital Clarity Power technology, and displays a transcript of the phone conversation in real-time on a 7-inch color touchscreen. Print on the screen can be enlarged by swiping a finger. Transcript is provided by ClearCaptions phone captioning serv
EVE (Etrek's Vocal Eyes) for Windows is a screen reader program with voice output designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It reads text in English or Korean, including Chinese characters with Korean pronunciation. Reading modes include full text, word, paragraph, and block unit. Speech speed, volume, and pitch can be controlled by the user. The program shows the current window status by reading the title and status bar and scanning the window. It offers a button list fo
The EZ Read Electronic Reading Aid is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This mouse-style, hand-held magnifier is placed directly on top of reading material to display the magnified image in full color on a connected television. The unit connects to a television using the supplied video cable. Internal LED illumination ensures that the image on screen is bright and easy to read. The size of the television monitor determines the actual magnification of the item; th
The Flick Camera is a portable, hands-free distance and near camera for use in the classroom, workplace and home environments designed for individuals with low vision. The fully motorized camera and lens systems minimize the adjustments normally required to manipulate a camera between distance and near tasks, allowing settings such as focus and magnification, to be easily controlled using mouse, keyboard or touchscreen device. Flick is the first immersive and touch screen camera system, allowing
The Flipper Panel (12-inch) is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable magnifier integrates the Flipper (see entry for the Flipper) rotating camera with a slim, liquid crystal display (LCD) platform. The discrete camera projects a full-color, auto-focus image on the screen, enabling the user to read, view distance, and write at school, in the office, at home and much more. This model offers 3x to 12x magnification and photo, negative, standard, and posit
Hal Arabic Screen Reader is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is an Arab-language version of the Hal Screen Reader program (see separate entry). It reads the full screen, including text, dialog boxes, icons, buttons, menus, and controls, with voice and braille output in Arabic. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium processor; Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP operating system.
ICanEmail is a voice output electronic mail program designed for use by individuals with learning, visual, or physical disabilities. This full-screen talking email program operates in a sequential manner, where it asks one question at a time, such as \"Who would you like to send this to\" or \"If you'd like to speak your message, you can do that here.\" The email partner (sender or recipient) does not require any special software to interact with the user of this program. The program also enables t 153554b96e