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Braille Displays (Devices require a Screen Reading software to work with the computer.)

Brailliant

http://www.humanware.com

HumanWare offers a 40-character, refreshable, braille display, both 6 and 8 dot braille. Includes additional "status cells," for formatting information. Real-time contracted braille translation while reading and editing, and "touch cursor technology" for fast routing of the cursor. USB and Bluetooth connection.


Easy Braille - Refreshable Braille Display

http://www.kewing.com

40-character, refreshable, braille display, both 6 and 8 dot braille. Includes additional "status cells," for formatting information. Real-time contracted braille translation while reading and editing, and "touch cursor technology" for fast routing of the cursor. USB and Bluetooth connection.


Braille Star 40

http://www.kewing.com

40-character, refreshable, braille display, both 6 and 8 dot braille. Includes additional "status cells," for formatting information. Real-time contracted braille translation while reading and editing, and "touch cursor technology" for fast routing of the cursor. USB connection.


Accessible PDA - Personal Digital Assistant or handheld computer

BrailleNote mPower

http://www.humanware.com

Product includes devices with Braille output (the BrailleNote family). Input options include a Braille (BrailleNote BT line) or QWERTY (BrailleNote QT line) keyboard. Features include: file manager, word processor (including advanced formatting features), schedule manager, address manager, e-mail, MSN messenger, FM radio, Daisy player, media player, scientific calculator, alarm clock, stop watch, and Internet access with WIFI or Ethernet. Can be used as a braille display with a Screen Reading software with serial connection.


Pacmate

http://www.freedomscientific.com

Product includes devices with Braille output (the Pacmate family). Input options include a Braille (Pacmate BX line) or QWERTY (Pacmate QX line) keyboard. Features include: file manager, word processor (including advanced formatting features), schedule manager, address manager, e-mail, MSN messenger, FM radio, Daisy player, media player, scientific calculator, alarm clock, stop watch and internet by WIFI. Can be used as a braille display with a Screen Reading software with USB connection.


BrailleSense Plus

HIMS Inc.

Product includes a Braille output and a Braille input keyboard. Features include: file manager, word processor (including advanced formatting features), schedule manager, address manager, e-mail, MSN messenger, FM radio, Daisy player, media player, scientific calculator, alarm clock, stop watch, LCD display, and Internet access with WIFI or Ethernet. Can be used as a braille display with a Screen Reading software with USB connection

Braille + Mobile Manager and Refreshabraille 18

http://www.aph.org

It coordinates multimedia collections, reads and edits e-mail and documents, plays and records voice and music, browses the web, reads Digital Talking Books, tracks headlines and podcasts, manages contacts and calendar, takes notes, calculates, blogs, tunes internet radio stations, times events, and much more, all with a device small enough to fit into a purse or pocket. It offers an excellent non-visual way to communicate, learn, inform, entertain, and manage life through built-in speech output and support for refreshable braille displays.
Refreshable braille display that sets a new standard in functionality, flexibility, and portability. Measuring only approximately 3 X 5 X 1 inches and powered with state-of-the-art battery and energy management firmware, Refreshabraille 18 is an ideal braille display and braille keyboard for mobile devices like notebooks, mobile phones and PDAs.


Computer with Music Braille software

http://www.dancingdots.com

Ships with HP Mininote laptop, JAWS software installed, Goodfeel software installed, and Conon Lide Scanner. Quickly transcribe to braille from Finale, Sibelius and other popular music notation software used by band, orchestra and choir directors via MusicXML notation interchange format. Synchronized scrolling of print and braille notation for current musical measure.  Ships with Lime 9 which simplifies entering of text annotations and has an improved MusicXML import/export feature. Blind musicians can now read and write musical scores with the Lime notation editor that ships with GOODFEEL via the improved Lime Aloud JAWS-based access features. Lime Aloud is a Whole New Way for the blind to read and write music. Note: JAWS 6.x through 10 required.  Available in English, Spanish (Español) and German (Deutsch). Blind musicians can easily create print and equivalent braille transcriptions for collaboration with sighted or blind teachers, colleagues or students. Friendly user interface to permit customization of braille music output


Video Magnifiers

iDex

http://tinyurl.com/2f7yp8f

Portable desktop video magnifier powered through USB attached to a laptop computer. The device is an advanced magnifier that offers a foldable and lightweight (less than 1 kg) solution. Simply connect to a laptop or desktop PC and see things in full color or different enhanced contrast settings.


SmartView Graduate

http://www.humanware.com

Laptop attaching video magnifer that can be taken anywhere.  Power by USB port from the laptop computer.  It is portable and light to carry.  The controls are easy to use.  There is no battery pack or power cords. It is easy to set up and use.  Controlling the zoom and contrast  are through keystrokes on the attached laptop.


Optelec Clearnote +

http://www.optelec.com/

Magnify from 3X-46X! Combining near and distance viewing with a robust, portable and user-friendly design makes the Optelec ClearNote+ your ideal companion in the classroom. This lightweight unit makes transportation to school easy. Ideal for near or distance viewing.


Flipper

http://www.christal-vision.com

Power and function in a sleek design highlight this 20-cell Braille and speech notetaker. Braille Lite M20 includes a 56K modem, email capabilities, word processing and quick one key-commands. Switch instantly from the Braille display to your PC without losing your place. The M20 comes with an adjustable speech synthesizer and boasts virtually unlimited storage capacity with a SanDisk CompactFlash™ card. With the addition of our exclusive Whiz Wheels™, you can rapidly scroll through documents with ease.


Optron PCT

http://www.optronusa.com

OPTRON PCT is VGA computer compatible for a versatile and ergonomic integration into the electronic work environment. It can be used to view documents on any LCD monitor, and can also be connected to a computer or. It also features an adjustable line reader and a built-in LED reading light. The Optron PCT has a modular arm which allows running the camera at a higher and a lower position. It is equipped with TwistCam technology and 360 degree distance viewing. The Optron PCT comes with a foam padded carrying case for easy travel and safe storage. Allows for near and distance viewing, with 1.5 X to 70 X.


Acrobat LCD

http://www.christal-vision.com

The most flexible 3-in-1 video magnifier is ideal for near, distance and self viewing. By rotating the camera, you can read, write, groom, and magnify images at any distance. Up to 65x adjustable digital magnification.;Rolling carrying case for easy transport (sold separately); Set-up is easy - just plug and play


Quick Look

http://christal-vision.com

Quicklook is a 10 ounce hand-held, full color, electronic print magnifier with an integrated 4” LCD flat screen display.  View photos magnified, enlarge the print on a prescription bottle, or read anything … anywhere … anytime with Quicklook. Viewing up to 6X magnification.


SenseView Duo

http://www.kewing.com

The SenseView Duo combines a distance camera and a close-up & handwriting camera in one device. You no longer have to carry different magnifiers with you. Use the SenseView Duo at home, school, while shopping, or out on the town. The SenseView Duo includes a close-up camera for reading and handwriting, in addition to a distance camera for objects that are 8 feet or further away. Store up to 20 images. Various magnification rates; minimum of 3x, maximum of 13x


MyReader

http://www.humanware.com

An auto-reader for low vision from HumanWare. You quickly take images of book or magazine pages and myReader2 rearranges the text onscreen. You choose how you prefer the text to appear, making reading easy again. Zoom out to find where you are on the page, then zoom in to read. CCTV magnifier-type “live” magnification. Navigate pages and re-formats text on-screen to fit your vision needs. Automatic scrolling with pause and re-start. Built-in 15" screen, adjustable height and tilt. Share monitor with a PC, including split-screen display. Magnification range — 15˝ LCD display 0.7x – 45x


Electronic Braille Writer

Mountbatten Brailler

http://www.quantumtechnology.com.au/Mountbattenbrailler

The Mountbatten Brailler has a comfortable, light touch keyboard, built-in memory, auto-correction features and extensive formatting controls. It can be used as a braille embosser when connected to a computer, or as a braille translation device. Translates both print to braille and braille to print. Contains both Nemeth code and Music braille capabilities.


Tactile Image Enhancer

http://www.repro-tronics.com/

This device makes raised line copies from printed documents. Can be used for text, charts, maps, diagrams, graphs and more.


SOFTWARE

Cause and Effect Software

Judy Lynn Software

http://www.judylynn.com/

Windows cause/effect software, very colorful with many sounds. Single switch or keyboard driven. Developmental progression of activities.


Inclusive Software

http://www.inclusivetlc.com/

Packed with fun decisions to make and challenging puzzles to solve, this fully switch and touch screen accessible program is sure to motivate your students! Join Jason, Sir Lancelot, the Pharaoh, Hiawatha or Rama on a spellbinding adventure across five locations. Pick a destination and a mode of transport. Encounter monsters who will set a question with a configurable difficulty level for easy differentiation. Complete with auditory scanning.


Clicker 5 (Multimedia Word Processor)

http://www.cricksoft.com/us/products/clicker/

Clicker can be described as a very special talking word processor supported by a Clicker Grid. A Clicker Grid is a kind of on-screen keyboard. Instead of having fixed keys, a Clicker Grid has anywhere between 1 and 100 cells. Each cell can hold a letter, word, phrase or picture. When you click on a cell in a Clicker Grid, the text and/or graphic in the cell is sent into the word processor. Cells can also speak their text using the built-in software speech, and you can record your own voice directly into a cell!


7-Level Communication Builder

http://www.enablingdevices.com

7-Level Communication Builder It grows with you! The 7-Level Communication Builder is a self-contained communication device. It allows the user to record and play back 1, 2, 4, 8, or 16 different messages per level. There are seven levels for recordings, giving you a total of up to 112 messages (in the 16 window setting). Total record time is 300 seconds. The unit comes equipped with 5 sturdy frame/overlays in 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16 windows. Re-recording is required when you change window frames. Frame size is 8½" x


Single Switches

http://www.ablenetinc.com

A durable and reliable single switch that requires only the slightest touch of its 2½-inch surface for activation. Auditory and tactile feedback. Requires 3.5 ounces to activate.


SuperTalker™ progressive communicator

http://www.ablenetinc.com

Use it as a single message communicator for beginners and progress to a two-, four-, or eight-message communicator as the user’s needs and abilities change. No need to learn a new device - instead, simply change the key guard/symbol holder. Super Talker also offers eight levels so you can record and store as many as 64 messages!