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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

Openbook

OpenBook is an optical character recognition (OCR) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This scanning and reading software enables users to convert print documents or graphic-based text into an electronic text format using optical character recognition and quality speech. When a page is placd a page in a connected scanner, OpenBook will convert it to speech and read it while displaying large print on a computer monitor. Users can customize how the document ap

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

Pac Mate Tns

PAC Mate TNS is a personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Pocket PC device has an alphabetic keyboard and utilizes JAWS for Windows (see separate entry) for speech output. The alphabetic keyboard uses standard JAWS commands. The device provides access to everyday Windows-based desktop data and software applications, and can run Pocket PC versions of popular software programs to manage information internally or sync up and share data

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

Magic Standard Edition & Magic Professional Edition

MAGic is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software enlarges text up to 12 times and graphics, including Windows, up to 8 times. Other features include complete type through access; follow-the-cursor, follow-the-mouse, and attribute tracking modes; a screen location display; support for 8-, 16-, 24-, and 32-bit color; color smoothing; ability to use keystrokes to access a list of running programs and system tray items, and to bring up column and

Braille Calc

Braille Calc is a Braille spreadsheet program designed for use by individuals who are blind. Available for use with Freedom Scientific braille notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see entries), this program offers the same type of cell-referencing and automatic calculation capabilities provided by computer-based spreadsheets. This program manages a spreadsheet of up to 16 columns by 64 rows (1,024 cells) with full editing and formatting capabilities. It saves

Braille Term Program

The Braille Term Program is a telecommunication program designed for use with Freedom Scientific's electronic notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Braille Lite, Type 'N Speak, or Type Lite; see separate entries). This easy-to-learn program enables the user to use a modem to dial phone numbers. Standard features include context-sensitive help, a 50-entry dialing directory, auto-redial that will dial a number until the line is free, a session logging feature that saves e-mail to a separate file to enable

Braille Paper

The Braille Paper is desiggned for use in one-sided or interpoint Braille applications. This paper can be used with most Braille embossers. A box contains approximately 1,000 sheets of sprocket-holed, fan-folded paper. DIMENSIONS: Each sheet is 8.5 x 11 inches.

Graph-It & Graph-It Pc

Graph-It is a braille graphics program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Available for use with Freedom Scientific braille notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see entries) or IBM and compatible computers, users can use this tactile scientific graphing calculator with an embosser to create braille graphs to enhance higher math comprehension. Standard features include the capability to plot graphs, save them to a file, and emboss

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

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

JAWS For Windows

JAWS (Job Access with Speech) for Windows is a voice output screen reader program designed to read computer screens for persons who are blind or have low vision. JAWS for Windows installs its own speech synthesizer software, Eloquence for JAWS, which works with the Windows sound card and supports nine languages (U.S. and British English, Latin American and Castilian Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, and Finnish). Interactive talking installation makes it easy to set up with

Jaws Training Bundle

The JAWS Training Bundle contains over 50 hours of one-on-one training sessions for JAWS, a voice output screen reader program designed for persons who are blind or have low vision (see separate entry). Produced in audio format using the DAISY standard, the JAWS Training Bundle is designed to be a starting place for both new JAWS users and those who need refresher training. It starts at the very beginning and teaches about basic Microsoft® Windows® and JAWS concepts. It then progresses to lesson

Focus 40 Braille Display & Focus 80 Braille Display

Focus 40 Braille Display and the Focus 80 Braille Display are refreshable braille displays designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. The Focus 40 has 40 braille cells and the Focus 80 has 80 cells. These displays navigate the Windows environment and a new design eliminates seams between the braille cells, making the display feel like paper. The location of navigation keys, bars and buttons promotes comfort and economical hand movement. An additional Perkins-style keyb

Sara Scanning And Reading Appliance

Sara (Scanning and Reading Appliance) is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Printed material placed on the scanning area is scanned and then read aloud in a variety of user-selectable voices. Users can pause, fast forward, rewind, or have words spelled out, and the device can be connected to a computer monitor to display the text in large print. The device also plays the audio elements of DAISY formatted digital talking books, and com

Topaz Desktop Video Magnifier

The Topaz Desktop Video Magnifier is designed for use by individuals with low vision. The device magnifies objects and printed matter from 2 to 70 times the actual size on a 19-inch monitor. The camera is forward-mounted and a laser pointer helps position the item on the table. The system is available with a 17-inch or 19-inch LCD screen; a 15-inch or 17-inch CRT monitor; or in a camera-only model. All models have user-selectable screen color modes: full color; black on white; enhanced black on

Facetoface

FaceToFace is a communication system designed for use by individuals who are deaf-blind. The system allows a user who is deaf-blind to communicate wirelessly with a sighted partner at a distance of up to 30 feet. The system includes software, a Hewlett Packard iPAQ Pocket PC with thumb keyboard, and a CompactFlash Bluetooth card. The software also can run on a PAC Mate notetaker (not included), available with either a 20-cell or 40-cell refreshable braille display. The deaf-blind party uses the

Sapphire Portable Magnifier

The Sapphire Portable Magnifier is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It magnifies text and objects from 3.4 to 16 times on a bright, high-contrast display screen. The video image can be displayed in 23 combinations of type and background color, including full color, white type on a black background, and yellow type on a blue background. The top can be opened to magnify three-dimensional objects, or rotated back for reading flat documents or books. For its highest

Ruby Handheld Video Magnifier

The RUBY Handheld Video Magnifier is a portable magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable magnifier can be used for reading bills and writing letters or checks. It is so small that it slips into a pocket or purse which for visiting grocery stores, the pharmacy, banks, libraries, bookstores, and restaurants. When flat on the reading material, the offers 5x to 10x magnification and 2x to 14x magnification with the handle extended. Features includes a high-brightness

Onyx Deskset Xl 17, 19 And 22

The Onyx Deskset XL 17, 19, and 22 is a CCTV and video magnifier designed for individuals with low vision. The system's camera is mounted on a telescoping, rotating arm. The camera rotates 350 degrees on a telescopic arm that swings 350 degrees, allowing the user to point it in any direction. Three distinct views are offered: distance view, document view, and self-view. A 17-inch, 19-inch, or widescreen 22-inch flat panel monitor is mounted adjacent to the arm. The monitor can be tilted forward

Onyx Swing -Arm Pc Edition

The ONYX Swing-arm PC Edition is a computer-linked video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Its detachable camera is mounted on a swing arm that is secured to a sturdy base. The camera connects to any computer via the included USB connection, and comes with MAGic screen magnification software (see separate entry) with speech and image-management features, allowing the user to view a magnified PC screen and magnified camera images at the same time using a split screen, or

Onyx Flexible-Arm Pc Edition

The Onyx Flexible-arm PC Edition is a computer-linked video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system's camera is mounted on an omni-directional articulating arm for magnfication up close or at a distance. Magnified images can be viewed on any computer screen through the included USB connector. The system comes with MAGic screen magnfication software (see separate entry) with speech, enabling the user to view magnified camera images and a magnified PC screen at the sa

Streettalk Vip

StreetTalk VIP is a voice output electronic mobility aid designed for use by individuals with blindness and low vision. Designed to be installed on the PAC Mate Omni (not included; see entry), provides route guidance to users in vehicles or on foot. The system includes millions of poionts of interest with addresses and phone numbers, including transit stations, dining establishments, parks, museums, banks, ATMs, and more. Users can save turn-by-turn directions, receive output in voice or braill

Pac Mate Omni (Models Bx400, Bx420, Bx440, Qx400, Qx420, And Qx440)

PAC Mate Omni is a personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Pocket PC device is available Perkins-stle braille keys (model BX400), 20 braille cells (models BX420 and QX420), 40 braille cells (models BX440 and QX440) or a voice only unit with a standard QWERTY keyboard (model QX400) that utilizes JAWS for Windows (see separate entry) for speech output. All models use the Windows Mobile operating system. The QWERTY keyboard uses standa

Ruby HD

Ruby® HD is a portable high-definition (HD) handheld magnifier designed for individuals with low vision. Features a 4.3-inch screen and built-in LED lighting which provides magnified high-contrast images with no distortion. Additional features include:

Ruby 7 HD

The Ruby 7 HD is a portable magnifier designed for individuals with low vision. The device features a seven-inch screen that can display more text and magnifies materials up to 24 times. Features a built-in tilt stand to read books, magazines, and mail and a PivotCam™ camera that offers a wide range of viewing modes for spotting, reading, writing, working on hobbies, distance viewing, and even a mirror-image self-view. Other features include:

 
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