The Braille Sense notetaker is a personal digital assistant (PDA) that uses a Braille keyboard for inputting information and refreshable Braille dots for reading. It also functions as a wireless Braille display, connects to the Internet, reads email, writes email, and composes word processing documents. Braille Sense provides functionality for playing MP3s, and DAISY books, and features a built-in digital recorder.
The BrailleNote Apex notetaker features: * Thin and light design * KeySoft applications for dynamic real-time communications * NEW Windows CE 6 operating system * Extensive connectivity * Enchanced support for large documents and media files * Plug and play visual display * Convenient user-replaceable battery * Integrated real-time clock maintains time and date for 30 days without battery power * Built-in options to access Web pages, download e-mails or retrieve files from your wireless or Ethernet network. * Three available USB ports.
The BRAILLEX Trio can be used in three ways: as a 40-cell Braille display, a Braille keyboard for external devices (PCs, off-the-shelf PDAs or mobile phones with appropriate screen readers), and a basic notetaker. This tool may be useful for visually impaired users who need multifunctional keyboards.
Breeze is a USB sip/puff switch in a compact package. It connects directly to standard USB ports on computers, laptops and AAC devices and provides hardware emulation of mouse buttons or joystick functions. For special applications, sensitivity is selectable and dynamic pressure readings can be directly accessed through the USB interface. The integrated pneumatic port connects directly to a range of available user interface options including Headset and Gooseneck.
Use this switch with students who have visual impairments. The flashing blinker helps visually impaired individuals locate the switch. When the switch is activated, the yellow textured lens lights brightly while music plays and the switch vibrates.
Caption Mic is a "do-it-yourself" captioning system that produces captions with the help of speech recognition technology. A voice captioner echoes what is spoken at an event, and the resulting captions are displayed on a TV monitor or other display device. Use this tool with students who have hearing impairments and need classroom lectures captioned.
ChinCheeka is a 2-in-1 switch designed for those users who can use their head (rotate and nod) to activate 2 switches.
Cicero allows users to user their computer and scanner to create a reading machine. Cicero translates scanned documents into speech or into a large print text document that can be edited on screen and in viewed in a variety of colors. Cicero also supports refreshable Braille displays so users can scan bills, letters, articles, or other curriculum materials and convert the message into their choice of speech, large print, or Braille. # Scanned documents can be outputted to your word processor for editing or reading. # Save documents and letters so you can read them again later.
The Classmate is a portable device for reading digital audio files and books with a customizable interface and embedded study tools. Users interact with the interface through a stylus or touchscreen.
Click to Read: Life Skills consists of four entertaining, colorful, related stories which use SymbolStix to build vocabulary, encourage early literacy and support comprehension. Students can hear the story read to them in a cause and effect mode, expand meaning of text and picture symbols in an interactive mode, and can then demonstrate their understanding by arranging the symbols to retell the story in any of three reading levels. Each story also comes with three Show What You Know activities - Bingo, Concentration and Vocabulary practice.