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.
Compass software is a functional assessment tool for clinical, educational, and vocational professionals who perform computer access and augmentative communication evaluations. Using eight skill tests in three input device domains (pointing, text entry, and switch use), Compass records data on the speed and accuracy of user actions and generates a summary report. Can be used to evaluate keyboard and mouse use, navigation through menus, and switch use.
Cosmo's Play and Learn™ software is a family of educational and computer games that aim to entertain children of developmental ages 2-to-8 years and teach math skills. This developmentally appropriate software was created by a team of educators; physical, occupational, and speech-language therapists; and assistive technology practitioners.
The Focus 80 is a portable Braille Display allowing users who are visually impaired to access a computer. The Focus 80 features 80 cells of Braille and has programmable “hot keys” for specific functions. Works with JAWS.
The Digital Frog 2.5 engages students with an interactive, virtual dissection, allowing the student to learn each of the cuts necessary by "cutting" with a digital scalpel before watching the full screen video. Animations and interactions allow students to see the science of the frog's body—from blood pumping through the heart, to joints that can be built up and moved by the user.
The Eyegaze Edge systems allow users to do a number of things with their eyes that they would otherwise do with their hands or voice (ex: typing documents, speaking/conversing with others, browsing the Internet, etc.).
The Eye-Pal is a one pound, portable USB scanner/reader capable of converting any printed material to Refreshable Braille, speech or text file.
DBT provides translation and formatting facilities to automate the process of conversion from regular print to braille (and vice versa), and also provides word-processing facilities for working directly in the braille as well as the print. "Fonts" are used for displaying the braille.
eeZee Mouse is an alternative mouse product that is designed to fit the user's abilities. A tiny Body Sensor provides smooth and accurate cursor control while worn/activated on any part of the body from head to toe, becoming a virtual joystick-in-space. The PRO model uses a microphone & sound detection for clicking; SWITCH model uses external switch(es) and is capable of left and right clicks from a single switch.
Easy-Link is a small-sized Braille keyboard that allows users full access to a PDA, mobile phone or laptop. Easy-Link is portable and can fit in purse or pocket, so it can be a useful solution for visually impaired users who use a variety of technology tools in daily living.