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.
Use this tool for students who have difficulty controlling a mouse, but are able to point with reliable accuracy. The Easy Cat is a touchpad/pointing device that allows users to point, click, double-click, and drag text, functioning much like a standard mouse.
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.
Cyberlink enables hands-free control of computers and electrical devices. Brain and body signals detected by the sensors in the headband are transmitted to the computer as multiple Brainfingers to allow users to interact with and use a computer. Use this device with students who have little to no control of body movement.
The Darci Too is a universal alternative input device; the product works with both Mac and PC and features adaptable access, meaning that users can select the access method that works best for them. The Darci Too can be controlled by joysticks, switches, matrix keyboards or communication aids and supplies Morse Code, Scanning, Matrix Keyboard, and Darci Code access to standard computer functions. Darci Too is designed to meet the needs of users with a wide range of disabilities, so this product may be a good choice for students with multiple disabilities.
Use the E-Text reader for reading digital text. Students can highlight their notes in one color and important information in another. Then extract just the highlighted information to a new file and have it read aloud.
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.
The Darci USB is a Morse Code based computer access device. Because it is plugged into the USB port on the student's computer, it is portable and can be used with a variety of machines. Use this device with students who need alternative input to the computer and are capable of communicating using Morse Code.
The Focus 40 is a portable Braille Display allowing users who are visually impaired to access a computer. The Focus 40 features 40 cells of Braille and has programmable “hot keys” for specific functions. Works with JAWS.