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24 Products for Manufacturer

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BrailleNote Apex BT 32
Built-in options are at your fingertips to access Web pages, download e-mails or retrieve files from your network. Enjoy the convenience of wireless accessories and connectivity to keyboards. Printers, embossers, hard drives, flash drives and more, it?s a snap to connect to one of the three available USB ports. Keep an updated list of personal contacts and appointments by synchronizing information with your PC. Use your BrailleNote?s keyboard to navigate with your computer screen reader using the Braille Terminal Mode.
BrailleNote Touch
The BrailleNote Touch allows you to enter braille on the touch screen, guided by HumanWare's patent-pending TouchBraille calibration system, which intelligently determines where your fingers are onscreen, and which dot combinations you're trying to make with them. The BrailleNote Touch is 10 inches wide, with braille cells in front, and a 7-inch touchscreen behind the cells. To the left and right of the 7-inch screen are additional touch-sensitive areas available for braille input. If you would rather enter braille with traditional keys, put the notetaker in the included Smart Case, which is topped by buttons that activate the touch surface, when used to enter braille. Like HumanWare's other braille devices, the BrailleNote Touch uses a version of the KeySoft operating environment. Though familiar, the new KeySoft has been rewritten to support the advanced features of the new device. The device features two USB ports, an SD card slot, and HDMI port. There's an 8 MP camera, and a pair of stereo speakers. 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a GPS receiver provide connectivity, and the device also includes an accelerometer. HumanWare touts the fact that the BrailleNote Touch is Google Play certified, which means its specifications match those of standard Google-approved tablets.
Brailliant B 80
Small, light and compact display for use with desktop or laptop computers. Offers both Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
Brailliant BI 32
Small, light and compact display for use with desktop or laptop computers or mobile devices. Offers both Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
Brailliant BI 40
Small, light and compact display for use with desktop or laptop computers or mobile devices. Offers both Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
DeafBlind Communicator
Consists of two components, a BrailleNote with Braille display and either a standard or Braille keyboard and special DB software, and the DBC Companion phone. These two separate units communicate wirelessly with each other using Bluetooth technology. The BrailleNote also has special software built into it that enables it to operate as a TTY when connected to a telephone landline. The BrailleNote and the DBC Companion are used together to allow Face-to-Face communication with a sighted person.
Explore 3
Convenient, lightweight and portable, the explore 3 is ideal and easy to carrie around all the time, and everywhere. use the Explore 3 to read a restaurant menu or the fine print on a packaged product. Just point the explore 3 and simply magnify whatever you need to see more clearly. Features:
  • Ultra-portable: Fits any purse, bag or pocket to always be ready to use
  • Easy to use: Large buttons for adjusting magnification and contrast modes
  • 2X-16X magnification: Continuous zoom to clearly see every detail
  • Auto-focus, freeze-frame, color mode selector
  • Built-in stand: Useful when you need to sign your name or fill-in forms
  • Built-in flashlight: When you need to lighten dark areas like stairs, closets, etc.
  • TV output: Connect your device to a TV to magnify what's on the screen
  • Power-saving: 4-hour rechargeable battery life
Order Explore 3 from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Explore 5
The Explore 5 is a smallest, lightest 5 inch HD handheld electronic video magnifier that offers magnification range from 2X to 22X. This video magnifier offers more than 18 customizable enhancement modes. Three modes of use: Straight out of your pocket, with folding handle or tabletop use. The battery on this video magnifier will last up to 3 hours from a single charge. The Explore 5 can be connected to the tv to display enlarged pictures and text on the bigger screen. It can also store 1000s of images for viewing anytime. This video magnifier is very durable. The magnesium alloy bezel will protects the camera from mishandling and impacts. Features:
  • Magnification: Auto-focus 2x to 22x
  • Screen: 5" WVGA (800 x 480) LCD
  • Camera: 5-megapixel Omnivision image sensor
  • Power Input: Micro USB connector, 5V. Max current 1.5A
  • HDMI Compatibility: Supports only HDMI television format. No support of DVI emulation.
  • Power adapter: Input: 110 - 240V
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Polymer 2800 mAh battery
  • Battery life: 3 hours. Charging time: 3.5 ~ 4.75 hours
  • Weight: 228g (0.5 lbs)
  • Dimension:139.4mm x 89mm x21.3mm (5.5" x
Order Explore 5 from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Explore 7
The Explore 7 is a smallest, lightest 7 inch HD handheld electronic video magnifier that offers magnification range from 2.3X to 19X. This video magnifier offers more than 12 contrast and 3 favourite color settings. Three modes of use: Straight out of your pocket, with folding handle or tabletop use. The battery on this video magnifier will last up to 4 hours from a single charge. The Explore 7 can be connected to the tv to display enlarged pictures and text on the bigger screen. It can also store 1000s of images for viewing anytime. This video magnifier is very durable. The magnesium alloy bezel will protects the camera from mishandling and impacts. Easy to use: Large simple buttons adjust magnification and contrast. Anti-glare screen: Works perfectly under all lighting conditions features
  • Magnification: 2.3x ~ 19x
  • Contrast modes: 12 modes (3 favorite color modes)
  • Screen: 7-inch HD LCD screen
  • Camera: Autofocus 5M pixels
  • Viewing distance: 6.8cm ~ 600cm (2.7'~ 240')
  • Functions: Freeze image, Switch color mode, Zoom in/out
  • Settings saved after power-off
  • Power-Saving: Turns off automatically after 3 minutes.
  • Connect to a TV/Monitor
  • Power adapter: Input: 110 - 240V
  • Rechargeable lithium battery with 4 hours of continuous use. Charging time: 4~5 hours
  • Weight: < 440g
  • Dimension:195mm x 139.5mm x2
Order Explore 7 from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Prodigi Desktop 20"
The Prodigi Desktop is the first Personal Vision Assistant with Touch and Tap controls and Diamond Edge Text. With magnification from 1.2x to 20x, users can select from a wide variety of enhanced contrast options with Touch and tap controls on a 20" LCD screen. Prodigi has no confusing knobs and dials, and no clumsy X/Y table. Just place your document and tap to zoom in and start reading with your preset magnification, enhanced contrast and reading mode. Order Prodigi Desktop 20" from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Prodigi Desktop 24"
The Prodigi Desktop is the first Personal Vision Assistant with Touch and Tap controls and Diamond Edge Text. With magnification from 1.2x to 20x, users can select from a wide variety of enhanced contrast options with Touch and tap controls on a 24" LCD screen. Prodigi has no confusing knobs and dials, and no clumsy X/Y table. Just place your document and tap to zoom in and start reading with your preset magnification, enhanced contrast and reading mode. Order Prodigi Desktop 24" from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Prodigi Duo 20"
Order Prodigi Duo 20" from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Prodigi Duo 24"
Prodigi Duo, the first HD digital magnifier that is both a desktop and portable tablet. The unique Personal Vision Assistant that incorporates both a table-top magnifier and a hand-held magnifier in one easy-to-use package. Includes a lightweight, portable 5? HD magnifier with a touch screen, that docks right into the table-top unit. Touch and Tap controls: no X-Y table or bulky knobs to turn. Diamond-Edge Text that can be magnified as much as needed without loss of image quality. Switch from reading documents to listening to them, with the tap of a finger. Store photos and documents to take with you wherever you go. Prodigi's Diamond Edge Text can be magnified indefinitely without compromising image quality. See images in full color and Diamond Edge Text in enhanced contrast! Or enjoy effortless reading with Prodigi's many reading modes and smooth flowing text that you can magnify, speed up, slow down or even go back, all without moving your page. And Prodigi can even read aloud if you prefer to listen. Order Prodigi Duo 24" from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Prodigi Tablet
A powerful, lightweight 5" HD magnifier with touch screen. The magnification range is from 1.2x to 20x. User can select from a wide variety of enhanced contrast options. It's easy to use Touch and Tap controls. You can store photos and documents to take with you wherever you go. The characters can be converted into Diamond-Edge Text for easier reading. Easy to switch from reading documents to listening to them, with the tap of a finger. Order Prodigi Tablet from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Smartview 360
SmartView 360 video magnifier magnifies to help you clearly see the world around you Simply rotate, point and position the camera to see across a room, enlarge any text Great for viewing the blackboard, completing an exercise in a workbook, using reference books New SONY camera for sharp, clear and stable image even in low-light All-in-one portable unit: built-in screen and handle Useful auto-savings parameters Order Smartview 360 from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Synergy PI 23"
Magnify text, objects and images and read in comfort with the SmartView Synergy PI. Simply place your book or object on the reading table and see it magnified on the 23 inch LCD screen. Synergy range features a new and improved camera with progressive imaging which minimises blur, lag and distortion making reading easier and more comfortable for extended periods. The new camera produces crisp, clear text throughout the magnification range and can be enhanced further by using one of the high contrast color modes. Press the power button and get reading in seconds. Whatever you want to do, whether its checking your mail, reading a book or completing a crossword, simply turn a dial to adjust the text size and move the document left and right on the easy glide reading table.
Synergy SI 22"
, The SmartView HD Synergy SI magnifies and enlarges text, objects and actions, delivering superior image quality with true, vivid colors. Its powerful camera reproduces 300% more pixels than conventional CCTVs to provide a visual experience that is three times clearer. In addition, regardless of the material being viewed, the Synergy SI offers a wider field of vision to easily display a document's full width on the 22 inch screen. Features include: 22" LCD screen, Advanced control panel, Adjustable display - height, tilt and swivel, HD Autofocus camera Magnification:, 3x to 75x Image Color mode and 16 user selectable enhanced contrast modes.
Versa
With simple to use buttons and a large 4.3-in. widescreen color LCD display, the SmartView Versa is an easy to use CCTV electronic handheld magnifier that can magnify images up to 15x. The autofocus lets you hold the Versa at the optimal distance from the object and your eyes. Rest the Versa on the page, use the writing stand or flip out the handle for optimal viewing. Features include: Magnify images up to 15x, Five high-contrast viewing modes, Large 4.3-in. widescreen LCD, Connect to TV for increased magnification and use on text page or up to 4-in. from objects.
Victor Reader ClassicX Plus
Desktop player that plays DAISY and NISO digital talking books on CDs as well as MP3 and commercial audio CDs. Has an integrated carrying handle and high-contrast large buttons. Features include variable playback speed with pitch correction, variable Sleep shutoff timer, advanced telephone-style keypad for direct or sequential navigation by chapter, section, page or bookmark.
Victor Reader Soft
Computer application for reading digital audio books. It combines the audio and text mode, allowing user to read the text on screen synchronized with audio. Additional features include browsing the table of contents, skipping from section to section or returning quickly to a page, inserting bookmarks to return to a spot or mark important passages. Uses SAPI-5 text-to-speech for speaking portions of DAISY full text/full audio books.
Victor Reader Stratus
A desktop player that plays DAISY, NLS, and a wide variety of electronic documents. Learning Ally digital talking books on CDs as well as MP3 and commercial audio CDs. Has an integrated carrying handle, high-contrast large buttons, SD memory card slot, USB port, and built-in speaker. Features include variable playback speed with pitch correction, variable Sleep shutoff timer, advanced telephone-style keypad for direct or sequential navigation by chapter, section, page or bookmark. Order Victor Reader Stratus from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Victor Reader Stream
Small, portable player that can play a variety of formats of books and music. Also includes a voice recorder, internal speaker, clock, and variable sleep timer.Order Victor Reader Stream from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreMultimedia
Victor Reader Wave
Portable digital CD Player that offers telephone style keypad for direct navigation by page, heading, or bookmark number. Also has easy 4-arrow DAISY navigation such as moving by chapter, section, or page. Supports bookmarks and variable speed playback and has a variable sleep timer.
VoiceNote Apex QT
Built-in options are at your fingertips to access Web pages, download e-mails or retrieve files from your network. Enjoy the convenience of wireless accessories and connectivity to keyboards. Printers, embossers, hard drives, flash drives and more, it?s a snap to connect to one of the three available USB ports. Keep an updated list of personal contacts and appointments by synchronizing information with your PC. computer screen

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