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Acrobat HD Long Arm & Short Arm
Full-color, portable, auto-focus rotating camera on a flexible "long" or a sturdy "short" camera arm designed to enable users with low vision the ability to perform a variety of daily tasks more effectively. Easy-to-use and ideal for near, distance and self-viewing. Provides 1.6x to 99.5x adjustable magnification (varies with LCD size). Computer-compatible (additional hardware required). By rotating the camera, the user can read, write, groom and magnify images at any distance. www.visionaidsystem.com/ www.aroga.com/ www.magnificationresources.com/
Acrobat HD-mini
Portable battery-operated electronic video magnifier for viewing photos, reading books and working on hobbies. Also ideal for distance viewing, seeing near, far, and everything in between. The 13.3" high-definition monitor provides vivid colors and contrast, and crystal-clear pictures and vibrant display and a magnification range of 1.3x to 65x. Computer compatible with easy toggle between camera and PC images. Its small footprint and lightweight design provides true portability from the classroom to home and work. Order Acrobat HD-mini from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Aladdin Apex
Video magnifier that features 24 color-select options. Offers high contrast, line markers, shadow masking for tracking text, and continuous auto-focus with manual override.
Aladdin Sunshine
One-piece color and auto-focus video magnifier with three viewing control settings—bright natural color, black text on a bright white background, and bright white text on a black background. Comes with four controls--an on/off switch, a magnification lever, a picture control selector, and an auto-focus override knob (for manual focus control).
Aladdin Ultra
Black-and-white video magnifier that can display printed materials in high-contrast black text on a white background or white text on a black background. Also features a large depth of field for viewing three-dimensional objects and a smooth, non-glare reading table for reading heavy books
Aluminum Clipboard Letter Writer
9” x 14” clipboard with an aluminum letter writing guide. Image courtesy of Maxi-Aids Image
Aumax VGA
Flexible, portable video magnifier for both near and distance viewing at school, work and home. May be used to view text, photos, blackboards, crafts, etc. and can magnify from 3.5x to 79x on a PC screen or VGA monitor. Has three viewing modes: reading, distance and self-view. The dual control panels on the top and bottom of the camera makes it easy for left-handed or right-handed users. Carrying case included.
Aumed Image
Easy-to-use handheld magnifier with a comfortable grip. May also be used for reading or reviewing small print or writing--signing your name, writing checks and filling out forms. Offers a magnification range of 1.5x to 22x when used as a handheld magnifier (with handle extended) or 4.5x, 6x, 9x and12x when used as a stand magnifier (with handle folded) and five viewing modes: full color; black on white; white on black; yellow on blue; yellow on black. May also be plugged into a television to view images on a larger screen.Sales@MagnifyingAids.com
Bold-Line Writing Paper
8 1/2” x 11” paper with bold black lines on both sides. Lines are 9/16 apart or 7/8 apart. Comes in 100-sheet pads.Order Bold-Line Writing Paper from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Braille EZ Read Slate Aluminum
Aluminum slate with 27 cells and 4 lines with pins on top side. Includes a stylus.Order Braille EZ Read Slate Aluminum from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Braille Paper 100 Sheets
100 pound, heavyweight 8.5" x 11" braille paper, unpunched. Sold in 100-sheet packs.Order Braille Paper 100 Sheets from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Braille Paper Medium 11 x 11.5 inches -100 Sheet Pack
11" x 11" medium-weight braille paper. Sold in 500-sheet pack.can-do@independentliving.com
Braille Plus 18 Second Generation
Braille Plus 18 combines a high-quality braille keyboard and refreshable braille display with an advanced mobile platform and specialized accessible software to create the world's first Android smart phone designed for blind students and professionals. Improve retention, enjoy privacy, and increase literacy with the 18-cell refreshable braille display.
Braille Sense U2
The New Braille Sense U2 provides power and speed in a notetaker. Powerful performance with faster processing Boasting a 1GHz Mobile CPU and a 32GB flashdisk, Braille Sense U2 offers rapid data processing combined with as much memory as you desire.
Braille to Go (B2G)
The Braille to Go (B2G) is a 20-cell, 8-dot braille computer is lightweight (20.3 ounces), and offers a respectable array of connectivity features. Based on Android 4.2 (Jellybean), the B2G can be useD alone or connected to an iOS or Android phone. Hardware features include 802.11g Wi-Fi networking. Bluetooth, USB host, and micro-USB ports, a 5-MP camera for OCR, an SD card slot, stereo microphone, and stereo speakers. NBP estimates that the 5400nMh battery should last one to two days under normal use. A slot provides support for GSM or CDMA wireless radio (not yet available, and sold separately.) The detail specifications are:
  • 20 cell, 8 dot braille display with cursor routing, and forward & back keys.
  • 8 dot Braille keyboard for input, with an imbedded cursor navigation pad.
  • Bluetooth to use with computers, headsets, and other hands-free devices.
  • WiFi connectivity to access local networks or other WiFi hotspots.
  • GPS receiver to identify the user's location, and to access navigation apps.
  • Compass for general direction and navigation.
  • Two USB connectors (standard 2.0 and micro-USB) for connecting to computer devices and for charging.
  • Camera: besides photos, this feature is useful for many apps, e.g. currency and color identifiers, and bar code reading.
  • Built in speakers and microphone for apps or calls.
  • Speech input and output, synthetic speech output if the user wants to listen instead of read braille, and speech input for voice searches, dialing, and voice short cuts.
  • EarPhone/headset jack.
  • Mp3 music player.
  • Video output connector for classroom or business setting where the blind user may need a visual display for a sighted person.
  • Accelerometer, a chip used in games, which can detect tilting and orientation of the b2g and respond when it is tapped or rotated.
  • Memory: 32GB of internal storage a standard SD card slot to create backups or load data.
  • Android operating system with open source platform found in many smart phones.
  • Sierra Wireless Cellular Phone Card (OPTIONAL): The AirPrime MC9090 with Audio Mini Card is a wireless UMTS and CDMA-based modem that operates on all of the main mobile networks in North America with this one module.
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.
BrailleTouch
BrailleTouch is an app for the blind community that lets you type on your touchscreen using braille. Many people have reported typing at 30 words per minute or faster with accuracy. The developer offers a free download of BrailleTouch so you can try it at no cost. You can enter braille on the touchscreen and hear each character and/or word as you type. The free version is also a great teaching tool for braille instructors and students.
Butterfly
Portable handheld pocket video magnifier with 1.5x to 15x magnification on a 3.5" LCD screen. Weighs 4.2 ounces and is ideal for people on the go. May be hung around the neck. Tangible magnification and color mode adjustment buttons are handily located above on the right. When placed flat on books or photographs, offers a comfortable viewing angle with a foldable reading stand. Has an auto-focus camera for shooting unreachable materials, such as books on a high shelf. Includes a built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery with 1400mAh capacity and an AC charger, stand, carry case and strap.Order Butterfly from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Candy
Five-inch LCD high-definition handheld portable video magnifier with 2.8x to 22x magnification. May also be used as a stand magnifier. Its unique, ergonomic three-position handle may be comfortably held in the center-balanced position for right-handed or left-handed use. Continuous digital zoom magnification easily increases or decreases the size of the text, photo or object being viewed. All function buttons, including the Freeze Image button, are large and conveniently located on or adjacent to the handle. Weighs less than 10 ounces and may be carried in a coat pocket or purse.www.perkinsproducts.org/store/ www.maxiaids.com/
ClearNote
Lightweight, flexible video magnifier designed for laptop users or those who are simply in need of a magnification device. Offers 3x to 46x magnification and full-screen reading and writing capability.www.visual-techconnection.com/
Clearview C
Desktop video magnifier that comes with a high-definition monitor and standard camera with continuous magnification of 1.5x to 75x (optional: up to 170x) and adjustable document viewing modes: full color photo mode, 16 selectable high-contrast color combinations to improve contrast for better visibility, and from 1 to 4 selectable color combination presets. Comes with the following three camera functions and monitor options: standard camera with a 24" monitor, high-definition camera with a 24" Monitor, and a high-definition camera with a 24" monitor and OCR speech.Order Clearview C from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
ClearView+
Offers three monitor options—full-color 17" TFT monitor, full-color 17" CRT monitor, or a black-and-white 17" CRT monitor—with the additional option of computer compatibility. Multimedia
ClearView+ Speech HD
Desktop video magnifier with integrated OCR and text-to-speech technology. Read/view magnified text/images or listen to text read by synthesized speech and view each word highlighted as it is spoken.
ClearView+ Speech Module
Integrates OCR and text-to-speech technology in a desktop video magnifier. Allows users to enlarge materials to a more comfortable size or change the high contrast viewing modes with one master dial. The Point and Read interface allows users to simply touch the screen for the Speech feature, and then sit back, relax and listen. Users also have the option to select video magnification to view photos, bills and read shorter text.
ClearView+ Speech True Color
Desktop video magnifier with integrated OCR and text-to-speech technology. Read/view magnified text/images or listen to text read by synthesized speech and view each word highlighted as it is spoken.
Compact 4 HD
Handheld dome magnifier with a continuous magnification range of 1.7x to 12x and 4.3" full color TFT widescreen display. Offers high contrast viewing modes for easier reading (set up to 4 combinations from a possible choice of 16). Order Compact 4 HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Compact 5 HD
Portable video magnifier that features continuous zoom with 1.5x to 18x magnification, 8 megapixel high-definition and auto-focus camera for superior images, 5" full color TFT wide screen display and 16 high-contrast colors. Has a low vision customizable large icon menu and ergonomic design with two reading positions.Order Compact 5 HD from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreMultimedia
Compact 7 HD
Portable electronic video magnifier that features continuous zoom with 1.5x to 18x magnification, 8 megapixel high-definition and auto-focus camera for superior images, 7" full color TFT wide screen display and 16 high-contrast colors. Has a low vision customizable large icon menu and ergonomic design with two reading positions. Order Compact 7 HD from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreMultimedia
Compact Mini
Pocket-sized video magnifier with a 3.5" full color screen with adjustable magnification of 2x, 5x, 8x, and 11x. Offers multiple high contrast viewing options.https://us.optelec.com/products/
Compact Touch HD
Portable handheld video magnifier with continuous magnification of 2x to 20x and touchscreen controls. Has a 4.3" full color TFT widescreen display and adjustable document viewing modes and full color for viewing photographs and images as well as four high-contrast color combinations for easier reading including black text on a yellow background.https://us.optelec.com/products/
Compact+
Small, portable video magnifier with continuous magnification of up to 3x to 10x with a 4.3" full-color TFT widescreen. Displays text in true color, black and white and reverse. Also offers blue/yellow and black/yellow options for easier discrimination.https://us.optelec.com/products/
Crystal XL
Portable handheld magnifier with a 4.3" TFT display that includes a power on/off switch and offers text and images in 3 levels of magnification - 3x, 4.5x and 7x - all of which appear in a variety of color modes, including color, positive, negative, and semi-colors. Micro USB battery charge connector included.www.maxiaids.com
DaVinci HD
Desktop video magnifier with a 24" high-resolution LCD screen, text-to-speech (OCR) software that reads any printed text aloud with the push of a button, and a 3-in-1 camera that rotates 340 degrees. Offers magnification up to 77x and 8 viewing modes to optimize contrast and brightness. Monitor can also be used as a display for a computer or iPad (additional hardware required).
DaVinci Pro HD
Desktop video magnifier that features a full high-definition Sony 1080p screen, a 3-in-1 camera, magnification up to 77x, and full page text-to-speech system. Great for applying make-up, shaving, reading, writing, viewing presentations and whiteboards. The slide mechanism provides flexibility for various camera arm positions.Order DaVinci Pro HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Deluxe Signature Guide
Two rubber blocks, 9/16 inches apart.It consists of 2 thin bars to provide proper guidance for signature. Order Deluxe Signature Guide from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreImage
E-Bot Pro
iPad-compatible, portable, reading, writing and distance video magnifier that provides full-page OCR capability. Can be connected to a Mac via USB 3.0, a PC via USB 2.0/3.0, to a television or computer monitor with HDMI, or directly to an iPad screen via a dedicated Wi-Fi wireless access point. Common touchscreen gestures may be used to adjust the magnification level and image color on an iPad. Reading material may be manipulated smoothly and easily with a joystick control or touchscreen gestures which move the camera in response to touch. The OCR may be used to a scan and listen to a full page of text through a built-in speaker or headset (speaker jack available for earphone or headset). Order E-Bot Pro from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Eclipse Touch
Full color, desktop auto-focus video magnifier with 15" collapsible, adjustable tilt TFT display that integrates touchscreen capability. Has a magnification range of 1.5x to 32 x. Offers a variety of viewing modes: Full color, enhanced black on white, enhanced white on black, and semi colors, a broad range of text and background colors. www.enablemart.com www.magnifyingaids.com www.maxiaids.com
EEZEE Reader
Print-enlarging reader/writer with an advanced mini-scanner that displays an enlarged image on a television screen. Allows black-on-white or white-on-black viewing. May be used to read print on books, papers, cans and bottles.
ElBraille
Elbraile is a full mobile portable computer running on Windows 10 together with Jaws for Windows. It contains a docking station, integrated with Freedom Scientific?s Focus 14 Braille display. This docking station contains the perkins style keyboard and all the navigation options that you find on the Focus 14. Detail Specs:
  • Windows 10 32bit
  • Jaws 17
  • 1.8 GHz Quad-core atom processor
  • 2 GB of ram
  • 64 GB SSD drive
  • Built-in 32 gb sd card ? not usable by user, for the OS
  • Expansion card slot up to 256 gb storage
  • built-in microphone
  • Stereo speakers
  • Vibration motor Device vibrates and beeps.when being turned on, shutting down, when placed on charge, etc.
  • SMS messaging capability
  • You can also make and receive phonecalls.
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 3G modem (Micro sim card required)
  • Wi-Fi 801.11 a/b/g/n
  • accelerometer
  • gyro,
  • compass
  • GPS
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • USB port ? used for external storage, full qwerty keyboard etc.
  • 20 hours of battery life.
ESight eyewear
eSight eyewear can give you fully functional sight. With eSight, you can read, walk around and see your surroundings, see the faces of loved ones in full detail, and more fully engage in your life. A wearable, electronic assistive technology designed specifically for low vision, eSight uses a high-definition camera to capture everything you look at. A powerful computer processes the video and displays it onto near-to-eye screens that enable sight - with no perceptible delay. eSight can replace other low vision tools, such as CCTVs, digital magnifiers, screen reading technology and more. Your eSight will be customized for you, with your prescription lenses built right into the eyewear. No other electronic low vision aid is mobile, hands free, and suitable for near, far, and mid-range tasks. Book your one-hour evaluation now by calling 1-855-837-4448. www.esighteyewear.com
Explore 3
Portable handheld video magnifier with 2x to 16x magnification, continuous zoom to clearly see every detail, auto-focus, freeze-frame, color mode selector. Also has a built-in stand for signing and filling out forms. Includes a flashlight. May be connected to a television to magnify what?s on the screen. Features large buttons for adjusting magnification and contrast modes.Order Explore 3 from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Explore 5
Smallest, lightest 5" high-definition handheld electronic video magnifier that offers a magnification range from 2x to 22x. Offers more than 18 customizable enhancement modes and three modes of use--out of pocket, with folding handle, or tabletop use. May be connected to a television to display enlarged pictures and text on a bigger screen. Can also store thousands of images for viewing anytime. Order Explore 5 from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Explore 7
Portable, high-definition handheld electronic video magnifier with a 7" high-definition LCD screen that offers a magnification range from 2.3x to 19x. Offers more than 12 contrast and 3 favorite color settings and three modes of use: out of pocket, with folding handle, or tabletop use. May be connected to a television to display enlarged pictures and text on a bigger screen. Can also store thousands of images for viewing anytime. Order Explore 7 from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Explorer HD 22"
Flexible desktop magnifier with magnification ranges of 2.5x to 57x (19" model), 2.8x to 65x (22" model) and 3.2x to 73x (24" Model). Offers three additional Select-A-Color modes with the standard modes (full color, black on white, and white on black. Viewing table is equipped with front-to-back and side-to-side (x-y) slides for positioning materials under the camera unit for reading, writing, and viewing various items. Order Explorer HD 22" from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
EZ Large Keyboard
The EZ See Large Button Keyboard is a high quality, easy-to-use keyboard with all of the same features as a regular keyboard. It is perfect for low vision computer users since it is designed with large, bold legends, and features the largest lettering available for low vision users. The attractive, low profile, design fits into any setting and is available in four high-contrast models and colors. The EZ See keyboard features nine multi-media hot keys and a gentle key bounce force for comfortable typing. http://chicagolighthouse.org/tools-for-living-store
Flick
Portable, immersive and touchscreen camera system that connectc to a desktop, laptop or tablet computer. Compatible with any Windows or Mac operating system and works with touchscreen, keyboard or mouse. Includes interactive, selective OCR text reading and iZoom Screen Magnifier.www.magnifyingaids.com/
Focus 14 Blue Braille Display
The new Focus 14 Blue combines a highly responsive 8-dot keyboard and comfortable control layout with both USB and Bluetooth connectivity in a pocket-sized design. The fusion of comfort, portability, and advanced features makes the new Focus 14 Blue the ultimate go-anywhere Braille interface device. Read text messages, navigate your Smartphone screen, and enter text - all without taking your phone off your belt or out of your bag. With Focus 14 Blue, you have an efficient, full-featured Braille keyboard for your Smartphone, plus the ability to read your Smartphone?s display silently.
Fold-Over Writing Guide
Folding writing guide that opens on one side to allow user to insert the paper to hold it in place while writing within the cutout lines.Order Fold-Over Writing Guide from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Fusion
Portable video magnifier that opens and closes like a laptop computer with a magnification range of 6.5x to 15x. Can be rolled across text or used with its integrated handheld mouse camera. Its 7" flat-panel screen folds down for portability.
Hi Mark Tactile Pens
3-D writing tool to create raised lines and dots. Dries to non-toxic plastic feeling finish. In black, white, or orange.
i-Stick
Laptop-compatible video magnifier with a rotating camera that allows for near and distance viewing, and has the ability to take a "picture" of an image and save it to the computer. Can also be connected to a computer or VGA monitor.
IBIS HD
Portable, high-definition video magnifier with average adjustable magnification of 2x to77x (varies with HD screen size). Attaches to any television or PC monitor. Order IBIS HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Jot a Dot
Pocket-sized, 20-cell mechanical braille writing device. Has tactile indicators to help in finding the current line and cell. Brailles on lightweight paper. info@humanware.com
Liberty Scholar
Portable video magnifier that features full color and enhanced display modes, including a full range of semi-colors, line-markers and a wide selection of magnification ranges from 1.5x to 50x, a 12" flat-panel monitor with mouse camera and top-mounted pan, tilt, and zoom distance camera. www.enablemart.com/
Liberty Scholar 2
Portable video magnifier with both near and distance viewing capabilities for reading, writing and viewing distance objects with a magnification range from 1.5x to 50x and a12" TFT display. Function buttons include overview mode, freeze image function, viewing mode selection, brightness adjustment and semi-color selection. www.magnifyingaids.com/ www.maxiaids.com/
Liberty Solo
Portable video magnifier with a tiltable 12" TFT screen that features full color, enhanced positive and negative reading modes, and a range of semi colors, which are controlled by ergonomic buttons on the mouse. www.shop.magnificationresources.com/
Lightweight Metal Slate Pins On Bottom
Slate with four lines of 28 cells each with pins on the bottom side. Durable aluminum with a slot for tape. Order Lightweight Metal Slate Pins On Bottom from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Looky + Portable Video Magnifier
Portable, handheld video magnifier with a 3.5" display screen with a magnification range of 2x to 20x and five viewing modes: full color, black on white, white on black (reversed), yellow on blue, and yellow on black. Has a foldable handle and weighs 7oz.www.maxiaids.com/ www.magnifyingaids.com/
Magni-Cam
Lightweight, handheld video magnifier that connects to any television set or computer with an appropriate PC television video card adapter to provide enhanced reading ability. Provides magnifications of up to 50x when connected to a 25" television.www.synapse-ada.com/
MagniLink S Computer Monitor
MagniLink S Computer/Monitor can be connected to a computer or a monitor. Use the system in a classroom for viewing materials or to record a lesson or presentation with the video recording feature. The system can also be used as a regular video magnifier at home, connected to a LVI monitor and a docking station. MagniLink S Computer/Monitor comes with both HDMI and USB 3.0 connections and can be controlled by the integrated control box or from the computer?s keyboard. The camera is available in HD or SD resolution. MagniLink S Computer/Monitor comes with both HDMI and USB 3.0 connections and Excellent image quality There is no ghosting with 60 fps (full digital frames/second). High brightness and contrast (high quality light sensitive lens). HDMI connection and HD/SD progressive high resolution for flicker-free image and sharp edges. The result is an unmatched, superior image. The latest technology Super-speed USB 3.0 connection - ten times faster and backwards compatible with USB 2.0. HDMI connection to monitor - for fast and stable connection. Lightweight and portable MagniLink S is always accessible; sets-up and is ready to use in virtually seconds. Place the system to the left or the right side of the laptop - the excellent design makes it flexible and shock resistant. High quality material Construction with casted metal and advanced plastic materials throughout, combined with high quality technology, including the camera lens. All parts designed for durability and recyclability in mind. Powered by the computer The user will never worry about battery strength or misplaced battery chargers. Order MagniLink S Computer Monitor from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
MagniLink S Computer/Monitor
The MagniLink S Monitor connects to any monitor and is ideal for use at home. Read a report or work on scrapbooks. Review a document or share photos. You can even see yourself in ?mirror mode." MagniLink S Monitor comes with an HDMI connector, built-in control panel and uses minimal space. The camera is available in HD or SD resolution. Use the system in a classroom for viewing materials or to record a lesson or presentation with the video recording feature. The system can also be used as a regular video magnifier at home, connected to a LVI monitor and a docking station. It comes with both HDMI and USB 3.0 connections and can be controlled by the integrated control box or from the computer?s keyboard. This monitor model is connected through HDMI and include an AC power adapter. MagniLink S comes with a clever two-in-one carrying case with space for a laptop and accessories. The camera has superior picture quality with unbeatable sharpness, light sensitivity and viewing angle. The MagniLink S offers 60 digital full frames/second for an image that is extraordinarily clear also in motion. Order MagniLink S Computer/Monitor from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreMultimedia
MagniLink S Monitor
Excellent image quality with this MagniLink S Monitor. There's no ghosting with 60 fps (full digital frames/second). High brightness and contrast (high quality light sensitive lens). HDMI connection and HD/SD progressive high resolution for flicker-free image and sharp edges. The result is an unmatched, superior image. Order MagniLink S Monitor from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
MagniLink S Monitor HD
MagniLink S Monitor HD connects to any monitor with HDMI input for superior quality image. Excellent image quality There's no ghosting with 60 fps (full digital frames/second). High brightness and contrast (high quality light sensitive lens). HDMI connection and HD/SD progressive high resolution for flicker-free image and sharp edges. The result is an unmatched, superior image. The latest technology HDMI connection to monitor - for fast and stable connection. Lightweight and portable MagniLink S is always accessible; sets-up and is ready to use in virtually seconds. Order MagniLink S Monitor HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
MagniLink Student Professional
MagniLink Student Professional Features include: HD camera results in smoother character edges, excellent color condition and a flicker-free image. Magnification range from 1.5x - 56x with15" screen. The unit only weighs 3.3 lbs and connects to USB 2.0. Video recording with sound, freezing of image and dual monitor support. It can connect to a Computer via USB, and a Computer monitor
MagniLink Vision Text to Speech (TTS)
Video magnifier with high resolution and definition. you can adjust the height, select the color and magnification level and enjoy the smooth reading table. For an ideal reading position, the reading table has a rounded front edge that is comfortable to rest your hands on. Order MagniLink Vision Text to Speech (TTS) from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
MagniLink Zip
Foldable, portable video magnifier with an auto-focus camera. Can be connected to a PC/Mac with USB/HDMI connection (optional) and with TTS software for PC/Mac (optional), can be used to read text aloud. Available in four models: 13.3" monitor and HD camera, 13.3" monitor with Full HD camera, 17.3" monitor, with HD camera, and 17.3" monitor, with full HD camera. www.magnifyingaids.com/ www.specialneedscomputers.ca/ Multimedia
MagniLink Zip 13
Foldable, portable video magnifier with a 13.3" monitor with full auto-focus camera. Can be connected to a PC/Mac with USB/HDMI connection (optional) and with TTS software for PC/Mac (optional) for reading text aloud. Order MagniLink Zip 13 from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreMultimedia
MagniLink Zip 13" full HD
Foldable, portable video magnifier with a 13.3" monitor with full high-definition auto-focus camera. Can be connected to a PC/Mac with USB/HDMI connection (optional) and with TTS software for PC/Mac (optional) for reading text aloud. Order MagniLink Zip 13" full HD from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreMultimedia
MagniLink Zip 17" HD

True, portable video magnifier

MagniLink Zip 17 is a true, portable video magnifier with an HD reading and distance camera. It comes with a low-vision adapted 17.3 inch monitor and a stable X/Y table for comfortable reading and precise control. It has all the functions offered in a desktop video magnifier, but can be folded and carried to another location easily.

This is a good choice for users that read frequently and sometimes need to move their video magnifier between different locations, for example home and work, hotel, summer house, etc. The stylish, space-saving design makes MagniLink Zip easily placed in both homes, schools and workplaces.

Order MagniLink Zip 17" HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Mattingly SMART Portable Video Magnifier
Portable video magnifier with a magnification range of 2x to 15x; 4 viewing modes--full color, black and white, high-contrast white on black and high-contrast black on white; and freeze-frame option with 4-step brightness and 4-step contrast adjustments. www.mattinglylowvision.com/
MaxLupe
Color portable video magnifier with a magnification range of approximately 7.3x to 30x for reading and approximately 3x to 12x for writing. Comes with a 5.8" TFT-monitor (can be tilted). Order MaxLupe from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Merlin
Full-color, auto-focus video magnification system with optional monitor sizes and styles--the classic CRT 14" or 20" to the newer ergonomic sleek LCD 17" or 19" monitors and 2.7x to 85x adjustable magnification (varies with LCD screen size).www.aroga.com/
Merlin Elite
Desktop video magnifier that features a high-definition Sony auto-focus camera, high-resolution 24 " LCD monitor and text-to-speech feature software (Nuance). Offers 28 viewing modes to optimize contrast and brightness, adjustable magnification from 2.4x to 70x, and a low profile x-y table with a user friendly lock mechanism, The monitor can also be used as a display for a computer or connected to an iPad (additional cables required). The screen easily pivots horizontally and vertically to provide the most comfortable viewing position www.nanopac.com/ www.beyondsight.com/
Merlin HD 22"
Desktop electronic video magnifier that offers high definition color and contrast for reading books and magazines, reading and writing letters, managing financial records, viewing color photos, or doing crossword puzzles. Features a high-definition camera, high-definition LCD screen that easily pivots horizontally and vertically to provide the most comfortable viewing position, simple, easy-to-use tactile controls, 2.4x to 73.2x magnification, depending on screen size and zoom table selected, adjustable viewing modes, and an x-y table with a user friendly lock mechanism for smooth continuous reading. www.nanopac.com www.beyondsight.com/
Merlin LCD
Flexible full-color, auto-focus desktop magnifier with 7 viewing modes and 2.4x to 77x adjustable magnification (varies with LCD screen size). The monitor also offers a split screen mode to allow users to view magnified images and the computer simultaneously. Screen pivots, tilts and swivels in all directions. http://www.ulva.com/Online-Store/Multimedia
Merlin ultra Full HD
Video magnifier with full high-definition camera, simple, easy-to-use tactile controls, a 2.4x to 73.2x (depending on screen size and zoom table selected), and an x-y table with a user-friendly lock mechanism for smooth continuous reading. Computer compatible for easy toggling between the video magnifier and computer (additional hardware may be required). https://magnificationresources.com/ http://www.visabilitystore.org/
Mezzo HD
Foldable lightweight desktop electronic magnifier that offers 2.2x to 90x magnification. Offers a range of viewing modes: full color, black on white, white on black, green on black, yellow on blue and yellow on black.. May be purchased with an x-y-table and a mobility pack that includes a battery and carrying case. www.magnifyingaids.com/ http://shop.magnifyingamerica.com/
Mini Talking Memo
Take notes and hear them later. Great for shopping lists, names, numbers, or things to do.
MiniMax
Small lightweight portable magnifier with a 2.8" TFT screen and three easy top-access buttons identified with high-contrast icons. Offers three discrete levels of magnification of approximately approx. 3x, 4.5x and 6.5xfull range of color and color-select options. A freeze frame mode allows for storage and image manipulation. Order MiniMax from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Mobilux Digital
Mobile and portable, the handheld video magnifier with a 3.4" diagonal screen and four viewing modes: black on white, white on black and color, yellow/black. Offers 3 levels of magnification: 3x, 4.5x, and 6x and image display in real image (true colors), contrast enhancement of black on white, white on black and black on yellow.www.visual-techconnection.com/ www.magnifyingaids.com/
Mobilux Touch HD
Portable, handheld video magnifier with a 4.3" high-definition TFT LCD screen. Provides time and date information, has an automatic shut-off feature after 5 minutes of non-use to save battery power, and 5 contrast modes so users can customize the colors of the text and backgrounds to their individual needs. Magnification powers range from 4x to 12x and include the middle range powers of 5x, 6x, 8x, and 10x. Has a 4GB SD card that stores photos, which are downloadable to a PC or Mac computer through the included USB connection. When connected to a PC, a live image can also be seen on a computer monitor. Order Mobilux Touch HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
MonoMouse
Hand-held, mouse style video magnifier that can be connected to a television screen. Provides three modes for reading, namely regular mode, high contrast negative mode (pure white text on black background), and high contrast positive mode (pure black text on white background). https://bierley.com/
Mountbatten Brailler
Electronic braille embosser that translates text input from a braille keyboard and sends it directly to a printer connected to it. Can also be used as a braille translator and embosser of text sent to it from a QWERTY keyboard or PC application. Includes a special graphics mode, which supports conventional braille graphics production packages.http://store.humanware.com/
Nemo
Pocket-sized, hand-held video magnifier that offers magnification of up to 4.5x to 9x on a 4" anti-glare LCD.
NeoBraille
The NeoBraille is 32-cell, 8-dot Android-based unit sports 3 GB of RAM, 64 GB flash memory, AT&T LTE, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, two USB ports, and a mini-HDMI port. It weighs in at 1.5 pounds, and measures 9.25 by 5.9 by 0.75 inches. It uses the Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system, and includes a suite of productivity and entertainment apps created or provided by Neo Access. The detail specifications are:
  • Braille Cell 32 Braille Cells
  • OS / CPU Android 5.1 / Samsung Exynos 7420 (2.1GHz) Octa core
  • Ram 3 GB
  • Internal Memory 64 GB Flash Memory
  • External Storage MicroSD 128 GB (Option)
  • Audio Internal Stereo speaker / Mic port / Earphone port
  • Microphone Internal Mic(mono), External Stereo Mic
  • Keyboard 8 Key Perkins keyboard / 2 space bars
  • Navigation Keys 4-Way navigation key with Scroll Wheel/Select button
  • Thumb button 2 Thumb buttons
  • Function key 4 Function keys (Quick Search/Home/Menu/Back)
  • USB 2 USB 2.0 Type-A,
https://irie-at.com/content/neobraille-notetaker
Olympia
Portable video magnifier with 7" diagonal display with color LCD and magnification of 4.3x to 26x. Attaches to a television monitor with a phono-type jack; non-NTSC TV/monitors require a converter. Includes writing stand a carrying case.
ONYX
Foldable and lightweight portable video magnifier designed to connect to a monitor or a PC and provides magnification up to 100x. May be mounted on a swinging arm or flexible arm and provides distance, document, and self views. http://sales.freedomscientific.com/
ONYX Deskset 17
Portable video magnifier with a 3-in-1 flexible camera for reading documents, distance viewing, and self-viewing. The camera, mounted on a rotating arm on a 17" flat panel monitor, has three axes and rotates up to 350 degrees.http://sales.freedomscientific.com/
ONYX PC Edition
Features the ONYX camera mounted on an arm secured to a sturdy base and comes with USB connectivity to any PC and MAGic? Screen Magnification Software with Speech and MAGic EyeMerge? image management features. EyeMerge allows user to switch back and forth between magnified PC images and magnified camera views in any of three viewing modes: distance views, document views, and self views. Comes in choice of a swing arm or flex arm. http://www.freedomscientific.com/Products/
Opal
Small, portable, hand-held video magnifier with a 4" screen and a magnification range of 4.5x to 9x. Has two full-color modes and five two-color reading modes (black text on a white background; enhanced black text on a white background; white text on a black background; yellow text on a blue background; or blue text on a yellow background). http://www.mcssl.com/store/my-vision-aid/catalog/
OPTi Lite
Desktop video magnifier that connects to a desktop or laptop computer using a USB 2.0 to display magnified text or images on the computer's screen. Has a fully adjustable magnification range 4x to 40x on a typical 15" screen.https://magnificationresources.com/ www.maxiaids.com/
OPTi Mouse
Mouse-style video magnification camera that connects to a desktop or laptop computer using a USB 2.0 to display magnified text or images on the computer's screen.
OPTi Verso
Portable video magnifier that offers distance magnification, viewing for classroom, and meeting room use, as well as near magnification for desktop-style reading and writing. Connects to either a PC or notebook. Offers magnification range of 1.5x to 50x on a typical 15" screen and the full color and a complete range of enhanced color viewing modes.http://shop.magnificationresources.com/ www.maxiaids.com/
OPTRON Mobile
Portable video magnifier camera mounted on a modular swivel arm with 360-degree surround view capability. Features auto focus camera with full color, black and white, and artificial color image adjustments. Connects to various monitors. Features a magnification range of approx. 2.5x to 100x. Available in 22" and 24" screen sizes.
OPTRON Observer
Portable CCTV camera mounted on a modular swivel arm. Features an auto focus camera with full color, black and white, and artificial color image adjustment. Can be connected to various monitors.
OPTRON Pro
Portable video magnifier camera mounted on a modular swivel arm for near, distance, and self viewing. Features an auto focus camera with full color, black and white, and artificial colors image adjustment. VGA computer-compatible. Connects to various monitors.
OPTRON Vision
Portable video magnifier camera on a swivel arm. The auto focus camera displays images in full color, black and white, or high contrast colors. For desktop area viewing.
Pebble 3.5 Portable Video Magnifier
Lightweight, handheld magnifier with 2x to 10x magnification for reading labels, prescriptions, price tags, menus, bus schedules and more. Features a 3.5" high resolution LCD display with adjustable brightness.
Pebble HD
Lightweight, portable video magnifier with a high-definition camera with a 4.3" LCD display and adjustable magnification from 1.25x to 13.5x. Has easy-to-use large tactile buttons in two color choices and offers 28 available color select modes. Multi-purpose handle allows usage in various positions.Order Pebble HD from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreMultimedia
Pebble Mini
Lightweight, portable video magnifier with adjustable magnification from 2x to 10x that weighs less than 4 ounces. Offers 28 viewing modes, freeze image feature with capability to magnify and change mode, and image capture with save and recall. www.enhancedvision.com/ www.lssproducts.com/ www.visabilitystore.org/ www.sightconnection.com/
Perkins Brailler
Brailler with adjustable margin stops that accommodate paper up to fourteen inches long and have large paper feed knobs. Embosses 25 lines with 42 cells on a standard 11-inch sheet of paper.
Perkins SMART Brailler
A brailler with a video screen and audio feedback that shows and speaks letters and words in real-time as they are being brailled in SimBraille or large print, for an instantaneous, multi-sensory learning experience. Additional Features include: text-to-speech, volume control, headphone outlet, USB port to save files to external device. The ability to edit, save and transfer electronic documents via USB. US English Braille, including contractions. Acapela Text to Speech from Acapela Group. Built-in software with lessons for braille beginners (American Printing House version only; available separately for a fee).
Pico
Small, portable handheld magnifier that easily fits into a purse or pocket.
Portix
Portable, foldable, and compact magnifier with a high resolution 10.4" LCD screen and is about the size of a laptop. Offers a variety of viewing modes: color, black and white, inverse, yellow on blue, and black on yellow with a magnification range of 3x to 36x. The easy to use rotational camera can be moved from desktop, distance, and self-viewing modes.
Premier
Auto-focus desktop video magnifier with a magnification range of 2x to 65x and color, high contrast black and white, high contrast white and black viewing modes. Comes with a 22" widescreen LCD flat panel monitor (optional).
Presto
Portable, desktop video magnifier with a 15" LCD monitor and four simple front panel buttons and 2.5x to 40x autofocus magnification. Also features a simple one piece/one plug design, full color/black and white or reverse viewing modes, a locking x/y table, and tilt angle display on the monitor. www.lssproducts.com/ www.floridareading.com/ www.magnifyingaids.com/
Presto Lite
Portable, desktop video magnifier with a 15" diagonal Active Color Matrix TFT LCD display and simple four-button front control panel and a magnification range of 3x to 21x. Also features a low profile display, a reading table, and three image modes - photo, positive and negative images www.magnifyingaids.com/
Prisma AF
Portable auto-focus video magnifier with a magnification range of 2.5x to 30x on a 17" television screen. Viewing modes available include full color, enhanced black on white and enhanced white on black. Uses any standard PAL or NTSC television set with a video input jack.www.maxiaids.com/ www.magnifyingaids.com/
Prodigi Desktop 20"
Desktop video magnifier 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. 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"
Desktop video magnifier 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. 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"
Personal Vision Assistant with a 20" LCD screen that incorporates both a table-top magnifier and a hand-held magnifier. Includes a lightweight, portable 5" HD magnifier with a touch screen, that docks right into the table-top unit with magnification ranges of 1x to 80x (Diamond Edge Text) and 1x to 20x (color). Order Prodigi Duo 20" from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Prodigi Duo 24"
Personal Vision Assistant with a 24" LCD screen that incorporates both a table-top magnifier and a hand-held magnifier. Includes a lightweight, portable 5" HD magnifier with a touch screen, that docks right into the table-top unit with magnification ranges of 1x to 80x (Diamond Edge Text) and 1x to 20x (color).Order Prodigi Duo 24" from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Prodigi Tablet
Lightweight touchscreen 5" HD magnifier with a magnification range of 1.2x to 20x and Touch and Tap controls. User can select from a wide variety of enhanced contrast options. Stores photos and documents and converts characters into Diamond-Edge Text for easier reading. Allows user to switch from reading documents to listening to them, with the tap of a finger. Order Prodigi Tablet from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Pronto!
Pronto! is a portable braille notetaker, that is offered with either 18 or 40 refreshable braille cells. Both models feature braille input courtesy of an 8-dot braille keyboard, speech output, and a suite of apps such as a word processor, spreadsheet viewer, and more. The 40-cell version features a QWERTY keyboard that the user can swap in and out with the braille keyboard, even when the device is switched on. Sales department at BAUM USA
ProSeries
Desktop auto-focus video magnifier with a fixed camera on a vertically adjustable arm with black and white, color, and reverse white on black viewing on a 17" or 19" flat panel monitor and a magnification range of 2.5x-65x. The table organizer in the x-y table provides a small storage space for pens and papers. Optional Effects Package includes color combination options, window shading and line markers.
Quicklook Zoom
Handheld, lightweight full-color, electronic magnifier with an integrated 4" TFT display and a magnification range of 3x to 18x. Has a built-in rechargeable battery, charger, cable, and a protective carrying case with belt loop, shoulder strap, and a wrist/neck strap. www.maxiaids.com/
Raised Line Writing Paper
Heavy raised lines on sheets of paper help the user feel the lines when writing. Approximately 165 sheets per pad.
RUBY
Handheld, pocket-sized video magnifier with a 4.3" full-color screen with a magnification range of 2x to 14x magnification when used with handle extended and 5x to 10x when used flat on a table.www.freedomscientific.com/
Ruby XL HD
Portable, handheld video magnifier with a 5-megapixel, auto-focus camera and a full color, 5" tiltable LCD screen with continuous zoom from 2x to 14x.www.freedomscientific.com/
Sanford 20/20 pen
Designed for the visually impaired. Extra wide, soft bullet tip with black ink.http://www.lighthousetoolsforliving.com/Sanford-2020-Pen_p_709.html
Sapphire
Handheld video magnifier with a 7"LCD screen with 3.4x to 16x magnification. Can be used for three viewing positions: Reading, writing and viewing 3D objects like medicine bottles and connected to a television to magnify up to 48 times on a 21" screen
Select
Desktop video magnifier with a fully adjustable auto-focus camera and monitor with a magnification range of 2x to 65x. Offers true color, enhanced black on white and reverse white on black contrast viewing. Controls at the bottom of the monitor allow for easy operation. The monitor is connected to an adjustable arm which may be positioned above, level with, or to the left or right of the x-y table. The table organizer in the x-y table provides a small storage space for pens and papers. Optional Effects Package includes color combination options, window shading and line markers.www.visiontechnology.com/store/
SelectUltra
Desktop auto-focus video magnifier with a magnification range of 2x to 65x with an adjustable camera and 17" or 19" flat panel monitor with black and white, color, and reverse white on black viewing for seeing near, intermediate and distant objects. The table organizer in the x-y table provides a small storage space for pens and papers. Optional Effects Package includes color combination options, window shading, and line markers.www.visiontechnology.com/store/
Smartlux Digital
Portable video magnifier with a 5" LCD TFT display, 5x, 7x, 9x, or 12x magnification and 5 different viewing modes: full color, black on white, white on black, black on yellow, and yellow on black. Order Smartlux Digital from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Smartview 360
Desktop video magnifier magnifies with a 19" LCD monitor and 3 viewing modes: desktop (2.6x to 57x magnification), distance (0.6x to 27x magnification) and self view (1x to 4x magnification).Order Smartview 360 from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
SmartView Synergy PI 23
Desktop video magnifier with 23" LCD monitor and magnification range of 3.7x to 75x. Offers a variety of viewing options: color mode, 16 user-selectable enhanced contrast modes, and positive and negative combinations.http://www.magnifyingaids.com/
Snow 4.3"
Lightweight handheld video magnifier with a large 4.3" widescreen LCD display and large tactile controls. Provides magnification from 2x to 16x, 10 contrast modes, as well as the ability to freeze an image for a closer look.Order Snow 4.3" from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Snow 7" HD
Lightweight handheld video magnifier with a 7" display with 12 different modes: full color, grey, black on white, white on black, blue on white, white on blue, black on yellow, yellow on black, blue on yellow, and yellow on blue. Provides 2.2x to 16x magnification.Order Snow 7" HD from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreMultimedia
Sony Digital Recorder with Dragon NaturallySpeaking
Recorder that allows user to record up to 696 minutes (11 hours) of lectures, conversations, or meetings and convert them to text by downloading to a computer to read in the LP mode. Recordings may be organized into five file folders. Features include Digital Voice Up® and VOR (Voice Operated Recording) functions, which increases the volume of the person speaking when recorded at a distance from the unit; digital pitch control, which allows recordings to be heard at slower than normal speeds without distortion to facilitate transcribing or editing, or faster than normal to move quickly to a desired portion; recording monitor function, which allows user to listen to the recording level by using headphone while unit is recording. Also includes 32MB Flash Memory, recording modes (ST/STLP/SP/LP), playback speaker, built-in stereo microphone; uploading of MP3 music files, DC-in jack. Comes with USB Cable, Digital Voice Editor Software, Stereo Ear Receiver.
String Signature Guide
Signature guide with a rubber cord that flexes to accommodate letters such as “g,” “p,” and ‘y,” that go below the line. Has a non-slip backing to prevent sliding.Order String Signature Guide from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
STRIX
Handheld, full-color video magnifier with an integrated 7" TFT display and an auto-focus camera for reading and writing, and distance viewing. Provides magnification range of 4x to 22x. Viewing modes include full-color, high-contrast black on white, and high-contrast white on black.
Talking Typer for Windows
Computer keyboarding and typing training software that speaks and displays lessons on screen. Includes drills, practice, and typing games. Adjustable to the student's level of skill and sight impairment. Recommended ages: 6 and older.
The Clue
Full-color and black-and-white video magnifier with a magnification range of 5.5x to 50x. Comes with a large 20" color monitor which can be used in an in-line or side-by-side configuration. Offers black-on-white or white-on-black imaging.
The Detective
Black and white, 14" video magnifier available with manual focus or auto-focus.
The Investigator
Auto-focus system with a 17" flat-screen monitor.
The Prisma
Portable, foldable, lightweight video magnifier with magnification levels of up to 34x on a 32" screen that can be connected to a conventional television monitor of any size. Comes with a carrying case.www.magnifyingaids.com/
The Solution
Standard video magnifier that can be used with a computer monitor or a television.
The Traveller
Portable auto-focus video magnifier with a magnification range of 4x to 16x magnification, a 6.4" tilt screen, and full color or black and white viewing modes. https://us.optelec.com/products/
The View
Completely collapsible and portable tabletop video magnification system with x-y table with a rotating camera for seeing near, intermediate, and far distances with an ultrathin LED backlit monitors with 1680 x 1050 resolution with both color, black and white viewing modes. Optional battery pack available. Optional Effects Package includes color combination options, window shading and line markers.www.visiontechnology.com/store/index.php
Thunder
Thunder is a free screen reader. It provides feedback via synthetic speech.
TOPAZ Desktop Video Magnifiers
Desktop, auto-focus video magnifier with magnification levels of up to 77x (on a 24" monitor) with extra-wide x-y table for viewing large documents, and other items. Comes with a choice of monitors: 20", 22", 24". Can become computer compatible with the addition of the TOPAZ Connectivity Kit (optional with additional charge). http://sales.freedomscientific.com/
TOPAZ XL HD
High-definition desktop video magnifier that offers magnification up to 67x, 8.25" of workspace under the camera, and 30 high-contrast text color modes plus true color and enhanced full color. Also offers the lowest magnification (1.5x) and widest field of view of any desktop video magnifier. May be enhanced with OCR capabilities and PC connectivity when GEM and OpenBook Scanning and Reading Software are installed.http://sales.freedomscientific.com/
Topolino Smart
Portable video magnifier that can be used in conjunction with a laptop/PC through a USB port or be connected directly to a monitor via the VGA port. Has a magnification range of approximately 1.7x-86x, depending on the monitor. Comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Primarily designed for use by students for reading and distance viewing. Latest settings are always saved automatically. Video recording is also an option and can be selected during installation. Order Topolino Smart from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Triad Color Magni-Cam Electronic Magnifier
Video magnification system that provides three modes of operation--pure, clear, sharp color; black and white with image enhancement; and color with enhanced color. Each mode is selected by a single push on the camera-mounted control switch.
TVi Color
Video magnifier that consists of a control box and a small television camera in an ergonomic, handheld mouse. The camera incorporates a zoom lens that allows the level of magnification to be altered without refocusing. The magnified image is displayed on a standard television in high-contrast black-on-white or white-on-black for text, or in full-color photo mode for photographs. Mouse rollers can be used to facilitate easy scanning of text, allowing difficult-to-read items such as medicine bottles or cooking instructions on food containers to be magnified easily. An overview mode can be used for orientation or for tasks, such as looking at one's own face. All functions can be controlled from the mouse. Optional handwriting stand available. Offers a magnification range of 18x on a 14" screen and 13x-26x on a 21" screen.https://magnificationresources.com/
TypeAbility 4.1
TypeAbility is a program that teaches the entire computer keyboard in 77 user-friendly lessons. By the end of the lessons, the student will have mastered all the letters, numbers, punctuation, as well as basic navigation and editing in text documents. TypeAbility 4.1 for JAWS, is compatible with JAWS 8 and higher. You can use either a full version of JAWS, or the free JAWS demo. TypeAbility is also compatible with the screen magnification program MAGic. With MAGic, the partially sighted can not only listen to, but also see their typing lessons. TypeAbility for MAGic, can be installed into MAGic 10.5 or MAGic 11. In that case, JAWS is not needed, because MAGic will provide both speech and magnification. Info@YesAccessible.com
Vario Ultra

This is a mobile braille display with 20 or 40 braille elements and 8-button braille input keyboard. VarioUltra connects with four Bluetooth devices and one USB device simultaneously. The change of different devices is easy and executed through a simple keystroke. Thus, you can work with your PC, tablet and smart phone at the same time.

Features
  • A smart braille display that doubles as a braille notetaker.
  • VarioUltra is the only braille device that supports simultaneous connection with up to 5 devices, and it remains connected. For anyone with more than 1 device, this feature above all others will fast become one of your favorite things.
  • Refreshable braille cells that feel crisp, and almost paper like.
  • A whisper-quiet 8-button braille keyboard that is ergonomically designed for all-day use.
  • Split personality. In addition to being the most connectable braille device in the world, a quick flick of a switch and VarioUltra becomes a basic braille notetaker, with a suite of productivity apps to make life easier.
  • Compact, lightweight design will have you questioning why other devices weigh so much. The included high quality carry case and strap will help protect your investment for years to come.
Instructions
  • Step 1: In Notetaker mode, switch on Bluetooth and scan for devices within range.
  • Step 2: Send a pair command to your preferred device.
  • Step 3: Enter pin code 1111 on your device.
  • Step 4: Switch VarioUltra to Braille Display mode.
  • Step 5: A 2-button command is all that is needed to switch instantly between connected devices.
  • In future, skip steps 1-3 because VarioUltra will automatically connect with trusted devices as and when they are within range.
Order Vario Ultra from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
VarioConnect 24 Cells
VarioConnect is a portable device that feature braille input and refreshable braille display. With 24 cells, VarioConnect features lightweight, aluminum construction, a compact footprint, and battery life up to 25 hours on a full charge. VarioConnect refreshable braille cells come with integrated cursor routing, and simple connectivity via Bluetooth or USB.sales@baumusa.com
VarioConnect 32 Cells
VarioConnect is a portable device that feature braille input and refreshable braille display. With 32 cells, VarioConnect features lightweight, aluminum construction, a compact footprint, and battery life up to 25 hours on a full charge. VarioConnect refreshable braille cells come with integrated cursor routing, and simple connectivity via Bluetooth or USB.sales@baumusa.com
VarioConnect 40 Cells
VarioConnect is a portable device that feature braille input and refreshable braille display. With 40 cells, VarioConnect features lightweight, aluminum construction, a compact footprint, and battery life up to 25 hours on a full charge. VarioConnect refreshable braille cells come with integrated cursor routing, and simple connectivity via Bluetooth or USB.sales@baumusa.com
VarioPro 64 Cells
VarioPro is a 64 cell refreshable braille display. These braille display systems are designed for desktop use, and feature space for a full size keyboard on top of the metal housing. With integrated cursor routing, innovative rolling thumb bars for the ultimate in navigation, VarioPro is compatible with all leading screen reading technology. With the COBRA screen reading software from BAUM, it can also be configured with the optional TASO module, which includes vertical and horizontal sliders for unrivaled screen access. sales@baumusa.com
VarioPro 80 Cells
VarioPro is a 80 cell refreshable braille display. These braille display systems are designed for desktop use, and feature space for a full size keyboard on top of the metal housing. With integrated cursor routing, innovative rolling thumb bars for the ultimate in navigation, VarioPro is compatible with all leading screen reading technology. With the COBRA screen reading software from BAUM, it can also be configured with the optional TASO module, which includes vertical and horizontal sliders for unrivaled screen access. sales@baumusa.com
VEO HD CCTV
Video magnifier with full high-definition camera that can magnify text, pictures or objects from 1x to 100x. LVHD-technology guarantees high-contrast and flicker-free pictures in full HD+ quality and the unique N.E.L.E technology (Natural-Evolutional-Light-Experience) minimizes reflections and shadows. The high-tech LED flat screen monitor is available in three different sizes. Two different operating boards (one button or three buttons) assure easy operation. The freely movable x-y table, with friction brake in both directions, vertically and horizontally, allows for easy positioning of texts, pictures or objects.Order VEO HD CCTV from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Versa
Easy-to-use electronic handheld video magnifier that can magnify images up to 15x. Features include simple-to-use buttons, a large 4.3". wide screen color LCD display, five high-contrast viewing modes, and television connectivity for increased magnification.www.rehabmart.com/
VisioBook S
Portable, foldable, video magnifier with a 12.5", 16:9 wide screen monitor that can be folded to about the size of a laptop computer when not in use. Uses a high-definition camera to magnify documents (correspondence, newspapers, magazines, etc.) and photos from 1.8x to 30x magnification. With auto-focus, can be used with curved materials such as a pill bottle. Includes built-in batteries. Order VisioBook S from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreImage
Zoom-Twix
Portable, laptop-compatible scanner/reader, magnifier and flexible video magnifier with for near, distance, and self-viewing. Offers four tools in one: autofocus flexible video magnifier camera for distance and close viewing (Zoom-Frog); instant reader with its OCR software; smart magnifier that eliminates the need for an x-y table; and fast scanner (20 pages per minute).www.independentliving.com/
ZoomEx
Portable scanner/reader that connects to a laptop computer and converts any printed text into multiple accessible formats such as speech, large print, MP3 or txt files. Provides text in any color combination, such as reverse color, etc., and can scan 20 pages per minute.http://shop.magnifyingamerica.com/

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