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2.5 inch Jumbo Digital LED Remote Control Alarm Clock
Remote control alarm clock with large 2.5" inch numbers in red. May be mounted on a wall. Comes with a stand for desk use. The remote control. Operates on household current. can-do@independentliving.com
Alexandravision | Collection Of Timepieces
Beauty, simplicity and discretion. Alexandravision Collection of watches for the visually impaired. Vibrating watch for the visually impaired. In addition to the Meteor, available in blue, black and red, Alexandravision offers a range of elegant pendants which tell the time in the same way. The three buttons are hidden on the back of the pendants. The Comet pendant is in the shape of a black or white shell. The Kaolina is a round pendant made from cherry wood with an oval or round yellow Paesina stone inlay. The Serpentina pendant is also round and made from cherry wood, with an oval or round green Serpentine stone inlay. The Zeolita is another round pendant made from cherry wood, with a round or oval red Ophiolite stone inlay. Lastly, the Sideral watch features an elegant inlay: a work of art by a Swiss artist. This inlay is round or oval, and rhodium or gold plated. support@atguys.com
Avalon Sporty Talking Watch
Talking watch with a leather buckle band, a clear female voice offers the time and date, and five alarm settings. Available with blue or black accents. jim@beyondsight.com
Avalon Talking Watch
Talking watch with time, calendar, multiple alarm settings and sounds, and an hourly report in a clear female voice. jim@beyondsight.com
Big Digit Clock and Thermometer
Digital wall clock with indoor and outdoor thermometer with bold large numbers (4.5” high) on a frame that measures 16.5” x 10.5” x 2”. Thermometer runs on two AA batteries and clock uses four C batteries. can-do@independentliving.com
Big Talking Analog Clock
Features analog synchronized movement, an easy-to-set alarm that beeps three times before announcing the time, and hourly time announcement by a female voice. Available in black. Has easy-to-read black numbers and hands and red second hand. Uses 2-AA batteries (not included). Order Big Talking Analog Clock from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Book Port Plus
A digital talking book player designed to support a wide variety of playback formats. These formats include NLS, Learning Ally, Audible, txt, doc, html, and books from BookShare. This small device incorporates an audio book player, an accessible MP3 player, a clockand a voice recorder in one unit. The Book Port Plus contains a Wi-Fi chip, USB port, SD card slot (up to 32GB), Stereo microphone, headphone jacks, and a built-in speaker. sales@aph.org
BookCourier
Reads articles, books, and other documents out loud, and plays MP3 files. Includes Double Talk speech synthesizer; no internal speaker.
BookSense (Standard)
A compact and lightweight portable DAISY player. This multi-function DAISY reader is compatible with a wide range of audio formats including DAISY and MP3. Other features include,a built-in text to speech engine, clock, recorder. Its builtin text to speech engine supports a wide range of electronic documents.
BookSense XT
A compact and lightweight portable DAISY player. This multi-function DAISY reader is compatible with a wide range of audio formats including DAISY and MP3. Other features include: a built-in text to speech engine, calculator, clock, recorder. Its builtin text to speech engine supports a wide range of electronic documents. The BookSense comes in two models. BookSense(Standard) and BookSense XT. Both models play audio files, DAISY content, and read documents. Secured-Digital (SD) memory card slot, and built-in digital recorder are all standard features on both the BookSense and BookSense XT. The media player supports a variety of formats, such as MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV, WAX, M4A, and WMA. The BookSense XT has enhanced features including 4 Gig built-in memory, Bluetooth Headphone option, and built-in FM radio.
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+ Mobile Manager
Small, Linux-based PDA with a 30-gigabyte hard drive and wireless capability. Includes an address book, calendar, word processor, MP3/DAISY player, voice recorder, journal, web browser and e-mail. Available with a docking station. Also features a braille keyboard.
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.
Giant-View Clock
Quartz with 1.75” high numerals. Stands on table or hangs on wall.
iPhone
The iPhone is a line of Internet and multimedia-enabled smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. An iPhone functions as a camera phone (also including text messaging and visual voicemail), a portable media player (equivalent to a video iPod), and an Internet client (with e-mail, web browsing, and Wi-Fi connectivity). The user interface is built around the device's multi-touch screen, including a virtual keyboard rather than a physical one. Third-party applications are available from the App Store.
Ladies Bi-Color Royal Tel-Time Talking Watch (Expansion Band)
The only Classic Ladies Bi-Color Quartz Talking Watch that has time and alarm announcement with clear male voice. Bi-Color Case Matte Finish w/White Dial & 1-12 Black Numbers- Bi-color Expansion Band. Features: hourly audio annoucement & alarm with 3 different sounds. Powered by 2 lithium batteries (included).
Ladies Bi-Color Royal Tel-Time Talking Watch (Leather Band)
The only Classic Ladies Bi-Color Quartz Talking Watch that has time and alarm announcement with clear male voice. Bi-Color Case Matte Finish w/White Dial & 1-12 Black Numbers-Black Leather Band w Gold Buckle. Features: hourly audio announcement & alarm with 3 different sounds. Powered by 2 lithium batteries (included).
Ladies Chrome Braille Watch Expansion Band
Battery-operated quartz watch that never requires winding. Has a silver dial with black numerals and comes with a chrome expansion band. The crystal is hinged at 12 o'clock, which allows glass to flip up at 6 o'clock for tactual time-telling. Diameter on the face measures .75 inches. can-do@independentliving.com
Ladies Seiko Braille Watch
Chrome watch with a black face and a black leather band. The face measures .75 inch. It opens at 6 o'clock. can-do@independentliving.com
Ladies Tel-Time Chrome Talking Watch with Chrome Expansion Band
Chrome quartz talking watch with time and alarm announcement in a clear, male voice. Chrome case with a chrome dial and black 1-12 numbers and a chrome expansion band. Features an hourly audio announcement and alarm with three different sounds. Batteries included. Dial size: 1"-1/4". Order Ladies Tel-Time Chrome Talking Watch with Chrome Expansion Band from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Ladies' Braille Gold Tone Watch with Crystal Numbers
Ladies godl watch with faceted crystals to mark the hours--three are set at 12:00, two at 3:00, 6:00 and 9:00, and one set at each additional hour. Distinctly shaped minute and second hands allow for easy reading. The .75-inch face opens at 6:00. The face is white with delicate black numbers; casing and expansion band are in gold.can-do@independentliving.com
Ladies' Tel-Time Gold-Colored Talking Watch with Golden Expansion Band
Gold ladies quartz talking watch with time and alarm announcement in a clear, male voice. Gold case with gold dial and black 1-12 numbers. Gold expansion band. Features and hourly audio announcement and alarm with three different sounds. Batteries included. Dial size: 1-1/4".
LG Accolade
Stay in touch with friends and family with this mobile phone that features a 1.3MP camera for capturing special moments, Internet access for keeping track of your favorite Web pages and text messaging to send and receive quick notes.
Maxi-Sound
The new Maxi-Sound talking alarm clock radio can wake you up to the radio or alarm. An hourly announcement from a female voice tells you the time.
Men's 2-Tone Octagonal Braille Watch
Gold and silver octagonal shape braille watch. Dial measures 1 1/4 inches with a two-tone metal expansion band to match the case. Opening at 6 o'clock. can-do@independentliving.com
Men's Chrome Braille Watch Expansion Band
Dependable battery-operated quartz watch that does not winding. Silver dial with black numerals with a chrome expansion band. Crystal is hinged at 12 o'clock, which allows glass to flip up at 6 o'clock for tactual time-telling. The diameter on the face measures 1.25 inches. Order Men's Chrome Braille Watch Expansion Band from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Men's Gold Tone Braille Watch Expansion Band
Dependable battery operated quartz watches that never require winding. This gold colored facing with black numerals comes with a gold tone expansion band. The crystal is hinged at 12 o'clock which allows glass to flip up at 6 o'clock for tactual time-telling. Diameter on the face measures 1.25 inches. Order Men's Gold Tone Braille Watch Expansion Band from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Men's Talking Watch Chrome
Talking Watch Chromecan-do@independentliving.com
Mobile Accessibility
Mobile Accessibility is a screen-access application which allows people who are blind or have low vision to use an Android phone in an intuitive, easy and simple way. Mobile Accessibility is two products in one:
  • A suite of 10 accessible applications (Phone, Contacts, SMS, Alarm, Calendar, Email, Web, Where am I, Apps and Settings) which have been especially designed for the blind and visually impaired. They all have a simplified interface whose textual information is spoken using Vocalizer® voice synthesis.
  • A screen reader which allows you to explore beyond the suite and navigate the standard interface of your phone.
Moshi IVR (Interactive Voice Response) Clock
The Moshi IVR (Interactive Voice Response) Clock is an amazing, modern styled talking clock that is totally voice controlled. Once set, through voice commands only, the current time, the alarm time and sound, the sleep sound, and even the date, can be retrieved by just asking for it. "MOSHI" is fully voice interactive and can be operated without ever seeing the clock. The 12 commands can be asked and answered without even leaving the comfort of your bed! In addition to the indoor temperature announcement in either Fahrenheit or Centigrade, choose from 5 different backlight colors. To activate the clock, simply say, "Hello Moshi." Features: *Listens and responds to 12 voice-activated commands *Has 3 different alarm sounds; chime, chirp or bell *Can play a sleep sound of your choice for 5 minutes; water, birds or waterfall *Includes a nightlight and a "help" feature *Operates on AC/DC power (adaptor included) or 3 AAA batteries (not included) 137 Rano Street Buffalo, NY 14207
PAC Mate Omni BX400
Portable PDA with a braille keyboard. A detachable braille display can be added. Includes JAWS for Windows CE for speech output and Windows Mobile 6.0 with Pocket versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer plus Calendar, E-mail, Contacts, FSEdit (braille word processor), FSCalc (financial and scientific calculator), MediaPlayer and other applications. Full desktop synchronization through ActiveSync.
Pebble HD
The Pebble HD hand-Held video magnifier is lightweight and portable. It boasts a new HD camera providing a crisp, clear, colorful, high definition picture. A new ergonomic lightweight compact design makes it the perfect companion whether at home or on the go. Carry Pebble HD in your purse, pocket, or clip it on your belt with the included carrying case. The only time you'll know it's there is when you need it. Features: *HD camera with 4.3" LCD display *Adjustable magnification from 1.25x to 13.5x *Easy-to-use large tactile buttons in two color choices *Adjustable brightness with lights on/off feature *28 available color select modes *Real time clock and calendar *Audible feedback *Multi-purpose handle allows usage in various positions *Rechargeable battery with up to 3 hours of continuous use Order Pebble HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
PLEXTALK Pocket PTP1
The Plextalk Pocket is the latest in sold-state digital recorders from Plextor designed for Blind or sighted users from the ground up. Record in a wide range of DAISY MP3 formats for voice or high quality music applications. Use the Pocket as an audio note taker and enter audio navigation markers while in record or playback mode and it provides simple audio editing features using DAISY heading and section markers.
Plextalk PTR2
Records and plays DAISY titles, MP3, and .wav audio files and stores them on a compact flash card.
Pocket Talking Clock
The three in one clock, calender, timer pocket combo is one of the best talking items on the market. It fits in your shirt pocket, easy to set, and easy to use.sales@maxiaids.com
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
Pyramid Talking Alarm Clock
This unique pyramid design clock delivers time reports with a touch of its large, black button at the top of the clock. Turn it over for 1/4" black numbers on LCD display.
Reizen Braille Womens Watch
Women's watch with chrome/gold finish with 6 o'clock opening and leather band.sales@maxiaids.com
Samsung Convoy
Samsung Convoy 3 is a sturdy flip phone. The main keypad contains a standard phone keypad which is somewhat tactile, with a marking on the 5 key, and above it there is a set of button.
Sonic Boom Alarm Clock
3 different options for waking up: by light, vibrator or an adjustable buzzer. Can use all three options simultaneously or in different combinations. The clock has a built-in outlet for a lamp and an auxiliary jack for Optional-bed vibrator- not included. The lamp can be used for both flashing and reading. Features: battery back-up - 9 volt battery (not included), snooze button, green digital display with adjustable angle for easy reading. Adjustable buzzer to 98db. Volume and tone adjustments. Built-in deluxe remote receiver.
Tactile Timer
Easy-to-set tactile kitchen timer is easy to set with small raised bumps at every minute interval, larger markings at every five minutes, and raised bar at 60 minutes. info@lssgroup.com
TADI Talking Organizer
PDA that uses a keyboard and voice recording for input and speech for output. Has a phone book, appointment diary, notepad, calculator, alarm clock, timer, and five hours of recording time.sales@maxiaids.com
Talking Alarm Clock
Talking alarm clock with ½-inch black numbers on and LCD display with a female voice that speaks the time. Includes voice volume control, one-minute alarm duration, LCD display for longest battery life, indicators for alarm, hourly report, and alarm set. Requires two AA batteries (not included). sales@maxiaids.com
Talking Appliance Timer
Talking appliance timer that offers instruction on start-up, with every button that speaks to talk user through setting. Timer allows user to turn appliances on and off at a designated time and is customizable for each day of the week. May also be used to control appliances by temperature, such as a space heater, which can be set to turn on at a pre-set time, at a pre-set room temperature, or when the temperature drops below freezing. All speech is in a clear male voice and a volume control allows for customization of sound. Built-in battery recharges when plugged in; when unplugged, settings are retained for several months. Also features a built-in talking thermometer and talking clock. Use only with appliances that are less than 10 amps.can-do@independentliving.com
Talking Atomic Alarm Clock
Alarm clock that speaks time and date announcement with a female voice. Radio controlled with time signal generated from the U.S. ATomic Clock in Colorado. Large LCD display time, month, date, day of the week, and alarm time. Hourly announcement option between 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Five-minute alarm with beep tone and current time announcement. Volume control. Order Talking Atomic Alarm Clock from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Talking Calculator and Clock - Spanish
Talking clock and 8-digit calculator with memory, LCD display, entries and results spoken by a female voice, time display, and alarm. Repeatable and adjustable volume and shut-off. Operates on 2 “AA” batteries (not included).sales@maxiaids.com
Talking Clock and Thermometer
Daily calendar clock that also reports the room temperature and current time in a female voice. Has 15 selections of melody, playing single or all. Includes large ¼ black numbers on LCD display, time, alarm with snooze (rooster sound or melody). Uses two AA batteries (not included). 1/4" black numbers on LCD display.sales@maxiaids.com
Talking Timer
Talking clock and timer that counts down and up. Both the countdown function of the timer and the talking clock talk user through the setting functions. Can be set for up to 23 hours, 59 minutes. When set for more than an hour, it will automatically announce each hour remaining until one hour is left, then it will announce every ten minutes, then every ten seconds, and finally each second. The countup timer function does not have a verbal mode. Includes a clip, a magnet and a stand. Batteries included.Order Talking Timer from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Tel-Timer
This talking timer announces the time periodically or at the push of a button.
TimeBird Talking Clock
Compact, but expandable clock with a slim, ivory and gold trim case that slides open to reveal the LCD time display and a convenient flip-back stand. Female voice announces the time in AM or PM when case is either closed or opened and button is pressed. Also announces settings while it is being programmed. Has three volume settings and three alarm settings. Clock uses one C2032 button-cell battery (included). Includes a black, velvet protective plastic case. sales@maxiaids.com
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 mmmemory card slot, USB port, and builtin 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
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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