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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 Plus
A PDA with braille and speech output and a braille keyboard. Features a word processor, appointment calendar, phone book, media player and scientific calculator. Can be used as a braille display and speech synthesizer when connected to a personal computer. sales@gwmicro.com
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.
CDesk Compass
Order CDesk Compass from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
CDesk COMPASS
AdaptiveVoice is a stand-alone, all-inclusive software program for blind, low-vision, and seniors that enables access to the most-used functions of their computer. CDesk is not merely a screen reader or magnification program. CDesk is a single program with twenty core applications, built from the ground up to be extremely intuitive, simple to use, and easy to learn by utilizing a consistent user interface. 'PEGGY? is our user friendly speech recognition system that allows a totally hands free user experience.
Desktop 4-Track Player/Recorder
Modified Sony player/recorder with two speeds--15/16 and 1-7/8 ips, variable speed. Features inlcude a built-in microphone, automatic shutoff, built-in speaker, pause control, earphone and microphone jacks, and A/C adapter. Requires four AA batteries (not included).lssgroup@aol.com
EasyReader
Digital talking book player that offers the option of reading the text and listening to the audio independently. As the audio is played, the on-screen text is highlighted and can be accompanied by images that are embedded in the document or those which "pop-up" in synchronisation with the associated audio.
eClipseReader
Software that provides a unique user interface that can be customized either for blind users preferring a keyboard interface or a self-voicing graphic interface for sighted users. Incorporates study tools that enable students to bookmark and take notes that can be reviewed in eClipseReader's text document reader as an outline study guide automatically generated in the study process. The study outline may be exported to MS Notepad as a text file for use with other applications such as Word and braille translators. Basic navigation feature makes use of four arrow keys on a PC’s keyboard to select a navigation mode. Easy customization allows the user to hide or show graphic tools and to change the font size for the table of contents and menus to suit individual needs.
FSReader
Application that allows users to read DAISY-formatted talking books on a PAC-Mate or desktop PC.
Handi-Cassette II Stereo Tape Recorder/Player
Tape recorder/player that includes the following features: Digital Pitch Control (DPC), which allows user to increase or decrease rate of listening without unpleasant change in voice pitch; plays and records on two or four tracks; plays and records at 1 7/8" per second or 15/16 ips (Talking Book speed); built-in mono speaker and microphone stereo playback through included headphones; tactile symbols on controls; and touch checking of tape movement. May be powered by using wall outlet, included rechargeable batteries, or regular AA batteries. Stereo headphones, AC power converter/recharger, rechargeable battery pack, AA battery clip included. Manual in print and on audiocassette provided as well as print and braille quickstart instructions.
I.D. Mate Quest
i.d. mate Quest is a portable ?all-in-one? talking bar code scanner that aids visually or print impaired individuals with the identification of items via the product?s bar code or UPC. Using text-to-speech and digital voice recording technologies, it allows users to access an on-board database of product descriptions, along with a tailored set of recorded voice messages. Additional bar code labels are available to label any product or item that does not already have a bar code. Adhesive, tag, and clothing labels can be placed on nearly anything. Simply scan the bar code and add a voice recording. With i.d. mate Quest, you now have additional modes of identification and information access with wireless internet connectivity and an on-board camera. This provides for multiple features such as an extended database, currency identification, Skype video conferencing, and object recognition.
Icon
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.
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.
Kapten PLUS GPS
The Kapten PLUS is a personal navigation device. It can be used to determine where you are, as well as plot routes to local businesses or a specific address. The Kapten PLUS also features an MP3 player, as well as a memo recorder and an FM radio. The Kapten can be controlled either by pressing keys, or by issuing voice commands.
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.
Milestone 212
The MileStone 212 Daisy player and recorder. it provides simplified operation with 6-Button keypad. Features includes, NLS support, text document reader, high quality MP3 recorder, clock and calendar . The ruby red book reader in its popular, traditional Milestone casing supports the formats DAISY 2.02 and AA(X) from Audible. Info@IRTI.net
Milestone 312
Small, accessible voice recorder/MP3 player with five large tactilely marked control buttons. Includes an internal speaker and built-in microphone. Order Milestone 312 from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
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.
PAC Mate Omni QX400
Portable PDA with a QWERTY-style 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.
PAC Mate Omni QX420
Portable PDA with a QWERTY-style keyboard and 40-cell braille display. 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.
Panasonic 4 Track Player with Variable Speed
Modified 4-track player with variable speed--15/16 and 1-7/8 ips. Features include headphones, fast forward and rewind, earphone jack, belt clip. No A/C adapter jack. Requires two AA batteries (not included).lssgroup@aol.com
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 PTN2
A tabletop style digital book player. Plextalk PTN2 supports a navigational voice guide, speed and pitch controls, built-in speaker, clock, sleep timer, SD memory slot, USB port, and page/time jump functions.
Plextalk PTR2
Records and plays DAISY titles, MP3, and .wav audio files and stores them on a compact flash card.
Professor
Plays digital talking books—including DAISY format—as well as music CDs, talking book tapes and radio. Includes stereo sound. can-do@independentliving.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
RAY G300
RAY, the world's first smartphone specially designed for eye-free operation ? from its unique operating system and eye-free user experience to its specialized built-in content. The single, affordable devices features multiple advanced services including voice calls, email, messaging, contact list services, calendar, GPS, advanced WEB remote assistance, voice recorder, panic and emergency services, audio-digital library, color identification, pictures transcription, banknote recognition, and more ? all within an intuitive eye-free experience operated by touch and sound-only interaction.
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.
Samsung Haven
The Samsung Haven™ features a large, bright screen that’s easy on your eyes, especially with the option to make the font larger. Even the keys are larger and easy to read. The Haven™ is the phone to have in case of an emergency. Hot keys give you one-touch access to 911, Voice Commands and your ICE (In Case of Emergency) contacts which let EMTs and fire personnel know critical medical information and who to contact, should the need arise. Haven™ offers 15 stretching regimens to help keep you in good health along with four stress-relieving music selections. You can store your medical info – allergies, medications and more – on the device. The Haven™ also has Reminder Alarms that can be set for multiple times and days so you never miss any important recurring events.
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.Order Sony Digital Recorder with Dragon NaturallySpeaking from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Talking Pedometer
Talking pedometer that tells you how user has walked or jogged. Includes a talking clock, digital music on/off, and a built-in FM radio, which uses the included headphone. Battery included.can-do@independentliving.com
Telex Scholar
DAISY CD player that also plays standard CDs and MP3 CDs. Primary controls are identified by their larger size and tactile rubber construction, while secondary controls are smaller and feature a chrome finish. Provides access to specific page numbers and chapters in the DAISY structure, and includes a full numeric keypad with bookmarking feature. can-do@independentliving.com
Thunder
Thunder is a free screen reader. It provides feedback via synthetic speech.
TTR-200 Sony 2/4 Track Player
Hand-held tape player and recorder that incorporates variable speed control and AC adapter capability. Model features: 2 speed; 2- and 4-track playback; 2-speed, 2-track recording; variable speed control for 30% faster and 20% slower playback; cue and review, built-in speaker and microphone; earphone and microphone jacks. Sony headphones included. Operates on two AA batteries or AC adaptor (not included). Cassette instructions included.
TTR-30 Sony 2/4 Track Player
Combines true high-fidelity stereo listening with all the NLS format functions. Model features: 2 speed; 2- and 4-track or true stereo playback; 2 speed, 2-track recording in stereo; variable speed control for 30% faster and 20% slower playback; cue and review; built-in mono speaker and microphone; stereo earphone and microphone jacks. Sony headphones and external stereo microphone included. Operates on two AA batteries or AC adaptor (not included). Cassette instructions included. Order TTR-30 Sony 2/4 Track Player from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
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 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
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 Store
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.
Voice Sense
PDA with speech output and a braille keyboard. Features a word processor, appointment calendar, phone book, media player, FM radio and scientific calculator. sales@gwmicro.com
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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