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Book Reader V100
Bookreader v100 is speciallyDesigned for book scanning. The Shadow Elimination Element eliminates the book spine shadow and text distortion associated with books scanned on flatbeds and copiers. The Plustek BookReader provides high quality speech output to make your book reading experience more enjoyable. The user-friendly magnifying tool can be used independent of the BookReader system and gives you complete access to all other programs you might need enlarged print for; it provides a "see and speak" function while you are reading the text. All scanned items can be saved as a searchable PDF. You can even use the book reader software to read any other PDF documents Scanned documents can be saved in MP3 or WAV format. By using a portable audio player, you can enjoy listening to books anytime and anywhere. The color contrast function increases the visual effectiveness and helps those with color blindness using certain color combinations. This allows for a more enjoyable and easy reading. Zoom text function provides the ability to enlarge documents to allow for easier on screen reading.
CDesk Compass
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.
Cell Phone Magnifier Lens
A 2x lens framed by a rubber frame and flexible band that fits around just about any size cell phone and even portable phones.
ClearNote
Lightweight, flexible CCTV designed for those who use a laptop or are simply in need of a magnification device. Offers 3x to 46x magnification and full-screen reading and writing capability.
Clearreader+ Advanced
ClearReader+ Advanced Features: Read aloud device - click and begin listening in a few seconds. Intuitive operation - simple adjustment controls for play, pause, forward, back, reading speed and voice selection. Compact, portable and easy to carry with a built-in carrying handle. Built-in high quality stereo sound speakers. Multilingual text recognition with 4 selectable voices in up to 4 different languages including UK-English voices and an Indian-English voice. Rechargeable Li-ion batteries providing up to 5 hours of continuous use. Order Clearreader+ Advanced from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
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.
COBRA 10
COBRA is a screen reading software program that provides access to information on a computer for people who are blind or visually impaired. There are 3 versions of COBRA to choose from: COBRA Zoom, which provides large print magnification and speech output, COBRA Braille, which provides speech output and support for more than 70 braille displays, and COBRA Pro, which includes everything.The BAUM USA sales department can be reached on our toll-free number.
ColorMouse-USB
Handheld, full-color, mouse style, CCTV that connects directly to any notebook or desktop personal computer via a USB port.sales@bierley.com info@bierley.com
Computer Screen Enlarger for 14-17" Screens
Hanging type enlarger attaches to top of a standard CRT monitor. Screen magnifies 1.5X, reduces glare, and blocks UV rays. Easy to install and clean.
DaVinci HD
DaVinci is a high performance desktop video magnifier (CCTV), featuring HD, text-to-speech (OCR) and a 3-in-1 camera. With HD you will experience high definition color and contrast giving you a beautiful, crystal clear picture and vibrant colors. Experience the joy of reading with this new text-to-speech feature. DaVinci will read any printed text aloud with the push of a button. The magnification and text-to-speech features make reading enjoyable again. The camera rotates 340 degrees. You can see near, far and everything in between. Easily pivot DaVinci's screen to provide a comfortable viewing position. Key features include: *Sony HD camera *24" high resolution HD LCD monitor. *Auto focus camera for self-viewing, reading or distance viewing (3-in-1 camera) *Text-to-Speech (OCR) reads aloud with Nuance software *Magnification up to 77x *Easy-to-use console with line markers *Reading zone preview with motion detection *8 viewing modes to optimize contrast and brightness *Slide mechanism provides flexibility for various camera arm positions *LCD screen easily pivots vertically *True mirror image in self-viewing mode *Memory setting for each camera position *DaVinci's monitor can also be utilized as a display for your computer *Connects to iPad (additional cables required) Order DaVinci HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
DaVinci Pro HD
DaVinci Pro is a high performance desktop video magnifier (CCTV), featuring a Full HD Sony 1080p 3-in-1 camera and Full Page Text-to-Speech (OCR). View crystal clear images in vibrant color and contrast with the Davinci Pro's Full HD 1080p Sony camera. With a high resolution LCD screen you get the maximum picture detail for a clear, bold display. The DaVinci Pro also offers a large field of view allowing you to see more on the screen. DaVinci Pro's full page OCR allows it to easily read your favorite article or book aloud in a male or female premium voice and in many different languages. When having the DaVinci Pro read to you aloud, you have the option to have it read a full page or select an area of the page to be read. Changing between live image and OCR is simply done with the push of one button. DaVinci Pro's 3-in-1 Full HD camera allows you to see near, far or a mirror image making the DaVinci Pro the perfect electronic magnifier for any task. The DaVinci Pro is great for applying make-up, shaving, reading, writing, viewing presentations and whiteboards and so much more! The DaVinci Pro's sleek design makes it a perfect addition for work, home or school. CCTV Features:
  • Sony Full HD 1080p camera for live CCTV mode
  • 24" high resolution HD LCD, pivots for best image
  • quality
  • Auto focus 3-in-1 camera for self-viewing, reading or distance viewing
  • Magnification up to 77x
  • Slide mechanism provides flexibility for various camera arm positions
  • 28 viewing modes to optimize contrast and brightness
  • Computer compatible ! toggle between CCTV and computer, connects to iPad
  • Set up is easy, just plug in and begin
  • 2 year warranty
Order DaVinci Pro HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Dolphin Guide
An all-in-one software suite with built-in large print and speech access. It is designed to be easy-to-use and easy-to-learn.contact@evas.com
Dolphin Pen
USB memory device that allows users to run Dolphin screen reading and screen magnification software on any computer. Plugs into a USB port and installs software on the machine. Software is uninstalled when Dolphin Pen is removed.
E-Bot Pro
The E-bot PRO iPad compatible portable reading, writing and distance video magnifier provides full-page OCR capability. This portable video magnifier can be connected with a Mac via USB 3.0 or PC via USB 2.0/3.0, or a TV or computer monitor with HDMI. Display directly on your iPad screen via dedicated Wi-Fi wireless access point and use common touch-screen gestures to adjust the magnification level and image color, capture an image or OCR a document. Connect E-bot PRO to your iPad™ or Android™ tablet, Mac™ or PC to view and interact with your reading, writing or distance magnification image. Navigate your reading material smoothly and easily using joystick control or touch-screen gestures which move the camera in response to your touch. Use E-bot PRO to read a book, see the whiteboard or take notes in class. OCR scan a full page of text, then listen to it read aloud through a built-in speaker or headset (speaker jack available for earphone or headset). Features:
  • Move the camera and adjust magnification using the integrated joystick on the remote control or by using touch-screen gestures on your tablet. E-bot PRO will even remember your place on your reading document when you switch between far and near view. Students will stay engaged with a classroom lecture and employees focus their attention on the presentation with the aid of E-bot PRO?s automated near-to-far or far-to-near camera with position memory.
  • OCR capture an entire page then listen in either a male or female voice as well as set your speech rate and volume. E-bot PRO features a secondary, dedicated camera for OCR that ensures a great-quality scan whether in a classroom, office or home environment.
  • Save OCR Text and Captured Images to a built-in SD Card
  • OCR and save pages from a textbook, newspaper or magazine. Capture and save as text or image.
  • Bring E-bot PRO wherever you want to use it. E-bot PRO is lightweight and easily folds into a compact size.
  • Display E-bot PRO?s image directly on your iPad or Android tablet. Quickly and effortlessly connect your tablet via a dedicated Wi-Fi connection, without any wires or cables! This reduces desktop clutter and tangled cables.
  • View a book or document on your desk or a presentation on a board or screen across the room. Switch between the two without losing the respective magnification level, image setting or display contrast in reading or distance view.
  • Increase or decrease the zoom level, change text and background color, adjust contrast, initiate an OCR scan, pause and resume OCR text-to-speech reading, and more using familiar pinch and swipe gestures. This intuitive user-interface means anyone from elementary school students to seniors with vision loss can learn to use E-bot quickly and with very little instruction.
  • Transmit fast, high-quality images to your desktop or laptop PC or Mac.
  • Auto Brightness in addition to Built-in LED Lighting that Illuminates the Surface of the Reading Area
  • An integrated light sensor automatically detects the light in your surroundings and adjusts for a clear, high-contrast reading or writing image.
  • Use E-bot PRO for more than 4 hours on a single charge.
  • All functions are available via an intuitive wireless remote control that features a multi-speed joystick to control the camera movement To read across a line of text or pan around a classroom or conference room in distance view.
  • Use the built-in OCR to capture and read documents even without a PC or tablet at tache
Order E-Bot Pro from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
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.
Flick
Flick is a portable, immersive, one-camera system that provides the low vision user with a revolutionary, multi-function system that is suitable for home, school or office use. Flick goes far beyond the features you have come to expect from a portable camera system as you'll see. It's compatible with any Windows or Mac operating system. Flick is the first immersive camera system that works with touch screen technology. You can use Flick with a tablet, a touch screen computer or your computer's mouse pad. The camera can be utilized with a laptop, desktop or any other sized LCD monitor.This is the first one-camera system that provides the user with interactive, selective OCR text-to-speech, magnification at distance and near and pre-loaded iZoom magnification and reader software. The Flick electronic magnifier represents a significant paradigm shift with the way that electronic magnifiers can be used. Its successful integration with touchscreen technology incorporates easy to use gestures that allow you to carry out complex tasks with relative ease.
Genie Pro
Video magnifier that can be used with most computer monitors or televisions to create a color magnification system. Split-screen mode allows users to simultaneously view the computer image and the video magnified image when attached to a compatible computer. Can be used with a computer and multisync monitors and S-video monitors. Monitors not included with this system.
IBIS HD
High Definition video magnifier designed for low vision magnification. The IBIS HD camera attaches to any High Definition television or PC monitor. Weighing just 3.3 pounds, simply unfold the device, plug it in to the wall, connect to the back of your HD monitor, and you are ready anywhere, anytime. Simple. Elegant. Discreet. Order IBIS HD from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
iMax for Mac
MagniLink iMax provides magnification, contour enhancement and pointer settings as well as screen reading with high-quality speech output. The Contrast Enhancement Mode gives a clear picture with smooth character edges regardless of the magnification. features include: split screen, dual screen support, full screen mode, multiple highcontrast modes, a circular and a squared lens-zoom. It gives you the ability to set the screen mode based on your own preferences. Your Mac also works as a document reader through the unique GhostReader function. This gives you the possibility to get text read out loud and be magnified in a separate window via the function Speak Selection. You can then save texts as Mp3-files to be played in iTunes, be uploaded to your iPod, iPad or burned onto a CD. Order iMax for Mac from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Individual Study Screen (ISS)
Projection screen with clear acrylic frame designed for individual use by students with low vision to view filmstrips and other materials. Screen magnifies objects to up to 7x for up-clos eviewing. Image is projected from rear on frosted plastic insert. Comes with rubber feet to prevent slipping.
Kurzweil 1000
Converts print into speech. Scans books, articles and bills, and reads the information out loud. Scanned text can be saved for future reference and modification. Can be used to open and read a variety of electronic text formats and search, download, and read electronic books and magazines directly from sites such as Bookshare.org, Web-Braille and other electronic repositories.
Lunar Screen Magnifier
Works with Windows and Windows applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, the Internet, and e-mail.
LunarPlus Enhanced Screen Magnifier
Works with Windows and Windows applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, the Internet, and e-mail, with speech output as an added feature.
MAGic Professional (w/ speech)
Offers many magnification modes providing full screen or adjustable views that let you see both a magnified and unmagnified portions of the screen at the same time. Has a magnification range of 1x to 36x. Provides screen enhancements to eliminate glare, increase contrast and allow easy tracking of screen activities. Speech is synchronized with screen activities, reading, and editing. Compatible with a greater number of operating systems than MAGic Standard and is purchased by computer users who keep their operating systems current.
MAGic Professional (w/out speech)
Offers many magnification modes providing full screen or adjustable views that let you see both a magnified and unmagnified portions of the screen at the same time. Has a magnification range of 1x to 36x. Provides screen enhancements to eliminate glare, increase contrast and allow easy tracking of screen activities. Compatible with a greater number of operating systems than MAGic Standard and is purchased by computer users who keep their operating systems current. Versions are available with speech.
MAGic Standard (w/ speech)
Offers many magnification modes providing full screen or adjustable views that let you see both a magnified and unmagnified portions of the screen at the same time. Has a magnification range of 1x to 36x. Provides screen enhancements to eliminate glare, increase contrast and allow easy tracking of screen activities. Speech is synchronized with screen activities, reading, and editing. Used by computer users who do not have plans to purchase the newer operating systems.
MAGic Standard (w/out speech)
Offers several magnification modes. Has a magnification range of 2x to 16x and a bookmark-indexing feature allowing quick storage and recall of up to ten screen locations. Used by computer users who do not have plans to purchase the newer operating systems. Also available with speech.
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 TTS - reads text aloud
MagniLink S TTS offers all your favorite features including Text-To-Speech. It comes with an HD camera, USB 3.0 and HDMI connectors, as well as built in control panel and OCR functionality for TTS. Text can be read aloud with increase reading speed and endurance. MagniLink S TTS reads any printed text by sentence, word or paragraph. The OCR scanned text can be saved and opened in a text editor for proofing and rewrites. MagniLink S TTS can be used with headphones at office and makes reading more efficient. Features include: Excellent image quality, 60 fps (full digital frames/second), High brightness and contrast (high quality light sensitive lens), HDMI and USB 3.0 connection. It's lightweight, portable and powered by the computer. Order MagniLink S TTS - reads text aloud 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
Merlin Elite
Merlin elite is a high performance desktop video magnifier (CCTV), featuring HD and text-to-speech (OCR). High definition color and contrast provides a beautiful, crystal clear picture and vibrant colors. Its unique design allows for a wide field of view, displaying more text on the screen. Experience the joy of reading with this new text-to-speech feature. Features include: *Sony HD auto focus camera *24" high resolution HD LCD monitor *Text-to-Speech (OCR) ? reads aloud with Nuance? software *Easy-to-use console with line markers *Reading zone preview with motion detection *Screen easily pivots horizontally and vertically to provide the most comfortable viewing position *28 viewing modes to optimize contrast and brightness *LED lighting for truer HD picture quality *Wide range of adjustable magnification from 2.4 to 70x *Low profile XY table with a user friendly lock mechanism *Merlin elite's monitor can also be utilized as a display for your computer *Connects to iPad (additional cables required) Order Merlin Elite from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
MonoMouse-USB
Hand-held, black and white, mouse style, video magnifier that connects directly to any notebook or desktop personal computer via the USB 2 port.sales@bierley.com info@bierley.com
ONYX PC Edition
The ONYX™ PC Edition features the ONYX camera mounted on an arm secured to a sturdy base. It comes with USB connectivity to any PC and MAGic® Screen Magnification Software with Speech and MAGic EyeMerge™ image management features. With EyeMerge, 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. The ONYX PC Edition comes in your choice of a swing arm or flex arm.
OPTi Lite
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 Mouse
Mouse-styled 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.
Pearl
The PEARL brings blind and low vision users instant portable access to printed material with an array of human-sounding voices. The folding camera deploys in seconds to connect to your PC and snap a picture of your reading material Use the PEARL to show a live video image on your PC to fill out forms. Snap a picture to show the enlarged image on your PC, and navigate with the virtual XY table from the keyboard.
SmartView Synergy SI
Magnifies and enlarges text, objects and actions, delivering superior image quality with true, vivid colors
Snow 7 HD
The Snow 7" HD video magnifier can go from 2.2x to 16x magnification and is perfect for those with a visual impairment. The large, clear 7 inch display can be viewed in 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. Additional included features are: the large, simply to use buttons, freeze frame function, and convenient folding stand. The Snow 7 inch HD video magnifier even comes with a cord that allows you to connect it to and use with your TV. Very light and portable and weighs less than 17 ounces. Features:
  • 12 color contrast modes (save up to 3)
  • Folding reading stand
  • True portability - weighs less than 17oz
  • Unique near AND far viewing modes
  • 7" video screen
  • HD, auto-focus camera
  • Can be connected to a TV (video cord included)
  • Continuous magnification
  • Large easy-to-use buttons
  • Freeze frame function
  • Sounds & LED lights can be turned off and on
  • Powers off automatically after 3 minutes of no activity
  • Rechargeable battery can last 5 hours continuously
  • Memorizes and uses most recent settings (viewing mode, magnification, TV
Order Snow 7 HD from The Chicago Lighthouse StoreMultimedia
Supernova Pro
Combined screen reader and magnifier that allows users to access Windows applications either through magnification, braille, or speech output. Computer display is magnified up to 32x and the information is also presented in braille for users of the many supported braille devices. Allows users to write map files to make nonstandard applications usable.
Supernova Reader Magnifier Standard
Combined screen reader and magnifier that allows users to access Windows applications either through magnification, braille, or speech output. Computer display is magnified up to 32x and the information is also presented in braille for users of the many supported braille devices.
System Access Stand-alone Mobile
Provides screen access to Windows, as well as applications, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, Adobe Reader, and Skype. It can be installed on two computers. Also includes a smart drive so users can create a key to install System Access on other computers.
Topolino Smart
With Topolino Smart user can experience comfortable working at school and at work. In fullHD picture quality, topolino smart can be used in conjunction with either a laptop/pc through a USB port or directly with a monitor through the VGA port. The small and foldable fullHD camera system topolino smart has been primarily designed for students and pupils to use the camera for reading and distance viewing. The latest settings will always be saved automatically for the comfort of the demanding user. The overview mode with a reticle display offers special comfort - with this function the user will always have in view, which part of the text he or she is currently reading. Video recording is also an option and can be selected during installation of the system. topolino smart serves the user also at work or at home. With its light weight and small dimensions, topolino smart can be transported easily. The integrated battery gives the user the opportunity to start reading with topolino smartt wherever a laptop or monitor is available. Order Topolino Smart from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Zoomtext Mac
ZoomText Mac is a powerful computer access solution designed for the visually impaired. Through a combination of magnification; enhancements to colors, pointers and cursors; and a WebReader tool, using your Mac is fun and enjoyable, even when you have a visual impairment. Now you will be able to see everything on your Mac, providing you with complete access to applications, documents, email and the Internet. ZoomText Mac is designed for users of all ages and skill levels. With a precise mix of power and simplicity, ZoomText Mac provides total independence at home, school and in the workplace. Order Zoomtext Mac from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
ZoomText Magnifier
Screen magnification system with eight zoom window types. Features include 1x to 36x magnification; color, brightness and contrast controls; visible pointers and cursors; Dual Monitor Support and application-specific settings.Order ZoomText Magnifier from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
ZoomText Magnifier/Reader
Screen magnification system integrated with basic screen reading capabilities. Features include 1x to 36x magnification; eight zoom window types; color, brightness and contrast controls; visible pointers and cursors; Dual Monitor Support; application-specific settings; human-sounding reading voices; program, typing and mouse echo options; and automatic document reading.Order ZoomText Magnifier/Reader from The Chicago Lighthouse Store

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