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46 Products for Task

Product NameProduct DescriptionDistributor ContactImage/Multimedia Available?
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 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/
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
Electronic video magnifier computer mouse that can be plugged into a 2.0 port and works with Windows 7, Vista, and XP and has a magnification range of 3x to 100x.https://bierley.com/products/
Computer Screen Enlarger: 14"/17" Screens
Screen enlarger that attaches to the top of a standard CRT style monitor. Magnifies 1.5x, reduces glare, and blocks UV rays. Easy to clean and install.www.independentliving.com; www.lssproducts.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
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
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
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
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/
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
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
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.
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
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/
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.https://bierley.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/
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.
Pearl
Portable folding camera that connects to a PC and allows user to magnify and view documents on the screen and navigate with the virtual x-y table from the keyboard. Also expands the features of OpenBook 9.0 to provide instant OCR.www.freedomscientific.com/ www.nanopac.com/
SmartView Synergy SI
Magnifies and enlarges text, objects and actions, delivering superior image quality with true, vivid colors
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
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
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
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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