Hardware

Hardware for Blind and Vision Impaired

Hardware for Blind and Vision Impaired

Eclipse Scholar

The Eclipse Scholar is a solution that delivers a portable reader and is a desktop and distance viewing solution in one transportable package. A full range of reading magnification features with an integrated distance camera.

Amplifies reading material from 3 to 30X with full colour, enhanced black/white and white/black modes, several semi-colours and a user-programmable semi-colour.

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Braille Note

This is a computer made by HumanWare for persons with visual impairments. Helps people with visual impairments to maximise their digital communications. Includes devices with Braille output, text to speech output and Input options include a Braille keyboard.

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Braille Display

Braille Displays provide a tactile interface to your computer. Used together with screen access software such as JAWS® for Windows, the Focus braille display can enhance your computing experience. Voice over output can also be read in Braille using Braille displays. A hardware device using cells with dynamic pins that raise and lower to produce refreshable Braille, which allows tactile reading of text presented on a computer monitor.

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Opti Verso

This device can be connected to a laptop and enables the users not only to see what is in their textbook or on the board in the classroom, but to take a snapshot of it for later use, such as when doing homework Ideal for the student or professional who requires a portable camera for reading, writing, and distance viewing.

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Zeta Scanner

This digital book copier is easy to operate with a compact design, corrective software and overhead scanning, it creates maximum quality with minimum wear. Digitises documents with speed and accuracy.

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Victor Stream Reader

Read and navigate through complex books, such as reference manuals and school books, as well as novels and magazines. You can also use its built in text to speech to read books in text format such as Bookshare. And that’s not all… there are many more functions, including an integrated microphone to record voice notes. Contains a screen reader that will read the folder and file information, as well as .html and .txt formats. The most usable features of the product are that it has the ability to go to a specific page in a book, enabling the blind to be at an equal footing with their sighted counterparts.

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Disability Support Service

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South Lodge, UCC, College Road, Cork

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