Magnification

Device Image  Device Description

1.5x Bar Magnifier

 

1.5x Bar Magnifier

6” long with yellow or aqua line that highlights the line being read and serves as a guide.
Vendor: LS&S Products

small domed magnifier with protective cover 1.7x VTM Bright Magnifier

Helpful for Dyslexia and other reading difficulties as well as low vision needs. This has a full 50.5 mm diameter clear aperture for viewing text and includes a soft-grip and snap-on protective cover.
Vendor: MaxiAids
small domed magnifier 2x Dome Magnifier

Dome shaped magnifier is easy-to-hold 2" glass dome glides across the page.
Vendor: Independent Living Aids




stand magnifier with tilting head 2.8x Tilting Stand Magnifier

4” lens tilts slightly for easier viewing and writing.
Vendor: MaxiAids

3x Handheld Magnifier

 

3x Handheld Magnifier

Features a 5” lens with 3X magnification.
Vendor: MaxiAids


 large stand magnifier with large grip handle 3x Lighted Stand Magnifier

Large, rectangular viewing area with 3x magnification and easy to grasp handle

Vendor: LS&S Products

 

4x Handheld Magnifier

4x Handheld Magnifier

Features a 2” lens and 4X magnification.
Vendor: MaxiAids


4x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

 

4x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

Lightweight, 3” lens with slider control for LED light.
Vendor: Independent Living Aids



round, tilting stand magnifier 4x Tilting Stand Magnifier

This stand magnifier with an aspheric lens has the added feature of a tilting head. Head can be tilted to suit either right or left-handed users. Power: 4X; Diopter: 12D; Lens size: 80mm
Vendor: LS&S Products



6x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

 

6x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

Powerful 6x magnification with LED light
Vendor: MaxiAids


round, lighted, handheld magnifier with large gripping area 7x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

This lightweight magnifier is 7x, 24 D round, lighted magnifier. It has an ergonomic handle with auto touch on/off switch for simple operation and long battery life.
Vendor: MaxiAids

Fresnel Screen

 

 


Page Magnifier

Lightweight, flexible 2x magnifying sheet. 7 in x 10 in
Vendor: LS&S Products

round pendant magnifier with ornate connection cap Pendant Magnifier Set

This pendant magnifier set comes with a 4x, 5x and 6x magnifiers with various designs
Vendor: Independent Living Aids

Digital Magnifiers - Handheld

Device Image Device Description

7 inch digital magnifier with image of butterfly

 

Amigo HD

Amigo HD displays crystal-clear HD images with vibrant colors, at any distance, on a large 7-inch widescreen LCD. Lightweight and simple to use. Place it directly on your reading material or hold it up to view an item at a distance. Adjust magnification and contrast with an easy press of a button. Read price tags, menus, labels, street signs and more, anywhere.
Manufacturer: Enhanced Vision



6 inch digital magnifier with indistinct image Clover 6

The Clover 6 HD is a 6 inch touchscreen video magnifier with folding handle and multiple viewing modes. It has full 1080p resolution for reading and distance. It has magnification from 1.5x to 35x and can connect to other devices for larger viewing.
Manufacturer: Irie AT


7 inch digital magnifier with text displayed Compact 7 HD

The Optelec Compact 7 HD is a portable 7-inch widescreen electronic video magnifier with High-Definition image quality and simple, easy to use features. Indirect LED lighting system for glare free illumination. 8-megapixel high definition and auto-focus camera.
Manufacturer: Optelec


10 inch digital magnifier with text displayed Compact 10 HD

The Compact 10 offers many of the features of a desktop magnifier in a foldable and portable design. It has a swingout arm for magnifying while holding an item or viewing package labels. Includes 3 high definition cameras and magnifies from .5x to 22x. Weighs just over 2 pounds.
Manufacturer: Optelec


Explore 5

 


Explore 5

This lightweight, digital magnifier has a 5 inch screen with HD image quality. Large, bright buttons make is simple to use. 2x- 22x magnification and 18 enhancement modes.
Manufacturer: Humanware

8 inch digital magnifier with rubber bumper and text displayed Mercury 8

Mercury 8 is a durable handheld tablet magnifier with accurate OCR capabilities. It is also an Android tablet with access to a wide variety of apps and accessibility features. It can view images and read text near or far.
Manufacturer: Trysight


4.3 inch digital magnifier with fold out handle Pebble 4.3

A 4.3” LCD display with adjustable magnification of 2x to 10x. Lightweight 9-ounce design. Foldable and adjustable telescopic handle with comfort grip makes for easy writing capability. Freeze an image with capability to magnify. Over 2 hours battery life.
Manufacturer: Enhanced Vision


red, 7 inch digital magnifier with children displayed Ruby 7

RUBY 7 HD makes reading easier. The seven-inch screen can display more text and magnifies materials up to 24 times. This ultra-portable device can go anywhere with ease. Use the built-in tilt stand to read books, magazines, and mail. The unique PivotCam™ camera offers a wide range of viewing modes for spotting, reading, writing, working on hobbies, distance viewing, and even a mirror-image self-view.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific


10 inch digital magnifier with many lines of text displayed Ruby 10

The RUBY 10 video magnifier has a 10-inch touchscreen and three dedicated cameras. The RUBY 10 can magnify letters, magazines, labels, and photos. The swing out arm allows you to view items in your hand and write. When extended, the arm also enables full-page OCR. With a touch of a button, you can scan pages and have them read aloud to you. The third camera is dedicated to seeing objects at a short distance such as signs and menus on a wall.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific


Ruby XL HD

 


Ruby XL HD

The RUBY XL HD puts clear, high-definition magnification in the palm of your hand. At just 10.5 ounces. The five-inch screen brings out even the finest details. You can magnify materials up to 14 times – books, photographs, newspapers, medications, labels, and more.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific


 

Snow 7 with OCR

 


Snow 7 with OCR (discontinued)

Snow 7 HD offers a real-time crisp image on the wide screen. With its small book size and only 16.93-ounce, Snow 7 HD can be taken and used to read close up or to see at a distance. Use anywhere, home, school, office, bus stop, shop, etc.
Manufacturer: Zoomax




Vusolux Digital 7 inch screen magnifier


Visolux Digital HD

The Visolux Digital HD features a 7” LCD screen with anti-glare coating, an HD camera and built-in stand. The Dynamic Line Scrolling (DLS) feature allows the user to scroll side to side on the screen in higher magnification levels without having to move the device. The built-in HDMI and USB ports allow the user the option to transmit images directly to their computer and live stream to a television screen.
Manufacturer: Eschenbach


Digital Magnifiers - Desktop

Device Image Device Description
foldable desktop magnifier ClearView Go

ClearView GO offers the same functionality as a desktop video magnifier, but in a compact and foldable design. It has a clear, full HD image on the 15.6” screen with a fully height adjustable monitor to maintain the right reading angle and height. The ClearView GO has a convenient 3-in-1 rotatable camera that allows you to magnify text and objects up close, in the distance, and even to look at yourself.
Manufacturer: Optelec


foldable desktop magnifier with distance camera CloverBook Pro

This 12.5 inch FHD digital magnifier is foldable with a 1080p matte touchscreen. It has full page scan and read OCR, a fold out camera for distance or self-viewing and an additional (optional) second 12.5” screen. Magnification is from 1x to 60x with split screen options. Use choice of tactile or touchscreen controls.
Manufacturer: Irie AT


large, desktop magnifier with camera on swing out arm DaVinci HD/OCR

DaVinci is a high-performance desktop video magnifier with a 24-inch screen, 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 crystal-clear picture. DaVinci will read any printed text aloud with the push of a button.
Manufacturer: Enhanced Vision
digital magnifier without a screen MagnaLink S

Digital video magnifier that sets up and in ready to use in seconds. It fits on small desktops and switches easily between distance and reading modes. Connect to any PC with a quick software download. Highly portable.
Manufacturer: Low Vision International


foldable, desktop digital magnifier MagnaLink Zip Premium

The MagniLink Zip Premium 13 Full HD is beneficial for users who need to transport a magnifying system on a regular basis at school, work or home. Simple, intuitive and high contrast controls. Folds easily for storage when not in use.
Manufacturer: Low Vision International
foldable, desktop digital magnifier Mercury 12

Mercury 12 is the first Windows based CCTV that functions as a laptop. Mercury 12 is compatible with all Windows software including any Windows based access technology you may already have. A large 12-inch screen provides plenty of viewing area in a compact package.
Manufacturer: Trysight
foldable, desktop digital magnifier Patriot Pro 12.9

The Patriot Pro 12.9 provides clear magnification and is truly portable. It is a lightweight, durable, battery powered, WiFi capable, magnifier and computer. The device is a full iPad Pro tablet, and the user can check email, surf the internet, create documents and more. The device combines custom software on the Apple IOS platform.
Manufacturer: Advanced Low Vision Technology


Prodigi Connect 12

 

 


Prodigi Connect 12

Connect 12 combines a high-performance digital magnifier with the versatility of a tablet, plus unmatched ease of use and integrated access to newspapers or magazines from online libraries. This ideal solution for active seniors, students, and professionals, allows free and open access to more than a million apps.
Manufacturer: Humanware

Snow 12


Snow 12

With the Snow 12, you can more easily read, write, look at objects or even perform full-page content scanning with OCR text-to-speech. With standard features like a 12″ full-HD display, magnification up to 19x, and a simple accessible interface, Snow 12 works in many environments.
Manufacturer: Zoomax


Topaz PHD 12

Topaz PHD 12

The lightweight TOPAZ PHD 12 inch offers the comfort and productivity features of a desktop video magnifier but folds away like a laptop. With auto-focus, a wide magnification range, intuitive controls, six default and 27 customizable high-contrast color modes, and adjustable reading lines and masks, the TOPAZ PHD offers the freedom to independently read and view the details in the home, office, classroom, or on the go.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific

Topaz PHD 15


Topaz PHD 15

The TOPAZ PHD 15 Inch offers the comfort and productivity features of a desktop video magnifier but folds away like a laptop. With auto-focus, a wide magnification range, intuitive controls, six default and 27 customizable high-contrast color modes, and adjustable reading lines and masks, the TOPAZ PHD offers the freedom to independently read and view the details in the home, office, classroom, or on the go.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific


foldable, desktop digital magnifier Vario Digital FHD

The Vario Digital FHD is a foldable desktop video magnifier with crisp image quality and compact design. It features a 15.6” full HD monitor with optical zoom from 1.3x - 45x and an FHD camera that provides a true color image with a large field of view. The large tactile buttons and turn dials with voice output on menu mode make the Vario Digital FHD easy to operate.
Manufacturer: Eschenbach


Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Devices

Device Image Device Description
scanner with base and triangular, upright camera support Lyriq

The LyriQ assistive reader is designed to assist people living with blindness or vision impairments: this scan-and-read device scans printed documents and reads them out-loud. It is fast, accurate, and very easy to use. With the LyriQ, you can read a book, an envelope, the letter that came in it, a prescription label and anything else.
Manufacturer: Magnifying America


Omni Reader


omniReader

The omniReader reads printed text to you by pressing a single button. You can follow the magnified text in high-contrast colors on the built-in screen, or simply listen as it reads text out loud. You can also use the screen to instantly magnify objects and text and display them in high-contrast colors.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific


A group of devices, one is a lap top the other is the camera

Pearl


The PEARL, combined with JAWS, Fusion, or OpenBook scanning and reading software, brings blind and low vision users 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 and begins reading it aloud instantly.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific


Smart Reader

 



Smart Reader

Easy-to-use, Smart Reader boasts a lightweight portable sleek design with a user-friendly console. Position your document and press a button, in seconds Smart Reader begins reading aloud. Connect Smart Reader to a TV or monitor and enlarge your captured image to follow along as it reads. Perfect for work, home, school, vacation and on the go.
Manufacturer: Enhanced Vision


 

Braille Devices

Device Image  Device Description
thick, circular device with tactile braille buttons on the top 6dot Braille Label Maker

The 6dot Braille Label Maker is portable and easy to use. It has a built-in braille keyboard that supports all grades of braille. The powered embossing makes for high quality braille labels that are easy to read. The QWERTY keyboard enables non-braillist to generate labels too! An automatic cutter provides clean label cuts without the need for scissors.
Manufacturer: LoganTech

Small rectangular shape with accessories.

BrailleCoach

The 6dot BrailleCoach is a device that uses RFID technology to identify and speak recorded information linked to braille embossed tags. This portable device is equipped with a headphone jack for privacy, 6 modes of communication, and words and alphabetical letters to make learning braille easy and fun in the classroom or at home.
Manufacturer: LoganTech
light colored braille display Braille Edge 40

Not available for demonstration. Only available for loan during device repair or replacement.

dark colored braille display BrailleNote Apex BT 32

Not available for demonstration. Only available for loan during device repair or replacement.

tablet sized device with braille display at bottom and screen above BrailleNote Touch 32 notetaker/tablet

A notetaker using the Android operating system that supports third party apps. Play Store access gives the device productivity of tablet or smart phone. KeySoft design makes typing silent and requires minimal strength or movement. Use touch braille input on touch screen or braille input with Perkins style overlay.
Manufacturer: Humanware
tablet sized device with braille display at bottom and screen above BrailleNote Touch Plus 32 notetaker/tablet

A notetaker using the Android operating system that supports third party apps. Play Store access gives the device productivity of tablet or smart phone with optimized Chrome web browsing. Comes with EasyReader Plus, a reading application that is tailored for this device. KeySoft design makes typing silent and requires minimal strength or movement. Use touch braille input on touch screen or braille input with Perkins style overlay.
Manufacturer: Humanware

dark braille device with small digital display Braille Sense 6

This lightweight notetaker offers a 32 cell display with 64GB of storage and 6GB of RAM. Runs on Android 10 and supports Google apps. It has labeled ports and easily accessible controls along with the Perkins style keyboard and function keys. Includes a built-in visual LCD display for sighted viewing.
Manufacturer: HIMS


light colored, compact braille device Braille Sense Polaris Mini

This lightweight notetaker offers a 20 cell display with an 11 key Perkins style keyboard. Customizable with apps that suit the user give it similar functionality of a smart phone or tablet. Supports Google Apps, making it easy to utilize Google services like Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides.
Manufacturer: HIMS


light colored braille device Braille Sense U2
Not available for demonstration. Only available for loan during device repair or replacement.

dark colored braille device Brailliant BI 20X

Brailliant BI 20X is a portable 20–cell refreshable braille display that pairs with other devices or can be used with standalone applications. The Brailliant BI X series includes text-to-speech, for a hybrid notetaker feel. Customizable features
Manufacturer: Humanware

dark colored braille device with silver edge Brailliant BI 40X

The Brailliant BI features a 40-cell braille input keyboard and command keys located on each side of the display. This layout facilitates navigation by reproducing all the standard key combinations, and you can control the screen reader without removing your hands from the display. Windows and iOS compatible.
Manufacturer: Humanware

Focus 14 braille device embedded in a surrounding black housing El Braille

The El Braille is a portable device designed for users who are blind or deaf-blind and want to stay connected. This portable replacement for the dedicated notetaker, ElBraille combines the flexibility of a mainstream computer running the Windows 10 operating system with JAWS and a 14-cell braille display with a full braille keyboard to offer a fully accessible compact solution.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific

Focus 14 Blue 5th Generation

Focus 14 Blue 5th Generation

The Focus 14 Blue combines a highly responsive 8-dot keyboard and comfortable control layout with both USB and Bluetooth connectivity in a pocket-sized design. Read text messages, navigate your Smartphone screen, send messages, and take notes without taking your phone off your belt or out of your bag.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific


hand using a dark braille device with blue buttons and grey function buttons on front edge Focus 40 5th Generation

Portable and durable braille display with 40 braille cells and an 8-dot keyboard. Bluetooth connectivity for up to 5 devices. Features include scratch pad, exclusive NAV Rockers for rapid scrolling; menu button for quick access to settings, adjustable key repeat for rapid scrolling and panning, and time and date display. Use with JAWS for combined speech and braille access. Use with JAWS for Braille Study Mode to learn and teach braille.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific


tablet sized device with braille button indents on screen InsideOne

The InsideOne is a full-size Windows 10 tablet with 32cells of refreshable braille located along the bottom of the screen. This device also allows a person to type in braille on the screen with indentations on the glass for finger placement. There is an option for a virtual on-screen keyboard. In addition, you could use a Bluetooth connected keyboard or a USB connected keyboard. The tablet has a touch sensitive glass screen that responds to Windows 10 gestures.
Manufacturer: Inside Vision

colorful Lego bricks with varying number of raised dots corresponding to braille letters Lego Braille Bricks

Lego Braille Bricks help children learn braille while playing. Letters are color coded and displayed in braille and text on the top of the brick. Comes with a large building board.
Manufacturer: Lego


QWERTY keyboard with braille display at the bottom and bright green bumper Mantis Q40 

With the Mantis Q40, users no longer need to choose between a keyboard or a braille device – at the same time a student or professional is typing on the Mantis, the refreshable braille below the keyboard is providing a multimodal braille complement to the screen reader.
Manufacturer: Humanware


Small orange rectangle shape with chain Money Brailler 

Small, convenient, easy to use. Simply insert edge of bill and squeeze. Marks denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars in braille for easy identification. 3-1/8 x 1-1/2 Inches.
Manufacturer: MaxiAids

large, blue and yellow braille device with printing roller Mount Batten

Though it functions as a braille printer, the Mountbatten Pro has greater usage as a tool for learning braille symbols and characters. Among its features are auditory output, Braille-to-Print and Print-to-Braille functions and with the addition of a regular keyboard non-braille readers can quickly produce braille pages.
Manufacturer: NanoPac

small, black braille keyboard with gray buttons Orbit Writer

This Ergonomic Perkins-style braille keyboard works with all smartphones and computers out of the box. Its compact design easily fits in the pocket or purse. The keyboard provides navigation keys to control the smartphone or computer with intuitive key combinations. No need to use touch gestures. It works with iOS, Android, Windows, Mac OS, Fire OS, Chrome OS, and Linux devices. It can simultaneously connect to 5 devices over Bluetooth and one over USB and allows the user to switch with hotkey combinations. It provides haptic (vibration) feedback for actions and settings.
Manufacturer: Orbit Research


blue and silver brailler with display screen and printing roller

Perkins Smart Brailler 


The Smart Brailler encourages multi-sensory learning through visual, tactile and auditory feedback. Edits, saves and transfers brailled documents to digital text files via USB, letting sighted teachers or parents read the document on a computer. 20% lighter than classic Perkins Brailler.
Manufacturer: Perkins

small, green cubes with three layers of dots able to turn and create braille letters Pocket Braille Learning Cube

This braille cube is especially designed for those who want to master the braille alphabet. It has raised buttons that can be arranged to form braille alphabet letters. Pocket size.
Manufacturer: Maxiaids


QBraille XL


QBraille XL

With a blend of a Perkins keyboard and QWERTY function keys, QBraille XL represents a new type of 40-cell braille display. The QBraille XL replaces the need for special keystrokes by using the function keys found on QWERTY keyboards. QBraille XL offers traditional Braille Terminal mode, Keyboard Mode, or Hybrid Mode for traditional screen reader operation, standard keyboard connectivity, or screen reader output combined with standard keyboard input.
Manufacturer: HIMS



Taptilo


Taptilo

Make braille fun and interactive by incorporating learning by movement, touch, and hearing. Jumbo-sized, child-friendly braille blocks can be easily manipulated by young children and help strengthen and refine finger movement as they play. Create custom teaching material, play games with students, and reinforce learning through various self-guided activities.
Manufacturer: Taptilo


 

Embossers

Device Image Device Description

Index Basic-D V4

Index Basic-D V4

Index Basic-D V4 is an easy to use, small, and portable braille printer. It uses fan-folded paper, which is the most commonly used paper style for braille embossers. Basic-D is stable and capable of continuous embossing. It can make double-sided braille, embosses at 100 characters per second, produces high quality interpoint braille and can print both horizontally and vertically.
Manufacturer: Index Braille



Romeo


Romeo
The Romeo 25 is a rugged basic embosser that produces a 40-character line of Library of Congress Braille at 25 characters per second.
This has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be borrowed from Mo-AT ETC for assessment. Call to check on compatibility with your computer.
Manufacturer: Enabling Technologies


 

 

Software

Device Image Device Description

packaging box for Fusion

 


Fusion

Fusion combines the power of Zoom Text and JAWS to provide maximum accessibility for any level of vision impairment. This program is installed on a laptop for loans.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific


JAWS


JAWS

A voice output screen reading program, JAWS enables users to maneuver all Windows programs, plus navigate the internet. This program is installed on a laptop for loans.
Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific
 


Packaging box for ZoomText


Zoom Text

ZoomText Magnifier/Reader is a fully integrated and easily customizable magnification and screen reading program that enlarges, enhances, and reads aloud everything on the computer screen. This program is installed on a laptop for loans.
Manufacturer: ZoomText




 

Other Vision Devices

Device Image Device Description

BlindShell

BlindShell

A mobile phone designed for the blind and visually impaired. It includes a physical keyboard, fully vocalized voice control, an SOS button, and more than 23 applications with free lifetime updates. The phone borrowed from ETC will not have cellular service.
Manufacturer: BlindShell


sheet displaying a variety of bump dots Bump Dots

Easily identify tactile markers for the blind.
Manufacturer: Maxiaids


small, clip on device with round sensor Buzz Clip
The small BuzzClip mobility device provides hands free detection of waist or head level height obstacles. Designed for use in conjunction with a white cane or guide dog. Clip it to your clothing and the BuzzClip will vibrate with increasing intensity as an object comes within detection range.
Manufacturer: iMercive


thin glasses with an acrylic piece near eye and wide area for function control on one arm Envision Glasses 

Lightweight glasses, with a camera and direct speaker, the glasses speak out text and environmental information, recognizes faces, light, and colors. Wi-fi and Bluetooth connection.
Manufacturer: Envision


small, rectangular device with flap for bill insertion iBill Talking Money Identifier 

The device is compact and runs on a triple-A battery. To use the currency reader, simply insert a U.S. bill into the reader and press the button. The device will tell the note’s denomination using speech, vibration or tone patterns.
Manufacturer: US Department of Treasury


Iris Vision


Iris Vision

IrisVision is an innovative magnification device for people experiencing vision loss. IrisVision is built on a virtual reality headset that displays a sharp, full color video image that enables you to read print, have text read to you, access the IrisVision Assistant and more.
Manufacturer: IrisVision



ORCam


ORCam My Eye

The ORCam is an advanced, lightweight wearable assistive technology for the blind and visually impaired. It provides independence by conveying visual information, audibly. It reads text, recognizes faces, and identifies money, products and more.
Manufacturer: Orcam



large, dark, pen shaped device with 4 yellow buttons Pen Friend 

The PENfriend enables you to record your own audio labels for a wide range of items in and around the home, at school, and at work. To identify an item, touch the label with PENfriend and it will play back your voice recording. Labels can be re-used and can play back up to 60 minutes of content.
Manufacturer: Penfriend


Talking Calculator

Talking Calculator

Simple function calculator with clear talk back
Manufacturer: Independent Living Aids


cell phone sized device with no screen and many function buttons in silver and orange
Victor Reader Stream 

Featuring a phone-like touchpad, the Victor Reader Stream is a handheld audio player that lets you listen to books, newspapers, web radio, music, and other online resources. Simple to use, it puts all media into one place and has 15 hours of battery life.
Manufacturer: Humanware

Writing Guides


Writing Guides

Variety of writing guides including letter, envelope, and check writing guides.
Manufacturer: Maxiaids