Magnification

Device Name  Description

  1.5x Bar Magnifier

1.5x Bar Magnifier

 


6” long with yellow line that highlights the line being read and serves as a guide

Manufacturer: various

1.5x Bar Magnifier

 

3x Handheld Magnifier

3x Handheld Magnifier

 


Features a 5” lens with 3X magnification

Manufacturer: various
3x Handheld Magnifier


4x Handheld Magnifier

4x Handheld Magnifier


Features a 2” lens and 4X magnification

Manufacturer: various
4x Handheld Magnifier

2x Dome Magnifier

2x Dome Magnifier

 



Dome shaped magnifier is easy-to-hold 2" glass dome glides across the page

Manufacturer: various
2x Dome Magnifier

1.7x VTM Bright Magnifier

1.7x VTM Bright Magnifier


Helpful for Dyslexia and other reading difficulties as well as low vision needs. This has a full 50.5 diameter clear aperture for viewing text and includes a soft-grip and snap-on protective cover.

Manufacturer: MaxiAids

Bright Magnifier

2.8x Tilting Stand Magnifier

2.8x Tilting Stand Magnifier


4” lens tilts slightly for easier viewing and writing

Manufacturer: various

2.8x Tilting Stand Magnifier


3x Lighted Stand Magnifier

3x Lighted Stand Magnifier


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

Manufacturer: various
3x Lighted Stand Magnifier


4x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

4x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

 


Lightweight, 3” lens with slider control for LED light

Manufacturer: various

4x Lighted Handheld Magnifier


6x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

6x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

 


Powerful 6x magnification with LED light

Manufacturer: various

6x Lighted Handheld Magnifier

Fresnel Screen

Fresnel Screen

 

 


Lightweight, flexible 2x magnifying sheet. 7 in x 10 in
Manufacturer: various

Fresnel Screen


Digital Magnifiers - Handheld

Device Name  Description

 Pebble 4.3

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

Pebble 4.3


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

Explore 5

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

Ruby XL HD

 

Ruby 7

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

Ruby 7


Compact 7 HD

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

Compact 7 HD


Amigo HD

Amigo HD

 



Amigo HD displays amazing crystal clear HD images with vibrant colors, at any distance, on a large 7 inch widescreen LCD. So lightweight and simple to use, you will never want to be without it. 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

Amigo HD
  


Snow 7 with OCR

Snow 7 with OCR

 


Snow 7 HD in a creative design offers the real-time crisp image on the ergonomically settled widescreen, and is still the easiest to use. With its small book size and only 16.93 ounce, Snow 7 HD can be taken and used to read closely and see at a distance anywhere, home, school, office, bus stop, shop, etc.

Manufacturer: Zoomax

Snow 7 with OCR


Mercury 8

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

Mercury 8


Digital Magnifiers - Desktop

Device Name  Description

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

Prodigi Connect 12

Mercury 12Mercury 12
Mercury 12 is the first Windows based CCTV that functions as a laptop. Mercury 12 is compatible with all your existing 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

Mercury 12

Vario Digital FHDVario 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

Vario Digital FHD

Patriot Pro 12.9

Patriot Pro 12.9


The Patriot Pro 12.9 provides clear magnification and is truly portable. It is 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

Patriot Pro 12.9

ClearView Go

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
ClearView Go

Snow 12

Snow 12


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

Snow 12

Topaz PHD 12Topaz 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 new TOPAZ PHD offers the freedom to independently read and view the details that matter in the home, office, classroom, or on the go.

Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific

Topaz PHD 12

Topaz PHD 15

Topaz PHD 15


The lightweight 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 new TOPAZ PHD offers the freedom to independently read and view the details that matter in the home, office, classroom, or on the go.

Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific

Topaz PHD 15

Topaz XL HD

Topaz XL HD

The Topaz XL HD supports all the same features as the 12 and 15 in a desktop model. The wide screen offers the best field of view for less fatigue. It offers a high definition picture with 1080p resolution. Can be connected to the computer to have documents read aloud.

Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific

Topaz XL HD

DaVinci HD/OCR

DaVinci HD/OCR


DaVinci is a high performance desktop video magnifier (CCTV) 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

DaVinci HD/OCR

MagnaLink S

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. Highly portable.

Manufacturer: Low Vision International

MagnaLink S

MagnaLink Zip Premium

MagnaLink Zip Premium


The MagniLink Zip Premium 13 Full HD is an ideal choice for users who need to transport a magnifying system on a regular basis to school or work. It's also suitable for users that want a sleek system at home - one that can be folded down and put away easily when not in use.

Manufacturer: Low Vision International

MagnaLink Zip Premium

E-Bot

E-Bot


The video magnifier that’s compatible with iPad, Android, PC and Mac. Magnify near and far. Use E-bot to read a book, see the blackboard or take notes in class. Use E-bot ADV to perform text-to-speech with OCR and listen to it read aloud through built-in speakers or your own headset. Exclusive iPad and Android Tablet Compatibility – Completely Wireless!

Manufacturer: HIMS

E-Bot

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Devices

Device Name  Description

Omni Reader

Omni Reader


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

Omni Reader

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
Smart Reader


 

Snow 7

Snow 7

 


Snow 7 HD in a creative design offers the real-time crisp image on the ergonomically settled widescreen, and is still the easiest to use. With its small book size and only 16.93 ounce, Snow 7 HD can be taken and used to read closely and see at a distance anywhere, home, school, office, bus stop, shop, etc.

Manufacturer: Zoomax

Snow 7 with OCR

Zoomax Snow 12

Snow 12

 



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

Snow 12




Mercury 12

Mercury 12

 



Mercury 12 is the first Windows based CCTV that functions as a laptop. Mercury 12 is compatible with all your existing 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

Mercury 12


DaVinci HD/OCR

DaVinci HD/OCR


DaVinci is a high performance desktop video magnifier (CCTV) 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

DaVinci HD/OCR

E-Bot

E-Bot


The video magnifier that’s compatible with iPad, Android, PC and Mac. Magnify near and far. Use E-bot to read a book, see the blackboard or take notes in class. Use E-bot ADV to perform text-to-speech with OCR and listen to it read aloud through built-in speakers or your own headset. Exclusive iPad and Android Tablet Compatibility – Completely Wireless!

Manufacturer: HIMS

E-Bot

Braille Devices

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Device Name  Description

Focus 40 5th Generation

 

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

Focus 40 5th Generation


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

Focus 14 Blue 5th Generation

Braillant BI 40

Braillant BI 40


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

Braillant BI 40

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 with the intuitively placed function keys found on all 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

QBraille XL

El Braille

El Braille


The El Braille is a portable device designed for users who are blind or deaf-blind and want to stay connected. This take anywhere replacement for the dedicated notetaker, ElBraille combines the flexibility of a mainstream computer running the Windows® 10 operating system with JAWS® and a 40-cell Braille display with a full Braille keyboard to offer a fully accessible compact solution. (JAWS and Braille display sold separately.)

Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific

El Braille

InsideOne

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 still has a touch sensitive glass screen that responds to Windows 10 gestures.

Manufacturer: Inside Vision

InsideOne

BrailleNote Touch 32 notetaker/tablet

BrailleNote Touch 32 notetaker/tablet


Notetaker with 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. Virtual keys find fingers as you type.

Manufacturer: Humanware

BrailleNote Touch 32 notetaker/tablet

   

BrailleNote Touch Plus 32 notetaker/tablet

BrailleNote Touch Plus 32 notetaker/tablet


Notetaker with 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. Virtual keys find fingers as you type.

Manufacturer: Humanware

BrailleNote Touch Plus 32 notetaker/tablet

Braille Sense Polaris

Braille Sense Polaris


With a 32-cell Braille display and a 11-key Perkins-style keyboard with Ctrl and Alt Keys, Polaris looks and feels like a traditional notetaker. With its hardware and connectivity, along with direct access to Android applications, this notetaker compares to off-the-shelf phones and tablets.

Manufacturer: HIMS

Braille Sense Polaris

Braille Sense Polaris Mini

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

Braille Sense Polaris Mini

Smart Beetle

Smart Beetle


Smart Beetle is a very light and portable 14-cell Braille display. Connect to your phone, tablet, work computer, home computer and more — No unnecessary pairing or re-pairing to your Bluetooth devices required. Smart Beetle remembers five Bluetooth devices and offers a USB 2.0 connection for a sixth.

Manufacturer: HIMS

Smart Beetle

Braille Edge 40

Braille Edge 40


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

Braille Sense U2

Braille Sense U2


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

BrailleNote Apex BT 32

BrailleNote Apex BT 32


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

Mount Batten

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: Humanware

Mount Batten

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
Taptilo

6dot Braille Label Maker

6dot Braille Label Maker


The 6dot Braille Label Maker is a 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

6dot Braille Label Maker

BrailleCoach

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

BrailleCoach

 

Embossers

Device Name 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. Basic-D is stable and capable of continuous Braille 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: Indexbraille

Index Basic-D V4

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

Romeo

 

 

Software

Device Name Description

Zoom Text

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 Dell computer for loans.

Manufacturer: ZoomText

Zoom Text

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 Dell computer for loans.

Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific

JAWS

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 Dell computer for loans.

Manufacturer: Freedom Scientific

Fusion

 

Other Vision Devices

Device Name Description

Iris Vision

Iris Vision


IrisVision is an innovative magnification device for people experiencing vision loss associated. 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

Iris Vision

OrCam

ORCam


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

OrCam

Symbol Communicator for the Blind

Symbol Communicator for the blind


This portable symbol communicator can store 6 messages on 6 levels for a total of 36 6-second messages. Touch one of the six removable tactile symbols to activate a message and at the same time you will feel a vibration, which can be turned off if not desired. Included is a recommended starting kit of 6 tactile symbols: Bathroom; Something wrong; Drink; I want; Finished; Eat.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Symbol Communicator for the Blind

Buzz Clip

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

Buzz Clip

Bump Dots

Bump Dots


Easily identify tactile markers for the blind.

Manufacturer: Maxiaids

Bump Dots

Talking Calculator

Talking Calculator


Simple function calculator with clear talk back
Manufacturer: various

Talking Calculator

Writing Guides

Writing Guides


Includes a variety of writing guides including letter, envelope and check writing guides

Manufacturer: various

Writing Guides