Sensory Impairment Aids

  1. Product Name:  Next Generation Perkins Brailler

Vendor:  Enable Mart

URL:  http://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Braille-Embossers/Next-Generation-Perkins-Brailler

Description of Device:

  • Small, portable, light-weight brailler
  • Manual typewriter style embosser
  • No power source needed
  • Embosses 22 lines down on 14” paper, 28 cells across
  • Fits up to 8 ½” x 14” single sheet paper
  • Embosses 6-Dot Braille
  • Erase button to correct mistakes while Brailling
  • Reading Rest for easy proofreading
  • Front panel margin guides
  • Choice of two colors

Price:  $764.40

  1. Product Name:  Romeo Pro 50 Braille Embosser

Vendor:  Enable Mart

URL:  http://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Braille-Embossers/Romeo-Pro-50

Description of Device:

  • Single-sided embosser
  • 50 characters per second
  • Line width of 40 characters using Library of Congress spacing
  • Accepts continuous feed paper from 1.5” x 3” to 8.5” x 14”
  • Embosses either 6 or 8-Dot Braille
  • Graphic embossing at either 12.5 DPI or 17 DPI
  • Sound Level: 72 dB
  • Automatic speech feedback system
  • May be used as a screen reader via serial cable connection to computer
  • Single sheet tractors emboss up to 22 lines on 11” non-tractor paper
  • Dynamic Braille Scaling for different Braille sizes
  • Integrated handle for transport
  • Multi-copy reprints up to 99 copies of one document automatically
  • 16 customizable menus

Price:  $2,995.00

  1. Product Name:  Duxbury Braille Translator Software

Vendor:  Duxbury Systems

URL:  http://www.duxburysystems.com/dbt.asp?product=DBT Win

Description of Device:

  • Translates and formats standard text to Braille and vice versa
  • Works with Windows operating systems 98 through Windows 7
  • Requires 40 Mb free space
  • Built-in interline printing option prints standard text above the Braille
  • Math/Science Code and Computer Braille translation for American, British, and French Braille
  • Intermediate level (between grade 1 and 2) for American and British Braille
  • Ability to include tactile graphic files for mixed text-and-graphic documents
  • Imports documents from word processing programs including Microsoft Word and WordPerfect, HTML, ICADD, DAISY/NISO/NIMAS, etc.
  • Library of user-configurable styles
  • User-extendable template library
  • Spell-checker
  • Embossing to all major Braille printers

Price:  $595.00 single user license

  1. Product Name:  Seika Braille Display (40 Cell)

Vendor:  Enable Mart

URL:  http://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Braille-Displays/Seika-Braille-Display-40-Cell

Description of Device:

  • 40-cell refreshable Braille display with 40 Routing Cursors
  • 10-Key Braille keyboard
  • Connects to computer or laptop via USB connection
  • Compatible with Apple or Windows XP or Vista
  • Compatible with screen reader programs JAWS, Window Eyes, Virgo & HAL for Windows or Mac

Price:  $2,520.00

  1. Product Name:  ClassMate Reader

Vendor:  HumanWare

URL:  http://www.humanware.com/en-usa/products/learning_disabilities/_details/id_107/classmate__reader.html

Description of Device:

  • Portable digital audio book player
  • Stand alone device, computer not needed
  • Store information on SD card
  • Customizable full color screen (i.e. font size, text type, color, line spacing, text scrolling speed)
  • Use fingertip or stylus on touchscreen
  • Synchronized text and audio
  • Ability to extract voice notes and text notes to a PC
  • Speaking dictionary provides spelling, pronunciation and meaning
  • Built-in text-to-speech, includes one female and two male voices
  • Copy text files or NIMAS text book
  • Plays DAISY 2.x, DAISY NISO, NIMAS, MP3 WAV, ogg Vorbis, unprotected WMA, Txt, RTF, HTML, and XML file formats
  • Voice recording capability via built-in microphone
  • Playback through stereo headphones or built-in speaker
  • Connectable to external thumb drives- USB drives
  • USB 2.0 port to connect to PC as Windows USB drive
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Built-in stand

Price:  $519.00 

  1. Product Name:  BookSense

Vendor:  GW Micro

URL:  https://www.gwmicro.com/Catalog/BookSense/

Description of Device:          

  • Portable, digital audio book player
  • Plays audio files, DAISY content, and read documents
  • SD memory card slot
  • Built in digital recorder
  • Built in speaker or use headphones
  • Minimum PC requirements: Windows 2000, XP or Vista with USB 2.0 Port or SD Card reader required

Price:  $349.00

  1. Product Name:  Dazor 1420R Ironman Industrial Magnifier

Vendor: Dazor Manufacturing Corp.

URL:  http://www.dazor.com/illuminated-magnifiers.html

Description of Device:

  • Crown optical glass lens
  • 22 watt compact fluorescent bulb
  • 275% magnification with 3 inch viewing area
  • 28” double arm with steel ball and swivel joints
  • Clamp base

Price:  $266.00

  1. Product Name:   PAC Mate Omni

Vendor:  Freedom Scientific

URL:  http://www.freedomscientific.com/products/fs/pacmate-product-page.asp

Description of Device:

  • Pocket PC
  • Runs mobile versions of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Calendar, Outlook, Inbox, Contacts, Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player
  • Uses ActiveSync to synchronize with desktop computer: email, contacts, appointments, files, tasks, web favorites are all updated every time PAC Mate is synced
  • Powered by Windows Mobile 6.0
  • Uses JAWS screen reading software
  • Available in six models: speech only; with 20 cells of Braille; or with 40 cells of Braille.  BX series models have a Perkins-style keyboard, and QX series models offer a lap-top QWERTY keyboard for data input

Price:  starting at $1,495.00

  1. Product Name:  Kurzweil 1000

Vendor:  Kurzweil Educational Systems

URL:  https://www.kurzweiledu.com/kurz1000.html

Description of Device:

  • Text-to-speech and speech-to-text software
  • Includes features for note taking, summarizing content, and outlining text
  • Quick access to almost any content including online books, magazines, dictionaries, and encyclopedias
  • Can send files to Braille notetakers and embossers and to portable devices such as DAISY and MP3 audio players
  • Also available as a USB device to make Kurzweil 1000 more portable
  • Two Optical Character Recognition engines
  • Calendar application with audible reminders
  • Magnification and highlighting functions
  • Scans with Mircrosoft Word
  • Can send files through email applications
  • System Requirements: 1 GHz  Intel Pentium III processor or faster; 512 MB of memory; at least 600 MB hard disk space; Sound Blaster compatible sound card with speakers; CD-ROM drive; full size keyboard; compatible TWAIN or WIA flatbed scanner; MP3 file playback; Operating System Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 (except USB version)

Price:  $995.00

  1. Product Name:  MagniSight Journey 19” Color Auto Focus CCTV

Vendor:  LS&S Products

URL:  http://www.lssproducts.com/product/8084/magnisight-cctv

Description of Device:

  • 19” Adjustable flat panel LCD monitor moves up or down and tilts
  • Full color, auto focus camera
  • One cable set up
  • One touch magnification pre-sets and simple X/Y table controls
  • Magnification ranges from 4X-50X
  • 25 customizable color select modes
  • Adjustable brightness control knob

Price:  $2,895.00

  1. Product Name:  Quick Look Zoom

Vendor:  LS&S Products

URL:  http://www.lssproducts.com/product/6465/portable-cctvs

Description of Device:

  • Battery operated, hand held electronic magnifier
  • 3X-18X magnification
  • Full color
  • 4.3” viewing area
  • Camera has a writing position for note taking
  • Rechargeable battery lasts 4-7 hours, recharges in 2 ½ hours
  • Includes power adapter
  • Works in positive, negative or enhanced modes
  • Weighs 8.8 ounces

Price:  $949.00

12. Product Name:  Ameriphone Compact TTY TSB121 Digital Cell Phone Compatible TTY

Vendor:  LS&S Products

URL:  http://www.lssproducts.com/product/4731/TTY-and-TDD

Description of Device:

  • Portable TTY device
  • Works with many cellular and cordless phones
  • Full size, high-speed keyboard
  • Pre-programmed one touch buttons have phrases that convey emotion to messages
  • Tilting two line backlit display
  • Rechargeable batteries, A/C adapter and phone cord included

Price:  $219.95

  1. Product Name:  Pocketalker with Double Ear Bud

Vendor:  LS&S Products

URL:  http://www.lssproducts.com/product/4425/pocketalker

Description of Device:

  • Personal amplifier
  • Amplifies sounds closest to listener while reducing background noise
  • Separate tone and volume controls
  • Weighs 2.7 ounces
  • Runs on two AAA batteries for 99 hours of use
  • Plug mount microphone
  • TV listening cord with microphone clips
  • Integrated belt clip
  • Neck lanyard

Price:  $142.95

  1. Product Name:  DT-100 DirecTalk Hands-Free Listener

Vendor:  LS&S Products

URL:  http://www.lssproducts.com/product/8175/personal-amplifiers

Description of Device:

  • Hands free listener/amplifier
  • 3-in-1 design works as listener for 1:1 conversations, as an amplifier for talking on cell phone, listening to MPs or watching movies on planes, and as receiver of inductive loop system
  • Unit rests on user’s shoulders, ear buds are placed directly in ears
  • Proprietary High Definition Sound (HDS) Technology delivers nearby sounds in panoramic clarity, suppresses background noise
  • Ear buds have hi-fidelity speakers with passive noise isolation
  • Selectable Digital Tone Enhancement allows user to increase and enhance speech frequencies
  • Automatic Gain Control optimizes sound level, no sudden blasts of sound
  • Lightweight
  • Batter powered for up to 100 hours of listening time
  • Carrying pouch included
  • Optional tele-coils or neck-loop sold separately for users with t-coil hearing aids

Price:  $129.95

  1. Product Name:  Sonic Alert Sonic Link Deluxe Remote Receiver

Vendor:  Maxi-Aids

URL:  http://www.maxiaids.com/store/prodview.asp?idstore=6&idproduct=4022&product=Sonic-Alert-Sonic-Link-Deluxe-Remote-Receiver

Description of Device:

  • Receives signals from Sonic Alert signalers
  • Lamp is plugged into receiver and flashes when signal is received
  • On/off switch allows lamp to be used for signaling and room lighting
  • Indicator light reminds user to turn on attached lamp

Price:  $49.95

  1. Product Name:  Sonic Alert Sonic Sitter Baby Cry Signaler

Vendor:  Maxi-Aids

URL:  http://www.maxiaids.com/store/prodView.asp?idproduct=4020&idstore=6&product=Sonic-Alert-Sonic-Sitter-Baby-Cry-Signaler

Description of Device:

  • Plugs into AC wall outlet where baby is sleeping
  • When baby cries the remote receiver is activated
  • Adjustable sensitivity to baby’s sounds
  • Indicator light to show unit is working

Price:  $43.95

  1. Product Name:  Bellman Visit Alerting System with Pager Receiver: Value Pack 1

Vendor:  Maxi-Aids

URL:  http://www.maxiaids.com/store/prodView.asp?idstore=6&idProduct=8062&product=Bellman-Visit-Alerting-System-with-Pager-Receiver:-Value-Pack-1

Description of Device:

  • One transmitter for doorbell, one for phone
  • One pager receiver
  • Up to 100 foot range
  • Wireless system, all batteries included
  • Receiver is worn on body, alerts with vibration and visual light indicators

Price:  $270.25

  1. Product Name:  Clarity JV35W Amplified Talking Braille Telephone CL

Vendor:  Harris Communications

URL:  http://www.harriscomm.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=1141_47_164&products_id=20174&hcCsid=96cc7111748edb9db7a69fa8b385a39e

Description of Device:U

  • Corded telephone with up to 37 dB amplification
  • Automatic amplifier control can be set to turn on when handset is lifted
  • Electronic voice repeats each number as it is dialed
  • Large, high contrast keys with Braille
  • Three one-touch emergency buttons
  • 10 memory dial buttons
  • Adjustable incoming volume control
  • Adjustable incoming tone control (600-2400Hz)
  • Visual ring indicator
  • Extra loud 95+ dB ringer
  • Desk/wall mount
  • Hearing aid t-coil compatible

Price:  $139.95

  1. Product Name:  Microloop II System

Vendor:  Harris Communications

URL:  http://www.harriscomm.com/index.php/ow-1.html

Description of Device:

  • Good for areas with perimeter less than 90’ such as classrooms, meeting rooms, offices
  • Allows up to 30 people to hear clearly
  • Compatible with t-coil hearing aids (users without t-coil hearing aids can use system with optional induction loop receiver)
  • Speech signals are amplified and circulated through loop wire
  • Resulting magnetic energy field is picked up and amplified by the telecoil in hearing aids, cochlear implants and induction loop receivers

Price:  $295.00

  1. Product Name:  V-Gis Closed Caption Decoder

Vendor:  Harris Communications

URL:  http://www.harriscomm.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=1230_1299&products_id=17449

Description of Device:

  • Easy set up
  • Works 24 hours a day on any channel
  • Closed Captioning set up via remote control
  • Captioning in white letters on black background
  • Can be programmed to block out specific show content like language, sexual situations, violence and dialogue
  • Adaptable to any new rating codes
  • FCC approved
  • Cannot be connected directly to TV, must have VCR, cable box or satellite converter box

Price:  $119.95