Here are some of the adaptive technologies:
K-NFB Reader – K-NFB Reader is a handheld electronic reading device that converts photographed text into spoken audio. Through the use of the K-NFB Reader, the visually impaired can instantly make printed materials, like a menu, audible.
BrailleNote – BrailleNote is a specialized computer with a braille keyboard, text-to-speech synthesizer, and braille output display. BrailleNote is commonly used in work and school environments.
CCTV – closed circuit television (CCTV) or video magnifier is a device that projects a magnified image of printed text, handwriting, and photographs onto a large monitor. CCTV helps the visually impaired to read printed materials and see what they are writing. The DaVinci, a hybrid CCTV, combines the ability to boost font and character size with an optical scanner. The scanner reads the document to the user.
JAWS – Job Access with Speech (JAWS) is software package to convert on-screen text elements into text-to-speech or braille display.
ZoomText Screen Magnification Software – ZoomText Screen Magnifier is a screen magnifier for Microsoft Windows that assists the visually impaired by increasing the size font and characters.
Desktop & Laptop Computers – A powerful and reliable computer is necessary to run software such as JAWS.
Trekker Breeze – A hand-held, mobile talking GPS, directed in walking terms, that allows independent mobility and seamless navigation.
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