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Assistive Technology

 

Sunu

Sunu Band

$299.00

"Sunu band is a sonar smartband that improves navigation for the visually impaired. Sunu band combines sonar or echolocation with gentle precise vibrations to inform the user about objects or obstacles within their environment. The band, emits a high-frequency sound wave that bounces off of objects that the user encounters. The resulting vibratory pattern changes depending on how close or far away the object is to the user. Sunu band augments awareness of the user’s personal space, reduces unwanted accidents and ultimately improves confidence while providing a more fluid and enjoyable mobility. Users of Sunu Band wear it in conjunction with the cane or guide dog to augment awareness and complement mobility by detecting obstacles to the body and head in way that's discreet and unobtrusive."

IMPROVE AWARENESS

Feel your environment with vibrations. Avoid accidents to your upper body.

TRAILING

Follow in a line with ease and maintain your personal space.

GAP FINDING

Find doorways and thresholds. Smoothly navigate through crowded spaces

CUSTOMIZE

Adjust the range, sensitivity and feedback with our app to fit your lifestyle


 

Smartlux

Smartlux Digital Video Magnifier

$595.00

 

The Smartlux® Digital is a revolutionary, portable video magnifier that has a multitude of features and easy to use interface. The large 5" LCD TFT display provides 5x, 7x, 9x, or 12x magnification (even less when used in hand-held mode) along with 5 different viewing modes that include full color, black on white, white on black, black on yellow, and yellow on black. Illumination is provided by 2 hi-tech SMD LEDs and the tactile control buttons are easy to understand and use. Images can be captured and up to 20 can be stored.

The Smartlux® Digital features a generous depth of focus and includes a stand that, when placed in its fully extended position, is ideal for reading. When placed in its half-extended position, it is ideal for writing. The two small SMD-LEDs on the underside of the device can be switched off when viewing other backlit displays, such as cell phones, to avoid screen glare.

The screen has a high resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, is hard-coated for scratch protection, and is made with an additional anti-glare layer of film. Simple control buttons are symbolically marked and there are only 3 to learn: On/Off, Magnification setting, and the Contrast Mode. 

There is an automatic shut-off feature that will activate between 2 and 5 minutes of non use to save battery time. The Smartlux® Digital is ideal for anyone who is visually impaired and wants an economical, portable video magnifier!

Specs:
  • Magnification: 5x, 7x, 9x, and 12x
  • Illumination: 2 SMD LEDs can be dimmed or turned off when not needed
  • Power Source: Power cord with attachments included (2.5 hours operating time / 2 hours recharge time)
  • Dimensions: 3.5
  • Screen/Display Size: 5 inch LCD TFT display with contrast ration 600:1
  • Viewing Modes: Full color, black on white, white on black, black on yellow, yellow black
  • Image resolution: 800 x 480 pixels
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Accessories: Hard foam case
  • Miscellaneous: Auto-Shut-Off after 5 minutes of non-use

OrCam MyEye

OrCam MyReader

 $2,500.00

OrCam MyReader is an intuitive wearable device with a smart camera designed to assist people who are blind or visually impaired to read text, signs, menus and many of the other printed objects in everyday life.

For more information, call the Edith Bishel Center 509-735-0699 to schedule a free hands-on demonstration. 

The Edith Bishel Center is a certified OrCam reseller for the following Washington counties ONLY: Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla, Columbia, Yakima, and Klickitat. If you are from outside of these counties, please give us a call and we will be happy to connect you with a reseller near you. 

The price of the Orcam includes 2-3 hours of required training.


 

OrCam MyEye 1.5

 

$3,500.00

 

For blind and partially sighted people, an artificial vision device with a lightweight smart camera that instantly reads text aloud- from any surface – and recognizes faces, products, and money notes in real time.

READ TEXT:

Reads any printed or digital text: newspapers, books, restaurant menus, signs, product labels, computer and smartphone screens - all become accessible to you in an instant. Recognizes simple hand gestures. Ideal for use at work or at school, at home or on the go. Good for all ages and any level of vision loss.

RECOGNIZE FACES:

Real-time identification of faces. Following a quick one-time entry process, previously stored faces of people who are important to you – family members, friends, co-workers – are seamlessly recognized and announced by your own voice tag once they come into the OrCam MyEye 2.0 smart camera’s view. Up to 100 faces of individuals can be stored. Great in social situations and gives independence.

IDENTIFY PRODUCTS:

OrCam MyEye 1.5 has a database of millions of product bar-codes and stores up to 150 of your favorite products – such as supermarket items, drugstore necessities and credit cards - instantly communicating them through your own voice tag, enabling an independent shopping experience.

IDENTIFY MONEY NOTES:

Make paying using cash a breeze with money note identification.

More info can be found on the OrCam web https://www.orcam.com/en/myeye/

For more information, call the Edith Bishel Center 509-735-0699 to schedule a free hands-on demonstration. 

The Edith Bishel Center is a certified OrCam reseller for the following Washington counties ONLY: Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla, Columbia, Yakima, and Klickitat. If you are from outside of these counties, please give us a call and we will be happy to connect you with a reseller near you. 

The price of the Orcam includes 2-3 hours of required training.

 


Orcam 2.0

OrCam MyEye 2.0

 

$4,500.00

For blind and partially sighted people, an artificial vision device with a lightweight smart camera that instantly reads text aloud- from any surface – and recognizes faces, products, and money notes in real time.

All packed into a tiny device the size of your finger.

READ TEXT:

Reads any printed or digital text: newspapers, books, restaurant menus, signs, product labels, computer and smartphone screens - all become accessible to you in an instant. Recognizes simple hand gestures. Ideal for use at work or at school, at home or on the go. Good for all ages and any level of vision loss.

RECOGNIZE FACES:

Real-time identification of faces. Following a quick one-time entry process, previously stored faces of people who are important to you – family members, friends, co-workers – are seamlessly recognized and announced by your own voice tag once they come into the OrCam MyEye 2.0 smart camera’s view. Up to 100 faces of individuals can be stored. Great in social situations and gives independence.

IDENTIFY PRODUCTS:

OrCam MyEye 2.0 has a database of millions of product bar-codes and stores up to 150 of your favorite products – such as supermarket items, drugstore necessities and credit cards - instantly communicating them through your own voice tag, enabling an independent shopping experience.

IDENTIFY MONEY NOTES:

Make paying using cash a breeze with money note identification.

More info can be found on the OrCam web page  

https://www.orcam.com/en/myeye2/ ;

For more information, call the Edith Bishel Center 509-735-0699 to schedule a free hands-on demonstration. 

The Edith Bishel Center is a certified OrCam reseller for the following Washington counties ONLY: Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla, Columbia, Yakima, and Klickitat. If you are from outside of these counties, please give us a call and we will be happy to connect you with a reseller near you. 

The price of the Orcam includes 2-3 hours of required training. 

 

 


 

Ruby 7

Ruby XL

 

$915.00

 

The all-new RUBY XL HD puts crystal clear, high-definition magnification in the palm of your hand. The slim RUBY XL HD goes anywhere with you, while 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.

The RUBY XL HD is easy to learn and to use, whether at home, in the office, or on the go. It snaps open to hold the screen at a natural angle, sliding effortlessly across a document as you read. Color-coded tactile buttons make it easy to adjust magnification, select the color mode, or add a reading line or masks. The convenient fold-out handle has two positions for a firm and balanced grip while reading packaging labels or prescription bottles.

Features

  • See more on the 5-inch widescreen LCD
  • Continuous zoom with 2x–14x magnification
  • Lightweight design at 10.5 ounces
  • Fast reading with no blur
  • Built-in reading stand
  • Two-position flip-out handle
  • Goes anywhere with 3 hours continuous use

 

ADVANCED FEATURES

  • Freeze Frame with adjustable magnification
  • Adjustable Reading Line and Masks to keep your place
  • 20 high-contrast color viewing modes so you can adjust text to be easy on your eyes
  • Save images and send to computer with USB port
  • Includes batteries, charger, wrist strap, case, and USB cable
  • Slide Show mode for hands-free review

 

Free Shipping

NOTE: This Product ships from us to Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming ONLY


Traveler HD

Traveler HD

 

$1,995.00

 

Unlike desktop magnifiers, the Traveller HD allows you to comfortably read letters, newspapers and other materials at the dining table, in bed, or in your favorite chair. Wherever you are, at home, in the office, at school or on vacation, the Traveller HD is your ideal light weight reading companion.

Slide & Read

Improve your reading fluency with the Traveller HD. Its unique Slide & Read mechanism provides you with a more natural reading experience, especially for those people that find it difficult to keep their hand steady. Simply slide the screen across a line of text and view the content on-screen. It has never been easier to follow the line or sentence. Sliding back and forth enables you to recognize the shapes of individual words. You can see a more complete line of text due to the large screen, so you can read even more fluently.

Superior image quality

In high definition, enjoy stepless and variable zoom, with adjustable magnification starting at 2.4 times, the Traveller HD allows you to see smaller details of photos and text on the high brightness 13.3-inch widescreen.

Traveller HD unique points

What's unique about the Traveller HD?

1. The roll enables you to effortlessly navigate from the top to the bottom of the document. 
2. The slides help you to follow a straight line. 
3. Use the Zoom wheel to adjust the level of magnification. 
4. Use the reading line to stay straight while navigating horizontally. 
5. The large 13.3 inch screenmakes it easier to recognize the words that are being displayed. The brightness can be customized from ultra bright to soft and sharp. 
6. Press the Open / Close button to unlock the Traveller HD and lock it securely into place.

Specifications

  • Light weight
  • Unique Slide & Read mechanism
  • Ready to use when the screen is in reading position
  • Designed to move smoothly over reading materials
  • Full High Definition image quality
  • 13.3-inch full color TFT widescreen display
  • Tilted screen position for ergonomic viewing
  • Continuous zoom: 2.4X – 30X (+-3%)
  • Adjustable document viewing modes:
    • Full color photo mode
    • Up to 4 customizable high contrast modes for easier reading (16 high contrast color combinations available) 
    • Large icon menu, suitable for low vision use
    • Snapshot function:  save up to 1000 captured images with the option to change high contrast semi-colors
    • Reading Line
    • Rechargeable battery: 3 hours average use / 6 hours to charge
    • Integrated LED lighting for even illumination
    • Weight: 4.3 lbs
    • Dimensions: 14.4x9.5x1.9 in

Option stand available.

NOTE: This Product ships from us to Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming ONLY

 


Traveler HD Starnd

Stand for Traveler HD

 

$125.00

Placing the Traveller HD in the Reading Stand allows you to read thicker reading materials with the Traveller HD. You can read books up to 50 mm thick.

 

NOTE: This Product ships from us to Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming ONLY


Pebble

Pebble HD 4.3 Inch Hand-Held Magnifier and Stand

 

$635.00

Pebble HD boasts a new HD camera providing a crisp, clear, colorful, high definition picture. A new ergonomic lightweight compact design makes it the perfect companion whether at home or on the go. Carry Pebble HD in your purse, pocket, or clip it on your belt with the included carrying case.

Features:

  • All New HD camera with 4.3″ LCD
  • Adjustable magnification from 1.25x to *20x (*Extended Zoom Feature)
  • Easy-to-use large tactile buttons with bump dots in two color choices
  • Adjustable brightness with lights on/off feature
  • 28 available color select modes
  • Real time clock and calendar
  • Audible feedback
  • Weighs only 7.2 ounces
  • Carrying case included
  • Multi-purpose handle allows usage in various positions
  • Rechargeable battery with up to 3 hours of continuous use
  • Freeze frame with image save capability and PC download
  • Pebble HD stand included
  • 2 year warranty
  • Designed and Assembled in the USA

Free Shipping

Stand Included


xy table

Acrobat X-Y Table

 

$250.00

XY is available for your Acrobat/Acrobat LCD to make your reading experience comfortable. Simply place your reading materials on the XY table and glide the table from side to side and front to back.

Key Features

  • Transportable
  • Compliments the Acrobat line of products
  • Locks in place

acrobatlong arm

Acrobat HD ultra Long Arm

 

$1,995.00

Acrobat HD ultra Long Arm – High Definition Images in Bright Vivid Colors

With a new Full HD 3-in-1 camera the Acrobat HD ultra long arm provides the best image quality available today! Enjoy brighter sharper colors and bold contrast with this feature rich electronic magnifier. A wider field of view allows you to see even more of what you want.

It’s our most flexible solution for reading, writing or viewing magnified images at any distance. Use it up close like a mirror for applying make-up or other personal grooming.

By simply rotating the camera you can magnify images in the distance. Use it to view presentations, paperwork, even work on crafts and hobbies. Acrobat HD ultra long arm is ideal for work, school or home.

Features

  • Full HD auto focus 3-in-1 camera for seeing yourself up close, reading and distance viewing
  • Detachable Full HD camera for use at multiple work stations
  • Various arms and positioning options provide maximum flexibility
  • True mirror image in self-viewing mode
  • Memory setting for each HD camera position
  • Compact size minimizes space needed on table or desk
  • 20”, 22”, 24” or 27” high resolution HD LCD monitors provide 1.6x to 99.5x adjustable magnification (varies with LCD size)
  • Large field of view
  • 28 available viewing modes to optimize contrast and brightness
  • Wrap around dual keypad allows easy access to controls
  • Line markers and object locator
  • Remote control unit features instant on/off (standby)
  • Computer compatible (additional hardware required)
  • Set up is easy, just plug in and begin
  • 2 year warranty
  • Designed and Assembled in the USA

NOTE: Monitor Not Included. 


Merlin

Merlin ultra – Full HD Video Magnifier 22" & 24"

 

$3,145 for the 22"

$3,395 for the 24"

Merlin ultra – Full HD Video Magnifier

See the Difference in Full High Definition

The new affordable Merlin ultra offers full high-definition color and contrast, resulting in sharp crystal-clear images and vibrant color accuracy. Merlin ultra’s new Full HD camera allows for a wide field of view, displaying more text on the screen in amazing detail. Simply the greatest value and best picture quality available in HD desktop magnification, there’s even more to see with Merlin ultra!

Easily read books and magazines, read and write letters, manage your financial records, view color photos, do crossword puzzles, and even pursue a favorite hobby.

See for yourself what makes Merlin ultra the greatest value and the absolute best picture quality available in HD desktop video magnification.

MERLIN ULTRA FEATURES

  • New Full HD camera
  • Amazing 1920 x 1080 resolution for 22″ and 24″ LCD models
  • High resolution HD LCD for best image quality
  • Wide field of view
  • Simple, easy-to-use tactile controls
  • LED lighting for truer picture quality
  • Wide range of adjustable magnification (2.4x to 73.2x depending on screen size & zoom table selected)
  • Adjustable viewing modes for high contrast personalization
  • XY table for smooth continuous reading with a user friendly lock mechanism
  • Computer compatible – toggle between CCTV and computer (Additional hardware may be required)
  • 3-year warranty
  • Set up is easy, just plug in and begin