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Tech Corner: 8 Great Accessibility Gadget Gift Ideas

December 11, 2013

1.) Live Scribe Pen: SmartpensPhotos from LiveScribe http://www.livescribe.com

Photos from LiveScribe
http://www.livescribe.com

Photos from LiveScribe http://www.livescribe.com

Photos from LiveScribe
http://www.livescribe.com

Features:

-Record (lectures, meetings, etc) then later playback what was being said audibly when you wrote that specific note in your special notepad

-Save (transfer from pen to your computer via USB) search and organize

-Send and share (share notes and audio recordings as a pdf or audio file)

Smartpen Price: $119.95 – $199.95
Dot Paper Notepad Price: $8.95 – $24.95

2.) Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12

Dragon Naturally Speaking http://www.nuance.com/dragon

Dragon Naturally Speaking
http://www.nuance.com/dragon

Features:

-Turns speech to text, fast and accurately

-Search the web, control your PC, capture ideas and content, or use with email

Price: $99.99 (home) – $199.99 (premium)

*Even less expensive through Amazon or Newegg

Gadgets for Phone Access

3.) iFaraday Stylus (use with smart phone)

Caduceus Stylus Pen http://www.ifaraday.com/Caduceus.html

Caduceus Stylus Pen
http://www.ifaraday.com/Caduceus.html

Caduceus Stylus Pen http://www.ifaraday.com/Caduceus.html

Caduceus Stylus Pen
http://www.ifaraday.com/Caduceus.html

Features:

-Lightweight

-Bendable stylus with replaceable fabric tip

-Can be put in a cuff or around your hand

Price: $20.00 + S&H

4.) BlueAnt S4 Bluetooth Car Kit

Blue Ant S4 Hands Free Kit http://www.myblueant.com/products/speakerphones/s4/

Blue Ant S4 Hands Free Kit
http://www.myblueant.com/products/speakerphones/s4/

Features:

-Place and answer a call truly hands free

-Text to speech (reads name of incoming caller)

-Embedded audio helps talk you through setup and operation

-High volume speaker

-$0 installation costs

Price: $45.00
Things to know:

-Call cannot be terminated by voice command

Gadgets for Computer Access

5.) Tetramouse: (Hands-free mouse)

TretraMouse http://tetramouse.com/

TretraMouse
http://tetramouse.com/

Features:

-Mouth, lip or chin operated mouse

-Lifetime repair or replace warranty

Price:$250 – $350

Note: Mounting and clamp systems available

6.) Coglink Email System

Coglink Email http://www.coglink.com/

Coglink Email
http://www.coglink.com/

Features:

-Filter emails to only receive emails from people in your “community”

-Visually simple and clear

-Customizable

Price: $69.95

EADL (Electronic Aids to Daily Living)

7.) AccessPro: Automatic door opener

Adaptive Solutions www.adapsol.com

Adaptive Solutions
www.adapsol.com

Features:

-Includes one Key-Fob

-Includes one Electric Strike

-Can program up to 13 Key-Fobs

-Will work on a door up to 36” wide

Price: $1395.00 + plus tax (includes installation)

Tech Tip:

Live in Colorado? Contact www.adapsol.com for your home accessibility needs.

8.) Griffin Beacon

Griffin Beacon for Android

Griffin Beacon for Android

Griffin Beacon for Mac

Griffin Beacon for Mac

Features:

-Use your Apple or Android device to control your home entertainment system

-Control any combination of 200,000+ components

-Manage your Netflix Instant Queue

Beacon iOS Price: $64.31
Beacon Android Price: $64.31
Check out last month’s Tech Corner: 5 ways under $35 to turn on a light

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