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"These lightweight magnifier glasses have adjustable, shatter-proof double lenses. Ideal for watching TV, sporting events or at the movies" – RNIB description.
"Fill your cup with greater confidence using RNIB's Audible Liquid Level Indicator. Simply place it on the side of a cup and a series of audible beeps will let you know when the liquid nears the top". As described by RNIB shop.
JAWS 13 is a screen reader programme which can be downloaded onto Windows computers.
The PenFriend is an audio labeller which provides an audio description of an item.
ZoomText is a screen reader which is a specialised type of software that converts electronic text to speech and outputs it to headphones, speakers or refreshable Braille devices, in line with user preferences.
The Zoom EX is an OCR reader which takes scanned text and converts the scanned image into to an electronic text file, which can be saved and edited. The Zoom EX also provides text to speech.
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a free screen reader which supports Microsoft Windows.
The Max Colour is a CCTV which is designed like a computer mouse that plugs straight into your TV and magnifies the text on any documents such as newspapers.
The Synergy Advanced is a CCTV which is a stationary standalone device that uses cameras to magnify large format printed materials and objects. The materials are inserted into a shelf in the device, which displays the magnified images on-screen.
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