Standards

Standards List: Adaptive Technology

Closed Circuit Television: Handhled

The Department of Human Services has made a Statement of Assurance to provide comparable access for individuals with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA, which makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability, employers must reasonably accommodate the disabilities of qualified applicants or employees, unless undue hardship would result.

  • BIT will set standards for assistive devices.
  • Telecommunications will set standards for the support of devices.
  • Bureau of Personnel will set standards for training employees with disabilities in the use of standard devices.

This technology will be applied to individual computers as new technology. This technology will be available to all employees requiring assistive technology.

Criteria for selection included:

  • Available features.
  • Ease of use.
  • Windows Vista/7/8.x compatible.
  • Training and tutorials available.
  • Technical support available.
  • Cost comparison based on features.

Pebble

Pebble's small lightweight design makes it the perfect companion whether you're travelling or at home.  Easily read labels, prescriptions, price tags, menus, bus schedules and so much more with this ultra-portable video magnifier.  Carry Pebble in your pocket, purse or strap it onto your belt.  The only time you'll know it’s there is when you need it.  Incorporating a 4.3" viewing screen with digital magnification, this very affordable ultra-portable device can go anywhere.

Features:

  • Adjustable magnification of 2x to 10x
  • 4.3" high resolution Anti-Glare LCD display
  • Centralized camera for perfect viewing
  • Lightweight, portable design (9 oz.)
  • Adjustable brightness
  • Easy-to-use tactile controls
  • Easy writing capability
  • 6 viewing modes (4 are set, 2 can be changed)
  • Freeze Image feature with capability to magnify
  • Foldable 200 degree adjustable handle with comfort grip
  • Stable tilt design for easy writing capability
  • Over 2 hours battery life (2 AA rechargeable batteries included)
  • Dynamic Lighting feature adjusts the built-in lights down on white backgrounds and adjusts it up on darker surfaces. This feature can be turned on or off
  • On/Off light option for reduced glare
  • 2 year warranty

Last Updated: 02/26/2014
Last Reviewed: 11/29/2017



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