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Onyx OCR

The ONYX OCR is a video magnifier for users who want to combine magnification and speech. The self-contained design integrates two cameras and a 24-inch touch screen monitor. It allows you to view a full letter page on screen, and to magnify materials up to 131 times.

 

The ONYX OCR combines the perks of several video magnifiers in one design. With this four-in-one solution, you can magnify text on your desk, write, work on hobbies, view images from a distance, view yourself, and even listen to documents as they are read aloud! You can comfortably switch between reading magnified text and listening to documents. Just place your document under the fixed OCR camera on the left side of the magnifier, tap the touch screen and enjoy listening to the text, without straining your eyes.

 

Features

·         Four-in-one video magnifier with two separate cameras for distance, document, self-view and OCR functionality

·         Flexible camera to observe objects across the rooms or auditoriums in sharp focus (distance view), to magnify documents such as reading materials, daily business tasks, classroom assignments, product labels and craft projects (document view), and to get magnified true mirror image (self-view)

·         Convenient fixed position OCR camera to listen to documents effortlessly – always place the document in the same place

·         Touch screen monitor: Tap the screen to begin reading at any point and from any place in the document

 

·         Displays full pages and automatically identifies the document layout

HD Magnification in an Ultra-Portable Package

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

 

Crystal-clear Image in a Lightweight Handheld HD Video Magnifier

The RUBY HD combines high-definition camera technology with a lightweight body to bring you crystal-clear images in a small package. The 4.3-inch screen and built-in LED lighting provide magnified high-contrast images with no distortion. Its streamlined design means it can slip comfortably into a pocket or purse, giving you easy access to photos, prescription labels, and much more. The RUBY HD is easy to use and has advanced features that can make you even more independent.

Features

  • View text and images on the 4.3-inch LCD
  • Continuous zoom with 2x–13x magnification
  • Lightweight design at only 8 ounces
  • Fast reading with no blur
  • Easy flip-out handle
  • Uses rechargeable or disposable AAA batteries
  • Goes anywhere with 2 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
  • Slide Show mode for hands-free review
  • Includes batteries, charger, wrist strap, case, and USB cable
  • Optional reading stand

 

Portable Video Magnifier

The ONYX Portable HD is a lightweight, portable video magnifier for reading, writing, and viewing magnified images at any distance at home, in school, or at the office. The 3-in-1 flexible camera provides document reading, distance viewing, and self-viewing modes. Auto-focus makes items clear, whether under the camera or in the distance.

This portable video magnifier provides the comfort and productivity found in stationary desktop models, along with HD image quality, wide magnification ranges, configurable color modes, and adjustable reference lines and masks. Combine ONYX Portable HD with our OpenBook® software for convenient scan-and-read capabilities. Easily fold up the video magnifier and place it in its protective bag to be ready to take it wherever you need it.

 

Features

  • Continuous Magnification: 1.9x to 141x (when used with a 22-inch monitor)
  • Easy to use, lightweight, and portable: only weighs 4.3 lbs.
  • Three-in-one flexible camera with distance, document, and self views:
    • In distance view, objects from across large rooms or auditoriums can be seen in sharp focus
    • Document view gives you the ability to magnify items such as reading materials, daily business tasks, classroom assignments, product labels, and craft projects
    • With self view, you get a magnified close-up mirror image
  • Automatically remembers your last working settings in every view
  • Read what you want, where you want, with camera rotation in all three directions
  • Work in split screen and save images on your PC when using the included GEM® Software
  • Scan-and-read capabilities provide editable text when used with OpenBook
  • Optional XY table for a smooth, gliding motion while you read
  • Carrying case included for easy portability

Productivity Features

 

 

  • 33 color modes including high-contrast, true-color, and grayscale
  • Freeze Frame allows you to freeze the image on the screen for close inspection of small objects or to keep your place
  • Focus Lock to keep the camera focused on the paper while writing
  • Adjustable Reading Lines, Masks, and Shades
  • Find feature to quickly zoom out to find your place and then zoom back in
  • Save images directly to an SD card

 

Portable Video Magnifier

The ONYX Deskset HD is a portable video magnifier that adapts to multiple environments and tasks for productivity at school, work, and at home. The new sleek design integrates a high-definition camera and monitor to let you clearly see what you want, whether it's across the room or at your desk. The 3-in-1 flexible camera provides document reading, distance viewing, and self-viewing modes with versatile controls.

 

Features

  • Self-contained and easy to carry
  • Three-in-one flexible camera with distance, document, and self views:
    • In distance view, even objects from across large rooms or auditoriums can be seen in sharp focus
    • Document view gives you the ability to magnify items such as reading materials, daily business tasks, classroom assignments, product labels, and craft projects
    • With self view, you get a magnified true mirror image close up
  • Automatically remembers your last working settings in every view
  • Choice of monitor sizes: widescreen 20-inch, 22-inch, or 24-inch
  • Magnification up to 131 times the original size, depending on monitor
  • Read what you want, where you want, with camera rotation in all three directions
  • True full color plus high-contrast full color
  • Optional rolling carrying case (20-inch and 22-inch models)
 

Productivity Features

  • 33 color modes including high-contrast, true-color, and grayscale to fit your viewing needs
  • Freeze Frame allows you to freeze the image on the screen for close inspection of small objects or to keep your place
  • Focus Lock to keep the camera focused on the paper while writing
  • Keep your place easily with the adjustable Reading Lines, Masks, and Shades
  • Quickly zoom out to easily find your place and zoom back in using the Find feature

 

Portable Video Magnifier

The lightweight TOPAZ® PHD offers the comfort and productivity features of a desktop video magnifier but folds away like a laptop. With auto-focus, a wide magnification range, intuitive controls, six default and 27 customizable high-contrast color modes, and adjustable reading lines and masks, the new TOPAZ PHD offers the freedom to independently read and view the details that matter in the home, office, classroom, or on the go.

 

Features

  • Brilliant image quality that is easy to read at all magnification levels with magnification to 31 times (on a 15-inch monitor; up to 24 times on a 12-inch monitor)
  • Lightweight, collapsible, portable design
  • Choice of monitor sizes: 12-inch or 15-inch
  • Auto-focus camera
  • Six default and 27 configurable screen color modes for a total of 33
  • Document reading and self-viewing modes
  • Over 9 inches of working space to write and work comfortably
  • Adjustable reference lines and masks to easily keep your place and reduce glare
  • Find function to quickly zoom out, locate the next area of interest, and zoom back in
  • SD Card slot to quickly store images
  • USB PC connectivity when used with GEM® software

Options

 

  • Lithium-ion battery pack
  • XY table for a smooth gliding motion while you read

 

Brilliant Magnified Images with Easy-to-Use Controls. TOPAZ EZ is simply uncomplicated magnification, with your choice of standard and high-definition (HD) models. The economical TOPAZ EZ emphasizes ease of use with single-function controls and a standard-definition camera. For increased clarity and lower magnification, the TOPAZ EZ HD has all the features of the standard-definition TOPAZ EZ but with an HD camera to provide superior image quality, a wider field of view, and a lower magnification range.   ***PLEASE NOTE*** This unit only comes in an HD model now (as of 3/2017). The HD prices have been lowered to the previous Standard Definition Price.

Features

 

  • Magnification to 78 times (on a 24-inch monitor with the HD system)
  • Choice of monitor sizes: widescreen 20-inch or 24-inch
  • Custom high-contrast color modes
  • Color-boost contrast
  • Brightly-colored control buttons
  • Over 8 inches of working space to write and work comfortably
  • Comfortable swivel screen
  • LED lighting reduces glare
  • One-touch button to freeze images

 

Portable Magnification with PivotCam™ Rotating Camera

The all-new portable RUBY 7 HD makes reading easier. The seven-inch screen can display more text and magnifies materials up to 24 times. This ultra-portable device can go anywhere with ease.

The RUBY 7 HD is easy to learn and to use. Use the built-in tilt stand to read books, magazines, and mail. The unique PivotCam™ camera offers a wide range of viewing modes for spotting, reading, writing, working on hobbies, distance viewing, and even a mirror-image self-view. The RUBY 7 HD combines convenience and flexibility as the leader in the next generation of handheld video magnifiers.

 

Features

 

  • Continuous zoom with 2x–24x magnification
  • See more on the vibrant 7-inch screen
  • Lightweight design at 18 ounces
  • Fast reading with no blur
  • Unique PivotCam rotating camera

Advanced Features

  • Freeze Frame with adjustable magnification and panning
  • 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
  • Built-in reading stand
  • HDMI port to connect to your TV
  • Save images and send to computer with USB port
  • 4 hours continuous use
  • Includes charger, carrying case, and USB cable

 

OpenBook supports 64-bit and 32-bit versions of Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista® and Windows 2008 Server, 32-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows 2003 Server, and Windows 2000 operating systems.


OpenBook converts printed documents or graphic-based text into an electronic text format on your PC, reading it aloud with quality speech and the latest in accurate optical character recognition (OCR). OpenBook utilizes both Nuance OmniPage and ABBYY FineReader OCR engines to bring you the most accurate text recognition available.

Use OpenBook to read books, magazines, and bills. OpenBook identifies columns and places them in logical reading order. Change the language setting to read foreign language documents with native speaker voices.

The low vision features of OpenBook allow you to tailor the appearance of text on your screen, including font style, size, character spacing, and colors. A Split View option allows for easy comparison of the original document and the results of OCR conversion. Masking and Word Spotlighting features synchronize with the text being read, making it easy to follow the screen position during reading.

 

  • Highlight important passages of a document for later reference
  • Insert your own comments in a document
  • Scan bound books and maintain pagination
  • Export to other applications like Microsoft Word or Notepad
  • Enhanced ability to search for and download books from the Internet
  • Full support for listening to DAISY and other audio files
  • Built-in Braille support
  • Built-in photocopy functionality
  • Supports Windows 10

Scanner not included.

The MAGic® Large Print Keyboard provides low vision users with an easy-to-read keyboard with 22 dedicated MAGic keys that make learning and using MAGic screen magnification software easier than ever.

Easy on the Eyes

Bold high contrast keys with oversized characters provide fast, accurate typing with less of the eye fatigue experienced when straining to locate keys on standard keyboards.

One Touch Access to MAGic features

The most-used functions of MAGic screen magnification software are preassigned to single keys to provide quick access to these features. Press a single key to launch MAGic. Quickly zoom out to 1x to check formatting, and then return to your working magnification level. Toggle on and off visual enhancements for mouse, cursor, and focus tracking. Adjust reading speed on the fly. Control all these features and more with the 22 specialized keys, making the MAGic keyboard a true independent living aid.
Read more about MAGic screen magnification software.

Keys Reserved for User Assignment

The M1, M2, and M3 keys are intentionally unassigned, allowing individual users to assign them to their favorite MAGic functions. They can also be assigned to user-created shortcuts and Windows commands available in the MAGic keyboard manager.

Built-in Controls for Dual Monitor

The Toggle Monitor and View Locking keys improve productivity for MAGic users working with different applications in two independent monitors.

Benefits for JAWS® Users

 

While the keyboard enhances functionality for MAGic users, it is also designed with JAWS screen reading software users in mind. Several keys have already been assigned in JAWS to features such as adjusting speech rate and bringing up the Links List and the Research It tool. Other MAGic keyboard feature keys can be assigned JAWS functionality through the keyboard manager of JAWS. 

 

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