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ClearNote HD

Enrich your laptop for low vision use with magnification and high contrast.

Overview

Touch screen

Working with the ClearNote HD is super easy. You can use the same touch screen gestures as with any tablet or phone. Simply pinch to zoom, swipe to move and touch to select. No need to remember complicated key combinations.

Sharp colors

Do you want to see sharp, clear images, without compromising color quality? The ClearNote HD automatically enhances the contrast while leaving the original image intact. The automatic contrast enhancement enhances blurry print of for example a newspaper while you are still able to view the images in the text in color.

Easy set-up

Unfold the ClearNote HD and simply connect it to your laptop or computer. For convenient use, the ClearNote HD is designed to draw power from the computer, eliminating the need for an extra power supply.

Built-in intelligence

An ultra-flexible camera head rotates both vertically and horizontally, providing a crisp and clear live image from any distance. To quickly change your focus from a document to a white board, previously selected settings of different camera positions are automatically recalled, making reading quicker and easier. 

 

Specifications

  • High Definition camera with 12 times optical zoom
  • Continuous magnification: 1.3X – 40X (on a 15-inch monitor)
  • Two camera lenses for desktop and distance viewing
  • Intelligent camera preset system for quick and easy switching between desktop and distance viewing
  • Flexible camera head (tilt-and-swivel)
  • Adjustable document and distance modes:
    • Full color photo mode
    • 16 high contrast color combinations for easier reading
  • Automatic contrast optimization
  • Split-screen functionality
  • Image rotation allowing self-viewing
  • Adjustable line marker to improve text tracking
  • Handheld remote control with easy-to-operate buttons
  • Capture an unlimited number of images
  • Touchscreen support with Windows 10
  • Easy-to-carry folding design
  • ZoomText and Supernova compatible
  • Easy software updates through Internet
  • Possibility to update the product software via internet
  • USB 3.0 High-Speed connection (Windows 10 compatible)
  • No battery, energy is drawn from the laptop
  • Dimensions unit:  11.4 x 15.6 x 2.4 in
  • Dimensions base plate:  11.2 x 7.5 x 0.2 in
  • Weight: 3.1 lb

What's in the box:

  • ClearNote HD unit
  • Base plate
  • Software
  • User Manual
  • Remote Control
  • Carrying bag

 

Optelec ClearNote SD

ClearNote DS is a powerful laptop magnification solution. It steams power directly from a USB making it easier to transport.

Simple, small and multipurpose laptop magnification

An ultra-flexible camera head rotates both vertically and horizontally, providing crisp and clear images from any distance. With a foldable and lightweight design, the ClearNote SD is ideal for students or professionals in a classroom or meeting.

Specifications

  • Continuous magnification of 4X to 40X (varies by screen size)
  • 3-in-1 camera for near, self and distance viewing or reading
  • 18X optical zoom for superior functionality and image quality
  • Full color, black and white, reverse and semi-color high contrast viewing modes
  • Picture-in-Picture™ software enables viewing window to be positioned anywhere on the PC screen
  • Compatible with ZoomText and SuperNova
  • Ability to save work on displayed screen to the computer
  • Operated by computer hotkeys or remote control for simple and easy adjustment of magnification, modes, auto focus and reading lines
  • Integrates with laptop or PC with USB connection; power streamed directly from USB
  • PC compatibility: Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Manual driver installation: Windows 7 (32 and 64 bits), Windows 8 (32 and 64 bits)
  • Extremely lightweight and portable at only 3 lbs
  • Weight: stand 43.4 oz, base plate 13.7 oz, remote control 2 oz
  • Dimensions: 15 x 15.7 x 7.5 in
  • Dimensions when disassembled: 13.8 x 2.8 x 7.5 in
  • Simple set up and collapse; carrying case (included)
  • 2-year standard warranty

Optelec Traveller HD

Take it anywhere

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 buttonto 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

 

Optelec Compact Touch HD

The Optelec Compact Touch HD is the first of its kind to offer touchscreen technology. Unline any other low vision aid, it allows you to stay connected by reading letters, newspapers, or your favorite magazine!

The Optelec Compact Touch HD offers High Definition image quality, multiple reading and writing positions, and an easy-to-use, intuitive use.

Simply adjust the magnification, select your preferred high contrast color, and pan through snapshots just by swiping your fingers across the 5-inch screen. Designed to use in a tilted position to move smoothly over reading materials or with its foldable handle to view objects close by and in the distance. Plus, connect it to an external monitor or TV for a bigger image, and enjoy it twice as long with the easily interchangeable, rechargeable battery.

Specifications

  • Continuous magnification of 2X to 20X
  • Bright, vibrant and intuitive touchscreen to adjust settings by a simple swipe of fingers
  • 5-inch full-color High Definition widescreen display with simple tap-to-focus camera
  • Multi-purpose, foldable and battery integrated handle
  • Adjustable document viewing modes for easier reading: 2 photo modes (full-color and grayscale) and 10 customizable, high contrast color combinations
  • Snapshot capability with zoom and easy panning of image with fingers
  • Reading and short distance viewing in one design
  • Steady reading with the enclosed magnetic sheet
  • Large icon information menu to customize settings, switch horizontal or vertical lines on/off, adjust brightness,      view battery level and more
  • Connect to an external monitor or TV with HDMI or an RCA input for a bigger image (cables included)
  • Easy interchangeable battery pack offering 3-hours continuous use
  • Dimensions: 5.2 x 3 x 1.3 in.
  • Weight: 10.6 oz (including battery)

 

  • 2-year limited warranty

Compact+ HD

This small and lightweight video magnifier offers more reading comfort than an optical magnifier.

Enjoy remaining independent

Text that used to be too small, can now be enlarged in the size that is ideal for you, in the colour settings you prefer. Designed to sit in the palm of your hand, you can even take it with you and read anything, anytime and anywhere.

More than an optical magnifier

The Compact+ HD offers so much more than optical magnifiers. It provides adjustable magnification for all character sizes and document types, so you don’t have to have other magnifiers with different magnification strengths. Thanks to the bright widescreen, you clearly read text, and view images and objects even in sunny conditions.

Why choose the Compact+ HD?

The Compact+ HD has a low starting level of magnification, so you can see more of the content on-screen and enjoy a greater overview. Also, it can be used with and without the handle. To read price tags and signs whilst shopping, the handle can be folded out. To read and navigate around a newspaper or magazine, you can fold the handle in  and rest your hands and arms on the desk or table. Or, place your hand on the open handle to easily maneuver the Compact+ HD over the document.

Magnifier with high value

The Compact+ HD is made of high quality materials giving the product a modern look and feel. Try it out now and experience the comfort and joys of reading with your very own Optelec video magnifier.

 

Optelec ClearView C/ClearView C Speech

Are you searching for a High Definition magnifier in a modern and stylish design that makes reading comfortable again?

 

C-ing without limitations

When we started to develop this desktop video magnifier, we wanted to eliminate all of the difficulties users experienced. After extensive research involving our clients, we came up with a completely new design.

Reading from top to bottom

Thanks to the innovative design of the ClearView C you naturally start to read at the top of a page, and then continue all the way down till you reach the bottom of the page. You will no longer pull the reading table toward your body when you navigate to the top of the document. This is unique among desktop video magnifiers.

Choose for comfort and design 

The ClearView C is designed to increase your reading comfort and to complement the interior of your home. The high quality materials and sleek design provide a contemporary look that is inviting in any room.

More working space

The ClearView’s C-shaped design provides you with more working space. This helps you to do your hobbies and to read your favorite newspaper without being limited in your movements. 

From basic to powerful options

Whether you prefer simple or advanced options, the ClearView C offers both. Would you like to use reading lines, adjust the contrast or enable the writing mode? Just reverse the Control Pad and enjoy powerful advanced functions.

Choose from the following options:

 

ClearView C Speech 24" High Definition
ClearView C Flex Speech 24" High Definition
ClearView C High Definition 24"
ClearView C High Definition TwinView
ClearView C HD TwinView
ClearView C One 22" (Standard Definition)
 

The Optelec Compact 4 HD is the first High Definition video magnifier that uniquely combines all the benefits of a hand-held and dome magnifier in a single design for a comfortable reading experience.

Use in combination with the detachable magnetic stand, and the Compact 4 HD’s special soft-touch coating is easy to grip and slides effortlessly over letters, books, magazines and photographs at an angled raised position. Without the stand, it becomes a pocket-sized, thin and lightweight magnifier for use on the go. Adjust the display settings to meet your specific needs by using the special large icon menu.

Features

  • Two parts incorporated in a single design and consisting of a viewer and detachable magnetic stand
  • Continuous magnification of 1.7X to 12X
  • High Definition auto-focus camera for superior images and intuitive reading
  • 4.3-inch full color TFT widescreen display
  • High contrast viewing modes for easier reading (set up to 4 combinations from a possible choice of 16)
  • Angled screen for comfortable viewing (when positioned on the detachable stand)
  • Designed to move smoothly over reading materials or hold for use on the go
  • Innovative LED lighting design for even illumination
  • Snapshot function with audio indication sounds
  • Large icon settings and information menu
  • 3-hour continuous use rechargeable battery; large icon battery status
  • Portable and lightweight at only:
    • Viewer: 8.7 ounces
    • Viewer with stand: 13.6 ounces
  • Dimensions:
    • Viewer: 5.1 x 3.2 x 1.1 inches
    • Viewer with stand: 5.1 x 3.7 x 2.9 inches
  • 2-year standard warranty

 

    Makes Reading Easy Again

    Does reading your newspaper or favorite book become too tiresome with a video magnifier? Do you lose time searching through text? Now enjoy the Optelec ClearView+ Speech, a completely new approach for the integration of OCR and text-to-speech technology in a desktop video magnifier. Just sit back, relax, and listen to any printed documents as they are read aloud.

    The ClearView+ Speech combines video magnification and accurate text-to-speech that makes it easy to select what you want to read. It allows you to enlarge materials to a more comfortable size or change the high contrast viewing modes with one master dial. To activate the Speech feature, just simply touch the screen and instantly enjoy listening to articles, letters and books with a natural sounding voice and full page overview.

    The Optelec ClearView+ Speech is available as a complete system or as a separate module. Thanks to its compatibility, all existing ClearView+ models (G1 & G2) will be upgradable; meaning you too can enjoy the new Speech functionality if you're an existing ClearView+ user!

    Read with reliable Speech Technology

    The ClearView+ Speech can instantly convert printed text into speech. Now you can enjoy having access to accurate information in a way that is most comfortable and easy for you, especially long text. The Point & Read interface allows you to simply touch the screen for the Speech feature, and then sit back, relax and listen. You also have the option to select video magnification to view photos, bills and read shorter text.

    Capture the whole page and navigate quickly

    The ClearView+ Speech displays full pages and automatically identifies the document or photo layout. Switch instantly between full view and navigate to various sections. Never lose track of where you are again!

    Point directly at columns or words and read

    To scroll within the magnified document, swipe your finger on the 24-inch HD touchcreen monitor. Simply tap a paragraph, column or word to activate the Speech function and instantly enjoy listening to articles, letters and books. That's how easy it is!

    Store documents or view your favorite photos

    You can enjoy the convenience of saving documents or viewing digital photos on a SD card or USB drive and access them when you need them.

    Key Features

    - Intuitive 24" HD Touchscreen monitor

    • - Read long documents with accurate and reliable Text-to-Speech
    • - Point directly at a column, paragraph or word & Read
    • - Capture the whole document with Full Page overview
    • - Navigate quickly with intelligent document layout recognition
    • - Swipe your finger to scroll through the magnified text or photos
    • - Read text in high contrast while viewing pictures in original color
    • - More than 50 reading voices in over 30 languages
    • - Document and photo storage to reference later
    • - Picture viewer with zoom and slideshow options to view favorite photos
    • - Continuous magnification of 1X to 85X (depends on model type)
    • - Ergonomic product design with customizable features
    • - Built-in high sound quality stereo speakers and headphone port
    • - Compatible with all existing ClearView+ Systems and easy to upgrade
    • - 3-year limited warranty

    The Optelec ClearReader+ Advanced includes the Optelec ClearReader+ and Magnification Feature Pack. The Magnification Feature Pack expands the functionality of the Optelec ClearReader+ scanning and text-to-speech reading device, and now offers electronic video magnifier and document saving capabilities. By the press of a button, low vision users can both view and/or listen to scanned or saved text instantly and simultaneously with user-friendly controls.

    Connect the Optelec ClearReader+ to any VGA monitor, TV or video magnifier and select your preferred high contrast color and text magnification using the Magnification Feature Pack. View photos and save important documents on a SD memory card or USB flash drive for later reference.

    You can also use the Magnification Feature Pack and ClearReader+ with voice-only menu options. Blind users will be able to utilize the intuitive interface control to hear documents read aloud with preferred settings, and save materials with expandable memory options. 

    The Optelec ClearReader+ Advanced combines ease of use, video magnification, high quality multilingual speech output, and fast text-to-speech recognition technology with an attractive portable design. The Optelec ClearReader+ Magnification Feature Pack is also available separately for existing ClearReader+ users. 

    Overview

    • Modern design with a retro look and feel
    • Quality of sound
    • Excellent OCR performance on difficult brochures, flyers and newspaper columns
    • Intuitive user interface
    • Battery operated up to 5 hours
    • Modularity and ability to upgrade as technology advances
    • No fan for less noise and quiet when in use
    • Multiple languages integrated

    Key Features

    • 4 pre-selected reading voices (US Samantha, US Tom, Mexican Spanish Paulina, Canadian French Julie)
    • 42 total different voices available, in 29 languages with 3 in American English and 2 in Spanish
    • Photo and text mode (column and line view)
    • 12 selectable high contrast colors
    • Up to 16 X magnification of the original document
    • 3 menu options (advanced, basic, voice-only)
    • 2 font options (Arial and Verdana)
    • Save text, photos or books
    • Expandable memory on SD card or USB drive
    • 3 saving options (save without voice label, save with voice label, save book)
    • 2 word highlight options (block or box)

    Rediscover the joys of reading anytime and anywhere with the Optelec ClearReader+, combining fast text recognition, a choice of high quality naturally sounding voices, and, all in an attractive portable design.

    To read any printed text by dictation, the Optelec ClearReader+ device integrates ease-of-use with a high-quality, multilingual voice output and fast optical character recognition (OCR) and text-to-speech recognition technology, all within a sleek and retro design. With only five controls, the Optelec ClearReader+ is one of the most intuitive and user-friendly text-to-speech devices available.


    Access to printed documents such as magazines, newspapers, books or a letter from a friend has never been so easy. Portable and battery powered, the Optelec ClearReader+ assistive technology device can be used in the home, at school or work, making it ideal for reading books, newspapers, receipts or reviewing bills and bank statements.


    To operate, simply power on the unit, release the camera arm and place the reading material under the high-resolution camera. Press the scan button to take a snap shot of the text, and in seconds the Optelec ClearReader+ will read the desired text in high quality speech. The Optelec ClearReader+ Basic offers all the benefits of the ClearReader+ but is AC Powered and without a built-in rechargeable battery. 
     
    Additionally, the Optelec ClearReader+ is easily customized to read text at different speeds, in up to 29 supported languages and 42 different voices.

    Highlights Include:

    • Camera: High-resolution camera with state-of-the-art wide angle optics and integrated object lighting.
    • Text recognition: High-quality, multilingual text recognition for the user to click and read in a few seconds.
    • Languages: Four languages installed with 29 languages supported, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, Turkish, Portuguese, Catalan, Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, and Slovak.
    • Voices: Support for 42 different voices and choice between male, female or different dialects and regional accents.
    • Battery and Power: Integrated Li-ion batter for five hours of continuous use. (Optelec ClearReader+ Basic is AC Powered)
    • External Buttons and Controls: Forward/backward, play/pause, speed, scan, volume, on/ off.
    • Connections: Headphone and power connectors.
    • Handle and Speakers: Foldable carry handle and built-in stereo speakers.
    • Dimensions: 9.1 x 9.4 x 3.9 inches / 23 x 24 x 10 cm
    • Weight: 5.4 lbs / 2.46 kg (ClearReader+) and 4.97 lbs / 2.26 kg (ClearReader+ Basic)
    • Accessories: Carrying Case and Wireless Headphones (not included)

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