Introducing the Merlin HD from Enhanced Vision!

Adaptive Technology Resources, ATR, is please to announce the Merlin HD has been added to our line of low vision products.  The Merlin HD‘s camera technology produces an even truer, more natural image making it the greatest value and the absolute best picture quality available in desktop video magnification.  Easily read books and magazines, read and write letters, manage your  financial  records, view color photos, do crossword puzzles, and even pursue a  favorite hobby with Merlin HD!  The new affordable Merlin HD offers high definition color and contrast, resulting in a beautiful crystal clear picture with vibrant colors.  Please visit ATR’s website to order.  There’s even more to see with Merlin HD!

 

 

Adaptive Technology Resources is pleased to introduce two new braille devices from HIMS!

Adaptive Technology Resources, ATR, is pleased to present Braille Sense U2 – a brand new notetaker and Braille EDGE 40 – a stand alone braille display with notetaking features priced at under $3,000. Both devices can connect wirelessly with iOS platform products (iPad, iPod, iPhone) as well as all major screen readers including WindowEyes!  Visit ATR’s website to order or compare our line of Braille-Displays and Notetakers.

HIMS is also offering a Braile Sense U2 Trade-In Promotion that provides for an excellent opportunity to upgrade your current model to the most powerful notetaker on the market!  This Trade-In Promotion is in effect until June 30th, 2012.  Please see ATR’s Current Promotions for details.

 

 

Introducing the Pebble-mini from Enhanced Vision. The ultimate lightweight hand-held magnifier!

Adaptive Technology Resources, ATR, is pleased to announce the addition of Pebble-mini to our line of Low Vision ProductsPebble-mini’s ultra compact design makes it the ideal hand-held magnifier whether you’re at home or on the go. Easily read prescriptions, mail, labels, price tags, menus and so much more. Best of all, includes image capture and recall. Upload and store images to your PC!

Only $295.00! See ATR’s Pebble-mini flyer for additional details or order online now.

Introducing DaVinci from Enhanced Vision. All-in-One HD Video Magnifier with Text-to-Speech!

Adaptive Technology Resources, ATR, is please to announce DaVinci has been added to our line of low vision products.  DaVinci is a high performance desktop video magnifier (CCTV), featuring HD, text-to-speech (OCR) and a 3-in-1 camera. With HD you will experience high definition color and contrast giving you a beautiful, crystal clear picture and vibrant colors. Experience the joy of reading with our new text-to-speech feature. DaVinci will read any printed text aloud with the push of a button.  See our DaVinci flyer for additional details or order online.

Kurzweil Educational Systems Wins 2012 BESSIE Awards

Natick, MA, April 27, 2012- The ComputED Gazette recently named Kurzweil 3000®firefly by Kurzweil Educational Systems® a winner in their 18th annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIE) program.

The BESSIE Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Winners are chosen from titles submitted by publishers worldwide. Kurzweil 3000-firefly won in the “Teacher Tools: Literacy Skills Website” category.

For more than 18 years, The ComputED Gazette has been an online educational resource for educators. Based in the San Diego area, the online publication’s directors are former classroom teachers who have expertise in providing the finest computer education to children and adults.

Kurzweil 3000-firefly technology provides reading, writing and test-taking supports that represent the core principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Students who have the cognitive ability but not the literacy skills to learn and perform at grade-level, including students with learning disabilities and second language learners, can thrive in content-area classes with the use of Kurzweil 3000-firefly.

“We are honored The ComputED Gazette chose Kurzweil 3000-firefly as a 2012 BESSIE Award winner,” said Alex Saltonstall, general manager of Cambium Learning® Technologies. “Every day, in classrooms across America, this program changes the lives of the students we serve. The recognition of our industry peers is rewarding, in large part because we believe it reflects the difference that we make for students.”

Adaptive Technology Resources, ATR, is a Wisconsin-based reseller of Kurzweil Educational Software including Kurzweil 3000-firefly.  ATR has had years of personal and professional experience working with students and school districts providing training and products that change people’s lives. Together with our team of AT consultants, ATR offers solutions to both individuals and school districts.

June 13th, 2012 – Seniorfest – Milwaukee, WI

On June 13th, 2012 senior adults are invited to attend Seniorfest 2012 at the American Serb Memorial Hall, 5101 West Oklahoma Avenue, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The day will be filled with music, dancing, exhibits, trolley rides, activities, health screenings, and bingo.  Adaptive Technology Resources, ATR, of Grafton, WI will be showing our line of Low Vision Solutions including the Enhanced Vision line of electronic magnifiers at the event. Seniorfest 2012 is free to the public and is open from 9am to 5pm.  For more information contact Gabe DeLeon at 800-770-8474, Ext. 108.

May 10 & 17, 2012 – Technology for people with Vision Loss – Racine, WI

On May 10th and May 17, 2012, Society’s Assets in Racine, WI, will be offering a free two day, hands on introduction to Technology for people with vision loss.

The featured speakers will include James Hunt, a Parkside graduate student who is blind and uses technology in education as well as in his daily life.  Tami Jandrowski who is a staff person and social work student will provide insight in to life with a vision service dog and talk about navigation and the tools that are available.   Gabe DeLeon from Adaptive Technology Resources will join us on May 10th at 10am to show the latest and greatest in products for technology users of all degrees of vision loss.  We will also have Arneetrice and Doug from Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired here to talk about services they offer as well as technology (including cell phones)  for people with loss of vision.  Please join us for two informative and  packed days.

Society’s Assets is located at 5200 Washington Avenue, Suite 225, Racine, WI 53406.  The event is from 10am – 12pm on May 10th and 17th. RSVP to Linda Vogelman 262-637-9128 x3608. See Society’s Assets Event Flyer for more details.

May 25th, 2012 – LOW VISION EVENT – Monona, WI

On May 25th, 2012 Adaptive Technology Resources, ATR, of Grafton, WI will be showing our line of Low Vision Solutions including the Enhanced Vision line of electronic magnifiers at the Low Vision Support Group Meeting at the Monona Senior Center. The event is free to the public and begins at  11:00 am. The Monona Senior Center is located at 1011 Nichols Road, Monona, WI 53716.  For more information contact Gabe DeLeon at 800-770-8474, Ext. 108.

May 23rd, 2012 – LOW VISION EVENT – Brookfield, WI

A Southeast Wisconsin Senior Health & Fitness Day!

On May 23rd, 2012 Adaptive Technology Resources, ATR, will be exhibiting our line of Low Vision Solutions including the Enhanced Vision line of electronic magnifiers at the Prohealth Care Regency Senior Community Senior Health & Fitness Day.   The event is open to the public and goes from  11:30 am – 3:30 pm.  The Regency Senior Communities is located at 777 N. Brookfield Road, Brookfield, WI 53045.  Call the Regency to register 262-780-0321. For more information contact Randi Johnson at 800-770-8474, Ext. 113.

May 21st, 2012 – LOW VISION EVENT – West Bend, WI

On May 21st, 2012 Adaptive Technology Resources, ATR, will be exhibiting our line of Low Vision Solutions including the Enhanced Vision line of electronic magnifiers at the River Bend Senior Village. The event is for all River Bend Residents and begins at 10am.  The River Bend Senior Village is located at 151 Wisconsin Street, West Bend, WI 53095. For more information contact Randi Johnson at 800-770-8474, Ext. 113. See the River Bend Senior Center for more information.