Personal Data Systems, Inc.638 Sobrato Lane
Campbell, California 95008-4624
Telephone: 800-426-4832 or 408-866-1126.
Products distributed by Personal Data Systems, Inc. (listed alphabetically)
DUXBURY BRAILLE TRANSLATOR FOR WINDOWS (DBT WIN)
The Duxbury Braille Translator for Windows (DBT Win) is a Braille translation program designed to provide Braille computer output for individuals who are blind. DBT Win is also designed to help persons who are not familiar with Braille as well as professional Braille transcribers to create highly accurate Braille versions of school textbooks and other teaching materials, office memos, restaurant menus, and signs compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Features include compatibility with speech output programs, refreshable Braille displays, and all major Braille printers; ability to import from popular word processors such as WordPerfect and Microsoft Word; Grade 1 and Grade 2 Braille translation in numerous languages, with Grade 2 translation available for most languages that use Grade 2 Braille; American Computer Braille Code and American Math/Science Code (Nemeth Code) translation; bidirectional (print-to-Braille and Braille-to-print) translation; textbook layout according to Braille Authority of North America (BANA) or Braille Authority of the United Kingdom (BAUK) standards; interline printing with ink and Braille aligned on the same page; the Duxbury Braille Font for viewing Braille dots within other programs; documentation in print, Braille, and electronic formats; and unlimited technical support by telephone, e-mail, or fax. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: 25ight megabytes (MB) hard disk space, and Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP or Vista. WARRANTY: 90 days.
Window-Eyes Professional is a screen reader program designed to provide access to Windows and Windows-based applications for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Window-Eyes provides easy control and setup, and a wide variety of features for automatic reading of menus, dialog boxes, progress bars, scroll bars, and other Windows activities. A read-to-end feature allows documents to be read from beginning to end without stopping. Features can be configured to personal taste. Window-Eyes provides access to web pages, including those with tables, using Microsoft Internet Explorer. It also supports Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Fifty windows are simultaneosly available for reading, while 26 hyperactive windows may be monitored for changes or specified occurrences such as exact text matches. More than 150 hot keys can be defined for Window-Eyes commands, while hot keys that are unneeded can be left undefined. Windows-Eyes works with all video systems, nearly 30 different Braille displays, and most popular voice synthesizers. A manual is supplied in print, on audio cassette, and on disk. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM-compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 32 MB of random access memory (RAM), 64 MB RAM recommended; Windows 95/98/Millennium Edition/ 2000/XP); and speech synthesizer (Sounding Board, Speak-Out, Accent, Apollo, Artic, Votalker, Audapter, ASP, Braille 'n Speak, DECtalk, Portable DECtalk, DECtalk PC/Express, DECtalk Access32, DoubleTalk PC & LT, Echo PC, Keynote, Keynote Gold Multimedia, Lite Talk, MultiVoice, Personal speech system, Reading Edge, SmarTalk, TextAssist, PROSE 4000, Voice Card, Triple Talk, Microsoft Speech Engine, FlexTalk, or Eloquence/Via Voice). WARRANTY: Limited 30-day warranty.
ZoomText Magnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program provides magnification of up to 16 times and enhances the entire screen. Features include features all color smoothing, for clear and sharp text at all magnification levels, pointer and cursor enhancements that make it easy to find the mouse pointer and text cursor, and color filtering that enables users to change screen colors. Other features include Web Finder, Desktop Finder, Zoom Window Freeze, and Zoom Window Adjust. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium II or faster processor, Windows XP, ME, 2000, NT4 (Service Pack 6) or 98, Internet Explorer 4.0 or later, High Color (16-bit) or True Color (24- or 32-bit) display driver, a minimum 128 megabytes (MB) RAM (256 MB recommended).