Freedom Vision615 Tami Way
Mountain View, California 94041
Telephone: 800-961-1334 or 650-961-6541.
Products distributed by Freedom Vision (listed alphabetically)
Andromeda is a portable video magnifier designed for use in reading by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier has a large reading table and a TFT (thin film transistor) flat screen. It magnifies documents three to fifty times with continuous zoom and an overview mode for easy orientation. It has three focus modes (full auto-focus, push-to-focus, and manual focus) and a selection of display modes, including full color, enhanced (high contrast) black on white and white on black modes, and built-in and user-programmable semi-color modes. Line markers enable easier reading. The refresh rate of the TFT screen is 0 Herz, with no flicker. This video magnifier supports an external computer VGA video display and PAL/NTSC video inputs. It is ergonomically designed for comfortable reading, with a low-profile reading table and a tiltable monitor. POWER: Uses 100-240 volts alternating current (AC). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 20.9 x 16.9 x 21.2 inches when set up and 7.5 x 16.5 x 17.7 inches when collapsed. The reading table surface is 13.4 inches long x 15.6 inches wide. The flat screen display measures 15 inches diagonally.
AUKEY PORTABLE VIDEO MAGNIFIER
The Aukey Portable Video Magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Aukey magnifier features a 3.5-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen with freeze frame and anti-blur technology. The screen has three color modes – true color, black and white, and white on black. The unit magnifies images between 1.5 and 17 times their original size. The unit comes with a carrying case; detachable stand; wrist strap, and user manual. POWER: Uses rechargeable Li-lon battery with 2500mAh capacity (included). An AC charger is included. The battery lasts approximately 2.5 hours on a single charge. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 4.1 x 2.8 x .67 inches (105 x 72 x 17 millimeters). WEIGHT: .26 pounds. COLOR: Raspberry, blue, orange, or teal. WARRANTY: 2 year warranty; 1 year on battery.
Eclipse is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop CCTV has a high-resolution color liquid crystal display (LCD) flat-panel monitor with user-adjustable tilt-angle viewing. The unit collapses to a compact size for transport. Features include auto focus and electronic zoom magnification from three to 50 times in full color, black-and-white, white-on-black, or foreground/background color displays. It has a moveable x/y table, a forward-mounted camera, and tactile touch button controls located on the front panel. OPTIONS: Hardsided fiberglass roller-wheel case. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 20.9 x 16.9 x 21.2 inches. Collapsed dimensions are 7.4 x 16.1 x 17.7 inches. The display measures 15 inches diagonally. The reading table surface (LxW) is 13.4 x 15.6 inches. WEIGHT: 20 pounds. WARRANTY: Two-year limited warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.
The Eye-C is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Eye-C magnifier features a 4.3-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen with freeze frame and anti-blur technology. It has five levels of magnification from 1.5 times to 17 times and seven color modes - true color, black and white, white on black, blue on yellow, yellow on blue, blue on white, and yellow on black. The user holds the Eye-C over the content to be viewed, and the magnified image or text appears on the screen. Other features include tactile button control, and adjustable brightness. The Eye-C also has that unfolds from the side opposite the screen. The user places the magnifier on either side of the area where he or she will write with the stand nearer the writing area. The Eye-C rests at an angle, and the user can see the writing. The Eye-C comes with a case and shoulder strap. POWER: Uses rechargeable Li-ion battery with 3000mAH capacity (included). An AC charger is included. The battery last approximately 4-6 hours on a single charge. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 152 x 81 x 28 millimeters (mm). Screen measures 4.3 inches diagonal. WEIGHT: 8.1 ounces. WARRANTY: 2-year warranty.
The Eye-Pal SOLO is a voice output reading machine and optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This motion activated optical character recognition device reads from a book, newspaper, or other printed material automatically after the material is placed face down on the unit's scanner. Reading stops when the material is removed. When a hand is waved near the reading material, the reading pauses; when the hand passes again, the reading resumes. The unit can be connected to a monitor, and the magnified text will be automatically displayed with the words highlighted as they are spoken. OPTIONS: Keypad. DIMENSIONS: The base (WxL) is 9 x 11 inches. WEIGHT: 7 pounds.
EYE-PAL SOLO LV
The Eye-Pal SOLO LV is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This low vision reading system reads aloud almost any printed material. The unit is composed of a rectangular base with a camera mounted on at the top of an arm that extends from the center of one of the sides of the base. Some controls are located on the side of the base opposite the camera's support arm, and there is a handheld keypad that connects to the base with a cable. When a document, book or newspaper is placed on its base, the Eye-Pal SOLO LV begins to read the text aloud within seconds, regardless of the page's orientation. Reading can be controlled with the unit's controls, or hand movements made between the camera and the material can be used to pause and start the reading without touching the buttons. Up to four pages can be saved. To be used for magnification, the unit must be connected to a monitor or television. When a document is placed under the camera, the magnified text appears on the screen in a few seconds. Magnified text can be highlighted as it is read aloud. Magnified text is wrapped within the screen, and the magnification level, color, brightness, and contrast are all adjustable. In addition, small objects such as hearing aids and medicine bottles can be magnified in three increments up to 12 times their size on a 19-inch screen to facilitate reading of their labels.
The Liberty Color is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a mouse-camera unit and a flat screen display unit with a high contrast thin-film transistor (TFT) display. The display's angle can be adjusted to enable the user to achieve an ergonomic reading position. Images can be displayed in full color photo mode, enhanced black/white or white/black mode, or in a user-programmable semi-color mode with a choice of foreground and background colors. Due to the use of TFT technology, there is no picture tube related flicker. Images can be viewed in an overview mode, which enables easy orientation, and a "text-stretch" mode, which produces more readable text. Magnification on the flat screen display ranges from five to ten times in 3:4 mode, six to 12 times in text-stretch mode, and one to five times in overview mode. When the camera unit is connected to a 17-inch VGA monitor, magnification ranges from 12.5 to 25 times (one to ten times in overview mode). This video magnifier has an integral tilt handle and carrying case. POWER: Uses nickel metal hydride rechargeable battery with low battery warning for over two hours of mobile use, or alternating current (AC) adapter. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Display unit is 16 x 5 x 22.5 centimeters; mouse-camera unit is 56 x 110 x 50 millimeters. TFT display measures 7 inches (15 centimeters) diagonally. WEIGHT: Display is 1.4 kilograms; mouse-camera is 85 grams.
The Liberty Plus is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a high contrast, glare-free TFT (thin-film transistor) Active Matrix flat screen display and an ergonomic mouse camera with a zoom lens for continuous magnification from eight to 16 times. The camera has a digital zoom feature providing an additional two or four times enlargement of the magnification level. Images can be viewed in positive (black on white), negative (white on black), and photo display modes. Other image enhancement features include adjustable brightness and contrast, and ten text/background color options. The screen has a low flicker image without reflections, and is on an adjustable tilt-angle viewing stand. The camera also has a VGA video-out port for connection to a 14-, 17-, or 21-inch computer monitor. This video magnifier comes with a hardsided briefcase-style carrying case. POWER: Uses rechargeable lithium-ion (NiMH) battery for up to three hours of portable use, or plug-in power adapter. The unit has a low battery warning light. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Monitor unit, 12.5 x 8.75 x 2.25 inches; camera unit, 4.25 x 2 x 2 1/8 inches. The flat screen display measures 10.4 inches diagonally. WEIGHT: Monitor unit, 5.9 pounds; camera unit, 4 ounces.
The Liberty Solo is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a mouse camera unit and a large color TFT (thin film transistor) flat screen display. The screen is tiltable to allow the user to choose an ergonomic reading position. Text can be viewed in high contrast reading modes and user-programmable semi-color modes. The camera has an overview mode that allows the user to look at text, photos, and graphics from a distance or even at his or her own face. The flat screen display has a second video input port for another camera, such as one focused on a blackboard or Ash Technologies' Prisma (see separate entry). The camera also has VGA output for connecting to a computer monitor. A handwriting stand is included that facilitates handwriting, and also enables reading in smaller magnifications. A soft backpack or hard carrying case are included. POWER: Uses user-replaceable batteries. DIMENSION: TFT screen is 12 inches.
The Looky is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used to examine text and pictures at home or during chores such as shopping. It magnifies between 3 and 8 times in full color and contrast modes, with reverse video and freeze functions. Its camera is in the middle of the screen. It has a folding handle and carrying strap and comes with a carrying case and user manual. POWER: Uses two rechargeable NiMH batteries or external alternating (AC) power adapter (included). WEIGHT: 7 ounces. WARRANTY: Two year limited warranty.
The Looky+ is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used to examine text and pictures at home or during chores such as shopping. It four preset magnification levels ranging between 2x and 20x, and it features a 3.5-inch full color LCD screen. The Looky+ offers five contrast modes: full color, white/black, black/white, yellow/blue, and yellow/black. It also has LED lighting to illuminate print or graphics and a freeze function that can steady an image and save it while the user records information. Its camera is in the middle of the screen. The Looky+ has a folding handle and carrying strap and comes with a carrying case and user manual. POWER: Uses two AA rechargeable batteries (included) or external alternating current (AC) power adapter for charging (included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 4.5 x 3 x 1.5 inches; display screen measures 3.5 inches diagonally. WEIGHT: 6.6 ounces. WARRANTY: Two year manufacturer's warranty.
Prisma is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier can be attached to most standard television monitors using the television set's video input feature or a Video RF Modulator box from Radio Shack. This video magnifier has a variable magnification range of four to 35 times when connected to a 14-inch monitor, and six to 53 times when connected to a 20-inch monitor. This portable magnifier can be used at home, school, work, and other locations. Its digital camera is highly sensitive to ambient light, providing a high contrast image in most settings. To accommodate low light environments, this video magnifier features discrete assistive white lights that enhance image contrast without creating glare or reflections. Users can choose to view the magnified image as white letters on a black background, or black letters on a white background. This video magnifier is designed with an ergonomic and modern appearance. It comes with a hardsided briefcase for carrying. OPTIONS: PC monitor or TV monitor model. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 inches in height. WEIGHT: 3 pounds.
Prisma Vision is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop-style magnifier has a color TFT (thin-film transistor) flat screen display. It magnifies documents from two to 17 times, and allows desktop-style reading and writing. Users can choose to view images in full color, positive mode (black letters on a white background), negative mode (white letters on a black background), or user-selected text and background colors. A tilt stand allows the user to set a comfortable reading angle and distance for the display panel. Images can also be viewed by connecting to a 14-, 17-, or 21-inch VGA monitor. Other features include non-glare white LED lights and a VGA computer monitor connector. A hardsided briefcase is included for transport and storage. POWER: Uses internal rechargeable battery or alternating current (AC) power adapter. OPTIONS: TV accessory kit to allow the device to be directly connected to most television monitors. DIMENSIONS: Flat panel display is 7.1 inches. WEIGHT: 7.5 pounds. WARRANTY: One-year limited parts and labor warranty.
The Quicklook Focus is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Its pushbutton autofocus electronic lens automatically adjusts to focus on objects from arm’s length to up close. The user can also select manual focus. The magnification goes from 3X to 18X in nine steps. A flip-out camera can be focused on the user's hand while writing or signing forms. The display is a high brightness LCD with a 16:9 ratio. Display modes include full color and high contrast reading modes with 56 color options. Illumination can be turned off to let the user read mobile phone or other displays. The freeze function can capture images for closer examination or for carrying to another location. There is an on-screen menu. POWER: Uses rechargeable battery with 4 to 7 hour run time and 3 hour charge time. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 6.7 x 3.7 x 1.1 inches. The display is 4.3 inches wide. WEIGHT 8.4 ounces.
The Quicklook Zoom is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a 16:9 aspect, TFT liquid crystal display screen with 3x to 18x digital magnification, 6 brightness levels for image enhancement, freeze frame, and flip camera writing mode. The Quicklook Zoom offers display options that include color, black and white,and reverse image, with multiple semi-color text and background choices. The unit has a rubberized grip for holding. A case is included. POWER: Uses Custom single cell lithium ion battery with 4 to 7 hour run time and 3 hour recharge time. There is a battery status indicator and a battery saver automatic power off feature. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 6.5 x 3.75 x 1 inches. The display is 4.3 inches wide. WEIGHT: 8.8 ounces. WARRANTY: Two year limited warranty; one year warranty on battery.
SAPPHIRE PORTABLE MAGNIFIER
The Sapphire Portable Magnifier is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It magnifies text and objects from 3.4 to 16 times on a bright, high-contrast display screen. The video image can be displayed in 23 combinations of type and background color, including full color, white type on a black background, and yellow type on a blue background. The top can be opened to magnify three-dimensional objects, or rotated back for reading flat documents or books. For its highest magnification, the magnifier connects with a video cable to a television. A built-in writing stand elevates the magnifier to provide space to work under the camera with a small tool or the writing end of a pen or pencil. A carrying case is included. POWER: Uses rechargeable batteries. DIMENSIONS: 7 inch liquid crystal display (LCD) screen. WARRANTY: 30-day money-back guarantee.