Hear Your Rx BottlesBy Closing the Gap, Vol. 20, No. 5, p. 9
Publication Date: December/January 2002
Article describing the Talking Rx from Millennium Compliance Corporation, which was designed to help seniors and people with visual impairments take their prescription medications as they were prescribed. The Talking Rx is a digital recorder packaged in a base unit, which is attached to a standard 13 or 15-dram Rx vial. The device requires no software products or readers. The pharmacist or health care provider can record a customized message, such as how many pills to take; when; what for; and any other specialized instructions or precautions. Up to 60 minutes of information can be recorded. Once this information has been recorded, all the user has to do is put the container within three inches of his or her ear and push the red button on the. The sound of the recording can reach up to 85 decibels, making the Talking Rx suitable for users who are hard of hearing. For people with dexterity problems, the Talking Rx can be rolled on a flat surface to be activated.
Assistive Products Discussed: TALKING RX
Published by: Closing the Gap, Inc. (Website:http://www.closingthegap.com)