Adaptive Technology

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Suppliers of Adaptive Technology

Information on this page is an alpha listing of Agencies, which provide adaptive technology and / or services and training for blind and vision impaired people in Queensland.

Against each Agency is a basic and brief description of the services they provide. This page has been compiled by the Queensland Blind Association Inc. to assist blind and vision impaired people either in a professional or personal capacity.

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Anti-Virus Software

Anti-Virus Software

Download free anti-virus software from AVG.

Website: www.avg.com

Audio-Read Pty Ltd

Audio-Read Pty Ltd

Address:                Suite 1, 72A Great North Road  Five Dock,  NSW  2046

Telephone:           02 9713 4070

Email:  info@audio-read.com.au

Website: www.howiread.com

Products:              Navigator 3 (MP3 player) and The Book Leader

Design for Vision

Address:               2/22 Hugo Place, Mansfield  Qld 4122

Telephone:           1800 225 307

Email: ryan.myers@dfv.com.au

Website: www.dfv.com.au

Products: eSight – A wearable, customised medical device designed to help people living with low vision or legal blindness to see better.

HumanWare

HumanWare

Qld Low Vision & Blindness Products Specialist:   Vivian Bell

Mobile:               0455 455 430

Email:  vivian.bell@humanware.com

Website: www.humanware.com

 

Blindness Products: Victor Reader Digital Talking Book Players (Stream & Stratus), BrailleNote Apex, VoiceNote Apex, BrailleNote GPS, BrailleNote Touch, Brailliant screen readers, ReadEasy Move 2, Trekker Breeze GPS device, Viewplus Embossers, Index Embossers, Duxbury, Window Eyes, Concise Oxford Dictionary & Thesaurus for Keysoft

Low Vision Products: Explore handheld magnifier range (3”, 5”, 7”), Prodigi Connect, Prodigi Desktop & Tablet Magnifiers, Readit Air, Readit Software, Zoomtext

 

NV Access

NV Access

Website: www.nvaccess.org.

Products: NVDA – Free screen reader for windows.

Optek Systems

Optek Systems

Address:               PO Box 1100,  Dundas   NSW  2117

Telephone:           02 9680 0600

Mobile:                 0409 228 941

Email: opteksystems@bigpond.com

Website: www.opteksystems.com.au

Products: Document Magnifiers, Portable Document Magnifiers, Print Scanning/Speaking Systems for Vision Impaired, Large Print/Talking Scientific Calculators, Braille Embossers, Braille Displays, Braille Software, Computer Screen Reading Programs, Computer Screen Magnification, Ultrasonic Canes.

Pacific Vision

Pacific Vision

Blindness Equipment Specialist:     Sam Taylor

Telephone:          1800 756 849

Mobile:                 0420 355 996

Email: sam@pacificvision.com.au

Website: www.lowvision.com.au

Qld Low Vision Equipment Specialist:   Aaron Richardson

Telephone:      0404 481 016

Products: Ruby Handheld Video Magnifier, Topaz Portable CCTV, Topaz Decktop Magnifier, Onyx Deskset XL CCTV, SmartVision Premium Mobile Phone, Pearl & OpenBook Reading Solution, Braille Sense Polaris, Large Print Keyboards, Magic Magnification & Speech Software, Zoomtext, Blaze Talking Book Player & Colour Identifier, Topaz Deskset OCR, Onyx OCR, Acuity Speech with Remote, Buzz Clip.

Quantum Technology

Quantum Technology

Queensland Office:

Contact:               Peter Cracknell

Office Hours:     9:00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Please contact to arrange an appointment

Address:              Suite 603, Level 6, Ladhope Chambers, 131 Wickham Terrace,  Spring Hill Qld 4000

Telephone:          07  3831 4894

Email:  qld@quantumrlv.com.au

Website:  www.quantumrlv.com.au

Wide Bay District:
Contact:                Margaret Vickers

Telephone:           07 4124 1883

Email:  margaretvickers@bigpond.com

 

Products: Desktop Magnifiers:  ClearView C24 Wide View,Clear View C24 Wide View Speech, Magnilink Vision Basic, Magnilink Zip

OCR: Orcam Mye Eye + My Reader, Iris Vision, Mercury 12, Clear Reader

Portable Electronic Magnifiers: Clover 3.5, 5, 7 and 10 Traveller

Software:  Jaws Pro + Home, Zoom Text Magnifier + Mag/Reader, Fusion Pro + Home, Dragon NS, Duxbury, Dolphin, Pearl w/ Openbook

Blindness:  Mountbatten LS Whisperer, Braille Embossers/Writers, Elbraille, Focus 14, 40 and 80

Optical hand-Held Magnifiers: Lighting w/Magnifier

Sensory Tools

Radixon Group Pty Ltd

Address:               45-47 Islington Street, Collingwood, Vic 3066

Telephone:          03 9417 3417

Email: support@robogroup.com

Website: www.sensorytools.com

Products: Excalibur Reading Machine, Simon Reading Machine, C2+ Talking Compass.

Spectronics

Spectronics

Address:              Unit E1, Commercial Court,  130 Kingston Road,  Underwood  Qld  4119

Telephone:         07  3808 6833

Email: mail@spectronics.com.au

Website: www.spectronics.com.au

Products: Alternative Keyboards such as BigKeys, BigBlue, Large Print Keys U See, Clevy and some Chester Creek, Alternative Mice, Claroread, PenFriend & Keyboard Stickers

Vision Australia

Telephone:          1300 84 74 66

Email: visionstore@visionaustralia.org

Website: www.visionaustralia.org

Products: Apple Products, Brailliant, Braille Note, Braille Sense, Clearview Desktop Video Magnifiers, Explore Handheld Electronic Magnifiers, iView Handheld Magnifiers, Pebble HD Handheld Video Magnifier, Perkins Brailler, Prodigi Connect, Ruby HD Handheld Magnifiers, Topaz Desktop Video Magnifier

WorkVentures Connect (IT)

Workventures Connect (IT)

IT Equipment Donations

WorkVentures Connect is in the business of turning ex corporate and government PCs and peripheral equipment into affordable systems for disadvantaged families, schools and not for profit organisations around Australia.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible to purchase a PC package you need to be in possession of a current Federal Government benefits card (e.g. aged pensioner, unemployed, disability pension, etc.). You will be required to provide details for entitlement purposes.

If you wish to donate a large quantity of IT equipment to WorkVentures Connect IT, their donation/recycle policy can be found at www.workventures.com.au or by calling 1800 112 205. Should the equipment not meet their specifications, the equipment is recycled in an environmentally friendly way.

Telephone:          1800 112 205

Email: info@workventures.com.au

Website:  www.workventures.com.au

Ex-Demontration Stock

Pacific Vision, Quantum Technology and Vision Australia may have ex-demonstration stock on sale from time to time. Check out their website or contact them respectively for more information.