The 1-Switch Single-Appliance Continuous Control Unit, model 1490, is a switch control interface unit designed for use by individuals with upper exremity or severe physical disabilities. This remote control unit operates most AC appliances from a distance of up to 20 feet when the appliances are plugged into a receiver. A capability switch (not included) is used to activate the remote transmitter through either latch or momentary activation. With latch activation, the appliance runs until the us
DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist a child with upper extremity disabilities with operating remote control cars. A two-stick controller for model airplanes was more manageable for the child, who lacked the grip strength to use the pistol grip controller for remote-controlled cars and trucks. The cars were set up to be controlled by a single stick, with steering and speed control on the same stick. The controller operates similarly to that of a powered wheelchair and has adjustable-tensi
The Clapper Plus with Remote Control is a sound activated switch and radio remote control for lights or appliances designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This unit allows the user to turn one or two appliances on or off by clapping hands or by pressing a button on a remote control. The remote control operates at a distance up to 25 feet away, and can operate through walls from another room or from outside. Operable appliances include lamps, Christmas tree lights, fans, and r
---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself rewired Wii remote to function using a switch witbigger buttons for individuals with disabilities. This DIY allows individuals with disabilities to use the Wiimote by not having to press the small buttons on the remote but rather use the buttons that have been rewired—A button, B button, the directional pad (up, down, left, right), and the home button. Step 1: Gather and set up soldering equipment. Step 2: Disassemble the W
The Electric Window Opener is a remote control switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This remote control switch can operate up to 4 windows from a command center. It features a rain sensor that automatically closes the window. The switch is designed to be used with Andersen awning and venting roof windows. Power operator replaces standard hand crank on window.
FreeSwitch Max, model FSM-100, is a scanning remote control switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. It allows wireless activation of nearly any AC (alternating current) appliance, including lamps, blow dryers, fans, and popcorn makers. The system is X-10 compatible. Appliances can be activated through direct selection by touching the keypad or an external switch. For example, by connecting a Pal Pad external switch (see separate entry) to t
The H-87 iPad VO (VoiceOver) Controller is a large button remote control interface for an Apple iPad tablet, iPhone or iPod Touch designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or who are blind. The VO Controller connects to the touchscreen device through Bluetooth and uses the keyboard shortcuts built into the Apple iOS VoiceOver accessibility feature (see separate entry) to help the user access the content and functions of the host device. The user can control a screen reader to
The iSwitch is a Bluetooth switch which enables switch access to iDevices. iSwitch provides comprehensive scanning switch access to all switch accessible Apps and Switch Control options in iOS7. Bluetooth 2.1 is most compatible with this device. POWER: Bluetooth 2.1. DIMENSIONS: 3 inches diameter. COLOR: Red, yellow, green or blue. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
The Jumbo Remote Control, model 1526, is a remote control for television, DVD players, and VCRs, designed for use by individuals with fine motor, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities or low vision. This all-in-one remote control allows the user to control TV, VCR, DVD, cable, PVR, and satellite receivers by pressing large buttons that are very sensitive to touch and which have different colors for different group functions. It will also control the latest Flat Screen TV's. The unit a
The Penny & Giles Wireless Switch is a cordless remote control switch designed for use by individuals with sever physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities. This angled, adjustable pressure switch communicates with a receiver without wires or cables. It has 16 available channels to allow it to be used with multiple devices in one room. The receiver can be connected to a battery-operated toy or device, or to a computer switch interface. The switch also comes wi
The Possum Compact is a remote environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This unit's programmable menu functions allow remote control of household electrical appliances and security and access systems. Although most functions are controlled via infrared, a radio transmitter is also provided for emergency functions such as triggering an alarm, pager, or door opener. All programmed functions can be vi
The Possum Freeway, model HC2000B, is a portable environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit provides simple remote control of domestic appliances such as TV, video, stereo, lights, lamps, power sockets, alarms, intercoms, door, window and curtain openers, loud speaking telephones, and pagers. The unit has a large backlit scanning display with the option of icons or text. Functions can be changed by slo
The SiCare Light II is an environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This portable unit converts spoken commands into infrared (IR) signals to control devices such as television, telephone, lights, doors, and other IR and X-10 devices. The user can also enter commands though dual- or single-switch scanning. The unit has 15 pre-set command menus including television, bed, satellite, light, and device. Voice feedb
The Smoothie 125 is a low profile, 125mm diameter switch, meant for more comfortable switching. The Smoothie 125 switches are designed so that the switch will operate across the whole area, with minimal operating force and provide tactile feedback. POWER: Examples: USB/Power cord. COLOR: Red, yellow, green or blue. DIMENSIONS: 4.9 inches diameter. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
The SuperRemote Home Automation Kit is a cordless remote control switch system for lights, television, VCR, and other appliances, designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This three-piece home automation kit can control lights and appliances through an X10 remote control. The kit includes one Universal UltimateREMOTE (model UR19A), one Transceiver Module (model TM751), one Lamp Module (model LM465), and an instruction manual.
The Switch and Glow is a neon stretchy noodle switch. The lightest touch on the switch turns on a glowing light while activating any toy or device. POWER: 2 AA batteries. COLOR: Variety. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
The Switch Radio-Link is a switch interface unit designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This interface allows wireless connection of switches to computers, communication aids, toys, environmental controls, and other devices. The interface enables switches to be operated from anywhere within 12 feet, even through obstacles such as people and furniture. It works with all personal computer (PC) switch software that uses a standard switch interface,
The Tobii S32 Scan is a direct selection or scanning communicator and environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or severe physical disabilities and autism. The user plays pre-recorded, digitized speech messages through direct selection by touching pictures or symbols in a grid or scene. The S32 Scan also supports linear step scanning, row/column/row scanning and random scanning at eight speeds. The case is made of plastic with rubber edges. The unit
The Tobii S32 Touch is a direct selection communicator and environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or severe physical disabilities and autism. The user plays pre-recorded, digitized speech messages through direct selection by touching pictures or symbols in a grid or scene. The case is made of plastic with rubber edges. The unit comes with six grids (keyguards) with 1, 2, 4, 8, 16 or 32 keys. Up to 192 overlays can be recorded with over 60 hours of
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a TV remote for an individual with extreme mobility disabilities can use to change TV channels independently. A universal TV controller is opened and lead wires were carefully soldered to the appropriate contact points for the “channel up”. The wires were then lead to a standard buddy switch (can be a DYI). The controller is mounted on a universal swivel joint so it can be pointed at the TV. The joint is can be place
The Touch Drive is a control switch designed for use by individuals with physical or mobility disabilities and those who use powered wheelchairs. Similar to a mouse pad on a laptop computer, the Touch Drive allows the user to drive the chair with a touch of a finger. The farther the finger touches from the center of the switch the faster the chair goes in that direction. The device is also incorporated with a mode switch. This device is available for P&G electronics.
The USB-UIRT is a computer input interface designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities. This infrared (IR) receiver and transmitter connect to a computer through a USB port. Together with a software package like Girder (not included), this unit allows the computer to be controlled by any infrard remote control, such as a TV remote, with a reception range of eight meters. The unit can also send infrared signals to control audio/video equipment, such as a DVD play
The Vivo! Controller is an environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This wheelchair-mountable unit is configurable to control the environment, make telephone calls, answer and unlock the door, or contact caregivers. It has more than 1,000 functions, and can operate as a remote control with infrared or radio control output, or as a wired switch control with one or two switch scanning methods. It has a full colo
The Voice Activated Remote Control, model 5180, is a voice input remote control for television, video recorder, or DVD player designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This voice-activated remote control uses the sound of the user's voice to control TV, VCR, DVD, cable, satellite, and AUX functions. It recognizes up to 50 commands and can perform complex multi-step operations from a single spoken command. POWER: Uses 4
The VoiceIR Infrared Environmental Voice Controller is a voice input remote environmental control designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit allows the user to voice control a TV, DVD, stereo, or any device controlled with an infrared remote, with options and accessories to control lights, electric bed, landline telephone, cell phone, thermostat, air-conditioner, space heater, ceiling fan, or power door opener. Th
The WeMo Switch is a remote control switch and an environmental control unit designed for use by people with cognitive or memory disabilities or parents or caregivers of adults or children with developmental or other disabilities that may result in their failing to turn lights or appliances on or off. This switch is designed to be used with the WeMo app (see separate entry) which connects to the WeMo Switch though a WiFi network in the user's home. A home WiFi network is required for operation.