Control Input Interface

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Anchored Joystick And Button Computer Control Input Interface

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To provide a child with cerebral palsey with a stable interface to control a computer. A commercially available joystick and large button is used in place of a mouse and keyboard to control a computer. A metal plate and screwed stud is attached to the bottom of the base of the joystick. A hole is drilled in the child's desk, and the stud is screwed into a second plate on the underside of the desk. A nut holds the assembly in place while the joystick is in use. The butto

Battery Interrupter Kit 2

The Battery Interrupter Kit 2 is a control input interface designed to enable individuals to adapt toys and other battery-operated devices for use with capability switches. This kit can be used to adapted battery-powered toys or devices equipped with a simple on/off switch. The kit includes one Jumbo Switch, one Gumball Switch, one Button Click Switch (switches also sold separately; see entries), three double-A battery interrupters, and three C and D battery interrupters. COLOR: The Jumbo Switch

Brain Cap

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype an Electroencephalography (EEG) “brain cap” technology that allows an individual to transfer one’s thoughts into motion. Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a prototype “brain cap” that can transform thoughts into motion using brain signals captured from the cap’s EEG sensors that are attached to user's scalp. The computer connected to the brain cap reconstructs 3D hand movements so that one can control a computer’s curso

Cordless Switch Interface (Model H-53-Usb)

The Cordless Switch Interface, model H-53-USB, is a computer switch interface and mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This unit provides a place to plug switches into a computer without having to connect a cable to the computer. This unit can also be used as a presentation mouse. It has two switch inputs. When switches are plugged into the jacks, they function as standard mouse-clicks (left or right in Windows; left or co

Frankenkindle

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted electronic book reader for an individual with cerebral palsy. Glenn, an electrical engineer created the "Frankenkindle" for his sister using an Amazon Kindle and a keypad from a children's reader. This e-reader adaptation features controls that are easier for and individuals with cerebral palsy or other types of fine motor and neurological disabilities to use compared to the standard buttons on the Kindle. The device is mou

Gesture-To-Voice Synthesizer

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a gesture-to-voice synthesizer for individuals with speech or communication disabilities. The gesture-to-voice synthesizer was created at the University of British Columbia by a team led by professor of electrical and computer engineering Sidney Fels. It allows users to put on a pair of sensor-equipped gloves, then move their hands in the air. Based on those hand movements, the synthesizer is able to create audible speech. The gloves conta

H-31 Dual Button Box

The H-31 Dual Button Box is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a 2-switch adapted device. The user plugs the switch input of the device he or she wishes to control into the back of the Dual Button Box. One button on the Dual Button Box will "step scan" through the device's menu or options. When the user reaches the desired option or action, he or she

H-46 Scanover (Scanning Voiceover Switch Interface)

The H-46 ScanOver (Scanning VoiceOver Switch Interface) is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad with a switch. This unit has a speaker and headphone jack, a front panel showing the status of the Bluetooth module inside, and a rear panel for the scanning options. The user turns VoiceOver on with triple click and starts scanning with either

H-54-Usb Mini-Switchport For Usb

The H-54-USB Mini-SwitchPort for USB is a computer switch control interface designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This unit has two switch input jacks and a retractable USB cable for connecting to a computer. When a switch is plugged into one of the unit's jacks, the switch input becomes standard mouse-clicks (Windows: left, right; Macintosh: click, click), and with installation of the accompanying Switchhopper software, each button can b

H-68 Scan-5

The H-68 Scan-5 is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a TV, Apple iPod, voice recorder, MP3 player, DVD player or switch-adapted toy/device with a switch. This stand-alone device can be used by a person that can operate one or two switches. The user plugs a switch-adapted remote control or device that he or she wishes to control into the Scan-5's 9-pi

H-69 Select-5

The H-69 Select-5 is a control input interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, fine motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a TV, Apple iPod, voice recorder, DVD player, MP3 player or a switch-adapted toy or appliance. This stand-alone device features 5 large round buttons: Power/play/pause; Advance forward or Channel up; Go backward or Channel down; Volume up; and Volume down. The user connects a device or remote control

Ipad Cordless Switch Interface

The iPad Cordless Switch Interface is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad with a switch. This unit has two switch input jacks. When a switch is plugged into one of the unit's jacks, the switch input becomes a tap or touch for any iPad application (app) programmed for switch access. The switch interface connects to the iPad wirelessly usin

Joystick Replacer Box

The Joystick Replacer Box is a control input interface that allows up to five switches to act in place of a joystick for a Commodore 64, 128, or VIC-20. If all five switches are used, pressing each one corresponds to up, down, left, right, and "fire" on the joystick. The Joystick replacer box with switches can operate any software designed to be operated with a joystick on these computers. A short program is provided which will control the 64-Talker or the VIC-Talker speech synthesizers. A speci

Mac Switch Interface

The Mac Switch Interface is a control input interface designed to permit switch control of a Macintosh computer. This plug-and-play unit plugs directly into the ADB connector on the Macintosh keyboard and enables up to five switches to be connected. No software setup is required and the unit is compatible with any switch-ready program.

Magic Touch Screen

The Magic Touch Screen transforms any standard monitor or notebook computer into a scratch-resistant, touch-interactive device. It detects a user's touch for mouse cursor movement, clicking, double clicking, and dragging. The Magic Touch Screen works most effectively with any mouse-driven software.

Makey Makey

Makey Makey is a method to turn almost any object into a computer recognized switch. Ideal for individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. Alligator Clip two objects to the MaKey MaKey board. When the user touches the item the user wants to use as a switch, the computer makes a connection, and MaKey MaKey sends the computer a keyboard message. The computer just thinks MaKey MaKey is a regular keyboard (or mouse). Therefore it works with all programs and webpages, because all p

Ne-At Switch Divider

The NE-AT Switch Divider is a control switch input interface that allows the user to activate up to five devices with a single switch. The Input switch can be any standard special needs switch such as aa Zygo Lever switch, a Spec switch, or a Buddy Button (see separate entries).

Ne-At Switch Multiplier

The NE-AT Switch Multiplier is a control switch input interface designed to allow up to five switches to control a single device. The input switches can be of different types, or they can be the same type. Input switches can be any standard special needs switch such as aa Zygo Lever switch, a Spec switch, or a Buddy Button (see separate entries). Any one of the input switches connected through the Switch Multiplier activates the device. The Switch Multiplier can be used with such devices as a po

OPTIR Touch

OPTIR Touch is a retrofit solution for turning almost any computer imaged surface into an interactive device. It utilizes optical infrared technology to convert an existing display monitor, projection screen, or video wall into a multi-touch screen interactive surface. OPTIR Touch can be ordered fully assembled or in framed segments to reduce shipping costs.

Paddle Panel

The Paddle Panel is a replacement for hand-held game paddle devices designed to allow better control as well as bilateral manipulation activities. Paddle Panel has two buttons and two knob controls, and plugs directly into the game I/O port on the back of the computer. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple IIc, Apple IIe, IBM PC, and Atari computers.

Pc Switch Interface

The PC Switch Interface is a control input interface designed to permit switch control of a personal computer (PC). This plug-and-play unit plugs directly into any unused serial port and enables up to five switches to be connected. Four different configurations are available and can be accessed by pressing a function key. No software setup is required and the unit is compatible with any switch-ready program.

Powerlink 4 Control Unit

The PowerLink 4 Control Unit is a control switch interface unit designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This unit enables switch users to control up to two electrical appliances with single switches. Six modes of control allow the user to define exactly how, and for how long, appliances will be turned on. The unit accepts any single switch, including AbleNet’s Big or Jelly Beamer wireless switches (see separate entries). The unit is se

Safe-Laser System (Model Sls-100)

The Safe-laser System, model SLS-100, is an optical pointer and keyboard designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, stroke, or spinal cord injury. The system includes the Safe-laser Keyboard, the uPoint safe-laser, a headband for wearing the laser, USB and audio cables, configuration software, and a charger. The specialized keyboard enables a person to access a computer through head movement when the laser is worn on the head. The laser can also allow the

Sam (Switch-Adapted Mouse) Trackball & Sam (Switch-Adapted Mouse) Joystick

SAM Joystick and SAM track ball are designed to provide adapted computer access for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These modified pointing devices are designed for both "Adaptive" and "Non-Adaptive" software applications under Windows. The switch is a substitute for the track ball or joystick and can be operated with various parts of the body , such as hands, feet, knees, elbows, head, etc. These SAM devices serve three purposes: First, they function as switch interfaces for sp

Sniff Controller

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a sniff controller for individuals with paralytis and disabilities ranging from quadriplegia to “locked-in-syndrome.” Individuals who are paralyzed from the neck down may be able to guide their movements by sniffing into tubes. The nerve regions that receives signals from the roof the mouth/soft palate that control the ability to sniff are often unaffected by paralytic injuries and disorders. The scientists at the Weizmann Institute of S

Softstep Keyworx

SoftStep KeyWorx is a foot operated mouse and keyboard system designed to allow computer access for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or carpal tunnel syndrome, or to reduce the risk of repetitive strain injury. This is a hardware and software bundle that translates up/down and left/right foot movements into control values, enabling the user to control the cursor, enter text, select programs, bring a browser window forward, scroll through folders and open documents, send out keystrok

Swifty Usb Switch Interface

The Swifty USB Switch Interface is a switch interface designed to provide mouse or keyboard emulation for people with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device can output mouse clicks, joystick button actions, or keyboard functions. This device It accepts standard 3.5-millimeter (mm) stereo or mono plugs for directly connecting up to two adaptive switches. When used with Beam (not included; see separate entry), the device supports three inp

Switch Interface Pro

The Switch Interface Pro is a control input interface designed to enable individulas with upper extremity disabilities to operate computers using switches. This unit moves easily between Macintosh and personal computers (PC) and enables up to five single switches (not included) to be connected to control computer functions. The unit is preprogrammed with mouse clicks and keyboard functions. Macintosh users can access a mouse click and the numeric keys 0,1, 2, and 3. PC users can access arrow key

Switch Radio-Link

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,

Switchamajig Controller

The Switchamajig Controller is a control switch input interface that allows a person to use an Apple iPad to control remotely up to six switch ports on switch-adapted toys or appliances. The user connects the controller to the adapted item(s) using the included cables, and the Controller connects to an Apple iPad running the Switchamajig app (see separate entry) via WiFi. POWER: Requires 2 AA batteries (not included).

Tecla Shield

The Tecla Shield is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The Tecla Shield allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely Android-powered, Bluetooth-enabled electronic devices. The switches or driving controls connect to the Tecla Shield using the included cables through the device's six ports. The ports include 2 3.5-millimeter mono sockets, a D-Sub 9-pin male

Tecla Shield Dos

The Tecla Shield DOS is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely an Apple iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad or an Android tablet or smartphone. The Tecla Access app (see separate entry) is required to use the Tecla Shield DOS with an Android device. The switches or driving controls connect to the system using the

Tecla Shield For Iphone & Ipad

The Tecla Shield for iPhone & iPad is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely an Apple iPhone or iPad. The switches or driving controls connect to the system using the included cables through the device’s six ports. The ports include 2 3.5-millimeter mono sockets, a D-Sub 9-pin male connector ECU port,

Universal Control Panel

The Universal Control Panel is a control input interface for electronic devices used by powered wheelchair users with physical or neurological disabilities. The control panel can be used on any powered wheelchair, and it can control almost any device on the chair, including MP3 players, CD players, radios, fans, and heaters. It also interfaces with all of the manufacturer's products, such as the IllumiRay Lighting System and the HydroFlush Mini (see separate entries). It has 3 powered 12-volt In

Usb-Uirt

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

Wireless Switch Link

The Wireless Switch Link is a control input interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This unit is an infrared two-switch interface for remote computer operation. The device comprises a receiver that plugs into the serial port of a computer and a transmitter into which switches (not included) are plugged for use at a remote location.

Woodpecker

Woodpecker is a switch or joystick computer control interface designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This hardware interface connects to a computer's serial port and can be used with one or two switches or with a joystick. The hardware comes with two software programs: JoyMove, which enables the user to move the mouse cursor on the screen using a joystick connected to the hardware interface; and Woodsoft, which allows the user to make action-reaction gam

Woodpecker Usb

Woodpecker USB is a switch or joystick computer control interface designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This hardware interface connects to a computer's USB port and can be used with one to five switches or with a joystick. The hardware comes with two software programs: JoyMove, which enables the user to move the mouse cursor on the screen using a joystick connected to the hardware interface; and Woodsoft, which allows the user to make action-reaction g

X-Keys Controller (Usb)

The X-Keys Controller (USB) is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a compound programmable keyboard and joystick designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The patented built-in joystick offers precise control with little movement and the design permits additional contr

X-Keys Desktop

X-Keys Desktop is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a keypad with 20 user-programmable keys that provide one-button access to shortcuts such as macros and hotkeys. Users can create their own macros with keystroke programming. The keyboard comes in USB or PS/2 versions. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: For PC, 2000, XP, or Vista operating system. For Mac, OSX o

X-Keys Foot Pedal

The X-Keys Foot Pedal is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a programmable keyboard designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The unit provides three foot pedals that can be programmed to replace keyboard commands; a separate command can be programmed with the pedal

X-Keys Pro

The X-Keys Pro is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a programmable keyboard designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The unit provides 58 user-programmable keys that accept multiple keystrokes, enabling multiple keystrokes to be programmed to a single key. Informa

X-Keys Usb Switch Interface

The X-Keys USB Switch Interface is a computer control input interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This unit enables up to 12 single switches (not included) to be connected to a computer to activate standard or onscreen keyboard and mouse commands. The unit is programmable by flipping a switch on the side of the unit, pressing a switch, and keying the desired function or sequence from the main keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM and compatible computer

X10 2-Way Appliance Module (Model Am14A)

The X10 2-Way Appliance Module, model AM14A, is an environmental control interface module designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This module allows remote control of appliances such as fans, air-conditioners, dehumidifiers, coffee pots, stereos, and TVs, and enables the user to determine automatically which X10-controlled appliances are turned on and which are turned off. The module is designed for use with X10-compatible computer int

Parent Category: General Input Interfaces
 
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