The AfterShokz Sportz M2 are bone conductive headphones designed for use by people with hearing and other disabilities. These lightweight, water-resistant headphones fit around the back of the head and rest in front of the ear, delivering stereophonic sound through the user's cheekbones to the inner ear. This permits the user to hear ambient noises such as oncoming traffic, car horns and other warning noises, while listening to the headphones. These headphones have a 3.5 millimeter (mm) gold-pla
Alligator clips are used to provide additional sound amplification from television or radio speakers. Clips are attached to transformer mounted on speaker. Different tone adjustments are possible through the use of a small silver colored sound tip which comes already inserted into the opening of the receiver. With this sound tip in, low frequency tones become more pronounced. Without the sound tip, amplification at all frequencies is even. Clips come with 20 feet of lead wire, portable.
The Audiofox TV Listening Device is a personal amplification system for television designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This wireless speaker system provides personal volume control without the use of headphones. The transmitter is connected to the television with the included AV cables. Sound is sent wirelessly from the transmitter to the speakers which are hung over the back of the user's chair on opposite sides to provide stereo sound. The system includes a transm
The Caption Display is a closed caption display system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. These remote captioning systems allow closed captioning to be displayed outside of the normal on-screen viewing area. ASCII characters from television, video tape, video disc, cable, and off-air sources are shown on a four-line light-emitting diode (LED) display. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Model CD-1500 is 6 x 6 x 24 inches; model CD-2000 is 9 x 4.5 x 36.75 inches ; model CD-2500 is
The Caption Display is a closed caption display system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This is a remote captioning system that allows closed captioning to be displayed outside of the normal on-screen viewing area. The system presents all ASCII characters from television, video tape, video disc, cable, or off-air sources on a color thin film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. Character height varies depending on display size. The system can be wa
Program for IBM PC or compatible, that enables one to write closed captioning and subtitling for programs recorded on videotape, using a special caption decoder that can communicate with the PC. System requirements are; IBM PC or campatible with monochrome display and 256k RAM, 360k disk drive and asynchronous adapter (serial port); IBM PC DOS 3.1 or higher; word processing program; two videocassette recorders; TV set or audio/video monitor; model DE-132 Character Generator Decoder from EEG Ente
The CHORUS Universal Receiver is a personal amplification and receiver system for FM, infrared, induction loop, radio, direct audio input, and microphone input for individuals with a hearing impairment. CHORUS works with almost any make or model transmitter including its own line of FM, infrared and loop system transmitters. It may be used almost anywhere (in the home, movies, theater, places of worship, meetings) with almost any type of transmitter that might be in place. There are also persona
The Clipboard InfoLoop is a loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This versatile handheld induction loop system can provide assistance for hearing aid wearers in any situation through the hearing aid's telecoil (t-coil). No installation is required. The Clipboard InfoLoop resembles a standard clipboard and has a functional clip to attach paper for writing and display on the board. The unit incorporates a built-in microphone, amplifier and a lo
The Closed Caption Decoder is a telecaption device designed to work with the television and video cassette recorder for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It also works with laser disc player, cable converter and satellite system. The system is easy to install and simple to operate. The unit is small and lightweight. DIMENSIONS: (HxWxD) 1.5 x 6.5 x 6.25 inches. WEIGHT: 1.25 pounds.
The Closed Caption Reader, model 7300, is a telecaption decoder designed print words on a television screen for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and for children who are learning to read. The Reader can be used as an affordable "electronic reading tutor" that lets students practice their reading skills at home and while watching TV. Young readers are able to see the story, hear the words, watch the words on the screen and understand the words in the context of the story. It lets child
The Cordless TV Listener is an amplification system for televisions designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This unit is comprised of a transmitter and a lightweight cordless headset. The transmitter connects to televisions without tools and converts sound into light; the headset converts the light waves back to high-quality stereo sound. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (not included).
The CPC-500 VoiceCaptioner is a captioning software system designed to convert speech into text for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This software is designed to work with a speech recognition program such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking or ViaVoice (not included, see separate entries). A computer is connected via a serial cable to a closed caption encoder that receives a video feed of the speaker. The speaker's words are automatically turned into captions. Captioning of multiple speaker
The Digital Display Loop, models DPF8-M300 and DPF8-M71, is a loop amplification system designed for use in retail establishments and medical facilities to provide access and information to hearing aid users through the hearing aid's T-coil. This above counter induction loop system combines the physical presence of the loop system with the ability to display still images or video for information or marketing purposes. It can be mounted on a wall or placed on a desk or counter. The system feature
Provides personalized listening with independent volume control for all radio and television sets (including color). May also be fitted for bone conduction if required, at additional charge. Suitable for the average hard-of-hearing individual. Hard-wired. Kit comes with control unit, earphone receiver with fitting tip and cord, isolation transformer and instructions. Size: 3 by 3 by 2 inches.
Hi-powered version of Catalog ##2301. Incorporates a powerful push-pull amplifier which operates independently of TV or radio volume. Kit comes with control unit, earphone receiver with fitting tip and cord, isolation transformer, batteries and instructions. If unit is to be used on color TV set, they require the impedance value in order to supply the correct value isolation transformer. This info may be obtained from a TV Repair or Service Company. Size: 5 3/4 by 3 3/8 by 1 5/8". Uses 2 penlite
The HearMore ADA Compliance Kit combines all the products required for hotels or hospitals to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. ADA accessibility guidlines require that rooms be equipped with assistive systems, including text telephones (TTY/TTD), a notification system, a telephone amplifier, a television closed-caption decoder, and a visual smoke detector. This portable all-in-one kit is lightweight and compact, easy to
The HITEC Guest Room Case is a container holding a variety of products needed to comply with ADA standards for hotel guests who are deaf or hard of hearing. All components can be easily installed or removed by hotel or hospital personnel. Set 1 components include an AP-Q90D TTY, an SA-TR50 phone ring signaler, a CS-IL40 in-line amplifier, a GA-DB9 door knock alert signaler, a CS-WS1 clock with bed vibrator, a GT-SMOKE visual/audible smoke detector, and a US-DV1 telecaption decoder. Set 2 compone
IBM ViaScribe is captioning software for digital audio and video, designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard or hearing. This software creates a written transcript of existing audio or video content, and automatically captions live audio content as it occurs. It can be used in classrooms, business meetings, and other situations in which presentations are made. The speaker spends approximately an hour creating a voice profile that helps the program learn his or her particular speech pat
The Infrared Transmitter is an infrared personal amplification system designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This system can be used for television or music listening, at home or in motor vehicles. For stereo operation, the system connects directly to a TV, VCR, or DVD equipped with standard RCA audio output jacks. The system features a Sound Clarity wireless infrared transmitter, a power source and RCA cables. The Infrared Transmitter is intended to be used with the Able Plane
Infrared Television Listening System for hearing impaired. Any number of receivers may be used. Transmitter is placed on top of t.v. and plugged in. Must be coupled with 1 of the following; microphone MKE460 which is mounted in front of tv or radio speaker ($59); MPA 1 is 1/8" mini plug adapter which can be plugged directly into earphone jack or tv or radio ($15); DTM 1 is desk top microphone for picking up sound in small conferences ($64.50); TA 1 telephone adapter which connects inline between
Can be used with Dixon TV/Radio Hearing Aid so can hear television amplification in both ears. This model expands by tension. Has fitting attachment to fit all type earmolds/or hearing aids.
The Listening System, model WIR125, is a personal amplification system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This system includes a TX4 transmitter/charger, a RX3 Laualier styler receiver, and a TV Listening Microhone. The system can be used with the microphone or it can be connected directly to an audio output jack of a television or other audio device. The system receiver is compatible with wide-area systems. POWER: The receiver operates for 35 hours on a single 9-volt bat
MAGpie is telecaption authoring software for digital video and audio description authoring software for making digital video that can be displayed using QuickTime, RealPlayer, or Windows Media Player accessible to people with vision or hearing disabilities. This software is designed to aid developers of Web- and CD-ROM-based multimedia in making their materials accessible to persons with disabilities. COMPATABILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREME
The MaxIT Blue is a hearing aid accessory designed for use with the MaxIT Pulse (see separate entry) by people who are hard of hearing. The wireless Bluetooth-enabled audio transmitter unit plugs directly into a variety of audio/AV devices including mobile phones, desktop and laptop computers, personal digital assistants (PDA), iPods and other MP3 players, stereo and home entertainment systems and televisions. The MaxIT Blue connects to these devices using a 3.5mm stereo jack (included) and co
The Microloop and Microloop FM are small, portable induction loop amplification systems designed for TV viewing, classrooms, meetings, and automobiles (with optional auto kit). These units will connect to existing public address systems. Microloop is compatible with all "T" switch equipped hearing aids, cochlear implants, vibro-tactile devices, and induction receivers. MICROLOOP FEATURES: clip-on microphone with 10 ft. cord; ability to connect two microphones; volume and tone controls; automatic
The My-T Listening System is a wireless loop amplification system for television designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and who use hearing aids. This system provides sound reception from the television or other audio system for people who wear hearing aids fitted with a telecoil (or t-coil). The system consists of two main components: a transmitter that connects to the television or audio system and a receiver that is placed in close proximity to the hearing aid wearer.
The Mycap Caption Decoder is a telecaption decoder designed to print text on the screen for TV programs for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It works with any ordinary VCR, cable, TV converter or satellite receiver system and can be used with any remote control. There are two channels provided for multilingual decoding capability and it is compact and lightweight. WARRANTY: One year limited.
The Mycap Junior Caption Decoder is a portable, pocket-sized telecaption decoder designed to print text on the screen for TV programs for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This unit provides a transparent captioning background and can be connected to any television with an audio/video input jack in the back through a VCR, cable converter box, or satelite converter box using a single RCA video cable. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 3.5 x 1.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2.2 ounces. WARRANTY: One year.
The Oticon LA35-4M is a large area induction loop amplifier which covers up to 4500 sq. feet. It is equipped with a built-in mixer which enables up to four mic/line inputs to be connected at one time. Separate bass and sensitivity adjustments for each input. An additional line in/out connector for tape player, radio, TV, etc. is provided. Other amplifier features include automatic gain control for consistent field strength, active loop equalizer to compensate for high frequency losses, and loop
Induction loop system. Provides user with hearing aid disturbance free listening from a TV set. Sound reception is improved due to elimination of poor room acoustics. Does not entirely exclude background sounds, but reduces the sound level. Outside sounds can still be heard. May be used with any television set and with transmission up to 30 feet away. Plug into standard 110 volt wall outlet and run single wire under carpet or along baseboard.
The Oticon MLA-3X is a small area induction loop amplification system which covers up to 600 sq. ft. It comes with one microphone and all parts for installation. The unit is equipped with two additional inputs for direct coupling to the TV, radio, tape player, etc. The unit is portable and can be powered from any 12 volt source. Special counter installation kits (for providing access at sales/service locations) is also available.
The Oticon TM11 is a pocket-type telecoil receiver designed for use with induction loop systems. Receiver operates like a hearing aid in the T-coil position and must be placed in a vertical position (perpendicular to the loop). The unit is equipped with a clip for secure placement. Can be used with ear-loop on left or right ear. Optional stethoscope is available for binaural listening.
The Oticon TM401 is a hand-held telecoil receiver designed for use with induction loop systems. Receiver operates like a hearing aid in the T-coil position and must be placed in a vertical position (perpendicular to the loop. Optional wall bracket which holds four receivers is available at an additional charge.
The Personal Infrared System, model JAS485, is a personal amplification system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This system includes an infrared transmitter/speaker, a microphone, and an infrared transmitter. The system can be used with the microphone to enhance conversation or it can be connected directly to an audio output jack of a television or other audio device. DIMENSIONS: Operates ove an area of approximately 20 feet. WARRANTY: 90-day warranty.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals who are hard of hearing to hear television programs without disturbing others. Included in a chapter entitled “Living Room & Leisure Activities,” this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for creating a simple listening system. Purchase a small black-and-white television with a headphone jack. Place the television near the preferred viewing seat, darken or cover the screen, and plug in the headphones. If cable is in
The Portable InfoLoop is a loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This versatile desktop induction loop system can provide assistance for hearing aid wearers in any situation. No installation is required. The Portable Infoloop includes a built-in omni-directional microphone and a loop wire antenna, and it features automatic gain control and noise gating to improve reception of speech. The system has a range of up to 4 feet and can be used on a
Am induction loop amplification system. System consists of LPB model AM- 5CL AM transmitter, 300 feet of special radiating cable antenna with connectors installed, and a cable terminating unit. Antenna is placed around the room. Transmitter plugs into existing PA system. System uses AM broadcast band; uses standard AM pocket radios as receivers.
RadioOrpheus is an adapted radio designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This receiver offers channel scanning to cover the extended assisted listening and commerical FM band from 72.0 to 108.0 in stereo. This radio can be set to the user's personal preferences and preferred volume, with headphones that the user finds most comfortable to use. This receiver will works with assisted listening device (ALD) wideband systems and is compatible with looped telecoils and some cochlear i
RAPIDTEXT is a software program that interprets information from a steno machine and translates it into text. In a lecture situation, such as a classroom, a stenographer would translate what is being said onto the steno machine. The information is then translated into English and sent to a computer screen on the desk of a deaf person. If the deaf person wishes to communicate, he may signal the stenographer and then begin typing from the computer keyboard; his message would be received and read b
Remote Realtime Online Captioning is an open captioning system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have learning or language disabilities. Remote realtime captioning is provided Internet using the included software and standard computer equiopment. Speakers at the event site (classrooms, meetings, conferences, workshops, phone conferences) use a lapel or hand-held microphone. The audio is digitized by the event-site computer and sent via the Internet to a remot
The Satellite III is an audio loop amplification system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Designed for use in public facilities, such as theaters and places of worship, this system connects to the audio line level output of most sound systems and can cover 300 seats per system in use. The system is compatible with all telecoil-equipped hearing aids and cochlear implants. The loop wire is placed around the listening area to transmit and amplify speech signals to the telec
The Securicom Bridge Bar System, model STS-K001, is an intercom and loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and who use hearing aids with telecoils (t-coils). This system is an intercom that in installed to facilitate communication between customers and service staff through glass security screens, allowing transactions to be conducted efficiently and confidentially, even in noisy environments. The system incorporates an induction loop system so
The Securicom Surface-mounted System, model STS-K002, is an intercom and loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and who use hearing aids with telecoils (t-coils). This system is an intercom that in installed to facilitate communication between customers and service staff through glass security screens, allowing transactions to be conducted efficiently and confidentially in conditions of moderate ambient noise. The system incorporates an inductio
Snoezelen Multisensory environments (MSE) are a specialized selection of sensory equipment and materials that may help users adapt their responses to sensory stimulation and to advance education and therapy goals. Each Snoezelen construction is designed to offer individuals with special needs and challenging conditions the opportunity to exercise choice through action.
-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of glasses that provide closed captioning and/or subtitles for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. For individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, going to see a movie at the cinema can be difficult if the film is not already captioned. Sony UK has developed a pair of glasses that display subtitles in time with a given film. The device projects the subtitles onto the lens of the glasses giving the appearance that the subtitles are s
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a visual, audio, and tactile MP3 player for individuals who are hearing impaired and/or deaf. It is a common misconception that individuals with hearing impairment and/or deafness cannot experience the joy of music. However, studies have shown that the sense of touch is heightened, allowing these individuals to perceive music in a totally different way. SOUNZZZ is a visual, audio, tactile MP3 player designed for the hearing impaired but
The Decoder CCIIP and CCIII are telecaption decoders designed to be portable for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The decoder hooks directly into your VCR so you can watch your favorite movies or TV shows. The text is positioned in different areas on the screen to identify who is talking. It also has dual language capability. The Teknova Decoder CCIII can be connected to a VCR and television, while the Teknova CCIIIP hooks up directly to a cable converter or direct video source and i
The True Fidelity Infrared Wireless Headphones, model IR200, is a headphone set for infrared (IR) amplification system designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. It is designed for use with the Infrared Transmitter from AblePlanet, Inc. (see separate entry). The headphones can be used to listen to home stereo and theater systems, televisions or automobile stereos. The headphones include a lightweight adjustable headband and full size swiveling ear piece with foam ear cushions. The
The Tunerless Caption Decoder is designed to provide closed captioning for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This unit is small so is ideal for traveling. It features "Transparent Captioning" which allow slive video to be seen behind the captions. In other words, there are no black boxes around the text to cover up any of the action. It uses video and audio in and RF out and works with any TV. DIMENSIONS: 2-3/8 x 3-3/4 x 1 inch.
For listening to TV or radio without interference from room noise or people speaking. To be used with ear level hearing aid which is equipped with Telecoil Switch (T-switch). The inductor plate rests on ear next to the hearing aid. Kit consists of inductor plate with an ear hook, connecting cable, one end which plugs into the inductor plate and the other end into the TV or radio and storage case. Once the cable is connected a signal is transferred from the t.v. or radio to the inductor plate and
TV Ears Digital is an amplification system for television designed for use by people who are hard of hearing. This device uses wireless technology to raise hard-to-hear words above a program’s background noise so they can be heard and understood. It consists of a base digital transmitter that is placed on or near the television and a wireless digital headset. The base unit can connect to the television via an optical or analog cord, both of which are included. With its 95,000 Hz per second infra
The TVDirect Wireless TV Listening Headset, model TV-100, is a infrared amplification system for television designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. TV audio output is converted into an infrared light beam for wireless transmission to the receiver. This broadens the area around a TV in which a person can hear the audio portion of the broadcast. Controls allow the user to adjust tone for enhanced dialog clarity and intelligibility. Lightweight, hi-fidelity and passive noise isola
The UniVox DLS-50 Domestic Loop System is a loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. By enabling a hearing aid equipped with a telecoil (or t-coil) to function as an in-the-ear loudspeaker, this home loop system helps the user to hear television, radio, telephone, and voices despite ambient noise. The system has a small, thin amplifier, accompanied by a thin Loop Pad that slips under a chair, and/or a long wire loop that covers up to 600 square f
The Williams Sound Neckloop Induction Coil is an induction loop amplification system designed to be used in conjunction with hearing aids for individuals who are hard of hearing. The unit is designed to magnetically couple audio output from a listening system into a hearing aid equipped with a telephone coil. The device works with tape recorders, televisions, or any device having an 8-16 OHM audio output through a 3.5 millimeter (mm) jack. The user places the loop over the head and around the ne
Infrared amplification system for television. Any number of receivers may be used. Transmitter is placed on top of TV and plugged into AC outlet. TV microphone attaches to TV speaker by Velcro. Transmitter accessories available: adapters for connection to earphone jack, desk top microphone for conferences and a telephone adapter to transmit the telephone signal by infrared light to receivers. Stethoset-style headset receiver (HDI405S) for use without hearing aids. Adjustable volume on headset pr