Assistive Technology & Devices

Assistive Technology Lab Equipment

The Assistive Technology Lab is located between the audio book and large print book collections. Items are available to help people with vision impairments use printed materials. Some items are available for in-library use only. Smaller, portable items are available at the front desk for either in-library use or one-week checkout for home use.

Please check out our VIP Support Group meetings for more information on Assistive Device offerings.

In addition to the links below, which offer more descriptions about our devices, the library has:
  • Perkins Classic Braillewriter
  • Victor Reader Stream
  • Walker with Basket
  • PlexTalk Pocket
  • Handheld Magnifiers
  • Reading Stands
A person using the AT Lab Video Magnifier

A patron using the library's walker

A woman with a walker with basket

Assistive Device Descriptions

  1. Deluxe Rigid Page Magnifier

    The Deluxe Rigid Page Magnifier has 2X lenses along with 3 additional bifocal insets, 3x, 4x and 5x power for optional viewing of difficult areas.

    Link to page
  2. Eye-Pal SOLO

    Eye-Pal SOLO is a stand-alone scanning and reading appliance with Optical Character Reader (OCR) and read-aloud capabilities, so no computer knowledge is required.

    Link to page
  3. Foldi LED Lamp

    The LED Foldi Lamp features 30 bright, yet energy efficient Daylight LEDs to give you comfortable glare-free full-spectrum light.

    Link to page
  4. Illuminating Desktop Magnifier

    Zadro's Illuminating Desktop Magnifier is a super-bright, LED lighted desktop magnifier perfect for reading small text or viewing hard to see objects.

    Link to page
  5. Video Magnifier

    Color Video Magnifier

    Link to page
  6. Victor Reader Stream

    Victor Reader Stream (New Generation) Handheld media player for the blind and visually impaired. Plays DAISY books, MP3, MP4, EPUB, and many other media formats. Available at front desk for one-week checkout. $1/day late fees.

    Link to page
A person standing in the Assitive Technology Lab


If you have ideas for what you would like to see included, please contact the Braille and Talking Books program at 734-287-4840.