Picture in a Flash (PIAF) is a tactile graphic maker that produces high-quality tactile graphics using heat sensitive capsule paper (not included). PIAF’s controlled heat source causes any black lines, letters or shapes that are drawn, printed or copied onto the capsule paper to swell. The result is an instant tactile graphic, making it ideal for people who are blind or visually impaired.
PIAF is being used in a variety of educational, employment and personal settings. Through PIAF’s tactile graphics, the user can follow a map, interpret a topography diagram, read a flow chart, create a chess board, find their way down a fire escape or an emergency exit and independently learn new environments and layouts. In short, PIAF provides individuals who are blind or visually impaired with greater access to geography, mathematics, orientation and mobility training, all science subjects and more. Features of PIAF: handles paper sizes up to A3 (11” x 17”); takes 10 seconds to process a single A4-sized sheet (8.5" x 11"); Audio Indication - a beep lets users know when to insert the next sheet; a flip-down design enables easy paper removal and safety inspection; special circuit to extend heater life; energy efficient and quiet; and portable with a strong, easy-grip handle and removable feed trays. POWER SUPPLY: 110 Volts AC - 60 Hz and 220-240 Volts AC - 50Hz. SIZE: Height: 7.8". Width: 19.7". Depth: 6.7". WEIGHT: 13 lbs. WARRANTY: 30-day money back guaranteed.