PROTOTYPEPURPOSE: To design a customized computer keyboard for an individual who is legally blind and has fine motor skill disabilities. Initial tests included two visual and two motor skill tests to determine the consumer’s abilities so the keyboard would meet all specified needs. The final design included keys that were large enough and spaced so the consumer would be able to identify and depress only one key at a time. The size of the lettering was also increased to accommodate the consumer’s
BAT One-Handed Keyboards are products designed for people with the use of one hand, physical disabilities, or visual impairments, to allow them to type efficiently without the use of the traditional QWERTY keyboard. It functions using all 27 letters of the alphabet using only 7 keys or a combination of those 7 keys. The BAT Keyboard is a typing solution proven to increase productivity when used with graphic or desktop publishing software. It has applicability in any computing environment, especi
High performance keyboard with logically controlled lighted keys. Sight selected entries, Braille, morse code, high speed infra-red communciation channel.
The Califone Kids Keyboard is designed for typing beginner students to teach familiarize them with keyboard functions using the color-coded model. Keyboard is durable enough to withstand daily classroom use and the QWERTY layout and bright primary colors capture interest and help inspire confidence. Color-coded keys help beginning computer learners identify and locate function (green), consonants (yellow), vowels (orange) and number (red) keys. Includes Microsoft Office Hot Keys: Playback, Volum
The Chester Creek KinderBoard Computer Keyboard is a color-coded keyboard designed for those individuals with low vision and children with motor skill impairment to train them on how to use character sets. The oversized keys have large, bold, easy-to-read letters and numbers. Consonants, vowels, numbers, and punctuation marks are all color-coded. Oval F-keys. Two USB 2.0 ports.
The Ergodex DX-1 Adaptive Keyboard is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical, upper extremity, vision or cognitive disabilities. This keyboard consists of a tablet and 25 adhesive-backed keys. Although the adhesive forms a strong bond, the keys can be moved by twisting them off, enabling them to be moved around on the surface. The keys are programmable to perform any number of tasks, including controlling single or multiple functions such as moving entire bloc
Evoluent Reduced Reach Right-Hand Keyboard is a keyboard the reducing the reach to the mouse by removing the control keys and numeric pad on the right side of the keyboard and moving them to the left, allowing the mouse to be closer to the right hand.
The EZ Eyes LG Keyboard is a large print training keyboard designed for those individuals with low vision to learn typing skills. Improved Readability For Less Eye Strain and Better Accuracy, 4 Times Larger Letters and Higher Contrast Colors, Spill Resistant, PC & Mac Compatible.
Helpikeys is designed for use by individuals with low vision and cognitive and learning disabilities. Helpikeys is a programmable membrane keyboard which replaces a traditional keyboard and mouse. It comes with five standard overlays which are recognized by the keyboard when inserted under the protective membrane. As a programmable alternative keyboard, Helpikeys can be changed by using one of these five standard overlays, or by using the Helpikeys Layout Builder software (included) that allows
IntelliKeys is an alternative keyboard designed to meet the needs of students with physical disabilities. It is a customizable, flat, touch-sensitive device. Unlike standard keyboards with a fixed set of keys, the configuration of IntelliKeys can be easily changed by sliding different overlays onto the touch sensitive area. IntelliKeys USB plugs into the computer's USB port and provides access for anyone with physical, visual, or cognitive disabilities who has difficulty using a standard keyboar
The Keys-U-See large print keyboard has been designed for those with conditions that cause visual impairment or low vision. The large print is also applicable for anyone working in low light conditions or learning to type. Includes one-touch internet and email buttons, one-touch media control buttons, and three power management keys.
The Lucy 4 is a hands-free keyboard operated by a laser that allows persons with severe upper extremity disabilities or no hand function to type on the computer, text on their phone, and print. It can be used by people with cerebral palsy degenerative diseases such as ALS, MS and muscular dystrophy, and individuals with limited hand movement. The Lucy allows them to control their PC with head movements of a couple centimeters by using a small laser lamp attached to their glasses or headband. Aft
The Maltron One-Handed Keyboard made for right-handed and left-handed persons is designed for people with one hand to allow them to type with one hand. It is a full keyboard complete with all 27 letters of the alphabet, numbers 0-9, and special keys and characters. Its ergonomic design lets users type easier with their hand in a more natural position, contoured to the typist's hand placement. The Maltron One-Handed Keyboards provide high speed access for those who have the use of only one hand.
The Keyboard Guard is custom keyboard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available with or without a USB connector, the keyboard is contained in a metal tray to protect it from impact.
The Orbitouch Keyless Keyboard is an ergonomic keyboard and mouse designed for individuals with limited dexterity and limited finger motion, as well as for the visually impaired, to use a computer more comfortably. It helps people with arm or hand prostheses, injuries, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, spinal injury, burns, stroke, cerebral palsy and many other physical conditions, use the computer. By giving its user adequate wrist support and movability it allows the user to manipulate its tw
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a computer keyboard with keys that can be arranged according to the user's preferences allowing greater flexibility in using a keyboard for people with upper extremity disabilities or the use of only one hand. The Puzzle Keyboard is composed of keys that can all be separated and rearranged so that it is infinitely adaptable to the design and layout required by each user. Keyboard layouts can be angled for better ergonomics and wrist posi
Swiftkey Keyboard is a downloadable product developed for people with cerebral palsy and fine motor disabilities who find the task of texting normally difficult or impossible. It is prediction based on the way the user types, assuring for more accurate typing.
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 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
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
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. Informati
X-keys XK-12 is a customizable keypad for users to access macro with a limited number of options. Included software for Windows or Mac OS X allows any computer user or system designer to instantly assign macros, control functions, and more to the keys. Optional key blockers, tall, wide, and colored keys let you design and snap together a professionally finished control panel. Free comprehensive Software Development Kits for Windows and Linux give the developer full control of all input and indic
X-keys XK-24 is a customizable and programmable keypad with backlight that allow users to have limited options and control a computer via macros. MacroWorks 3.1 Software provides simple, intuitive programming for launching applications, opening files or accessing directories. Inserting special characters and symbols as Unicode text strings adds another new unique feature to the X-keys. The scripting language behind MW3 is VB.NET. The simple, straight forward language makes programming advanced f