We've obtained literature from HumanWare regarding a forthcoming magnification product for low vision users called the SmartView 360. The 360 refers to the ability of the camera to tilt in various directions. It includes three viewing modes, desktop, distance and self view and features a 19-inch LCD monitor. No pricing information is available. We've included a text version of the brochure after the jump.
Enjoy a view of the world around you For more information, to arrange for a free demonstration or to purchase a SmartView 360 contact us today. In the U.S.A. Tel.: 1 800 722-3393 email: email@example.com In Canada Tel.: 1 888 723-7273 email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.humanware.com With its integrated camera and monitor, the SmartView 360 magnifies images to help you clearly see the world around you. It’s easy to position the camera to see across a room, enlarge any text or act as a magnifying mirror. Easy to use, easy to see... for students to seniors Classroom work, studying and homework are made easier through the power and versatility of the SmartView 360. From the blackboard to books, students of all ages can quickly and easily move the camera for a clearer view. For seniors, the SmartView 360 makes everyday life much easier. Simply point the camera to read important instructions, books and mail, and for personal tasks such as applying make-up and styling hair. General Main features: • Integrated 19” LCD monitor • 3 viewing modes: desktop, distance and self view • Simple full function control panel • Autofocus camera with focus lock • Find function • Line and blinds Magnification • Desktop – 2.6x to 57x • Distance – 0.6x to 27x • Self view – 1x to 4x • Field of view (minimum magnification): 138 x 85 mm Image • Color mode • 16 user selectable enhanced contrast modes • Positive and negative combinations • Black on white • Blue on white • Blue on yellow • Black on yellow • Black on purple • Black on blue • Black on orange • Black on green • Full adjustment for ambient lighting conditions Power • 110-240 V AC 50 – 60 Hz Physical • Weight: 8 kg (18 lbs) • Size: 41 x 25 x 55 cm (16.2 x 9.8 x 21.7 in ) Controls • On/Off • Zoom • Brightness • Color mode • Enhanced contrast mode • Find • Line and blinds • Focus lock A clear view in every direction It’s easy to rotate, point and position the SmartView 360’s camera to where you need to see — either in front of the monitor or to the side. When moved from one position to another, the camera parameters are automatically saved to memory for quick recall. View text in a book with the black and white enhanced contrast or simply twist the camera for a full-color image of a blackboard or presentation screen. Quick and easy to use Use the camera’s precise zoom control to adjust the magnification in precise steps to the level that best suits your needs. Just one press of a button quickly switches from seeing the image in full color to viewing text in an enhanced contrast mode. Press the “find” button for a quick overview of what you are viewing and to easily locate what you want to magnify. Fits any workspace The SmartView 360’s compact design takes up less desk space than 2 sheets of paper. Whether you place material in front of the monitor or to the side, the camera is easily moved to view multiple documents spread over your workspace. "I love my SmartView 360 because the camera is so flexible. If I want to look at something that's close or far away, it's so easy to just point and zoom!"Category: Computers/Hardware
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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.