HumanWare just announced the arrival of the second generation of Connect 12, the highly portable digital magnifier and its 12-inch tablet that features an open Android platform.
- Lightweight, sturdy and extremely portable
12-inch full HD touchscreen
Live HD magnification from 1-24x with intelligent LED illumination
Capture/save single or multiple pages providing accurate OCR with magnification of 1- 80x
Option to use speech to relieve reading fatigue
3 efficient reading modes: full page, column and line modes
Diamond Edge fonts with perfect clarity
Optional distant viewing up to 40X magnification
Wireless Smartboard connectivity projected on the tablet for distant viewing in the classroom
Scientific calculator with large numbers, characters and adjustable high contrast colors
Ready to use apps: Dropbox, Google docs, and many more educational apps pre-installed
Shortcuts for Wi-Fi access and compatible with optional Bluetooth keyboards for taking notes
Includes laptop-style carrying case, cables and power adapter
Optional Customer Care Program
The Connect 12 is priced at $3,495.00, shipping starts at the end of May.
From the HumanWare press release:
The new Connect 12 features unmatched ease of use and integrated access to printed documents, books, newspapers or magazines from online libraries and other enhancements.
Smarter and more connected than all other low-vision products, HumanWare’s Connect 12 is the evolution of the most advanced digital magnifier product line. By combining high portability, precise customization to all visual conditions, wireless distance viewing and all the possibilities offered by a 12-inch Android tablet, the Connect 12 is more than ever, the preferred digital magnifier for thousands of users of all ages.
New simple interface
The new simple interface of the Connect 12 allows users to find everything they need in one place! From the main menu screen, users can choose to magnify a printed document, read a book, use the new calculator app or change the settings intuitively. With simple gestures: read, magnify, contrast, and much more! The new integrated Books app gives access to online BookShare library ; to access thousands of books, magazines and newsletters in a snap, on your tablet.
A powerful tool for low vision users
Like the previous Connect 12, the new generation presents perfect Diamond-Edge text with multiple capture and processing speed allowing magnification up to 80x with perfect clarity and high resolution. Users can also choose from three efficient reading modes: page, column and line. The Connect 12 also offers optional speech output on documents and menus in order to reduce eye fatigue.
Distance viewing and portability
A large yet portable, 12-inch full HD touchscreen, long-lasting 8-hour battery and wireless distance viewing camera with up to 40X live magnification and integrated capture function, helps low-vision users see the world like never before. The added connectivity, interactivity and portability make the Connect 12 a powerful and friendly tool for today’s low-vision users.
Distance viewing option
Instantly connect with the world
The Connect 12’s Android access connects users to the Internet with the tap of a single App. It’s perfect for students who can enjoy, free and open access to preinstalled apps such as Google Docs, Drive, Gmail, Google+, Hangouts, and Chrome. Smartboard connectivity with Promethean, TeamViewer or VNC, along with adaptive apps such as BookShare, BARD, and Pyxima, make this tool far more than just a portable digital magnifier.
To order a Prodigi Connect 12 or to learn more about this innovative digital magnifier, contact your local HumanWare representative or distributor. You can also visit the web page at www.humanware.com/prodigiconnect12 for more information or to place an order online.