Disability Services

Mobile Assistive technology

Equipment List for Mobile AT

HP Laptops (4 hours)

We have 1 laptop that can be borrowed for 4 hour blocks. This is loaded with nearly all of the software available in the AT Lab. It is a 15.6 inch HP Notebook. this can be checked out with headsets for use with Dragon.

ALVA BC640 and Humanware Braillient 32 (4 hours)

These Braille displays are light weight and can be checked out with a laptop or can be installed on a student's personal laptop. They work with JAWS, NVDA, or VoiceOver. They also have Bluetooth capability for wireless use.

Video Magnifiers (4 hours)


Standard desktop video magnifier with a 15 inch screen. It folds down and fits into a rolling carrying case.

Onyx HD Deskset 20

We have 2 Onyx HD 20 video magnifiers that are great for use in classrooms where you need to see items on the desktop or view items in the distance like black and white boards and overhead presentations. It fits into a soft side rolling case.

Onyx Deskset 17 XL

The Onyx has a 17 inch monitor that is both height and tilt adjustable. It works in both desktop and distance viewing. It fits into a rolling soft side carrying case.

Optelec Traveler

The traveler is a portable video magnifier that is great for reading items on the desktop. The Traveler rolls over the top of the print material and displays a magnified view on a 13 inche screen. It is very light weight and fits into a laptop sized bag.

Magnilink Student HD

This HD camera can be used with a laptop or a video monitor. When it is hooked up to a laptop it can perform in a split screen mode with ZoomText and be used to take snapshots or video of the chalkboard and overheads. We have a 15.6 inche HP laptop in the carrycase with the camera for student's use.

SenseView Duo

These handheld video magnifiers has distance viewing capabilities. With the flip of a switch the Senseview Duo can move from looking at papers in front of you to looking at the chalkboard or other presentation materials. It magnifies up to 14 times on close objects and 4 times in distance view.

Comfort Audio Contego (6 hours)

These are personal FM systems that assist a person with a hearing loss to listen to the professor while filtering out extraneous classroom noise. They are also good for helping a student with an attention deficit disorder to keep focus on the professor.

Perkins Brailler (6 hours)

We have some standard 6 dot Braille type writers that students can borrow for use on campus. Students need to provide their own Braille paper. Braille paper is just a thin card stock paper that can be purchased from any office supply store.