Adaptive Technology

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Suppliers of Adaptive Technology

Information on this page is an alpha listing of Agencies, which provide adaptive technology and / or services and training for blind and vision impaired people in Queensland.

Against each Agency is a basic and brief description of the services they provide. This page has been compiled by the Queensland Blind Association Inc. to assist blind and vision impaired people either in a professional or personal capacity.

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Anti-Virus Software

Anti-Virus Software

Download free anti-virus software from AVG.

Website:              www.avg.com

Audio-Read Pty Ltd

Audio-Read Pty Ltd

Address:                Suite 1, 72A Great North Road  Five Dock,  NSW  2046

Telephone:           02 9713 4070

Website:                www.howiread.com

Products: The Audio Navigator, Audio-Read Library Solution, Virtual Newspaper, Audio Content, Text to Voice

HumanWare

HumanWare

Qld Low Vision & Blindness Products Specialist:   Tish Boxshall

Mobile:               0455 455 430

Email:                 tish.boxshall@humanware.com

Website:             www.humanware.com

 

Blindness Products: Victor Reader Digital Talking Book Players (Stream & Stratus), BrailleNote Apex, VoiceNote Apex, BrailleNote GPS, Brailliant screen readers, ReadEasy Move 2, Trekker Breeze GPS device, Viewplus Embossers, Index Embossers, Duxbury, Window Eyes, Concise Oxford Dictionary & Thesaurus for Keysoft

Low Vision Products: Explore handheld magnifier range (3”, 5”, 7”), Prodigi Desktop & Tablet Magnifiers, SmartView Synergy SI & PI,  SmartView 360, Readit Air, Readit Software, Zoomtext

 

Cairns to Proserpine

Contact:               Tony and Annette Hopper

Telephone:          07 4729 0534/0417 210 055

Email:                  a_hopper@tpg.com.au

Lions Visual Independence Foundation

Lions Visual Independence Foundation

Lions Visual Independence Foundation is an Australian not for profit charity who deliver the sales, grants, repairs, support, accessories and database updates for the ID Mate Galaxy, ID Mate and Kapten Plus.

Telephone:          1300 787 469

Email:                  info@visualindependence.org.au

Website:              www.visualindependence.org.au

NV Access

NV Access

Website:              www.nvaccess.org.

Products: NVDA – Free screen reader for windows.

Optek Systems

Optek Systems

Address:               PO Box 1100,  Dundas   NSW  2117

Telephone:           02 9680 0600

Mobile:                 0409 228 941

Email:                   opteksystems@bigpond.com

Website:               www.opteksystems.com.au

Products: Document Magnifiers, Portable Document Magnifiers

Print Scanning/Speaking Systems for Vision Impaired, Large Print/Talking Scientific Calculators, Braille Embossers, Braille Displays, Braille Software, Computer Screen Reading Programs, Computer Screen Magnification.

Pacific Vision

Pacific Vision

Blindness Equipment Specialist:     Sam Taylor

Telephone:          1800 859 594

Mobile:                 0420 355 996

Email:                  sam@pacificvision.com.au

Website:              www.lowvision.com.au

Qld Low Vision Equipment Specialist:   Aaron Richardson

Telephone:      0404 481 016

Products:  Ruby Handheld Video Magnifier, Sapphire Portable CCTV, Student Addition CCTV, Pearl & OpenBook Reading Solution, Zip Collapsible CCTVs, Onyx Deskset XL, Topaz CCTV, Topaz Desktop Magnifier Black & White, Sara CE Scan & Read, Keyboards, Magic Magnification & Speech Software, ZoomText & SuperNova, Blaze Talking Book Player & Colour Identifier.

Quantum Technology

Quantum Technology

Queensland Office:

Contact:               Peter Cracknell

Office Hours:     9:00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Please contact to arrange an appointment

Address:              Suite 603, Level 6, Ladhope Chambers, 131 Wickham Terrace,  Spring Hill Qld 4000

Telephone:          07  3831 4894

Email:                 qld@quantumrlv.com.au

Website:              www.quantumrlv.com.au

Wide Bay District:
Contact:                Margaret Vickers

Telephone:           07 4124 1883

Email:                   margaretvickers@bigpond.com

 

Products:  MultiView, ClearView Plus Range, Compact Plus,  ClearNote Plus, Pearl with Open-book, ClearReader, MAGic, Dolphin Guide, ZoomText, Zoom-Ex, iZoom, Openbook, JAWS, Optical Braille Recognition Software, Duxbury Braille Translation Software, Mountbatten Whisperer, Scanners & OCR, Braille Embossers, Talking Scientific Calculators, Optical Magnifiers, Telescopes & Lighting Products, SARA-CE.

Sensory Tools

Radixon Group Pty Ltd

Address:               45-47 Islington Street, Collingwood, Vic 3066

Telephone:          03 9417 3417

Website:              www.sensorytools.com

Products: Excalibur Reading Machine, Simon Reading Machine, C2+ Talking Compass, BrailleMaster 6 Braille Publishing Software.

Spectronics

Spectronics

Address:              Unit E1, Commercial Court,  130 Kingston Road,  Underwood  Qld  4119

Telephone:         07  3808 6833

Website:              www.spectronics.com.au

Products: BigKeys,  Braille Keyboard Overlay Labels, Chester Creek, Claroread, IZoom Screen Magnifier/Reader, Keyboard Labels,  Penfriend.

WorkVentures Connect (IT)

Workventures Connect (IT)

Eligibility

In order to be eligible to purchase a PC package you need to be in possession of a current Federal Government benefits card (e.g. aged pensioner, unemployed, disability pension, etc.). You will be required to provide details for entitlement purposes.

IT Equipment Donations

WorkVentures Connect is in the business of turning ex corporate and government PCs and peripheral equipment into affordable systems for disadvantaged families, schools and not for profit organisations around Australia.

If you wish to donate a large quantity of IT equipment to WorkVentures Connect IT, their donation/recycle policy can be found at www.workventures.com.au or by calling 1800 112 205. Should the equipment not meet their specifications, the equipment is recycled in an environmentally friendly way.

Telephone:          1800 112 205

Email:                   info@workventures.com.au

Website:              www.workventures.com.au

Disclaimer

Queensland Blind Association Inc. has attempted to ensure the information on this page is accurate. However, we do not warrant that the information is accurate or complete nor will we be liable for any loss suffered by any person because they rely in any way on it. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the views, products or services offered or provided on this page.

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