Blind and Low Vision

Blind and Low Vision

 

 

Canada’s assistive technology landscape has changed.
Bridges has added sight enhancement and sight substitution technologies for low vision and blind users creating Canada’s most completely line of AT products and services.
And just like with all our AT products our expert team delivers excellent, timely customer service, sales consultation, tech support and repairs.

 

Sight Enhancement AT for Low Vision users:


Quality aids for those with some useable vision including CCTV’s, handheld electronic magnifiers, magnification software and more.

 

Sight Substitution AT for Blind users:

Hardware and software for access to computers, text and the environment including braille displays and printers, screen reading software, notetakers, orientation and mobility aids and more.

 

Our manufacturers and developers include:

 

AiSquared
Enhanced Vision Systems
Freedom Scientific
Humanware
iMerciv
Kurzweil Education Systems
LVI
Optelec
Orcam
VFO
Eschenbach
Trysight
Perkins
Reveal 16i - Bridges Canada
Reveal 16i - Bridges Canada
Reveal 16i

Hardware

$5,195.00
Reveal 16i - Bridges Canada

Reveal 16i

$5,195.00

Reveal 16i is the next generation low-vision magnifier with a personal computer rolled into one. Log in to the Play Store to access entertainment like music and videos, or download messaging and productivity applications. Maximize your learning with an integrated OCR and text-to-speech capabilities, as well as a touchscreen display.   BE SMART, ...


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Reveal 16 - Bridges Canada
Reveal 16 - Bridges Canada
Reveal 16

Hardware

$3,995.00
Reveal 16 - Bridges Canada

Reveal 16

$3,995.00

Reveal 16 is an intuitive, easy to use and foldable digital magnifier designed for young students. Reading textbooks, starting to learn math, writing down notes, and seeing the whiteboard clearly with the integrated distance viewing camera, all of this is made easy thanks to Reveal 16’s picture-perfect image! Reveal 16 can easily be folded and s...


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Perkins Brailler - Bridges Canada

Perkins Brailler

$1,345.00

The most widely used mechanical braille writer in the world since 1951, Perkins Brailler is a durable braille writing machine used for reading, writing and math from early learning through adulthood.   Features: Metal casing, closed body architecture (limiting dust accumulation) for a durable, lasting product Wide paper length to accommodate co...


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OrCam MyEye 2 - Bridges Canada

OrCam MyEye 2

$5,800.00

The most advanced wearable assistive technology device for the blind and visually impaired that can recognize faces, identify products, read digital and printed text, and more.  MyEye 2 combines precise OCR technology with intuitive controls through simple hand gestures, and is easy to pick up for adults, children and elderly alike.   Using OrC...


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OrCam MyReader 2 - Bridges Canada

OrCam MyReader 2

$4,500.00

The most advanced wearable assistive technology device for the blind and visually impaired that can read digital and printed text, including newspapers, menus, signs, product labels, and more.  MyReader 2 combines precise OCR technology with intuitive controls through simple hand gestures, and is easy to pick up for adults, children and elderly ...


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iZoom USB Magnifier/Reader - Bridges Canada

iZoom USB Magnifier/Reader

$719.00

Do you need to use different computers for your school or job? iZoom USB can enlarge everything on your computer screen, change colors, read web pages without any installation or administrative privileges. Odds are if you’re using a public computer, you won’t be granted installation rights. Moreover, a computer can be a very personal possession ...


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Mercury 10 - Bridges Canada
Mercury 10 - Bridges Canada
Mercury 10

Hardware

$2,593.50
Mercury 10 - Bridges Canada

Mercury 10

$2,593.50

The Mercury 10 is a easy to use magnification system based on a Android tablet. It’s designed to read on a desk and is comfortable for longer reading sessions. The unit can perform live magnification to enlarge printed material but can also speak it aloud accurately. A wide 10.1 inch display allows for a large viewing area. Mercury 10 also has a...


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iZoom Standard 6.0 Magnifier/Reader - Bridges Canada

iZoom Standard 6.0 Magnifier/Reader

$539.00

Are you unable to send emails, see pictures or read on the computer because of a vision impairment? iZoom is here to help. iZoom can enlarge everything on your computer screen, change colors, read web pages using natural sounding voices and more! iZoom Standard incorporates our latest iZoom Magnification and Reading technology. Zoom into areas o...


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Orion USB Distance Camera - Bridges Canada

Orion USB Distance Camera

$1,293.50

An optional distance viewing camera for the Mercury 12 desktop magnifier. Connects via USB and adds 10x optical zoom. Perfect for adapting your Mercury 12 to a classroom environment, viewing whiteboards, projector screens, wall charts and anything else at a distance.  Dimensions: 2.56 x 2.36 x 6.06 in Weight: 0.59 lbs


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Mercury 6 - Bridges Canada
Mercury 6 - Bridges Canada
Mercury 6

Hardware

$1,033.50
Mercury 6 - Bridges Canada

Mercury 6

$1,033.50

Mercury 6 is the first voice controlled handheld magnifier using artificial  intelligence for those with low vision. It’s compact design allows it to fit  easily in a pocket. Integrated, accurate OCR with natural sounding voices allows you to sit back  and comfortably listen to a document.  Features: Large 5.5 inch HD screen   Voice and bu...


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Mercury 12 - Bridges Canada
Mercury 12 - Bridges Canada
Mercury 12

Hardware

$3,893.50
Mercury 12 - Bridges Canada

Mercury 12

$3,893.50

Mercury 12 is the first Windows based tablet CCTV powered by Microsoft Surface tablet. It is able to function as both a desktop magnifier for those with low vision and a regular laptop, and is compatible with all your existing Windows software including any Windows based access technology you may already have.    Features: The tablet is mounted...


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Motorised Drawing Arm - Bridges Canada

Motorised Drawing Arm

$3,370.00

The Motorised Drawing Arm (MDA) is a computer-driven motorised arm that draws tactile graphics by mechanically moving a stylus across the surface of our tactile drawing board. It aims to combine the accuracy of the digital tactile graphics from the TactileView software with the versatility of drawing by hand on the TactiPad drawing board. This w...


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Tactipad - Bridges Canada
Tactipad - Bridges Canada
Tactipad

Hardware

$499.00
Tactipad - Bridges Canada

Tactipad

$499.00

The TactiPad is a versatile drawing board which enables a VIP (Visually Impaired Person) to make a tactile drawing themselves or on which someone can make a drawing for the VIP. These drawings are made on a thin sheet of plastic foil on top of a layer of rubber. By firmly pressing down on the foil the lines will raise instantly, forming the tact...


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TactileView - Bridges Canada

TactileView

$608.00

TactileView software lets you easily create tactile graphics for people who can not see. People with vision loss can read the graphics by touch and interpret the tactile material. Easy to use tools are available for the design and production of tactile pictures, diagrams and maps. Features   Easy-to-use tactile graphics editor in several langua...


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Brailliant BI 40 Braille Display - Bridges Canada

Brailliant BI 40 Braille Display

$3,775.00

Simply brailliant HumanWare's new Brailliant BI display is designed for extensive reading with the full comfort and intuitive display navigation of HumanWare's signature thumb keys. This new generation of Brailliant BI braille displays features the excellent, sharp and crisp braille cell technology that users have praised on the BrailleNote Apex...


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Tangible Capsule Paper (100 sheets) - Bridges Canada

Tangible Capsule Paper (100 sheets)

$228.00

Piaf produces high quality tactile graphics using heat sensitive Tactile Magic Paper. It is  ideal for people who are blind or have low vision. Piaf’s controlled heat source causes  any black lines, letters or shapes that are  drawn, printed or copied onto the capsule  paper to swell. The result is an instant tactile  graphic. It is especially e...

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Alphabet Keyboard Stickers - Bridges Canada

Alphabet Keyboard Stickers

$21.00

Lowercase and uppercase high contrast vinyl keyboard stickers, perfect for users with low vision. Comes in 5 sheets, each with 4 choices of style, with forty alphabets in total. Alphabet letters only. For a full keyboard stickers, see here.


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BuzzClip - Bridges Canada
BuzzClip - Bridges Canada
BuzzClip

Hardware

$295.00
BuzzClip - Bridges Canada

BuzzClip

$295.00

BuzzClip is a small and discreet mobility safety device for people with blindness or partial sight. It uses ultrasound to detect obstacles in its path and sends vibrations to its user to warn them of upcoming objects. The BuzzClip is easy to set up and use, doesn’t require additional equipment or apps, and provides confidence and independence to...


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HDMI/USB connection

$405.00

Used to connect the MagniLink Zip to a computer (PC/Mac). If you are planning on ordering the TTS and computer software, you need to order the HDMI/USB connection when ordering the MagniLink.  You can choose to order the Text-to-Speech (TTS) software at a later date if you have ordered the MagniLink Zip with the HDMI/USB connection.


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Juliet 120 Braille Embosser (double-sided, interpoint) - Bridges Canada

Juliet 120 Braille Embosser (double-sided, interpoint)

$7,377.25

The next generation of braille embossers is here delivering high-quality braille, but now in a new, modern platform, perfect for school, work, and home settings. The Juliet and Romeo embossers have always been known as the most convenient and easiest to use. Juliet and Romeo are the only braille printers that produce high-quality braille text an...


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Fusion Professional (International) - Bridges Canada

Fusion Professional (International)

$1,800.00

Overview Fusion is the ultimate accessibility tool for individuals with any level of vision impairment. Fusion provides the best of both worlds – ZoomText, with its screen magnification and visual enhancements for screen viewing ease, coupled with the power and speed of JAWS for screen reading functionality. By blending ZoomText and JAWS togeth...


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Fusion Home (International) - Bridges Canada

Fusion Home (International)

$1,500.00

Overview Fusion is the ultimate accessibility tool for individuals with any level of vision impairment. Fusion provides the best of both worlds – ZoomText, with its screen magnification and visual enhancements for screen viewing ease, coupled with the power and speed of JAWS for screen reading functionality. By blending ZoomText and JAWS togeth...


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