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HumanWare SmartView 360 Electronic Video Magnifier

Portable CCTV Lets Low-Vision Users Enlarge Up-Close or Distant Text & Images


HumanWare SmartView 360 Electronic Video Magnifier

The SmartView 360 enables people with low-vision to magnify text and images up close and at a distance.

Updated August 17, 2013

HumanWare's SmartView 360 is an electronic desktop video magnifier with a rotating camera that helps people with low vision to see clearly in all directions.

The SmartView 360 features a new SONY camera that provides a sharp, clear image even in low-light environments and a VGA port for those who wish to use the magnifier as their computer screen.

SmartView 360 Aids Visually Impaired Users of All Ages

Students can view textbooks using the device's enhanced black and white contrast control and then simply twist the camera for a full-color image of a blackboard or presentation screen.

For seniors, the SmartView 360 is especially helpful for reading mail, periodicals, prescriptions, and for tasks such as applying makeup.

The SmartView 360 has a compact design -- it requires less desk space than two sheets of paper -- that makes it easy to transport to and set up in a classroom, office, or at home.

At the office, the SmartView can be used to read presentations and documentation and doing close work that might involve the use of small tools

Whether the material to be magnified is in front of the monitor or to the side, the camera can easily move to view multiple documents spread out in a workspace.

SmartView 360 Product Features

  • 19" LCD monitor
  • Sony autofocus camera with focus lock
  • 3 viewing modes: desktop, distance and self-view
  • Magnification: Desktop (2.6x to 57x); Distance (0.6x to 27x); Self-view (1x to 4x)
  • 16 user selectable enhanced contrast modes
  • Positive & negative color 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
  • Find function: provides quick overview of what one is viewing
  • Simple control panel
  • Size: 16.2 x 9.8 x 21.7 in
  • Weight: 18 lbs.

When moved from one position to another, the camera parameters are automatically saved to memory for quick recall.

The SmartView 360 is available at a special introductory price of $1999 with free shipping on web orders until December 31, 2012. Call 800.722.3393 for more information.

About HumanWare

HumanWare is the global leader in assistive technologies for the print disabled. HumanWare provides products to people who are blind or have low vision, and students with learning disabilities. HumanWare offers a collection of innovative products, including BrailleNote Apex, the leading productivity device for the blind in education, business and for personal use; the Victor Reader product line, the world's leading digital audiobook players; the SmartView family of handheld and desktop electronic magnifiers and Trekker Breeze, the all-in-one handheld talking GPS.

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