Combined screen reader and magnification software
This software provides a more complete solution for partially sighted people who might like to have the flexibility of both screen reading and magnification.
Combined speech and magnification software
Magnification ranges from 1.5 up to 36 times with a choice of either full screen and lens modes. It has a full range of enhanced colour modes where you can choose from over 12 text and background colours. It also features ClearPoint font smoothing which helps to maintain clear text quality regardless of zoom level. You can carry your iZoom Screen Magnifier & Reader on a portable thumb drive and use it on any Windows compatible PC without administrative privileges or installation.
- iZoom is available from issist and prices start from $299.00 (US dollar). A free trial version of iZoom is also available to download.
Offering all the benefits of a screen magnifier, LunarPlus also offers added speech output to provide extra support for partially sighted computer users. Lunar can magnify 1.2 to 32 times and incorporates many features including full colour image smoothing, separate adjustment of horizontal and vertical magnification and pre-set or custom colour schemes are included.
- LunarPlus is available from Dolphin Computer Access and prices start from £375. At trial version is available to download
Guide is an all-in-one computer package, for people who are blind or partially sighted. It has been specifically designed to be easy-to-use and easy-to-learn. So it doesn't matter if you've never used a computer before, GUIDE has its own in-built screen reader, so it will read out the text on every screen, even while you're typing. It also has its own in-built screen magnifier, so you can enlarge the text on every screen, whether you are writing a letter or surfing the Internet.
- Guide is available from Dolphin and prices start from £495.00. A free demo CD is available to download.
ZoomText Magnifier Reader
This combines ZoomText Magnifier with a powerful set of reading tools. ZoomText reads your documents, web pages and email right through your computer's speakers. With ZoomText Magnifier Reader, your computer is easier to see, hear, and use. ZoomText magnifies the screen from 1.25 to 36 times. It incorporates many features including font smoothing, mouse and cursor enhancement and location and special colour settings options and a document reader.
- ZoomText is available from Sight and Sound priced from £495.00.
SuperNova is a full screen reader offering magnification, speech and braille support, giving people with visual impairment the freedom to access Windows in the way that suits them best. SuperNova has been developed for blind and partially sighted people. It is ideal for both individual users, who experience varying or deteriorating eye conditions during a working day or for institutional settings, such as in school or work, that need to provide solutions for visually impaired groups with a range of sight difficulties.
- SuperNova is available from Dolphin Computer Access and prices start from £835.00. A free demo CD is available on request or a trail version to download.