Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Switch Access to iPods/iPads Expands

Several companies have announced new ways for those with physical or multiple disabilities to access the iPod and iPad.  Here is the list of what is currently on the market.

Control the iOS Device with Switch(es)
  • iPortal Accessibility allows users with certain brands of power wheelchairs to use their driving mechanism (joystick, switches) to control all aspects of an iPhone 

Control Music on iOS with Switch(es)
  • iScan MP3 single switch access to iOS devices (except the shuffle, the picture is deceiving on the website it DOES work with current model devices) with adjustable scan speed
  • Ablenet Hook auditory scanning of music with one or two switches designed to be adjustable in terms of cognitive load
Control an App with Switch(es)
  • RJ Cooper iOS Super Switch and Switch Interface
  • Ablenet Blue 2

Use the iOS Device as a Switch(es) to Control Other Things
  • Switchamajig turns your iPad into an adaptive remote control for adapted toys
  • Attainment

1 comment:

  1. Don't forget the Tecla Shield too, from Komodo OpenLab:


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