Archived Solutions

May 2018 - Vision Aid Systems, Inc. presents the BrailleSense Polaris from HIMS

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BrailleSense Polaris offers a new standard in blind-friendly applications with the latest in cutting edge technology. We’ve kept the traditional computer interface that has contributed to the popularity of other BrailleSense models. BrailleSense Polaris supports Google Apps, making it easy to utilize Google services like Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides as millions of other students do everyday.

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BrailleSense Polaris

Learn more about the BrailleSense Polaris on PATINS TV.

For more information contact:

Jim Fortman
916 E. Main St. Suite 114
Greenwood, IN 46143
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April 2018Westminster Technologies presents the BJOY Ring Kit

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The BJOY Ring Kit offers the ability to use the joystick of your wheelchair as a mouse control for your computer.

This kit includes:
  • BJOY Ring
  • Two switches for left and right click ability
  • The appropriate adapter to connect the switch to the BJOY Ring
  • Wired and wireless versions of this product are available.

    *Computer/laptop not included

    Compatibility: Computers, tablets and smartphones which are cursor-controlled.

    *Note: Set up of the device must be done on a Windows PC.

    BJOY Ring Kit set up on wheelchair joystick

    Learn more about the BJOY Ring Kit on PATINS TV.

    For more information contact:

    Ted Klopp
    1702 St. Clair Ave. NE
    Cleveland, OH 44144
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    March 2018 - LaZee Tek presents the LaZee Mouse Pro

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    The LaZee Mouse™ PRO is part of the LaZee Mouse™, family of computer input devices, that provide hands-free computer access for people with a wide range of disabilities. This remarkable product provides full mouse functionality and is engineered to integrate with each user’s unique abilities. This sensational development frees the mouse functionality from the user’s hand and allows the user to decide where best suits their needs.

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    Learn more about the LaZee Mouse Pro on PATINS TV.

    For more information contact:

    Jim Kjendalen
    5610 S State Road 327
    Hudson, IN 46747
    260 705-0071
    Email Jim

    February 2018 Erskine Green Training Institute

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    Erskine Green Training Institute’s programming is designed for individuals whose academic, social, communication and adaptive skills are affected due to a disability. Most applicants would have received special education services in the K-12 setting and exited their secondary school with a diploma, GED or certificate of completion. EGTI is a certificate program and students may also earn additional industry recognized certifications depending upon the program selected.

    Learn more about Erskine Green on PATINS TV.

    For more information contact:

    Megan Stevenson
    601 S. High St.
    Muncie, IN 47305

    Email Megan

    January 2018 - Tobii Dynavox presents the I-110

    tobii dynavox logo Tobii Dynavox I-110 AAC device
    The Tobii Dynavox I-110 is the ultimate speech generating device for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), tailored forreal life. Featuring a purpose-built, ultra-rugged design, naturally intuitive user interface, and an IP54 classification, the I-110 delivers exceptional durability, performance, and reliability. I-110 Brochure

    Water Resistant
    Dust Resistant
    Gorilla Glass on the Device
    Comes with a 3-Year Warranty

    Learn more about the I-110, an ultimate speech generating device, on PATINS TV.

    For more information and pricing contact:

    Kelsey Reynolds
    Email Kelsey

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    December 2017 - EYE can see, INC. presents the ElBraille

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    ElBraille is the newest portable computing solution for the blind, running Microsoft Windows® 10 and JAWS 18, and the logical next step in notetaker development.

    ElBraille deviceThe ElBraille 14 uses JAWS® 18 to provide speech and braille output and JAWS' BrailleIn feature to allow complete control of the ElBraille computer from the Perkins-style, braille keyboard. The Windows® operating environment is the standard in education and professional settings. Run Windows applications such as the Microsoft Office suite or Adobe Reader for complete access to all mainstream document and file types. Use accessibility applications and accessories such as OpenBook® (printed text to speech and braille software) with the PEARL® Camera to immediately read classroom texts or meeting and lecture handouts.

    Windows® 10 operating system driven by Focus Braille Display and JAWS® for Windows
    JAWS® 18 demo pre-installed!
    Access to your favorite Office® applications
    WiFi, Bluetooth® 4.0, 4G and LTE protocols
    GPS, Sim Card port, USB and HDMI
    Stereo speakers and microphone
    20 hours of battery life
    160 GB internal memory and 2 GB RAM

    Learn more about this technology on 

    For more information contact:
    Greg Blackman
    6117 N. College Ave, #3
    Indianapolis, IN 4622
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    November 2017 PATINS Refurbished Computer Program

    Do not recycle your old equipment! Refurbish your unused computer related equipment through the PATINS Project first. Most residences, businesses, and schools pay to get rid of or recycle their older computer related equipment to recyclers within the state. PATINS does not charge for the equipment you donate that is used for this program. Donations must be equipped to handle either Windows 7 or Windows 10 with at least an i3 Intel processor or equivalent, a hard drive of 250 GB’s, and at least 2 GB’s of memory or RAM. We ask for your help in finding new donors for our program.

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    For more information contact:

    Walt Daigle
    Phone: (317) 253-1481 ext. 230
    Fax: (317) 387-4155
    Email Walt

    October 2017- ID Solutions presents an Ecosystem of Applications for K-12 & Higher Education

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    These applications include: 
    Mobile Video Conferencing (Synchronous Communication): Interactive video conferencing software for PC, Mac, Android, iPad, and other devices. This is great for open office hours, tutoring, breakout sessions, and group meetings and can be embedded into LMS platforms. 

    Video Distribution (Asynchronous One-Way Communication; Includes concepts such as Flipped Classrooms and Blended Learning): Allows creating content (cable TV, pre-recorded lessons plans, morning announcements) and importing content (importing/curating/inserting questions from YouTube videos and online content, converting DVDs and VHS tapes into digital assets)  as a stand-alone system or integrated into an LMS platform. Teachers and instructors can create/import the content specific class pages to best suit their curriculum. 

    Narrated Presentations: A presentation or lesson can be recorded from a PC/MAC or recording studio with live video of the instructor and the lesson plan (PowerPoint for example) recorded side by side and uploaded to the LMS or Portal for future playback.
    Learn more about the eco-system of applications for K-12 and higher education from ID Solutions on PATINS TV.

    For more information contact:

    Michael DeCrane
    14701 Cumberland Road, Suite 400
    Noblesville, IN 46060
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    September 2017  - Close Education presents Customizable Professional Development Plans


    Close Education partners with school districts and educators to create professional development plans that optimize results and ensure success at all grade levels. Learn more about Close Education on PATINS TV.

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    For more information contact:

    Laura Close
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    August 2017 - LAB Computers, Inc. presents the Connect 12

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    The Connect 12 combines a high-performance digital magnifier with the versatility of an Android tablet, plus unmatched ease of use and integrated access to online libraries. Learn more about the Connect 12 on PATINS TV.
    Connect 12 magnifying a document
    For more information contact:

    Brian Goemmer
    6708 Lunar Drive
    Louisville, KY 46614
    Email Brian

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    Learn more about Close Education on PATINS TV on September 19, 2017. See how Close Education partners with school districts and educators to create professional development plans that optimize results and ensure success at all grade levels.

    For more information contact:

    Laura Close
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