Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier With Distance Viewing 25X


Mftr: HumanWare
SKU: FGPG-1203
Categories: ,

Need Help?

Product Page Form
Request Type *

A smart, ultra-portable magnifier for the connected classroom and more!

The Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier 25X is a high-performance 12-inch digital magnifier combined with the functionality, connectivity and versatility of an Android tablet. It offers up to 24X live HD magnification with intelligent LED illumination. Including a lightweight and sturdy stand, the Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier is easily foldable and extremely portable. Staying engaged and connected in the classroom or in the office has never been this satisfying.

The Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier is truly one of the most powerful and portable OCR digital portable magnifiers on the market for people with vision loss. The arrival of the second generation of Connect 12, brings with it the highly portable digital magnifier and a 12-inch tablet with an open Android platform – with desktop and distance viewing.

How does this product change your life?

Never miss anything in class or online with Connect 12. This unique, intelligent magnifier perfectly combines high portability and low-vision support with all the possibilities offered by a 12-inch HD Android tablet.

In addition to optical character recognition (OCR), with the award-winning Diamond Edge™ font delivering text with amazing clarity, and text-to-speech (TTS) to read aloud, you can enlarge printed documents, read books from online libraries and complete written assignments and exams with ease. Built-in Prodigi software provides all the tools a student needs in one interface with ready to use apps like: Calculator, Books, Gallery, Magnifier to name a few. Switch to Android and you can access Dropbox, Google docs, and many more educational apps.

Connect 12 also comes with a Bluetooth keyboard and has optional external 10x and 25x distance cameras to support distance viewing. These outstanding features make Connect 12 an extremely powerful tool that is also suitable for professionals and active seniors in the workplace or at home.

The new features are superior with it’s the ease of use and integration for access to documents, apps, books, newspapers, or magazines all from the online library and significant enhancements.

Smarter and more connected

With the second generation of Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier, it’s even smarter and more connected than all other low vision products and is the next evolution of the most advanced digital magnifier in the product line.  The combined portability, precise customization to all visual conditions, wireless distance viewing – all offered by a 12-inch Android tablet – make Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier second generation the preferred digital magnifier for students.

Ease of use and convenience

The enhanced simple to use interface allows students with vision loss to find all the information in one place.  From the main screen, it’s easier than ever to select the right magnification for reviewing printed documents and reading a book or magazine.  The new calculator app is built into the interface and allows the user to change the settings naturally.  With basic gestures – read, magnify, adjust contract and more!

New book application

With the new software update, Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier-second generation the new integrated Books app provides access to one of the largest online book libraries through Bookshare to access thousands of books, magazines, and newsletters easily on your portable wireless tablet.

A powerful tool for low vision users

As in the previous Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier, this second generation provides perfect Diamond-Edge text with multiple captures and exceptional processing speeds, allowing magnification up to 80x with perfect clarity and the highest resolution.  With this second generation, low vision users can choose from three efficient reading modes – page, column or line.  The Connect 12 also offers optional speech output on documents and menus with the specific purpose of reducing eye fatigue.

Distance viewing and portability

The large portable 12-inch full HD touchscreen provides a long-lasting 8-hour battery.  The wireless distance viewing camera with up to 40x live magnification and a capture function fully integrated into the software which helps the low vision user view everything like never before.  The additional connectivity, interactivity, and portability make the Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier one of the most powerful and user-friendly tools available for low vision students or anyone with vision loss.

Instantly connect with the world

Android access allows the user to easily connect to the internet with the selection of a single app.  This is ideal for students with vision loss who can now enjoy free and open access to pre-installed apps such as: Google Docs, Drive, Gmail, Google+, Hangouts, and Google Chrome.  Enjoy smartboard connectivity with Promethean, TeamViewer or VNC along with adaptive apps such as: BookShare, BARD, and Pyxima, makes this more than just a portable digital magnifier.

Prodigi Version 4.4.0 Now Available!

We are pleased to announce the release of Prodigi 4.4.0 software for both the Reveal 16i and the Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier, available as a free update you can download and install right now! Discover the three most important highlights of this software update!

1. New Books Application Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier With Distance Viewing 25X

The integration of the Dolphin Easy Reader in Prodigi. This helpful application will enable users to enjoy Bookshare and dozens of other International libraries such as RNIB, CELA, etc. providing access to millions of e-books, digital talking books, newspapers, and magazines from around the world. <Click here to view the video>

2. Self View Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier With Distance Viewing 25X

Quick access to the front facing camera within the Magnifying app for self grooming or for a quick selfie! This new feature is also coupled with the ability to disable OCR on captures. <Click here to view the video>

3. Rapid ToggleProdigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier With Distance Viewing 25X

This new enhancement will certainly appeal to users who like shortcuts and save time! Directly from Prodigi, you may now toggle to any application of your choice just by swiping across the screen. Need to access Chrome and Google Sheets often? It is now possible with just a few swipes! <Click here to view the video>

Have you seen the new Bluetooth Mini Keyboard designed for the Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Magnifier?  <Click here to learn more about the mini keyboard.>

<Click here to learn about the new features added to the Prodigi™ software>

Prodigi Version 4.6 is Here!

We are happy to announce multiple new features have been added to the Prodigi software (version 4.6) for use with the Connect 12 and Reveal 16i.

“Go to Page” functionality for books with table of contents and/or pagination

You can now navigate to any page of a downloaded book that has a linked table of contents or page numbers included.

  • Download a book
  • Open the book
  • At the far-right end of the button banner, the “Go to Page” icon will appear
  • Click on the icon to choose table of contents or page number
  • If available, a list will be presented; if not available, a message will be provided
  • A video showing this feature is available: “Click here to go to the video

Annotate a book

Books can now be marked up with three types of annotations (written mark-up, highlights, and text notes) when opened.

  • Click on the pen icon from the button banner
  • Options to select a pen, eraser, color palette, and line thickness will appear
  • Choose the pen to create handwritten annotations using your finger or stylus
  • Choose the eraser to clean up an errant mark-up
  • Hit the Return icon to exit Annotation mode
  • Note: Repeat taps on the pen icon to reach highlighter and text note tools.

<Click here to go to the video detailing “Book Annotations”>

Add Bookmarks to books and audio books

You may now insert, name/rename, navigate, and delete bookmarks in books/audio books. In books, bookmarks can be placed in page, column, or line reading modes.

  • Open a book
  • A Bookmark icon will appear in the top right corner of the screen
  • Click on the icon when you wish to place a bookmark
  • It will be inserted at the point where reading has stopped
  • You can name it as you wish up to 40 characters
  • After creation, you can click on the Bookmark icon to navigate, rename, or delete

<Click here to watch the Bookmarks video to learn how this new tool works.>

Usage Metrics

A feature to send anonymized Prodigi usage data has been added to help us understand how the software is being used and to inform future development. Users can opt in/out of this important functionality. Data like text-to-speech and optical character recognition language, selected user interface, or contrast colors used are submitted anonymously.

Updated Desmos calculator API

Desmos has been updated to latest v1.6. Two key features:

  • Applies embedded font sizes in calculator settings
  • Use’s Prodigi color schemes when selected

Reveal 16i only

Prodigi software will now allow you to connect the PixPro camera for use as an additional distance camera remote to the Reveal 16i.

  • Turn the camera on
  • Go into Prodigi > Settings > System > WiFi
  • Choose the camera and input its password
  • A Distance icon will now appear in the Carousel to use the camera


Product Manual

No user manual found.
Watch Video
Powerful, wireless camera – up to 40x magnification in full HD with integrated capture function
  • Lightweight and extremely portable
  • Stand keeps tablet secure
  • Tablet can be customized for each user. (Prodigi and Google)
  • Multicapture: Capture a book or any multipage document, and then read it from first to last page
  • Protective carrying case
  • 2-inch full HD touchscreen with direct access to object or document being viewed
  • Camera rests in a secure, movable arm with a strong clamp
  • In the Prodigi “Live Mode” a student can write under the tablet just like they would with a CCTV.
  • Open Android platform provides access to 1,500,000 apps and native synchronization with Google world
  • Google Docs, Drive, Gmail, Google+, Hangouts, Chrome (all preinstalled)
  • Smartboard connectivity (Promethean, TeamViewer, VNC)
  • Bookshare, BARD, Pyxyma, and many other content providers
  • Available in the following languages: English, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
  • Overall dimensions (stand + tablet): Height: 8.0” (203.9 mm); Width: 11.6” (295.6 mm); Depth: 0.3” (7.95 mm)
  • Weight: 1.7 lb (750 g)
  • Display: 12.2” WQXGA (2560 x 1600) TFT LCD
  • Processor: Quad A15 1.9GHz + Quad A7 1.3GHz
  • OS: Android Lollipop 5.0
  • Camera: 8MP with LED Flash + 2MP (FHD)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, HT80), BT4.0, IrLED, GPS + GLONASS
  • Memory: 32GB (eMMC) + microSD up to 64GB, 3GB RAM
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • USB: MicroUSB v3.0 (MHL TV-out), USB Host
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyro-sensor, Light Sensor, Hall Sensor
  • Headphone: Socket: 3.5 mm Stereo
  • Audio Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, FLAC, Vorbis (OGG), WAV
  • Video Codec: H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7/8, VP8
  • Recording & Playback : Full HD (1080p)
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 9500 mAh battery
  • Stand: Foldable, built-in handle, adjustable height and angle; Size: 41 cm X 31 cm X 6 cm; Weight: 1.7 kg
  • Number of TTS Voices : Two
  • OCR Language Recognition: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Polish, Russian
  • OCR Maximum Skew Correction: 15° page up – 180 page down

    Auto-rotate text:
  • Yes: rotates text placed at 90° and 180° on viewing surface
  • Image capture area: A4 or 8.5”x11” (Letter)
  • Image Naming: Automatic
  • System Fonts: Bold and Regular
  • Font Sizes: Medium, Large, Very Large, Extra Large
  • What's in the box:
  • Preinstalled & authorized Tablet and charger
  • Prodigi Stand
  • Documentation: User Guide, Getting Started
  • Warranty Card
  • Foldable stand and tablet, installed and pre-assembled
  • Ready to use apps: Dropbox, Google suite, and more!
  • USB cable and international switching power charger
  • Compatible with Bluetooth keyboard (included)
  • Laptop style carrying case with various pouches and shoulder strap
  • About New England Low Vision and Blindness

    New England Low Vision and Blindness uniquely brings hope through technology, training, and care. We are a full-service assistive technology rehabilitation training provider. We offer nearly 100% of all major electronic low visionblindness, and software products, multiple assistive technology showrooms and a team of Vision Technology Rehabilitation Trainers to help anyone who is visually impaired.

    We provide ‘patient choice’ showcasing numerous technology options from the world’s most respected suppliers, all in line with one’s individualized budgetary limits and personal, educational, or professional goals. We also provide custom training solutions and troubleshooting support.

    Widely known, tested, and trusted throughout New England, our team brings 75+ years of low and blindness vision experience. Our talent, technology, and training offerings are unmatched and highly respected. We are an extremely unique and extraordinary resource for anyone suffering from vision loss in New England. We are here to help.

    Through our no-obligation demonstrations - either at one of our conveniently located assistive technology showrooms or in their home, office, or school - clients experience a relaxed 2-hour free personal demonstration of almost 100% of all low vision and blindness technologies available on the market.

    To learn more about how we Bring Hope to people who are blind or with low vision, contact a Technology Specialist at New England Low Vision and Blindness please call our toll-free number 888-211-6933 or email us at . You can also use the form above to request information about our services or a no-obligation demonstration on this or any of our products.