Prodigi Connect 12 V2 Portable Magnifier With Distance Viewing 10X


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A smart, ultra-portable magnifier for the connected classroom

The Prodigi Connect 12 V2 Portable Magnifier is a high-performance 12-inch digital magnifier with the functionality, connectivity and versatility of an Android tablet. Equipped with HumanWare’s Prodigi software, it provides the tools necessary for academic and professional success for people living with partial vision or vision loss. It offers up to 24X live HD magnification with smart LED lighting. With its lightweight and sturdy stand, the Connect 12 is easily foldable and highly portable.

Easy to use for:

  • Magnify documents (live or saved)
  • Download books
  • Highlight documents and take notes
  • Text recognition and speech
  • USB-C charging and data transfer

The highlights of the Prodigi Connect 12 V2 Portable Magnifier are:

Integration of new Android 12 OS 

Experience faster boot times, run the latest apps, utilize enhanced accessibility features, and much more.

Prodigi 4.7 software update 

All the great tools you’ve come to know and count upon, plus updates to Books and Calculator applications.

Updated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth hardware 

Enjoy the use of the latest Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Internet security protocols supported by IT departments everywhere.

USB-C power port charging 

A robust, standard, easily identifiable port that will also universally support replacement cables for those times when they are lost.

Introducing the optional Microsoft Surface Adaptive Kit Available for purchase as an accessory to Connect 12

  • Support individuals needing visual or tactile indicators
  • Broaden accessibility to other disabilities
  • Well-identified critical buttons and ports
  • Can be used with related peripherals (keyboard, camera, etc.)
  • Key components:
    • Bump labels: Explanation of bump labels, suggested uses, and how to apply
    • Keycap labels and applicator: Explanation of keycap labels and applicator, suggested uses, and how to apply
    • Port labels: Explanation of port labels, suggested uses, and how to apply
    • Opener support: Explanation of opener supports, suggested uses, and how to apply

How does this product change your life?

More than a magnifier, the recently upgraded Connect 12 is designed to move seamlessly with you through daily life and allow you to stay connected at all times, in class, at work, or on the go.

This versatile device offers a perfect blend of portable functionality with all the powerful features of a high-definition, 12-inch Android tablet. Delivering crisp, clear images, exceptionally accurate optical character recognition (OCR), and superior sounding text-to-speech (TTS) to assist with reading tasks – Connect 12’s Prodigi software also provides access to online books, study skills tools like notes and highlighters, and three calculators to aid the completion of any task at hand. In addition, opening the Android operating system brings the world of productivity tools like Google Suite or Microsoft 365 and your favorite apps from the Google Play Store to your fingertips.

Extend the use of Connect 12 with our large-print, Bluetooth keyboard and optional 10x or 25x external cameras that support distance viewing. Together, they create a powerful, full-featured device for active people at work or home.

Every student with a visual impairment has a personal way of learning and creating. With HumanWare technology, teachers can ensure students have the right tools to perform required educational tasks successfully. Selecting the right product for students with a visual impairment is essential to ensure their successful transition from school to work and beyond

Smarter and more connected

With this generation of Connect 12, 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, and wireless distance viewing – all offered by a 12-inch Android tablet – make the Prodigi Connect 12 V2 Portable Magnifier 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 calculator app is built into the interface and allows the user to change the settings naturally.  With basic gestures – read, magnify, adjust the contrast, and more!

Book application

With the new software update, Prodigi Connect 12 V2 Portable Magnifier 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 Connect 12, the Prodigi Connect 12 V2 Portable Magnifier 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 Prodigi Connect 12 V2 Portable Magnifier also offers optional speech output on documents and menus with the specific purpose of reducing eye fatigue.

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.

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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 no-obligation 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.