Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Electronic Video Magnifier


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Prodigi Connect 12 Second Generation Has Arrived!

We are thrilled to re-introduce Prodigi Connect 12 Second Generation, one of the most powerful and portable OCR digital 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.

The new features are superior with its 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 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, wireless distance viewing – all offered by a 12-inch Android tablet – make Connect 12 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, Connect 12-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 Connect 12, 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 Connect 12 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, 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 Electronic Video Magnifier

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 Electronic Video Magnifier

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 Electronic Video Magnifier
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?  <Click here to learn more about the mini keyboard.>


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


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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 vision, blindness, and software products and an assistive technology showroom center.

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 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.

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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 GPS: With A-GPS, GLONASS 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