Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Electronic Video Magnfier


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Prodigi Connect 12 Portable Electronic Video Magnfier   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 capture 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

The 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 2.2.0 Now Available!

We are pleased to announce the release of Prodigi Connect 12 software version 2.2.0, a completely free update ready to download and install right now! This version includes several new features. Here are the highlights of this software update:

1.  New Handwriting Tool:

  • After capturing and saving a form, assignment or any document you want to write on.
  • Zoom in to where you want to write and start writing or highlighting with your finger.
  • Once you’re done, share your document by email, drop box or printer using the Prodigi Connect application.

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2.  New HumanWare Bluetooth Keyboard

  • New white on black HumanWare Bluetooth keyboard designed for the visually impaired user.
  • Connect to the keyboard using the new Bluetooth setup menu found in Prodigi’s settings.
  • Several shortcuts available. For example: launch magnifier application, capture a document, start reading, zoom in & out, launch Prodigi settings, go back to Prodigi’s main menu and more.

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3.  Miscellaneous

  • Point and read: long press a word in a captured document and start reading on that word.
  • Letter, number and special characters typed in a Prodigi text box will be read out loud.
  • New show password button placed on the right of a password text file in Prodigi.
  • RNIB BookShare support.
  • New ISBN search in Books application.
  • Talkback support in Prodigi.

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4.  Exit to Android

  • Use a four-finger or a five-finger press & hold to exit to Android from Prodigi.

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Prodigi Version 3.0.0 Now Available!  The First Paperless CCTV!

HumanWare is pleased to announce the release of Prodigi Connect 12 and MATT Connect software version 3.0.0, a completely free update ready to download and install right now! This version includes several new features. Here are the highlights of this software update:

1. Split Screen: Multitask: See at distance and take notes or read your notes at the same time on one screen. Be more productive! <Watch the video>

2. Import/Export PDFs: Share and work using your Prodigi Connect12 or MATT Connect and pdf files. Go paperless! <Watch the IMPORT video>  and  <Watch the EXPORT video>

3. Help Application:  Have a question? No problem, use the help application to view web capsules and past webinars and much more in future versions. <Watch the video>

4. New Procedure to Change Voices: We are laying down the foundations to offer more choices!  <Watch the video>

5. New Run OCR Option: Run the OCR on an image that does not have OCR results.

6. Arabic Support: Prodigi Connect12 or MATT Connect more popular than ever! We now offer Prodigi connect or MATT Connect in Arabic!

For more details, please refer to the What’s New document. <Found here>.

Want to Learn More?

Our state-of-the-art technology showrooms are a wonderful low vision resource, showcasing a variety of leading electronic low vision magnifiers. You can schedule an appointment with a low vision specialist, who can help you find the right low vision solution and other types of low vision rehabilitation services.

If you cannot come to us, our staff can even drive out and bring our Low Vision Store to you, for a no-obligation Low Vision Product demonstration.  We offer a comprehensive line of low vision products including electronic magnification low vision aids, and leading low vision products for people with Macular Degeneration, braille embossers, screen readers, and other forms of vision loss.  Contact the Low Vision Specialists at New England Low Vision and Blindness to learn more. Call 888-211-6933 or email

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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