Updated 6 September, 2018

Assistive Technologies Pod

Updated
6 September, 2018
Assistive Technologies Pod

About the facility

The Assistive Technologies Pod is a dedicated space that contains hardware and software aid for visually impaired users. Use of the Pod is on a first-come-first-served basis for users with special needs.

To use the Pod, approach the Service Point. You will be issued a key card to enter this room.

Hardware
  • Laptop (Windows 7)
  • Large Screen Computer Monitor
  • Large-Print Keyboard and Mouse
  • Visualiser (Print magnifier)
  • Scanner
  • Speakers
  • Flat Screen TV

Software
  • Narrator (screen reader)
  • Magnifier (screen magnifier)
  • NaturalReader (text-to-speech software)
  • Window-Eyes (screen reader and text-to-speech software)
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro X (PDF convertor with optical character recognition technology that can convert scanned documents to PDFs)

 

More information about the software provided can be found here.