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Accessibility Minute - Assistive Technology Tips and Tricks for Everyone

Feb 17, 2017

223-2-17-2017 Video Mag HD Handheld Video Magnifier

Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs!

American Printing House for the Blind and Freedom Scientific have paired up to develop the Video Mag HD. The Video Mag HD is a durable handheld video magnifier, which is now available in the US using Federal Quota funds! It's been specifically designed to be more rugged than other video magnifiers, making it an ideal solution for students of all ages.

With the Video Mag HD, users can save and store approximately 80 images which can be transferred to a computer via USB.

Other features include:
- Continuous zoom with up to 13x magnification
- Full color LCD screen
- 20 high-contrast customizable color modes
- Ergonomic, foldable handle
- One year limited warranty
- And much much more!

This video magnifier is distributed ONLY through American Printing House for the Blind. Visit to learn more!

For more information, to read our blog, or to drop us a line, visit That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I¹m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.