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Accessibility Minute - Assistive Technology Tips and Tricks for Everyone

May 24, 2019

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!

Humanware offers a lot of assistive technologies for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. If you’re looking for a powerful yet lightweight tool to help you magnify books, newspapers, documents, and more – check out the Humanware Explore 8 Handheld Magnifier.

The Explore 8 is a touchscreen HD handheld magnifier for active people who prefer a large screen with maximum portability.

Features of the Explore 8 are:

  • The first 8-inch handheld magnifier on the market
  • Touchscreen to easily navigate through menus
  • Intuitive and easy to use
  • Compact design weighs just over 1 pound
  • Large physical buttons to adjust magnification and contrast
  • Battery life is about 4.5 hours

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