The Tecla Shield gives those with limited upper body mobility (due to disability or disease) access to their touchscreen devices. Tecla makes it possible to use iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, as well as computers. All are accessible via assistive buttons, switches or wheelchair driving controls.
Tecla Access is an alternative computer and cell phone control switch program and a scanning control switch program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair as wireless accessibility switches. Tecla Access is designed to be used with the Tecla Shield (see separate entry), which interfaces with a variety of switch inputs and transmits via Bl
The Tecla Shield for iPhone & iPad is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely an Apple iPhone or iPad. The switches or driving controls connect to the system using the included cables through the device’s six ports. The ports include 2 3.5-millimeter mono sockets, a D-Sub 9-pin male connector ECU port,
The myGaze Communication and Access Bundle 2 is an eye gaze control system. The bundle provides a hardware and software for hands-free communication and computer access. The Grid 3 software provides a communication and computer access platform that can be customized to meet the specific needs of the user. In addition, the EyeMouse Play mouse emulation software enables the user to fully control the mouse cursor on the screen of their device. This bundle includes the myGaze hardware, EyeMouse Play
The Rock Adapted Joystick is an alternative to a traditional mouse that can be used by those who have limited mobility or minimal hand movement. The joystick features all the functionality of a traditional mouse, including left/right click and double-click, and requires minimal hand movement for precise cursor control without fatigue. Includes three interchangeable joystick handles - a straight stem, a T-bar and large soft ball.
IntelliSwitch is a switch interface designed to help people with severe physical or cognitive impairments. The user installs the driver software, plugs a switch into one of IntelliSwitch's five switch ports, and plugs the receiver into the computer's USB port. The switch is an assistive technology device that replaces the need to use a computer keyboard or a mouse.
The Tecla Joystick Kit is designed for users who may not have a powered wheelchair, but want to use the Tecla Shield DOS with a directional control to access their smartphone or tablet. The Tecla Shield DOS is an assistive device for people with limited upper-body mobility that allows wireless control of technology by using external switches or driving controls of a powered wheelchairs.
The Tecla Switch Kit is intended for wheelchair users who can access a light-touch switch. The Tecla Switch Kit is a good option for wheelchair users who do not have an environmental control unit in their wheelchair but want to access and control their smartphone or tablet. The Tecla Swtich Kid includes:
The Tecla Wheelchair Kit is ideal for any user in a wheelchair with an Environmental Control Unit looking to control their smartphone or tablet with Tecla. The Tecla Wheelchair Kit includes the:
The Wheelchair Cable is for wheelchair users who use a Tecla Shield to connect to their wheelchair's Environmental Control Unit (ECU) box. The ECU box is the device that allows you to use the Tecla Shield directly from your wheelchair’s driving controls.
This USB Cable (long) is a longer version of the USB cable for users to recharge their Tecla Shield DOS. It is designed for recharging the Tecla Shield without having to detach it from the users chair.
The Tecla DOS Mount is intended for anyone seeking hassle-free installation, mounting, and recharging of their Tecla Shield. It can secure the Tecla Shield to a bed, wheelchair, desk or any tube or flat surface that's up to 1.4 inches thick. To use, the user will align the Tecla Shield to the Mount until the magnetic contacts snap into place.
The Tecla Phone Mount is a flexible, quick-release mounting system for a smartphone for wheelchair users. It works on flat surfaces and with the tubing of a wheelchair. This product can be used to mount a phone on bed, wheelchair, working table, or anywhere the user may need it.
Ablenet Buddy Button is a wired switch featuinrg a 2.5 inch activation surgace that provides auditory and tactile feedback. It requires 3.5 ounces/100-g force to activate. It can be used by indiviuals with moderate to sever upper extremity and motor disabilities, or limited mobility.
The Chin switch can be positioned anywhere around the neck with plastic tubing that can be cut to fit. The product is intended for people without available arm function. To activate the switch, the user moves their head down on the 0.8 x 2.8-in/2 x 7-cm surface with 1.6-3.8-oz/46-107-g of force. Provides auditory click and tactile feedback.
The Micro Light Switch is intended for individuals with limited mobility. The switch works by pressing down on the top of the switch with a light touch just 0.4 ounces (10 grams) of pressure required. Provide auditory click and tactile feedback.
The Pillow switch is a smooth and soft foam surface makes this switch suitable for head or cheek activation. The switch is intended for people with limited head and limb movements. Easily fastens to a pillow or wheelchair cushion with safety pin and Velcro. The Pillow Switch features a soft, foam 3.25-in/8-cm activation surface that requires 6-oz/180-g of activation force. Provides auditory click and tactile feedback.
The Sip-and-Puff Switch is activated with either a "sip" or a "puff" of the lips with the included small mouth piece. This product can be used by users who have limited or no upper extremity movement. The product features a 1/8-in/3.5-mm stereo plug and includes a Gooseneck mount and mounting clamp.
The Tecla Shield DOS is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely an Apple iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad or an Android tablet or smartphone. The Tecla Access app (see separate entry) is required to use the Tecla Shield DOS with an Android device. The switches or driving controls connect to the system using the