Adaptive technology

**The Adaptive Technology Lab equipment and software is in process of being upgraded and is not available to patrons at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

In addition to the Talking Book & Braille Center materials, each Kent District Library branch is equipped with a selection of handheld magnifiers and reading glasses for use within the library.

The Cedar Springs Public Library, opens a new window also has a selection of adaptive technologies available to the public. Visit their website for more information, including hours and location.

  • Topaz Video Magnifier: desktop video magnifier that can be used to enlarge printed materials using a high definition camera; includes 33 different color modes
  • ZoomText with Speech: screen magnification software with text-to-speech capabilities
  • EyePal Solo: text-to-speech scanner that is hand motion activated and requires no computer knowledge to use
  • Ruby: small handheld video magnifier
  • 5 handheld magnifiers
  • 5 stand magnifiers