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Hardware Overview: Prisma Color Video Magnifier

Picture of woman using the Prisma
The Prisma is a portable magnifying device that is able to enlarge text on a computer monitor using a camera with various display settings. Its adjustable camera stand allows a wide magnification range, enabling you to get an overview and to zoom in for detail. The Prisma views in full color, allowing you to magnify photographs, maps or just about anything in their original colors. It features enhanced reading modes for comfort and ease of reading. The sensitive camera uses ambient light but has discrete integral lights for low ambient light conditions. The Prisma is one of several different models of CCTVs at the Assistive Technology and Accessibility Centers.


Company Information:

The Prisma is produced by Ash Technologies a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of portable products for people with visual impairments, located in County Kildare, Ireland. Information about their other products can be found on their Web site.