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Hardware: Special Keyboards

The ATAC has multiple types of ergonomic and special keyboards that make typing easier and more comfortable. These include keyboards that have both split and tenting features and angled keys to prevent neck, shoulder, and wrist injury.

Picture of the Kinesis Advantage Keyboard
Kinesis Advantage Keyboard

The design of the Kinesis Advantage keyboard allows for a more natural placement of your arms and hands. Concave key wells reduce extension by accommodating the various lengths of your fingers and placing your hands and fingers in a more relaxed and neutral position...


 

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orbiTouch Keyless Keyboard

The orbiTouch Keyless Keyboard allows for typing without finger, wrist, or shoulder motion. It is a fully functional keyboard with an integrated mouse, thus eliminating finger motion and significantly reducing wrist motion...


 

Closeup of Half-Qwerty Keyboard
Half-Qwerty Keyboard

The Half-QWERTY Keyboard is a standard desktop keyboard that allows those with limited or no use of one hand to continue typing with the other hand in an easy and natural manner...


 

Picture of the AlphaSmart 3000 Keyboard
AlphaSmart 3000 Keyboard

The AlphaSmart 3000 is an easy-to-use word processor that features a large, four-line LCD display. Its light weight (under two pounds) makes it easy to carry anywhere you need to take notes...


 

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Braille Devices

Some keyboards are assistive to Braille users. The ATAC offers a variety of Braille Hardware including printers/embossers, readers, refreshable braille displays, and portable note-taking devices...


 

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Keyguards

A keyguard is an overlay with holes cut in it that correspond with the keys of a keyboard. The Plexiglas template covers the keyboard and guides the user's fingers into the correct position for typing...