Tuesday, July 30, 2013

New High Quality Accessible Graphing Calculator

The Orion TI-84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator is functionally identical to the Texas Instrument TI-84 and fully accessible! A high quality synthesized voice reads text and symbol information that's displayed on the screen, as well as each key press.  Information can be reviewed without affecting calculation. A USB connection allows for both printing and embossing of graphs.
Features include:
  • Easy for teachers to help with - LCD display and keypad functionality are identical to the standard TI-84 Plus
  • Learning Mode for instantaneous key identification without interrupting operation
  • Calculator functions have the benefit of decades of experience from TI, the world leader in calculators
  • Full access to all menus, expressions, text, and symbols displayed on the screen
  • Use the screen reader to review the screen without losing your place
  • Superb synthesized speech quality with choice of voices, speech rates, and pitch
  • Full access to graphs through speech output of coordinates and the innovative SonoGraphTM, including differential sounds for negative regions and axis crossing points
  • Unique haptic feedback for multi-modal visualization of graphs
  • Listen using stereo earphones or built-in stereo speakers
  • Ergonomically designed; Large, tactile, functionally zoned keys
  • Each key is spoken when pressed
  • Repeat facility to speak the display (or parts of it) at any time
  • Scroll the history of calculations and quickly recall input/output
  • High capacity rechargeable battery
  • Battery or AC adapter operation; charge from a USB port
  • Connect to your computer via USB cable to print or emboss graphs and other work (requires a printer or embosser)
  • Expandable hardware accessories using USB port
  • Fully upgradable via supplied USB cable
  • Dimensions: 9.3 inches x 3.5 inches x 1 inch
  • Included accessories: High quality stereo earphones for private use, AC adapter/charger, user manual
  • One-year limited warranty
  • "The Orion TI-84 Plus will be available through APH's Federal Quota Program and units will ship in time for the 2013-2014 school year."

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