5 Low Vision Magnifiers from Baum

Baum Inc. has been providing products to individuals with visual impairments for almost 30 years.  The CEO, Wolfgang Baum, wrote that they “develop innovative technology solutions that provide independence for people who are blind or visually impaired.”

Keep on reading to learn more about five of their low vision products.

5 Low Vision Magnifiers from Baum Inc.:

1. VisioDesk

VisioDesk is the world’s “first portable HD video magnifier.”  It is ideal for anyone needing to magnify text and other materials at school, work, or home.  While other full-size CCTVs weigh around 35+ pounds, VisioDesk weighs around 10 pounds.

Other features of VisioDesk:

  • High-quality materials, made in Germany
  • Full HD (1080p, 60Hz) video magnifier
  • 1.7-35x magnification
  • 15.6″ display
  • Folds flat when not in use
  • Distance camera
  • Battery lasts 6 hours

Click to view VisioDesk Brochure.

2. Visio 22/22+

Visio 22 and Visio 22+ are desktop CCTVs providing “excellent image quality” with magnification up to 60x.  Both Visio 22 and 22+ feature easy-to-use controls and an X-Y table that allows you to easily move documents around.

Visio 22/22+ Features:

  • 2 models:
    • Visio 22:
      • Control panel with 4 buttons
      • 7 artificial colors with autofocus
    • Visio 22+:
      • Control panel with 6 buttons
      • 14 artificial colors with autofocus
  • 2.8x – 60x magnification
  • Full-color, artificial color combinations, inverse color mode
  • Dimensions:
    • 20.2″ x 22″ x 22.8″
  • Weight: 25.4 pounds

Click to view Visio 22/22+ Brochure.

3. VisioLight

VisioLight is another option for a desktop CCTV.  It is one of the “smallest and lightest desktop magnifying cameras available on the market.”  Many other CCTVs include a monitor, but this one can be connected to a pre-existing monitor.

VisioLight Features:

  • Magnification from 2.8x to 60x
  • Full-color, plus 3 enhanced contrast modes
  • Automatic image optimizing function, autofocus
  • Dimensions:
    • 7.9″ x 15.7″ x 15.2″
  • Weight: approximately 8.8 pounds
  • Monitor specs:
    • 24″ LED-lit IPS monitor
    • Weighs about 13 pounds
    • Dimensions: 25.5″ x 4.9″ x 15.9″

View the VisioLight brochure here.

4. Visio 500

Visio 500 is the newest addition to Baum’s products.  It is a full HD desktop magnifier for persons with visual impairments.  The primary focus of their product-development was “an optimal ergonomic design and intuitive usability.”

Features of Visio 500:

  • Ergonomically optimized
  • Simple, intuitive handling
  • Monitor height, tilt, and reading distance are adjustable
  • Reading table’s new design features switchable damping function
  • Sleek, modern design
  • Small footprint compared to traditional CCTV cameras
  • Magnification 1.1x to 55x
  • Full color and 7 false colors switchable in high-contrast mode
  • Image optimization
  • Monitor is 22″
  • Dimensions: 20″ x 18.5″ x 9.5″
  • Weighs approximately 28.5 pounds

View Visio 500 brochure here.

5. iLoview 7 Full HD

If you’re looking for a portable video magnifier, check out the iLoview 7 Full HD!  Its 7-inch high definition display features crisp, clear images.  It was designed by professional video engineers from Samsung.  The handheld magnifier can be used for close-up or distance viewing.

Features of iLoview 7 HD:

  • Magnification up to 120x
  • Portable and lightweight
  • Dimensions: 7″ x 4″ x 1.7″
  • Weighs just over 1 pound
  • Continuous Auto Focus Zoom technology
  • Simple and easy to use for handwriting
  • SD Card support saves captured images for later viewing or sharing with other devices
  • 4.1 hours battery life

Click here to view iLoview 7 Full HD brochure.