TITLE

PN computer corner

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
PN;Oct2005, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about several new products related to computers, for use by people with disabilities. Lance Carr, a patient suffering from Werdnig Hoffman's disease, uses a Madden Tech Head Mouse and Corel Painter software, which allows artists to paint via computer in all mediums from oils to acrylics to watercolors. A hands-free computer mouse, the LaZee Mouse Pro, is available from LaZee Tek, of Ashley, Indiana. The unit was developed as a generic mouse emulator to be platform and position independent, while being easy to operate.
ACCESSION #
18367419

 

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