LogicVision’s Large Print Skins and keyboards for Mac and PC keyboards could help both visually impaired computer users but may have applications in any low light situation. They cost from $35 for the skin to just under $100 for the keyboard.
The xMac™ Mini Server from Sonnet can transform a Mac mini Server with Thunderbolt Technology into an Enterprise Class Rack Mount Server by providing PCIe 2.0 expansion system in a 1U rackmount enclosure. delivers strategic airflow cooling. It features two PCIe 2.0 expansion slots (with a 100W power supply and fans) that connect to the Mac mini via its Thunderbolt port, a central power hub for the Mac mini and PCIe cards, an additional Thunderbolt port for daisy chaining to other Thunderbolt devices. The xMac mini Server even provides a front panel USB port and a power button. The PCIe expansion slots power on and off in unison with the Mac mini.
The LogicLight from LogicKeyboard is a USB powered light to help illuminate your keyboard in low light situations. I thought it might be good for Duke Media Services or Duke’s Theatrical Department who may have to use computers in situations where lighting might not be conducive for computing. Sells for around $20.
The new WACOM Cintiq 24HD brings direct draw tablet technology to full HD resolution. The size was impressive as was the cost, listing for just under $2600. It says it can reproduce up to 92% of the Adobe RGB color gamut so should be able to be used for color accurate applications
Those familiar with DukeCapture know that our standard capture PC has an Osprey card to capture audio and video and a separate Datapath card to capture computer content. ViewCast just released the Osprey 820e that seems like it could handle both – HDMI and DVI – in one card. The PCI Express card also has HD video capability. The image below shows it using Wirecast to capture video and screen at one time.