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STAR is Florida’s Largest Multi-line Assistive Technology Company. Because one size does not fit all, we represent over 20 companies. We offer a variety of options to provide the best possible solution.


New Products

Allora 2
$5,950.00 USD
Allora 2

The Allora 2 is an easy to use keyboard-based text-to-speech generating device. Any message written on the display is spoken out clearly in a high quality natural sounding male or female voice. The high quality voice is available in different languages. The synthesized speech output can be combined with digitized sounds using the built-in microphone. The Allora 2 also includes a detachable wireless speaker and display that allows you to wear it around your neck with a lanyard or use it in a noisy environment up to 10 feet away. Messages can be imported as text files and exported as text files using a USB flash drive. A GSM SMS text message module allows you to send and receive SMS text messages on the Allora 2 using a third party GSM phone SIM card. An optional infrared (IR) remote control module is available for an additional $45.00 USD.

$128.00 USD
Frenchay Alphabet Board

The FAB™ (Frenchay Alphabet Board) is a low tech communication device for any person who is literate and is unable to speak. FAB is also useful as a spelling device when trying to talk to people with hearing problems. Having no batteries it is always available. More info

$1,350.00 USD
MegaBee

MegaBee™ is a simple-to-use assisted writing tablet to aid frequent communication with people who have no, or impaired, ability to speak and cannot write legibly. The tablet uses eye movement and blinking as the method to select letters or phrases, which are then displayed on its screen. It does not require calibration and accommodates changes in head position or movement of the tablet. It requires very little training and is learned in minutes. More info

Smart 3
$3,995.00 USD
Smart 3

The Smart 3 is a portable, handheld speech generating device with high quality voice output. The Smart 3 uses Mind Express 4 for communication. Its crisp and clear 4.3″ high resolution screen provides bright viewing from any angle. Direct access is available using a finger or stylus. Touch screen settings can be varied using acceptance and delay times. The Smart 3 includes a built-in microphone, rear facing camera, infrared (IR) environmental control, and bluetooth connectivity to make and receive phone calls through some bluetooth equipped cellular phones. An optional Eddy wearable second display and speaker that connects wirelessly to the Smart 3 is also available for $525.00 USD.

Tellus 5
$8,295.00 USD
Tellus 5

Tellus 5 is a very robust, wheelchair mountable dynamic screen communication aid based on the graphic communication program Mind Express. It is a powerful computer-based device with a bright and clear 13.3″ WXGA (1280 x 800) display. The Tellus 5 uses an adjusted high performance computer platform with Windows 10 Home. The built-in high quality amplified stereo speakers produce excellent sound. The Tellus 5 includes a built-in microphone, front facing webcam, infrared (IR) environmental control, and Bluetooth connectivity to make outgoing and answer incoming voice phone calls through compatible Bluetooth equipped cellular phones. Connections like two USB 2.0 ports and direct input for switches are located on the back of the Tellus 5. There is a USB 2.0 port on the bottom of the device to make it easier to connect to a USB eye tracking camera.

$130.00 USD
Whatz-it

Whatz-it is a tool that supports non-verbal communication in the hospital. It uses a graduated color scale from green to red that allows selection of intensity rather than making a discrete choice. Whatz-it comes with eight magnetic tiles which can easily be picked up and placed on the slider. Customized symbols can be added by the user if required. The contact surfaces and tiles minimize cross infection by being mark resistant and washable. More info

Zingui 2
$3,995.00 USD
Zingui 2

The Zingui 2 is a portable speech generating device with a dynamic screen and high quality voice output that provides a simple way for recording messages using the right side record button. It is faster, lighter, and slimmer than the original Zingui. This speech device has an 8″ capacitive touch screen and a modern, sleek and robust design. Mind Express communication software comes standard with SymbolStix symbols. The Zingui 2 can be operated via the touch screen, through one or two switches, a USB mouse or any other USB access method. Take pictures with the Zingui 2 in Mind Express using the built-in rear facing camera. Connect a Bluetooth compatible mobile phone to make or receive phone calls in Mind Express, or use an optional wearable wireless Eddy second display and speaker ($525.00 USD) to get the message out. Turn the Zingui 2 into a remote control for your TV, DVD player, stereo, or other IR devices with the optional built-in infrared (IR) remote control module for an additional $300.00 USD.

Zingui 2 Plus
$5,995.00 USD
Zingui 2 Plus

The Zingui 2 Plus offers all the features of Zingui 2, but with added text-to-speech software featuring BrightSpeech (Acapela) synthesized voices. Words and phrases are read out loud and clear. A built-in grammar module automatically conjugates the verbs. Word prediction helps the conversation flow more smoothly and quickly. The built-in infrared (IR) remote control module is a standard feature on the Zingui 2 Plus.

Making a Difference

Starfish An old man walked up a shore littered with thousands of starfish, beached and dying after a storm. A young man was picking them up and flinging them back into the ocean. “Why do you bother?” the old man scoffed. “You’re not saving enough to make a difference.” The young man picked up another starfish and sent it spinning back to the water.“Made a difference to that one,” he said.