The following products are no longer available - including the ID mate models Quest & Summit and the Kapten Plus units

  

This Quest model is no longer available however the new ID mate Galaxy has arrived. ID mate Quest is a portable “all-in-one” talking bar code scanner that aids blind or vision impaired individuals with the identification of items via the product’s bar code. Using text-to-speech and digital voice recording technologies, it allows users to access an on-board database of product descriptions, along with a tailored set of recorded voice messages. With ID mate Quest, the user can quickly add additional voice recorded information to existing products or to items not found in the database. Additional bar code labels are available to label any product or item that does not already have a bar code. Adhesive, tag, and clothing labels can be placed on nearly anything. Simply scan the bar code and add a voice recording.

Quest Features

Cyclone Scanner 
You don’t have to know where the bar code is. Simply move the scanner around the product to get a quick and reliable read.

Lightweight and Portable 
Measures only 15 cm long and weighs just 120 grams!

SD Memory Card 
8GB SD card allows hours of recording and easy user firmware updates.

On Board Camera

for remote item identification - currency, searching, contacting by Skype

Memo Recorder 
User can record, play and erase memos and messages.

Inventory Capability 
Count, record, edit and manage product inventory on the go and upload data to a computer. Use for a myriad of jobs and tasks.

Alternative Connectivity

The Quest is both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capable           

MP3 capability

Music nd Audio storage and access

Time and Date Functions

Includes international time zones

Instant Software Updates

Download from the Internet

Rechargeable Battery 
A rechargeable high-capacity lithium battery gives many hours of continuous use.

Earphone & Microphone Jack

Quest Database

ID mate Quest contains the largest database available – over 2 million items! It comprises a wide variety of products such as grocery, wines & spirits, medications, health & beauty products, cleaning supplies, pet supplies, hobby items, hardware items, DVDs and Cd's, and much more! Extended information is included for many items. You can personally voice record extra detail such as nutritional information, ingredients, cooking instructions, allergen warnings, directions, package size, song tracks, detailed descriptions and more. We continually add to and update the database, increasing items and product information to benefit our customers. Users can stay current with an updated database release every six months.

Quest  Applications

  • At Home                                                         
  • At Work
  • At School
  • For Hobbies
  • Food Identification
  • Prescriptions
  • File Folders
  • Playing Cards
  • Computer Disks
  • Credit Cards
  • Cd's and DVDs
  • Clothing Identification
  • Storage and Organization
  • Shoes & Accessories
  • Recorded Memos
  • Great for Vendors!

 Accessories

  • ID mate playing cards @ $10.00 per pack  
  • Iron on clothes labels for ID Mate Omni (200) @ $30.00
  • Iron on labels for ID Mate Summit (100) @ $25.00  
  • Rolls of 1,000 blank barcode stickers. Sponsored by Insignia - no cost
  • Plastic laminated barcodes with rubber bands (100) @ $25.00
  • Database upgrades for the Omni and  Summit $50.00

  

  

  

  

This Summit model is no longer available, however the new ID mate Galaxy has arrived.  ID mate Summit is a portable “all-in-one” talking bar code scanner that aids visually or print impaired individuals with the identification of items via the product’s bar code. Using text-to-speech and digital voice recording technologies, it allows users to access an on-board database of product descriptions, along with a tailored set of recorded voice messages. With ID mate Summit, the user can quickly add additional voice recorded information to existing products or to items not found in the database. Additional bar code labels are available to label any product or item that does not already have a bar code. Adhesive, tag, and clothing labels can be placed on nearly anything. Simply scan the bar code and add a voice recording.

Summit Features  

Cyclone Scanner 
You don’t have to know where the bar code is. Simply move the scanner around the product to get a quick and reliable read.

Lightweight and Portable 
Measures only 15 cm long and weighs just 198 grams!   

SD Memory Card 
A standard SD card allows hours of recording and easy user firmware updates.

Memo Recorder 
User can record, play and erase memos and messages.

Inventory Capability 
Count, record, edit and manage product inventory on the go and upload data to a computer. Use for a myriad of jobs and tasks.

Multiple Databases 
Create your own database for your business, hobby or collections.

Rechargeable Battery 
A rechargeable high-capacity lithium battery gives many hours of continuous use.

On-Board Help 
Have a question? Need some help? On-board answers are just a button press away.

Adjustable Voice 
Easily adjust volume, speed and pitch.

Earphone & Microphone Jack

Summit Database

ID mate Summit contains the largest database available – over 2,184,000 items! It comprises a wide variety of products such as grocery, wines & spirits, medications, health & beauty products, cleaning supplies, pet supplies, hobby items, hardware items, DVDs and Cd's, and much more! Extended information is included for many items. You can personally voice record extra detail such as nutritional information, ingredients, cooking instructions, allergen warnings, directions, package size, song tracks, detailed descriptions and more. We continually add to and update the database, increasing items and product information to benefit our customers. Users can stay current with an updated database release every six months.

Summit Applications

  • At Home
  • At Work
  • At School
  • For Hobbies
  • Food Identification
  • Prescriptions
  • File Folders
  • Playing Cards
  • Computer Disks
  • Credit Cards
  • Cd's and DVDs
  • Clothing Identification
  • Storage and Organization
  • Shoes & Accessories
  • Recorded Memos
  • Great for Vendors!

Accessories

  • ID mate playing cards @ $10.00 per pack  
  • Iron on clothes labels for ID Mate Omni (200) @ $30.00
  • Iron on labels for ID Mate Summit (100) @ $25.00  
  • Rolls of 1,000 blank barcode stickers. Sponsored by insignia at no cost
  • Plastic laminated barcodes with rubber bands (100) @ $25.00
  • Database upgrade: first free and subsequent updates $50 for the latest version  

 

  

The Kapten Plus unit is no longer availabe.  Kapten Plus is a new generation of voice controlled personal mobility assistant, designed to ease the mobility of Australians living with blindness and low vision.

More than a simple GPS, Kapten Plus provides many features for your comfort and your safety: 

Listen to the USA Leader Dogs video by clicking here.

Listen to the UK RNIB video by clicking here

You can click here to download the Australian user guide in rich text format.

Click here to download the audio version of the training guide in daisy / MP3 format.

Click here for frequent asked questions on the Kapten PLUS  

Click here for review of the Kapten PLUS, USA version by Accessworld July 2011 

Click here to listen to Radio RPH where you can listen to a live demo of the Kapten PLUS. 

Click here to launch the windows version of the Kapten PLUS Kapmanager Program

Click here to launch the Mac version of the Kapten PLUS Kapmanager Program

FREE NAVIGATION MODE, which provides in real time a voice description of what’s around during your pedestrian trips including street names,

crossroads, your K-tags nearby, etc. A dedicated button allows to launch and to stop the feature. 

MAP DISCOVERY MODE, which allows you to browse the embedded digital map to explore an area. This mode announces the road segments available from the departure point. 

VOICE DESTINATION ENTRY with the digit to digit address number entry. 

EMBEDDED MP3 USER GUIDE accessible via the MP3 player function. 

HIGH-PERFORMANCE GPS RECEIVER providing a faster time to ¬first reception as well as an enhanced accuracy for an optimal navigation experience. 

MAP DATA proudly sponsored by Navteq 

PREMIUM POINTS OF INTEREST DATABASE 

"WHERE AM I?" function dedicated button. It allows you to estimate your position in a click. 

SILICON COVER with a clip to protect your Kapten Plus and facilitate GPS reception.

MULTITRANSPORT NAVIGATION, offering several navigation modes: pedestrian, bike, motorbike and car. 

SMART PEDESTRIAN NAVIGATION combining street navigation with city rail and tram public transport in major cities. 

TRACKING MODE which allows you to record and replay your best itineraries. 

ROADBOOK allows you to browse a calculated itinerary in order to prepare your trips. 

A TO B ITINERARY, which calculates the best route between 2 locations and allows you to listen to all the navigation before leaving 

VOICE RECOGNITION  via an independent speaker.

K TAG RECORDING to save the position of your preferred or your most useful addresses.  You can attach a voice memo to your K-tags, use your K-tags directory to start a navigation, or, in Free Navigation mode, be noted when passing nearby your favourite places. 

FM RADIO, voice-controlled.   

MP3 PLAYER automated voice recognition, with the possibility to leave pause tags when playing audio books or audio guides. 

VOICE RECORDER to save your voice memos.

KEYWORDS are available to control and interrogate the product. 

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