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					                        Magnification Apps for iPhone (some may work with latest iPod Touch with camera)

              Name + screenshot                        Cost      illumination    Whole       Magnification                      Comments
                                                                                 screen
Inbuilt Camera                                        Free      Yes              Yes       Yes – pinch zoom.     Take photo with inbuilt camera- open
                                                                                           No magnification      image in Camera roll pinch and zoom
                                                                                           for ”live viewing”    to enlarge.
Tap Magnify                                           Free      No               No        Pinch Zoom or         Advertisement present on screen
                                                                                           Slider




Easy Reader - iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G              $1.19     yes              yes       - Pinch to zoom       http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/easy-
                                                                                           - Two finger tap to   reader-with-led-
                                                                                           toggle torch          torch/id383057234?mt=8
                                                                                           - Three finger tap
                                                                                           to display the
                                                                                           info/settings/supp
                                                                                           ort view

Magnifying Glass Free                                 Free      No               Yes or 2,3 times
                                                                                 magnifi magnification           Advertisement in free version.
                                                                                 er      buttons                 2,3,4,8 times magnification buttons
                                                                                 shape                           available in full purchased version




Magnify                                               $1:19     No               Yes       Pinch Zoom            Live magnification, pinch zoom.




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                                                      $1.19     yes              yes       slider                www.tiau.de full screen mode,
                                                                                                                 continuous zoom to 20 X. illumination
                                                                                                                 and screenshots possible. Direct link
                                                                                                                 to email screenshot.
                                                                                                                 http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/magnifi
                                                                                                                 er-tiau/id410315449?mt=8#




Magnifier - medical
Lighted Magnifier for iPhone 4 & iPod Touch           Free      Yes              yes       1, 2, or 4 times      Advertisement in free version.
                                                                                           live magnification    Easy to use, good clarity of magnified
                                                                                           buttons               live image




iLoupe                                                $1.19     No               Yes       Up to 8X Freeze       Black & white option
                                                                                           frame option          + and – magnification buttons
                                                                                                                 photo option to create still black &
                                                                                                                 white image – pinch and zoom to
                                                                                                                 adjust size of image. Good clarity
                                                                                                                 can customize and select preferred
                                                                                                                 features in settings. Shame this app
                                                                                                                 doesn’t have illumination.
iCan See                                              Free      Yes              Yes -     Up to 4 X             Full screen magnification option and
                                                                                 choice                          illumination make this a good free
                                                                                                                 magnification app. 




Magnifying Glass with light                           Free      Yes              yes       Slider zoom Up to     free magnifier app with illumination!
                                                      or                                   6X                    Good clarity and auto focus fairly fast.
                                                      $1.19                                                      Advertiesment sometimes appears.
                                                      withou                                                     No advertisement when full version
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                                                      t                                                          purchased.
                                                      adverti
                                                      sing




I See Clearly                                         $2.49     Only when        Yes       1 – 10 times          Live, capture or frozen magnification
                                                                using                      magnification         options. Capture image to camera roll,
                                                                “capture”                  buttons               or freeze image for further viewing
                                                                                                                 and enlarging. Increasing
                                                                                                                 magnification of captured image can
                                                                                                                 result in blurring.
                                                                                                                 Uses flash when capturing an image.

                                                      $1.19     No               Yes       Pinch and zoom        Limited features for the price. Live
                                                                                           live magnification    viewing, pinch and zoom
                                                                                                                 magnification only, and no
                                                                                                                 illumination

iMagnify                                              $2.49     No               Yes       Simple slider live    Can take a photo, add a voice or text
                                                                                           magnification up      tag and save, email or send as txt
                                                                                           to 4 times            message. Also has a “tip calculator”




                                                      $2.49     No               choice    2 – 16 X              2 - 16 X magnification can use live
                                                                                           magnification         viewing or screen shot. Would be
                                                                                           button                better with illumination.
                                                                                           magnification         http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/16x-
                                                                                                                 magnifier/id364263848?mt=8



16 X magnifier
Spectacles                                            $1.19     Yes. Tap         Yes       Simple slider live    Uses inbuilt LED light to help the
                                                                screen to                  magnification         camera focus on its subject
                                                                turn

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                                                                illumination
                                                                on or off




                                         Various handy Apps for Vision Support Teachers
                              sensory awareness, handy utilities, Braille awareness, colour identification

Name + screenshot                                     Cost      Device           Voice  Website                    Comments
                                                                compatibilit     Over
                                                                y                &
                                                                                 zoom
                                                                                 compa
                                                                                 tible?
Vision !Test                                          $1.19     iPhone, iPod     Na     http://www.wowsyst         Assess if you are long or short
                                                                Touch &                 ems.pt/                    sighted. Interactive assessment.
                                                                iPad                                               Read print on screen at designated
                                                                                                                   distance.




Vision Test                                           Free      iPhone, iPod     Na        http://www.faceboo      Screens visual acuity, colour vision,
                                                                Touch, not                 k.com/pages/Vision      astigmatism,
                                                                recommende                 -
                                                                d for iPad                 Test/135968473084
                                                                                           455



Senses - What you see?                                Free      iPhone, iPod     na        http://www.multime      Screens colour vision and contrast
                                                                Touch &                    d.biz/                  sensitivity.
                                                                iPad                                               2 test options, “Test for children and
                                                                                                                   people with special education needs”
                                                                                                                   or “Test for young people and adults”
                                                                                                                   If 100% accuracy not achieved it will

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                                                                                                                   suggest you seek further advice.




EyeXam                                                Free      iPhone, iPod     na        http://www.globaley     Screen visual acuity, colour vision,
                                                                Touch &                    eventures.com/cont      astigmatism and eye dominance.
                                                                iPad                       actus.html              EyeXam Pro version available for
                                                                                                                   $2.49




Eye Chart Pro for iPad                                Free      iPad             na        http://www.dokcom       Uses Snellen and tumbling E charts
                                                                                           pany.com/products       to screen acuity.
                                                                                                                   Charts are randomized so they can’t
                                                                                                                   be memorized.
                                                                                                                   Paid premium version allows
                                                                                                                   additional features such as resizing
                                                                                                                   test to assess at different distances.

Ophthalmology                                         $1.19     iPhone, iPod     yes       http://www.faribu.co    Diagrams, photos and reference
                                                                Touch &                    m/                      material relating to the eye, eye
                                                                iPad                                               conditions and vision. Handy
                                                                                                                   resource for teachers




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                                                      $1.19     iPhone, iPod     Yes,      http://www.eyetools.      Shows a model of the eye in detail.
                                                                Touch &          Voice     com.br/                   Useful for explaining eye conditions.
                                                                iPad             Over                                Change view and layers
                                                                                 text
                                                                                 fields
                                                                                 only




                            Eye Model - Medical
Body Parts                                            $3.99     iPad             Yes,      http://support.itprof.i   Clear visual diagrams of the human
                                                                                 Voice     n/bodyparts-2/            anatomy. Including the eye. Includes
                                                                                 Over                                quizzes. Handy resource for
                                                                                 text                                teachers & students
                                                                                 fields                              - Graphics not labeled for VoiceOver
                                                                                 only                                accessibility.


Cones and Rods                                        Free      iPhone, iPod     NA        http://www.iwillapps      Colour vision screening app. Also
                                                                Touch &          Yes,      .com/wordpress/?p         has simulation photos of a variety of
                                                                iPad             Voice     =123                      the most commonly occurring colour
                                                                                 Over                                blindness conditions
                                                                                 text
                                                                                 fields
                                                                                 only

iBraille                                              Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes,      http://www.zeegeeg        Vision needed to use app. Could be
                                                                Touch &          Voice     ames.com/                 used with families and students for
                                                                iPad             Over                                Braille awareness activities.
                                                                                 text                                English to Braille and Braille to
                                                                                 fields                              English conversion. Grade 1 braille.
                                                                                 only




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Bumps                                                 $1.19     iPhone, iPod     Yes,      http://izatt.com/        Vision needed to use app. Could be
                                                                Touch &          Voice                              used with families and students for
                                                                iPad             Over                               Braille awareness activities.
                                                                                 text                               Flashcards, wordplay and reference
                                                                                 fields                             cards. Grade 1 braille
                                                                                 only



Learn Braille Alphabet                                $2.49     iPhone, iPod     Yes,      http://learningsheep     Good vision needed for this app.
                                                                Touch &          Voice     .limewebs.com/           Could be used with families and
                                                                iPad             Over                               students for Braille awareness
                                                                                 text                               activities. Listen to the letter/number
                                                                                 fields                             press the correct Braille letter. Learn
                                                                                 only                               Braille Number also available for
                                                                                                                    $1.19 Grade 1 braille

Braille 123                                           Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes,      http://frogscode.co      Vision needed to use app. Could be
                                                                Touch &          Voice     m/Braille123.html        used with families and students for
                                                                iPad             Over                               Braille awareness activities. Grade 1
                                                                                 text                               braille
                                                                                 fields
                                                                                 only



Braille Driller                                       Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes,      http://user.gru.net/n    Vision needed to use app. Could be
                                                                Touch &          Voice     emesis/iphoneAppP        used with families and students for
                                                                iPad             Over      ages/                    Braille awareness activities. Voice
                                                                                 text                               Over echoes letter choices, but not
                                                                                 fields                             Braille visual arrangement in quiz.
                                                                                 only                               Letters and numbers covered.


Talking clock Digital                                 $2.49     iPhone, iPod     yes       http://alibalisoftware   Simple app announces time and
                                                                Touch &                    .com/                    date when tapped. Time and date
                                                                iPad                                                also displayed clearly in large print in
                                                                                                                    digital format



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Talking Clock Pro                                     Free      iPhone, iPod     yes       http://www.mindwar      Can change text and background
                                                                Touch &                    rior.biz/               colour. Robotic voice.
                                                                iPad




Talking Clock + Timer                                 $1.19     iPhone, iPod     yes       http://www.gamerpi      Can customize so app will speak
                                                                Touch &                    g.com/Site/Blank.ht     time at preset intervals. Assists
                                                                iPad                       ml                      students/teachers keep track of time.
                                                                                                                   Continues to work and announce
                                                                                                                   preset times or alarm while listening
                                                                                                                   to music or using other apps.


Jeanie the Talking Clock                              Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes       http://www.phing.co     Announces the time out loud at
                                                                Touch &                    m/listing/460435-       preset intervals options are 5,
                                                                iPad                       Jeanie-the-Talking-     10,15,20,30 or 60 minute intervals.
                                                                                           Clock-for-iPhone-       Customise preferences in the
                                                                                           iPod-Touch              settings. Large print digital display


Talking watch Lite                                    Free      iPhone, iPod     Zoom      http://www.enriques     Free version announces “you are
                                                                Touch &          yes,      antos.es/talkingcloc    using the free version, please buy
                                                                iPad             Voice     k/talking_support.ht    the full version” along with the time –
                                                                                 Over      ml                      quite annoying! Full version $1:19
                                                                                 no




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Is it dark outside?                                   Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes       http://malorny.net/     Simple app that tells you in large
                                                                Touch &                                            print if it’s dark outside or use
                                                                iPad                                               voiceover to hear if it’s dark outside.




Optical Illusions                                     Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes       http://sites.google.c   iPad version optimised for full screen
                                                                Touch &          No        om/site/susasoftx/H     viewing.
                                                                iPad             voiceO    ome/support
                                                                                 ver
                                                                                 access
                                                                                 for
                                                                                 graphi
                                                                                 cs
Optical Illusions                                     Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes       http://avaloid.com/ip   Interactive perception and optical
                                                                Touch &          No        ad-games                illusion quizzes. Requires good
                                                                iPad             voiceO                            vision.
                                                                                 ver
                                                                                 access
                                                                                 for
                                                                                 graphi
                                                                                 cs
Optical Illusions                                     Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes       http://icoder.ca/inde   300 optical illusions. Some very
                                                                Touch &          No        x.php?page=shop.b       complex.
                                                                iPad             voiceO    rowse&category_id       Not optimized for iPad, using the 2 X
                                                                                 ver       =28&option=com_vi       option in iPad to utilize whole screen
                                                                                 access    rtuemart&Itemid=53      results in some blurriness.
                                                                                 for
                                                                                 graphi
                                                                                 cs
Color ID                                              Free   iPhone, iPod        no        http://www.greengar     Tap app to launch – point iPhone
                                                      iPhone Touch                         .com/                   camera at object, hold for 3 seconds
                                                      only                                                         and colour will be spoken out loud.




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                                                      $1.99     iPad                        http://itunes.apple.c   Great for hand-eye coordination and
                                                                                            om/us/app/color-        creative fun. Use your finger as a
                                                                                            splash-for-             brush to "paint" sections of your
                                                                                            ipad/id374308914?       image black and white, or to bring
                                                                                            mt=8#                   back the original color. Zooming in
                                                                                                                    and out using the two-finger pinching
                                                                                            http://getsatisfactio   gesture allows you to work on details
                                                                                            n.com/colorsplash       with pixel-accuracy.



Auslan Tutor                                          Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes        http://www.ridbc.org    designed for families of young deaf
                                                                Touch &          Voice      .au/resources/ausla     children to assist them to learn Auslan
                                                                iPad             Over       n_tutor.asp?utm_so      and promote early communication.
                                                                                 only       urce=RIDBC_Websi        Over 500 signs are included, signs
                                                                                 for text   te&utm_medium=S         were chosen as those most needed by
                                                                                            hortURL&utm_cam         families in their interactions with,
                                                                                            paign=AuslanTutor       their young deaf children.
Auslan Tutor                                          $49.99    iPhone, iPod     Yes        http://www.ridbc.org    The RIDBC Auslan Tutor is only compatible
                                                                Touch            Voice      .au/resources/ausla     with the iPhone and iPod touch. ch sign has
                                                                                 Over       n_tutor.asp?utm_so      five corresponding entries which can be
                                                                                 only       urce=RIDBC_Websi        viewed on demand as often as necessary.
                                                                                                                    The five entries are:
                                                                                 for text   te&utm_medium=S
                                                                                                                    a photo of the handshape used to form the
                                                                                            hortURL&utm_cam         sign
                                                                                            paign=AuslanTutor       a video clip demonstrating the single sign
                                                                                                                    a video clip of the sign used in a phrase
                                                                                                                    a video clip of the phrase used in a sentence
                                                                                                                    a text note about Auslan grammar that is
                                                                                                                    pertinent to the sign, phrase, or sentence.
                                                                                                                    These notes have been included to help the
                                                                                                                    user gain a basic understanding of the

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                                                                                                                   grammatical structure of Auslan.



Baby Sign and Learn in Auslan                         Free      iPhone, iPod               http://babysignandle
                                                                Touch &                    arn.com/
                                                                iPad




Simon Says Memory Game                                Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes       http://casual-          By Huge Lawn software
                                                                Touch &          with      mobile.com/             Classic memory game. Visual and
                                                                iPad             Voice                             auditory.
                                                                                 Over                              May have an advertisement “tap and
                                                                                                                   win” at bottom of screen



Music Draw Free                                       Free      iPhone, iPod     NA        http://almarako.free.   No vision needed to play music
                                                                Touch &                    fr/musicdraw.html       using this great app. Visual effects.
                                                                iPad                                               Great for cause and effect, or more
                                                                                                                   sophisticated music compositions for
                                                                                                                   low vision or blind students.



Smule                                                 $1.19     iPad                       http://magicpiano.s     Play music. Multi touch enabling
                                                                                           mule.com/               chords to be played. Different
                                                                                                                   modes. In songbook mode Play
                                                                                                                   preloaded songs by following beams
                                                                                                                   of light - and set the difficulty level.
                                                                                                                   Customize keyboard layout. Use app
                                                                                                                   for Music, hand-eye coordination,
                                                                                                                   visual tracking, fun 




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A + Compass with Voice                                $1.19     iPhone &         Yes       http://www.gp-           Large print compass. Echoes
                                                                iPad with 3G     with      imports.com/             compass direction with or without
                                                                and Wi Fi        Voice                              using voiceOver.
                                                                                 Over




Vbookz                                                $4.99     iPhone, iPod     Not       http://vbookz.com/v      Ebook reader platform the includes
                                                                Touch &          fully     1/Home.html              search functions, text-to-speech,
                                                                iPad                                                magnification and contrast controls,
                                                                                                                    adjust reading rate. Use to read
                                                                                                                    ePub formats



                                                      Free      iPhone, iPod     Yes –     http://dictionary.refeapp delivers reference content from
                                                                Touch &          not       rence.com/mobilea     Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com.
                                                                iPad             well      pp                    NO INTERNET CONNECTION
                                                                                 though                          NEEDED includes nearly 2,000,000
                                                                                 often                           words, definitions, synonyms and
                                                                                 says                            antonyms. Features audio
                                                                                 “link”                          pronunciation, voice-to-text search
                                                                                 while                           Spelling suggestions. Phonetic and
                                                                                 readin                          audio pronunciation. Example
                                                                                 g.                              sentences. Presence of advertising
                                                                                                                 may distract some young users.
                                                      $3.99     iPad                       http://itunes.apple.c Take notes, record the audio of a
                                                                                           om/us/app/paperde lecture at the same time. While
                                                                                           sk/id367552067?mt playing the audio, tap a work and
                                                                                           =8                    PaperDesk will take you to the point
                                                                                           http://www.mypape in the recording when you typed that
Paper                             desk                                                     rdesk.com/            word. whiteboard mode allows you
                                                                                                                 to display the screen through the
                                                                                                                 external VGA connector
Splashtop Remote                                      $5.99                                http://support-       remote access app bringing your
                                                                                           remote.splashtop.co entire computer to your iPad,
                                                                                           m/home                featuring full video and audio
                                                                                           http://itunes.apple.c support! See your desktop, use your
                                                                                           om/us/app/splasht regular web browser with Flash and
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                                                                                           op-remote-desktop-      all of your bookmarks, watch movies,
                                                                                           for/id382509315?m       and access any application or file on
                                                                                           t=8                     your computer.
                                                                                                                   Use to create an “interactive
                                                                                                                   whiteboard” tutorial and video here
                                                                                                                   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=
                                                                                                                   wZuE_gsomnE&feature=player_embe
                                                                                                                   dded




Say text                                                                         yes       http://www.docsca       Scanning with OCR and text-to-
                                                                                           nnerapp.com/saytex      speech. Take photo of tex to have read
                                                                                           t/                      outloud. I’ve had poor results with
                                                                                                                   OCR accuracy using this app.
                                                      $1.19




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                                                      $1.19                                                    Possibility to define multiple special
                                                                                           http://itunes.apple.c
                                                                                           om/WebObjects/MZ    events that will be triggered when the
                                                                                           Store.woa/wa/view   timer is running.
                                                                                           Software?id=286567   Sounds, vibrations (if supported) and
                                                                                           378&mt=8&ign-       messages can be notified at any time
                                                                                           mpt=uo%3D6          thanks to a complex time scheduling
                                                                                                               system.
                                                                                                                Here are some events you'll be able
                                                                                                               to create (and combine) :
                                                                                                                  "Play a Gong sound 30 seconds
                                                                                                               before end"
                                                                                                                  "Every 10 seconds during 1 minute,
                                                                                                               produce a sound with an increasing
                                                                                                               pitch"
                                                                                                                  "Play a tic tac sound every seconds"
                                                                                                                  "Once One-half the time is elapsed,
Timer                                                                                                          play an iPod song and show a custom
                                                                                                               message on the screen"
                                                                                                                 "While in background, plays a
                                                                                                               Tibetan bell sound 4 times until 6PM"
apps for Communication, cause & effect, and           http://slpsharing.com/app-resources/ Blog by Eric Sailers and information about apps for
for students who have multiple access and             special education
learning needs                                        teachinglearnerswithmultipleneeds.blogspot.com/2009/06/ipod-touchiphone-app-round-up-
                                                      for-users.html
                                                      http://mobilelearning4specialneeds.wikispaces.com/Apps
                                                      http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/article/iphoneipad-apps-for-aac



Literacy & Education apps                             https://sites.google.com/a/eusd.org/eusd-iread/ipod-apps the iRead teachers have compiled a
Links for more information and reviewed app           great resource! A spreadsheet of educational apps categorized under subject and grade
lists                                                 level additional information, price and links are included
                                                      http://learninginhand.com mobile learning resources - podcasting, iPods, iPod touch, iPhone,
                                                      iPad
                                                      http://www.iear.org/ Education Apps Reviews
                                                      http://www.connsensebulletin.com/2010/05/apps-for-education/ list of apps for education
                                                      •http://momswithapps.com/ creators and reviewers of family-friendly apps, high-quality,
                                                      educational, interactive
                                                      http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/uncategorized/2010/09/educational-apps-and-

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                                                      resources-for-the-ipad-and-iphone/
                                                      http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/uncategorized/2010/11/apps-for-literacy-support/

                                                      http://www.ipadcurriculum.com/
                                                      http://en.softonic.com/phones/home-hobbies-ebooks ebook platforms reviewed, rated with
                                                      pros and cons listed.

Accessories for amplification, mounting,              http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/new-technologies/2011/01/iphone-and-ipod-
drawing and customizing access                        accessories-imaingox-and-pogo-sketch/
                                                      http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/new-technologies/2010/10/how-do-i-make-my-ipod-
                                                      accessible-for-students-with-disabilities-meet-the-new-ipod-switcher/



Customising accessibility features:                   http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4064
VoiceOver, zoom, white on Black, Mono                 Note: You can have Zoom or VoiceOver on, but not both at the same time. Zoom and VoiceOver
Audio, Speak Auto-text                                use the same gestures to perform different actions.
                                                      http://www.apple.com/accessibility/iphone/vision.html
                                                      Teachers may prefer to set VoiceOver on in the accessibility features using the “triple-click
                                                      Home” option. This allows you to easily turn Voiceover on and off by pressing the Home button 3
                                                      times quickly.

Tutorials                                             http://www.mediaaccess.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=597
                                                      http://soap.stanford.edu/show.php?contentid=97 video demonstrations including VoiceOver,
                                                      using iPhone 4 with Braille display
                                                      http://www.visionaustralia.org/info.aspx?page=2287 podcasts on using accessibility features on
                                                      Ipad, iPod , iPhone and Mac OS.
                                                      http://www.senderogroup.com/social_media/rss/podcast.htm podcasts on using accessible GPS
                                                      http://techaccessweekly.com/ podcasts about a variety of accessible technologies. IPhone,
                                                      iPhone apps, JAWS, screen reading software, NVDA, and other accessible software.

 *** All the information is current as of February 2011. Application availability and prices may change as companies upgrade or
 delete apps. There are many apps that are available in the USA – but not currently in Australia. If you read about an app you want
 to try, and you can’t find it in the app store, it may not be yet available in Australia (apps in the list above are available in Australia
 at the time of reviewing).
 Many of the magnification apps may be compatible with the new iPad2 due for release in late March, as the iPad 2 will have a front
 and rear camera. Considerations such as ability to hold the iPad2 steady while magnifying images and text may present difficulties

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for some users, strategies such as using portable stands may need to be investigated. I’m looking forward to trialling the new iPad2
for use as a portable magnification device.




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