Switch - Impulse Bluetooth Switch

SKU: 2377
Availability: Available for Short Term Loan
Original Purchase Price: $2,240.00
Manufacturer: AbleNet, Inc.
Rental Terms: $9 maintenance fee for 30 days
This device may help those who have very limited mobility or manual dexterity and cannot use speech recognition or ordinary switch access, by providing a muscle controlled switch access to a computer via bluetooth.

 Impulse's software then processes the activity as a traditional switch "click". Pairing the Impulse with popular accessibility programs such as EZ-Keys allows users to fully control their computer with the smallest of muscle activity.

The Impulse is "an EMG (Electromyography) sensing electrode that senses tiny muscle contractions". It uses Bluetooth wireless connectivity that can work up to 30 feet (10 M) from the computer.

It means that via a small muscle movement when working with onscreen augmentative communication software or switch scanning applications both speech and control of computer applications is possible.