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Micro-Speak Plus now available

Micro-Speak Plus is a brand new digital voice recorder that combines smart design with ease of use and high quality performance. is packed with useful features including specifically designed software that provides spoken prompts and beeps to assist blind and low-vision users
Record instantly with the press of a button and playback immediately via the built-in speaker. High Definition recordings in uncompressed WAV format ensure impressive results for unlimited speaking and listening activities.

Ideal for verbal note-taking great for Podcasts


FEATURES, (Special Audio Prompt Version):

  • Easy to use and simple navigation
  • Includes specifically designed software to provide spoken prompts and beeps to assist blind and low-vision users, including battery level, recording and file deletion.
  • Voice recording via a built-in microphone
  • Recording Format: High definition WAV, 192kbps, 48kHz sample rate
  • High quality audio playback via a built-in speaker
  • 3.5mm earphone socket for personal listening
  • Large tactile function buttons. Record, Play/Pause, Next, Previous and Volume Control
  • LCD display, (Note:The back light is deactivated. This version is for low vision users only)
  • Support for playback of MP3 and WAV audio formats
  • Mini USB Port for audio file downloads and uploads via a PC and Mac
  • Rechargeable Battery. Recharge using Micro USB Port
  • Built-in memory. 4GB providing 48 hours of high quality recording time
  • Approximate size 105 × 60 x 25mm
  • Model No: MIC-4GB-APG
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Training Services


Aspire offers training in a wide range of mainstream and assistive software packages tailored to the needs of the individual client from beginner to advanced level.

Before delivering training we will always liaise with the client in order to establish what computer system, software and access technology they are using if we have not supplied it and their current level of knowledge of the product and what they wish to gain from the training.

Training is provided for all the products we supply.                                                               We provide 1 to 1 and group training.

We also provide training on how to make the most out of Microsoft Office, Windows software,       e-mail and the Internet in conjunction with a screen access package.

Visual impairment awareness training is also available.

Aspire holds awards for:

Dolphin v11.50 Approved Trainer
RNIB BTCS Accredited Jaws Trainer
GW Micro Certificate of Competence for


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Aspire Consultancy Urgent Announcement

It has come to our attention that word is going round that Aspire consultancy has seized trading. This is not true we are still open for business and trading as normal. Hope we see you all at Sunderland
6th November.
Wear Vision.
Stadium of Light

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New product Pebble HD 4.3Inch

Pebble HD 4.3Inch
The Only HD Hand-Held Magnifier You’ll Ever Need!

HD • Lightweight • Portable
Pebble HD boasts a new HD camera providing a crisp, clear, colorful, high definition picture. A new ergonomic lightweight compact design makes it the perfect companion whether at home or on the go. Carry Pebble HD in your purse, pocket, or clip it on your belt with the included carrying case.
The only time you’ll know it’s there is when you need it!
• All New HD camera with 4.3″ LCD
• Adjustable magnification from 1.25x to 13.5x
• Easy-to-use large tactile buttons in two color choices
• Adjustable brightness with lights on/off feature
• 28 available color select modes
• Real time clock and calendar
• Audible feedback
• Weighs only 7.2 ounces
• Carrying case included
• Multi-purpose handle allows usage in various positions (PTO)
• Rechargeable battery with up to 3 hours of continuous use
• Freeze frame with image save capability and PC download
Pebble HD takes everything users loved about the original Pebble, and made it even better with a new high definition camera and an innovative light-weight ergonomic design. The colorful 4.3” HD display provides uncompromised power and clarity, giving consumers a vibrant, bold image with fully adjustable magnification between 1.25x – 13.5x. Weighing less than 8 ounces, and thin enough to slide into a pocket, Pebble HD is the perfect companion. The re-imagined Pebble is the definitive hand-held electronic magnifier with a new lightweight, ergonomic design that allows for absolute portability; you only know it’s there when you need it. Offering convenience with mobility, Pebble HD is a multi-purpose, fully adjustable low vision solution that gives visually impaired users the ability to instantly read mail, write checks, or examine items simply and effectively. No more squinting and no more hassle switching between glass lenses or awkward, bulky contraptions; the Pebble HD’s compact size and strength lets visually impaired consumers keep their independence with reliable magnification that is readily available.
Complete with a clock and calendar, a multi-purpose fold out handle, longer battery life, and audible feedback, Pebble HD is the ultimate portable low vision solution.

Aspire Consultancy
Tel ; 01904 762788
[email protected]

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eMAG 43

Professional Low Vision – Especially designed for low vision users with large buttons for easy use!

The perfect reading aid for home and on the go – powerful, lightweight, compact and mobile! The eMag 43 with its folding handle at first glance looks like a traditional magnifying glass, but offers much more and is very easy to operate. Providing all of the functions of its little brother eMag 35, the eMag 43 has a larger display and remains so unobtrusive that it easily slips into a pocket or hand bag as the perfect companion wherever you go.

ASPIRE CONSULTANCY highly recommends the eMag 43, especially if the user is a big reader and a bit of a “technophobe”. The handle gives the user a full view of the screen (no hands or fingers blocking) freeing the other hand. Its large buttons are self-explanatory for any age. The eMag 43 is what we regard as the best electronic magnifier on the market.

Convenient handle
Instant use: the eMag 43 can either be held in a hand with the handle extended or positioned directly over an object when the handle is folded under the unit and acts as a spacer. The autofocus accommodates an object distance between 13 and 76 mm.

All functions at the touch of a button
Each of the video magnifier’s functions can be controlled by an easily accessible coloured button. Turning the unit on, adjusting to the necessary magnification (2 to 14x), the viewing mode (full colour and 4 additional contrast enhancing viewing options are available) and the snapshot function are all operated by convenient separate function buttons.

Rechargeable or disposable batteries
The automatic turn-off function conserves the included rechargeable batteries. They can also be exchanged with standard disposable batteries which facilitates using it on the go and increasing independence. Furthermore the eMag 43 can also be operated while it is being charged.


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Aspire adds new product to its catalogue

Let the Alto 2 mobile read to you with its built-in talking features. On-screen information is spoken and you’ll also hear key presses. Scroll through your contact list and hear names read out, open a text message and Alto 2 will read it to you. Writing text messages is just as easy as each letter is read aloud.

Hit the right button every time with the well designed colour coded buttons, large, well spaced number keypad and simple menus. Its bright case makes the Alto 2 standout and easily spotted. Available in blue, orange or dark grey.

Product details
•choose either a male or female voice
•incoming calls announce names stored in the phonebook
•adjust the speech speed between 85 and 120 per cent
•compatible for use with hearing aids with a rating of M3/T3
•supplied with desk stand for easy recharging

Phone features
•store up to 200 contacts in the phonebook
•built-in hands free speakerphone
•alarm clock
•emergency call feature. Programme up to three emergency numbers. Press and hold the emergency button the phone will automatically begin dialling each number in turn until a call is answered.

Font sizes
•typed numbers displayed in 24 point font (6mm)
•text messages displayed in 12 point font (3mm)
•black number keypad buttons with white numbers in 20 point font (5mm)

Technical specifications
•choice of Nuance RealSpeak English voices – Daniel and Serena
•English and five other languages built-in: French, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian
•three ring tones and vibration alert
•quad band GSM mobile phone enabling worldwide use
•battery standby time up to 10 days and talk time up to 5 hours
•supplied with desk stand, T-mobile SIM card, mains charger and handsfree earpiece.

Dimensions: Height:2cm (0.79″) Width:5.2cm (2.05″) Depth:10cm (3.94″)
cotact Aspire for price of product

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Training Services

Training Services
Aspire offers bespoke training in a range of mainstream and assistive software packages.

Before delivering training we will always liaise with the client in order to establish what computer system, software and access technology they are using if we have not supplied it, their level of knowledge of the product, and what they wish to gain from the training.
Product Training
Training is provided for the following:

•Open Book
•Kurzwel 1000
•Braille Note Takers
•Microsoft Word
•Microsoft Outlook Express
•The Internet

Aspire also offers training over the Internet using Skype. Please contact us for details of costs.

Dolphin Approved
Aspire is a Dolphin trained and approved trainer.

Assessment and Training Rates
Corporate clients

•Half day = £295.00 (3 hours)
•Full day = £395.00 (6 hours)
Prices exclude VAT. No charge is made for travel etc.

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refurbished braill lite milenium 40

your chance to own a refurbished braill lite milenium 40 for only £750 or best offer. please contact Aspire at [email protected] if interested