Who is Tecla For?
Tecla is for anyone who can’t easily use a smartphone, tablet or computer. This includes those with limited upper-body mobility resulting from spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, ALS, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or stroke.
How does Tecla work?
Tecla allows an individual to interact with their iOS and Android devices or computers -- hands-free. This includes the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android smartphones and tablets. It works with all assistive switches on the market including buttons, sip-and-puff controllers, head arrays, joysticks and the driving controls of a wheelchair.
What does this mean for me?
This means you can use Tecla and your smart device literally anywhere you are. Use it from your wheelchair during the day, or from your bed at night. Tecla moves with you. Unlike other assistive devices that aren't portable, Tecla adapts to where you are.
What people are saying about Tecla
"My son, 16 years old with cerebral palsy, RANG ME for the first time ever, using an iPhone and Tecla Shield. Does anyone have tissues?"
– Tamara Hills, Australia
"Love, love, love the Tecla Shield! It is incredibly exciting for me to be able to read for the first time in thirteen years."
– Susan Dickinson, United States
"The tablet is literally the control center of my entire life. Apart from the obvious uses, I use my tablet for all home automation functions. Without it, I would not have the independence that I now enjoy.”
– Michael Ogg, United States
"The Tecla Shield DOS has indeed changed my life. I was looking for some time for a tool to control an iPad with a single button via scanning."
– Marc Duchi, Belgium
"I use the Tecla to control both my Macs to edit videos, run my business, communicate with people all over the world, play games and browse the Internet."
– Christopher Hills, Australia
“My confidence was built around the durability of the product. It has a large battery. And Tecla has thoroughly demonstrated that the product is sound."
– Todd Stabelfeldt, United States
Life changes in many ways
With Tecla, you can send and receive emails and text messages, browse the web, watch videos, launch and use apps, read books, change the TV channel or turn the heat up, make (or hang up) phone calls at any time, and enter commands using Siri. Basically, you can use your smart device to its fullest!
iOS or Android - take your pick
Tecla works with both iOS and Android devices, as well as computers. This means your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or any Android smartphone or tablet. With an iOS device, setup is easy - just pair your smart device to the Tecla. And with Android, download the free Tecla Access app from Google Play Store to get started. Maybe you’d prefer to use a computer? With Tecla, the freedom is yours to choose between a Mac, Windows or Linux computer. You’ll even have full control of the mouse pointer, too.
Wheelchair or switch control
Using an Environmental Control Unit, wheelchair users can switch anytime between driving their chair to controlling their smart device. Or, switch users can connect up to six switches to control their device. Tecla comes with multiple modes to best optimize the switch experience, depending on preference or physical hand mobility. And Tecla is compatible with single or dual switches ranging from light touch buttons to sip-and-puff switches.
Use Tecla from your wheelchair, desk and bed.
Full week of battery life with regular, continuous use.
Tecla is always connected and ready for use.
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