This area deals with accessibility standard switches and compatible gaming equipment. Click on the images below for more details on each controller and from where you can purchase these from.
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From OneSwitch (UK).
Small boxed arcade push-buttons for switch use.
Latch box for accessibility switches. Battery or USB powered.
An accessibility switch operated with sound.
From Ablenet (USA)
Zero pressure. Move within 10mm of the sensor to activate.
There are a mind boggling array of accessibility switches, sensors available. I recommend 3.5mm plug switches for general use.
Switch suppliers include: OneSwitch.org.uk (see below), Dad in a Shed (UK), Inclusive Technology (UK), Pretorian (UK), Smile Smart Tech (UK - and supply Softytop covers), War Fighter Engaged (USA) and Able-Net (USA).
From Origin Instruments (USA)
Sip (and) puff tube with versions with 3.5mm plugs or USB connection.
A range of virtual switches can take advantage of computer technology.
Camera switches: Map out an area in space, and if something passes through it or moves it, it triggers a switch event, such as a left-click.
Dwell switches: Hover over an area with a mouse pointer for a pre-set legth of time to click, or bring up a contextual menu.
Bite swithes may need to be rewired to a 3.5mm plug. They typically require a strong bite and can be tiring.
Second hand you may be lucky enough to find a Toby Churchill Eye Blink switch.
May need a 2.5mm socket/3.5mm plug adapter. From: Conceptus Camera Switches (France, Germany, USA)
Off the shelf soutions for mounting switches into the ideal position.
Build your own accessibility switches.
HELP! It can take time, money, and effort to find the best solutions. Get in touch for more help.