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Equipment & Software




DakotaLink works with a variety of assistive technology vendors. We are South Dakota’s number one resource for new and used equipment. No matter the disability, DakotaLink can assist in finding a technology solution for any life limitation. 

For used equipment, please visit the DakotaLink equipment exchange and the South Dakota Equipment Recycle & Reuse Program at https://myatprogram.org/home/46.

Merlin elite Pro HD/OCR

Merlin elite Pro is a high performance desktop video magnifier (CCTV), featuring a Full HD 1080p camera and Full Page Text-to-Speech (OCR).

irisVision Inspire

IrisVision Inspire is a revolutionary assistive device designed to enhance independent living and facilitate virtual vision rehabilitation, all while staying connected to friends, family, doctors, and everyday activities.

OrCam MyEye

OrCam MyEye is a revolutionary voice activated device that attaches to virtually any glasses. It can instantly read to you text from a book, smartphone screen or any other surface, recognize faces, help you shop on your own, work more efficiently, and live a more independent life!

SureHands Ceiling Lifts

SureHands Home Mobility lifts and Homecare Ceiling Lifts allow for independent living. Power Patient Lift and Care Systems for people with reduced mobility.


Ergotron uses movement to remove constraints from how people create, collaborate and work with technology. With a focus on healthcare, education, general office and custom solutions, they rely on ergonomic principles and user-centered designs to build kinetic work environments that help people thrive.


Not being able to speak isn't the same as having nothing to say. Children, teens and adults who can't speak can use this Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app for ios as a daily communication tool and build language skills. From the first time someong opens the app, a few taps are all it takes to start talking to the world.



Whether you’re looking for low vision, reading and writing or memory and organization software, DakotaLink has you covered. Below is a list of our most popular software programs. 

ZoomText Fusion

ZoomText Fusion is the ultimate accessibility tool for individuals with any level of vision impairment. ZoomText Fusion provides the best of both worlds – ZoomText, with its screen magnification and visual enhancements for screen viewing ease, coupled with the power and speed of JAWS for screen reading functionality.

ZoomText Magnifier/Reader

ZoomText Magnifier/Reader is a fully integrated magnification and reading program tailored for low-vision users. Magnifier/Reader enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, echoes your typing and essential program activity, and automatically reads documents, web pages, and email.

Kurzweil 3000

Kurzweil 3000 is the comprehensive reading, writing and learning software solution for any struggling reader, including individuals with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, attention deficit disorder or those who are English Language Learners.


Read&Write is a literacy support tool that offers help with everyday tasks like reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments and proffing written work.

KNFB Reader

KNFB Reader is an award-winning mobile app for blind, low-vision, dyslexic, and other print-disabled users that converts text to speech or text to Braille.

Livescribe Echo 2 Smartpen

Capture what's important with an Echo 2 smartpen. Record everything you hear, say, and write, while adding your audio recordings to your notes. Quickly replay audio from your Echo 2 smartpen or mobile device with a simple tap on your handwritten notes. It's never been easier to take notes and stay organized.