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Staff of the St. Petersburg state library for the blind and visually impaired people demonstrating the electronic magnifier during the interactive program Tactile Library

Magnifiers are magnification devices designed to fit in one’s hand or pocket for optimal portability or ease of use. The compact design of Handheld Magnifiers make them viewing text and graphics for people who have low vision.


The Humanware Explore 5 is the handheld electronic magnifiers for people with vision disabilities. Featuring an HD camera, ergonomic stand, 5” screen and a foldable handle, with magnification from 2x to 22x and a number of color modes.