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Velotype PRO keyboard
|The Velotype keyboard is an orthographic chord keyboard. This means that several keys are pressed simultaneously, creating whole syllables or words at once.|
Unique selling points:
- Very light attack! Only 15 grams per test.
- Low noise production.
- Completely constructed from modern, state-of-the-art parts.
- Reliable and robust.
- Logical printing on the keys.
- No installation of driver software: Plug & Play.Works directly on any computer.
- Available for all Operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad, Android, …)
- Switch quickly between languages.
- Multi-function display.
- Integrated mouse pad.
- Non-slip under keyboard.
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|Price||€ 1500||€ 25 – 200||€ 5000 – 10000||€ 500|
Keys: Anthracite with white print
W x L x H: 37 x 23 x 4 cm.
W x L: 7 x 4 cm.
Built-in touchpad for mouse control.
Standard USB, type B
Power supply / consumption
Power supply from USB.
Power consumption with display backlight ON: 120 mA
Current consumption with display backlight OFF: 20 mA
Available menu languages
Dutch, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Swedish
Available Velotype languages
Dutch, Dutch Pro, English, English Pro, Chinese (Pinyin import), Danish, German, Finnish, French, Greek, Italian, Croatian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Czech, Turkish, Swedish
Available keyboard layouts
US English, US International, UK Extended, Dutch, French, German, Swedish + Sami, Norwegian, Greek (Polytoon), Greek (Polytoon iPad), Bulgarian (Phonetic Traditional), Czech qwertz, British (Mac OS- X)
You can buy the Velotype keyboard:
The price of the keyboard is € 1550 euro (€ 1875.50 incl. VAT if applicable).
Student price: € 1500 euros (€ 1815 incl. VAT if applicable).
|The Velotype Academy is interactive learning software to learn how to use the Velotype keyboard. All keys and key combinations are learned step by step in a logical and visual way. The software analyzes the typist’s progress and provides additional support in practice where necessary.|
After learning tests and combinations, compound words are practiced in a playful way.
And finally the sentences are discussed.
The Velotype Academy comes free with the Velotype keyboard and can be downloaded here.
And you can immediately train with the languages installed in the keyboard.
The software is available for Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh and Linux.
The Velotype keyboard is of course suitable for all applications where text has to be produced. But it is especially useful if this has to be done at a high (er) speed, as error-free as possible and for a longer period of time.
Since the time the Velotype has been on the market, it has proven to be extremely suitable for a number of important professional applications.
Live subtitles for television
Mainly in the Netherlands and Sweden tv stations have been subtitling live programs with Velotype since 1987.
From 2005 to 2007 the Dutch commercial channel Talpa subtitled almost 100% via the company Invision.
Since 2008, the company has been subtitling P2P Subtitling with Velotype for SBS6, Veronica, Net 5 and TV Drenthe.
Speech to text interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing on location
A new profession has existed for a number of years: the speech to text interpreter. The interpreter interprets for deaf and hard of hearing people in all possible situations. In which a subdivision has been made into living environment, education and work.
The training to become a speech to text interpreter takes place through the AD Text Interpreter at the Hogeschool Utrecht.
Speech to text at international conferences
The Velotype keyboard has been widely used at international conferences for many years. One of the organizations that uses this service is the European Disability Forum (EDF).