Access Bluetooth-enabled devices using ability switches or the driving controls on a powered wheelchair. In iOS, it is compatible with Apple's Switch Control and can also be used with VoiceOver and as a switch interface or switch-accessible apps.
Make and receive phone calls and text messages
Open and use compatible apps
Enter text and commands by voice
Browse the internet
And much more
For Switch Users
Even if using only one switch, access ALL the features available to switch users in a Tecla-enabled device. Tecla Shield DOS comes with modes optimized for users of one, two, and up to six switches.
For Wheelchair Users
Control of a Tecla-enabled device can be made available as an additional driving mode or AUX output using a wheelchair control box, allowing user to switch at any time between driving the chair or controlling the device.
Freedom of choice
Tecla Shield can also be used with Mac (OS X) or PC (Windows or Linux) using assistive software (additional switch access software for PC or Mac may be required). Allows full control of the mouse pointer (for users with access to five or more switches via the MouseKeys built-in feature in Mac or PC).
Access more than just a few apps
Allows exploring the Home screen and launch applications. Also navigate and interact with built-in apps on iOS or Android devices to take photographs, listen to music, browse the internet, make phone calls and watch videos.
Access on-screen keyboard to compose e-mails and messages or enter text whenever needed.
System-wide voice assistance
Ask Siri to email a friend, or the Google voice assistant to skip to the next song, it happens regardless of the number of switches used.
Works with iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone, or Android (best on Nexus or Pixel devices or Samsung devices with the Universal Switch accessibility feature
Fully customizable Android experience using Tecla App for Android
Six modes available, including 4-way joystick navigation
Integrated speed and mode configuration buttons
Use up to six switches or wheelchair driving controls
Connects via Bluetooth without a pairing code
Automatically connect to last paired device
20-foot connectivity range
Built-in, rechargeable battery which lasts over 90 hours with continuous use