Talking OxiMeter is now available in India

Due to unprecedented Carona Virus (COVID-19) situation, one of the gadgets that one should have is an OxiMeter to track oxygen levels. Are those OxiMeters available in the market accessible to people with vision impairment? Not really, then how would they be able to monitor their oxygen levels independently?

Good news! Saketek Foundation has just launched Talking Pulse OxiMeter available at INR 2,800/-. By the way, SakTek, a few months back launched their market place to deliver assistive technologies to dorr step of people with disabilities (mostly for people with vision impairment though).

About Talking Pulse Oximeter

Portable pulse oximeter

This pulse oximeter is a special product, that can measure your blood oxygen saturation(% SpO2) and your pulse rate. It can indicate the measurement readings by electronic real person voice, which is more convenient for people who have a vision problem. If you have good eyesight, it will benefit eye protection. Thoughtful functions & Simple operationThe operation of this oximeter is simple. There will be a beep when the measured data displays on the screen. The pulse oximeter will speak out the current measured value when long-pressing the Power Switch.Low power consumption. When no signal or low signal is detected, the pulse oximeter will power off automatically in 8 seconds. The pulse oximeter will beep three times when the low power indicator appears.

Appreciate great efforts by SakTek for bringing accessible solutions to people with vision impairment. Stay safe!

Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Srinivasu Chakravarthula is an accessibility evangelist for 12+ years. Accessibility is not just his profession but something that is very close to his heart. Srinivasu believes that technology plays an important role to make lives of people with disabilities independent. Srinivasu is recipient of Yahoo! Ratna and NCPEDP MphasiS Universal Design Award. Srinivasu is Certified Web Accessibility Specialist by International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP). Srinivasu is also an individual Professional member of IAAP. Visit his personal website to learn more.

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