This area deals with accessibility standard switches and compatible gaming equipment. Click on the images below for more details on each controller and from where you can purchase these from.
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From OneSwitch (UK).
Small boxed arcade push-buttons for switch use.
An accessibility switch operated with sound.
Latch box for accessibility switches. Battery or USB powered.
3x large round switches.
3x small round switches.
4x finger buttons (not light pressure).
2x Triggers (for XAC).
Velcro mats, cable tidies and Xbox stickers.
Bite swithes may need to be rewired to a 3.5mm plug. They typically require a strong bite and can be tiring.
Off the shelf soutions for mounting switches into the ideal position.
Electromyography muscle switches.
From Ablenet (USA)
Zero pressure. Move within 10mm of the sensor to activate.
From Origin Instruments (USA)
Sip (and) puff tube with versions with 3.5mm plugs or USB connection.
A range of virtual switches can take advantage of computer technology.
Camera switches: Map out an area in space, and if something passes through it or moves it, it triggers a switch event, such as a left-click.
Dwell switches: Hover over an area with a mouse pointer for a pre-set legth of time to click, or bring up a contextual menu.
Sound switches: Make a sound to activate a switch. Apple iOS15 onwards has this in-built.
May need a 2.5mm socket/3.5mm plug adapter. From: Conceptus Camera Switches (France, Germany, USA)
Build your own accessibility switches.
There are a mind boggling array of accessibility switches, sensors available. A 3.5mm jack-plug connection is the standard.
Switch suppliers include: OneSwitch.org.uk (see below), Dad in a Shed (UK), Inclusive Technology (UK), Logitech (Int) Pretorian (UK), Smile Smart Tech (UK - and supply Softytop covers), War Fighter Engaged (USA) and Able-Net (USA).