Assistive, Inclusive & Learning Technologies
by Turning Point Technology
Turning Point, PO Box 310945, New Braunfels, TX 78131-0945, USA
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Honeybee Proximity Switch

Responds/Activates at an adjustable distance to hand, etc with an audible cue
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The HoneyBee senses the proximity of a hand, finger, head or nearly any object. To activate the HoneyBee, the user places his or her hand, head or other body part over the sensing window. An audible tone is heard when activation has occurred.

It can be plugged into any communication device, adapted toy or computer interface that has a standard 1/8" jack.

Adjustable Sensing Range

Can be adjusted for any of four distances

  • 6 inches
  • 2 inches
  • 1 inch
  • Touch (User must physically contact the sensor window)

The HoneyBee proximity switch is powered by a CR2032 coin cell battery, readily available from many retail stores. Under normal use, and depending on the range setting, expected battery life varies from several months to several years.

Size: 3" x 1 ½" x ½"

Available fall of 2016.
Honeybee Proximity Switch

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