in 1979 by Gerald and Catherine Swerdlick, Electronic Vision Access Solutions
is a family run, privately held corporation, located in Westerly, Rhode
Island. EVAS specializes in the design and manufacture of Computer Access
Solutions for people who are visually, physically, hearing or learning
disabled. By developing the unique process of combining Assistive Technology,
application software and computers, EVAS was a pioneer in the hi-tech
world of Accessible Plug & Play Systems. EVAS has assisted in the
development of speech synthesizers, large print software, CCTVs and other
Assistive Technology and markets these products throughout the United States.
one of its primary objectives, EVAS searches out, evaluates and acquires
new and innovative Assistive Technology. It has created close working relationships
with dozens of industry leaders worldwide and proudly distributes the
Access Solutions manufactured by over fifty independent companies. This
approach places EVAS in a strong position to design, integrate and support
Accessible Computer Systems that meet the diverse needs of its Customers.
[[ DISPLAY " " + datefrom('10/15/1979','years') + " " /DISPLAY ]] years of experience as both a user and a provider of Assistive Technology Solutions, C.E.O., Jerry Swerdlick, has implemented a mission
charter with the end-user specifically in mind. Its goal is to assist
people with disabilities, by creating customized, easy-to-use Plug &
Play Accessible Computer Systems. EVAS Assistive Technology Solutions are
tools that can be used to gain independence - an independence, which can
open the doors to further education or employment
opportunities and a better quality of life.
monitors and controls the manufacturing of its baseline computer systems,
thus avoiding the incompatibilities that can occur when off-the-shelf
systems are used. EVAS Dell Xtra Series Systems are manufactured using
industry leading high-quality components and are UL-rated, FCC-approved
and EPA Energy Star-compliant.
Dell Xtra Series Computers are fully functioning plug & play systems
that run right out of the box with all Assistive Technology, application
software and peripherals installed and configured.
senior staff, with over sixty years of experience in microcomputers, programming,
Assistive Technology and their inter-relationships, has been drawn from both
the academic and corporate worlds. Its qualified staff stands ready to
assist in all aspects of the design and support of Assistive Technology Solutions.
EVAS System Engineers are Dell, Microsoftt, HP and A+ certified.
has a long history of fulfilling the needs of individuals, businesses
and state and federal agencies for Accessible Computer Systems. Its staff
of experienced consultants can design a total solution, creating fully
integrated accessible computer systems that meet the needs of people who
are visually, physically, hearing or learning disabled.
created the e-Source Website to provide easy access to information about
the Company and its products, support and services. The website also offers
access to EVAS web based application programs that can be used to evaluate,
manage and purchase Assistive Technology Solutions. EVAS e-Source interactive
web-based application programs are on the cutting edge of today's digital
information and electronic commerce revolution. The e-Plan and e-Consult
programs, two of the power tools on EVAS website, can be used by State
or Federal Agencies, Rehab Engineers or Consultants to plan and purchase
computer access solutions for consumers with disabilities. Individuals
can use EVAS e-Select to configure and purchase computer Assistive Technology
Solutions, while e-Price can be used to search through all EVAS products
and services, and review their specifications and pricing.
EVAS Dell Xtra Series systems fulfill the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and meet the standards set forth in Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. EVAS has been designated as an ADA Contractor by the GSA and it's Plug & Play Solutions are also recommended by the National Federation of the Blind.