Having trouble identifying the right chord and/or lining up the chord to the port? Looking for additional tactile markers for critical keyboard keys? Want to mark the buttons on your headphones? Having trouble physically opening the lid on your laptop? This innovative adaptive kit is a flexible set of tactile tools that have been designed to improve the usability and accessibility of tech devices. Created by Microsoft specifically for Surface laptops, these tactile markers can also be used on any device.
Surface Adaptive Kit
The $15 kit comes with:
Bump Labels: 4 shapes and colors with a total of 16 labels
- Used to identify buttons, keys, ports, chords, etc.
Keycap Labels: 8 labels with lines, 3 arrows, and 1 circle
- Used to identify specific keyboard keys
Port Labels: 5 pairs each a different color and texture
- Each pair has a long piece that can be wrapped around the chord and a small matching piece that can mark the desired port.
- Used to help identify and match cables and ports to your device.
Opener Support: 2 pieces for two different methods of opening the laptop
- Used to assist opening the laptop lid (for users with physical disabilities)
- One piece has a loop that is attached to hang off the edge of the lid
- Second piece has an option where a lanyard or wrist strap can be threaded through and used to pull open the lid
- Surface Adaptive Kit Guide (Guide on how to use the kit)
- Purchase the Suface Adaptive Kit from Microsoft here
- Review of Suface Adaptive Kit by Windows Central