Getting started with tecla-e

Giving individuals with physical disabilities the ability to communicate, control, and connect with the world.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (32 ratings)
2,005 students
1hr 1min of on-demand video

How to setup your tecla-e
Understand how tecla-e works
How to customize your tecla-e
How to use tecla-e with iOS devices
How to use tecla-e with Mac OS devices
How to use tecla-e with Android devices
How to use tecla-e with multiple devices


  • Having a tecla-e before beginning this course will be beneficial
  • Basic assistive technology knowledge
  • Familiarity with switch access and switch scanning tools


Learn about tecla-e, how to set it up, and how to use it to control multiple smart devices hands-free. tecla-e is compatible with iOS, Mac OS, Apple TV, Android, Alexa, Harmony, and smart home devices compatible with IFTTT. tecla-e is an assistive device. With it, users can access technology using the driving controls of their wheelchairs or ability switches.

Who this course is for:

  • tecla-e users
  • special education teachers
  • speech pathologists
  • assistive technology consultants
  • wheelchair technicians
  • caregivers
  • occupational therapists
  • physiotherapists
  • accessibility professionals


Tecla Komodo OpenLab
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 32 Reviews
  • 2,005 Students
  • 1 Course

Tecla's mission is to empower individuals with disabilities by providing equal access to technology. Our assistive technologies help individuals with mobility impairments access off-the-shelf smart devices that was previously inaccessible due to the barriers of using touch-based interfaces.

tecla-e is the latest generation of devices that provides hands-free access to multiple smart devices for individuals with severe upper-body impairments. Users can send and receive emails and text messages, browse the web, watch videos, launch and use apps, read books, change the TV channel or turn the heat up, make phone calls at any time using accessibility switches or the driving control of their wheelchairs they are familiar with. This device includes the ability to connect with smart home technology to provide users with more independence at home and access to the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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