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Featured Article: Video magnifiers / CCTV

A stand mounted video magnifier.

According to the American Foundation for the Blind, a video magnifier, or closed-circuit television (CCTV) system uses a stand-mounted or handheld video camera to project a magnified image onto a video monitor, a television (TV) screen, or a computer monitor.

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