|Testimonials from TetraMouse users are unsolicited and placed on this page with their permission.
Comments in italics are by TetraMouse or were suggested by the users or their caregivers.
David from Alabama writes:
I wanted to thank you for your terrific product, the TetraMouse. This device has literally changed my life and given me a degree of freedom and independence previously unattainable. For the first time since I was injured 33 years ago (total quadriplegia as result of a diving accident when I was 16 years old) I am no longer shut off from the rest of the world when I am in bed. It used to be that laying down meant being vulnerable and isolated, but now that is no longer the case. Using the TetraMouse along with voice-recognition software has allowed me to live alone for the last 4 1/2 years, work and support myself, and feel safe and secure at night. This is something I would not be able to do without this product, so this has been a blessing not only to me, but also to my family, which were previously fearful of leaving me alone (especially my 76-year-old mother!). By utilizing a TV tuner card in my computer and Internet access, the TetraMouse allows me to be entertained as well as work from my bed -- a place where we all spend at least 1/3 of our lives. In fact, I'm using this product now to write you at 5 AM! Again, thank you for your efforts in developing this transforming technology.You will never know all that it has meant to me. You can be certain I will tell others.
Jay in Texas writes:
I just wanted to tell you again how much I love my TetraMouse. I am able to
do things I haven’t been able to do in years. I’m playing Solitaire
and other card games. I’m also able to play more advanced games like World
of Warcraft and Guild Wars. I can also type on my on-screen keyboard better
than I could before with my track ball. I’ve really increased my speed
in using my joysticks than when I first got it. My birthday is coming up this
month and I’ve asked for some other games I couldn’t do before such
as board/puzzle games and Hoyle Texas Hold Em. I have my eye on a game called
Lineage II, also. I just can’t express my gratitude to you enough for
such a great product. It has really improved my life!!!
Owen T. in Alaska writes:
Hello! I'm writing this using the TetraMouse and Click-N-Type keyboard. I lost
the ability to use a trackball mouse 6 years ago. We could not find any device
that would allow me independent use of my computer, until now. My mother found
out about the TetraMouse in Quest magazine (I have Muscular Dystrophy, at age
35 that makes me require assistance for everything) so we decided to try it.
I was skeptical because of our previous lack of success. I have a hospital table
that I use for reading that is perfect for the TetraMouse, initial setup was
easy. It took me less than five minutes to learn the controls (without reading
the instructions). I soon started surfing my favorite web sites and checking
my e-mail (daily). I was happiest when I played my first solo computer game
in 6 years. RTS (Real-Time Strategy) games can be played with no problem.
I installed the Click-N-Type keyboard and sent some e-mail to relatives.
The TetraMouse is an amazing piece of technology! I absolutely love it! I have
my computer organized the way I want. I like the scroll feature, it helps moving
through web pages. Reading my news web sites (and shopping online) is very nice.
I am going to recommend the TetraMouse to my local help organizations. You may
use my name for advertising, I will recommend the TetraMouse to anyone looking
for a simple solution to computer independence. The word needs to get out! I
can't thank you enough, It means a lot to have independent control over something.
I hope more people get to experience the TetraMouse.
Tracey in New York writes:
I want you to know that this is the most amazing product I have ever seen. My
son Michael has had this since Xmas. He is already typing, bowling and playing
all kinds of games on it. He has been on this mouse for ever and we have a hard
time getting him off it for bed. I will pass this information on to everyone I
know who cannot use a regular mouse. You will never know how happy you have made
a young man with this mouse. The independence you gave him just sends him soaring.
Thank you for all that you have done for him.
Tracey P. of NY.
Rod Guthrie writes:
My career has been fine arts, product design, and manufacturing. About five
years ago I was diagnosed with a serious neurological disease that affects my
hands and arms. I knew at some point I was going to have to investigate a new
way of continuing my design work and my livelihood on the computer. Until recently,
I had not heard of TetraMouse and by chance found their web site. During this
period of search for a unit best suited for my work, I tried several programs
and systems. A prerequisite was certainly that they must be able to be compatible
with various graphics and drawing programs like Corel, Photoshop and AutoCAD.
For me, speed and accuracy are what it’s all about when it comes to drawing.
And this takes some practice. I have been using TetraMouse now for close to one year. It is absolutely the
best in so many ways. First thing that comes to mind is communication with the
manufacturer. If you have any problems or questions in the operation, a warm
body is always there and will spend time with you. Moreover they are always
open to suggestions that might make the product better. The company also has
a strong philosophy of not overcharging but still making a profit on their phenomenal
product.One last thought; if you have used your arms and hands your whole life the
TetraMouse does take a little bit of getting used to using your lips or movement
of your head. My family all uses a conventional mouse at their computers and
they often remark how I can navigate just about as fast as they can. Keep up the good work!
Note: I was sad to be informed that Rod passed
away on June 19, 2006. He passed peacefully. Rod was one of my first customers
and his feedback on my earlier TetraMouse models helped me greatly in developing
several improvements to my product. Although we only talked by email and telephone
from opposite ends of the country, I will never forget Rod and I'm sure everyone
who knew him would say the same. Thank you, Rod.
Kim in California writes:
I said I would review you on my journal (see link below), and I finally finally did. Thank you so much for being patient with me, and for making such an excellent product. I love my TetraMouse so much, I don't know what I would do without it! It is the best! Thank you so much!
Read more from Kim here: http://theamyrlin.livejournal.com/390498.html
IPAT-Interagency Program For Assistive Technology, North Dakota review:
Karen in California writes:
I just want to thank you again for sending me the new tetramouse so quickly. I received it two days after I talked with you on the phone! I can't thank you enough. I think I let you know that I have MS and my hand is not working very well. It's been a lifesaver for me as I am on it for quite a few hours. I pray God blesses you for your kindness to me. You absolutely stand behind your product!