5820--Video Magnification Devices


Subject: 5820--Video Magnification Devices
Solicitation Number: 36C10G23Q0049
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 334220
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 09-18-23
Response Due: 10-03-23

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Michelle Bailey This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (202) 632-5417
Office Address: FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22408
Place of Performance: Throughout the US

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DESCRIPTION NOTICE OF ACTION: This is a Sources Sought for the Synopsis for Video Magnification Devices (Text to Speech and Portable Small, Medium & Large). The Department of Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is seeking a better understanding of the market capability for the proposed commodity noted above. The purpose of this Sources Sought is to obtain information on the capability of contractors to provide Video Magnification Devices (Text to Speech and Portable Small, Medium & Large) manufactured/distributed by a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). This Sources Sought allows potential contractors to submit documentation demonstrating their capabilities and information that will allow the Government to refine its potential course of action. The Sources Sought effort is intended to assess available sources of supplies, suppliers capabilities, and solicit feedback for acquisition planning purposes. The Strategic Acquisition Center (SAC) is requesting response from qualified suppliers and/or businesses concerns. BACKGROUND: The Veterans Health Administration s (VHA) Prosthetics Sensory Aids Service (PSAS) has identified Video Magnification Devices as a uniform preferred product for continued potential consolidated contracting. The purpose of consolidated contracting is to obtain user uniformity and quality products at competitive prices. Draft of Minimum Technical Requirements (MTRs): Video Magnification Devices must meet all the minimum technical requirements. Minimum Technical Requirements (MTRs): Video Magnification Devices must meet all the minimum technical requirements. The MTRs include: VIDEO MAGNIFIERS WITH ENHANCED FEATURES TEXT TO SPEECH: MINIMUM SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS ITEM FEATURE DETAILS Text to Speech Desktop Video Magnifier MONITOR MONITOR INCLUDED YES MONITOR SIZE 22" - 26" ADJUSTABLE MONITOR POSITIONING To include Up/down, left/right, and tilt YES SCREEN DISPLAY LCD RESPONSE RATE 15ms (or less) RESOLUTION 1080p (or greater) CONTRAST RATIO 1,000:1 (or greater) COLOR DEPTH 24 bit or greater HD OR LCD or HD LCD HD CAMERA FEATURES MINIMUM MAGNIFICATION 2.5x or less MAXIMUM MAGNIFICATION 36x or higher RESOLUTION 1080p (or greater) REFRESH RATE 60fps (or greater) WORKING DISTANCE, MEASURED IN INCHES, BETWEEN WORK SURFACE AND CAMERA HOUSING 7" (or greater) AUTO FOCUS YES ENHANCED FEATURES OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION (OCR) YES FULL PAGE TEXT TO SPEECH YES ABLE TO USE DEVICE WITH HEADPHONES (3.5mm audio jack) YES BUILT IN SPEAKERS YES MALE AND FEMALE READING VOICE OPTIONS YES NUMBER OF STEPS TO SWITCH BETWEEN LIVE MAGNIFICATION MODE TO PAGE READ ALOUD WITH TEXT TO SPEECH 3 steps or less CONTROL FEATURES ON/OFF SWITCH YES MAGNIFICATION CONTROL YES TRUE COLOR YES COLOR SELECT MODE YES REVERSE POLARITY YES VOLUME CONTROL YES SPEECH RATE YES CONTROLS ARE HIGH CONTRAST AND/OR ABLE TO BE TACTUALLY DISCRIMINATED YES X-Y TRAY INCLUDED WITH TENSION ADJUSTERS AND LOCK YES *CONTROLS MAY INCLUDE AN ASSORTMENT OF PUSH BUTTONS, WHEELS, SLIDERS, AND TOUCHSCREEN SERVICES IN HOME DELIVERY, SETUP & BRIEF ORIENTATION OF DEVICE YES PACKAGING & PICKUP OF DEVICE FOR RETURN YES LIVE TECHNICAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE YES WARRANTY # OF YEARS & WILL INCLUDE PARTS, BATTERY, LABOR, SHIPPING 2 yrs. minimum WHILE UNDER WARRANTY, WILL PROVIDE REPLACEMENT TO CUSTOMER WITHIN __ BUSINESS DAYS OF RECEIPT OF DEVICE 5 business days PORTABLE VIDEO MAGNIFIERS: MINIMUM SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS ITEM FEATURE DETAILS SMALL MEDIUM LARGE MONITOR MONITOR SIZE 4.8 5.3 7.5 8.5 10 12 SCREEN DISPLAY LCD LCD LCD RESPONSE RATE 25ms (or less) 25ms (or less) 25ms (or less) RESOLUTION 800 x 480 (or greater) 1280 x 720 (or greater) 1280 x 800 (or greater) CONTRAST RATIO 450:1 (or greater) 450:1 (or greater) 450:1 (or greater) COLOR DEPTH 24 bit or greater 24 bit or greater 24 bit or greater HD OR LCD or HD LCD HD HD HD CAMERA FEATURES MINIMUM MAGNIFICATION 2.1x or less 2.1x or less 2.1x or less MAXIMUM MAGNIFICATION 12x or higher 24x or higher 24x or higher FREEZE FRAME FUNCTION YES YES YES RESOLUTION 5MP (or greater) 13MP (or greater) 13MP (or greater) REFRESH RATE 60fps (or greater) 60fps (or greater) 60fps (or greater) AUTO FOCUS YES YES YES BATTERY CHARGING TIME 4 hrs. (or less) 4 hrs. (or less) 4 hrs. (or less) BATTERY LEVEL INDICATOR YES YES YES RECHARGEABLE BATTERY LIFE 300 charges min 300 charges min 300 charges min LENGTH OF BATTERY CHARGE WITH CONTINUOUS USE 2 hrs. (or greater) 3 hrs. (or greater) 3 hrs. (or greater) ABILITY TO USE DEVICE WHILE CHARGING YES YES YES EXTRA FEATURES BUILT-IN STAND OR STAND AVAILABLE YES YES YES POWER SAVE/SLEEP MODE YES YES YES PROTECTIVE CASE INCLUDED YES YES YES USER SETTING MAINTAINED AFTER POWER OFF YES YES YES CONTROL FEATURES ON/OFF SWITCH YES YES YES MAGNIFICATION CONTROL YES YES YES TRUE COLOR YES YES YES COLOR SELECT MODE YES YES YES REVERSE POLARITY YES YES YES BRIGHTNESS CONTROL YES YES YES CONTROLS ARE HIGH CONTRAST AND/OR ABLE TO BE TACTUALLY DISCRIMINATED YES YES YES *CONTROLS MAY INCLUDE AN ASSORTMENT OF PUSH BUTTONS, WHEELS, SLIDERS, AND TOUCHSCREEN WEIGHT WEIGHT OF PRODUCT 12 oz 28 oz 40 oz SERVICES LIVE TECHNICAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE YES YES YES WARRANTY # OF YEARS & WILL INCLUDE PARTS, BATTERY, LABOR, SHIPPING 2 yrs. minimum 2 yrs. minimum 2 yrs. minimum WHILE UNDER WARRANTY, WILL PROVIDE REPLACEMENT TO CUSTOMER WITHIN __ BUSINESS DAYS OF RECEIPT OF DEVICE 5 business days 5 business days 5 business days If your company has the potential capability to provide this product, please respond to this Sources Sought as follows: Cover Sheet 1 Page Please provide the following information: 1. Company name, address, DUNS number, web site, and CAGE Code. 2. Point of contact to include address, title, e-mail address and telephone number. 3. Are you an authorized distributor of Video Magnification Devices? If yes, provide the name of the manufacturer/provider for whom you are the authorized distributor. 4. Is the manufacturer/provider of Video Magnification Devices you have listed above, a Small Business? 5. Are you listed as a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) or Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) in the SBA Certification Database, also referred to as the Veteran Small Business Certification (Vet/Cert)(sba.gov)? Capabilities Statement and Market Information 6 pages (excluding product literature) Please respond to the following questions by providing a Capabilities Statement and Market Information: 1. Does your company have the capability to provide an uninterrupted supply of Scooters for In Home Use at an enterprise-wide/national level? 2. Do you have a Federal Supply Schedule (FSS)? If so, are these supplies and equipment. available on your FSS? Identify the supplies and equipment available, contract number, source and category. 3. Identify the most applicable North American Industry Classification Code System (NAICS) code for this acquisition. Including rationale for NAICS code selection. Proposed NAICS Code 334220 - Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing. Please submit your responses to the Contracting Specialist, Michelle Bailey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and copy Zachary Wilcox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Responses are due by 2:00 PM Eastern Time, OCTOBER 3, 2023. Do not compress (ZIP) SOURCES SOUGHT responses. Veteran Affairs (VA) Network Security Operations Center (NSOC) has temporarily blocked email attachments with the .zip extension as a mitigation measure against the ongoing world-wide ransomware event impacting many organizations. During this time, .zip file extensions will be permanently stripped from email traffic and will not be recoverable. If separate emails are sent the file size limitation of each email is limited to 40 MB, and emails should be labeled 1 of x, 2 of x. etc. to account for all emails sent in response to this Sources Sought.