High Tech Center

The High Tech Center (HTC) at Bakersfield College features state-of-the-art assistive hardware and software, both conventional and assistive. DSPS Students and users of Assistive Technology (AT) are welcome to use the center year round to learn to use our equipment.

Students interested in learning more about a specific type of Assistive Technology or AT in general can do so by contacting a DSPS counselor or the Alternative Media Specialist.

Hardware and software products in the HTC's collection include the following:

  • Voice Recognition Software
  • Screen Reading Software
  • OCR Scanning/Reading Software
  • Text Magnification Software and CCTV Magnification Hardware
  • Idea Generation Software
  • “Talking” Word Processing Software
  • Alternative Input Hardware

Each of the HTC's ten work stations features adjustable tables and chairs for maximum physical accessibility.


First floor of the Library, also known as the Computer Commons. The High Tech Center is located in the Northwest corner.

Contact Us!

Phone: (661) 395-4334 (V/TTY) | Fax: (661) 395-4079 | dspsdesk@bakersfieldcollege.edu | Location: Center for Student Success (CSS) 10