BigKeys In The News


Press Release -- June 24, 2013




The agreement broadens the AbleNet product line in the computer access market, providing tools for those with physical and visual impairments




ROSEVILLE, Minn. – June 24, 2013 – AbleNet, Inc. announces an agreement with Greystone Digital, Inc. of Huntersville, NC, for the exclusive global rights to manufacture and sell their entire line of BigKeys computer keyboards and accessories. This adds a proven set of large key computer keyboards to the AbleNet portfolio of assistive technology products.

"We are enthusiastic about adding the BigKeys products to the AbleNet product portfolio," said Jennifer Thalhuber, CEO of AbleNet, Inc. "This agreement brings us much closer to reaching our goal to become the global leader in providing easy-tech, easy-value assistive technology. AbleNet's manufacturing, worldwide distribution, and global marketing expertise will enhance the growth potential of the BigKeys products.”

The BigKeys brand is important in the marketplace and will be retained to leverage the market position the company has earned.

"It has been an honor to be a chief contributor in bringing computer access to people who have difficulty with standard keyboards," said Jerry Wagstrom, President & CEO of Greystone Digital, Inc. "I am confident that AbleNet's manufacturing and channel strengths will put the BigKeys products into more hands worldwide.”

For more information on the BigKeys products, visit


About Ablenet, Inc.

AbleNet is an international company and industry leader in providing educational and technical solutions to help children and adults with disabilities lead productive and fulfilled lives. This includes a complete line of communication aids for nonverbal individuals; access aids, such as switches and wheelchair-mounting devices for people who require physical supports; and special education classroom curriculum and software that both enhance and help ensure learning progress. Our products are used in hundreds of thousands of homes, clinics and classrooms in the United States and across the globe. AbleNet is an ESOP company located in Roseville, Minnesota. For more information visit

About Greystone Digital, Inc.

Greystone Digital, Inc. was founded in 1994 to design and produce BigKeys keyboards.  A family-run business, we’re proud to have invented BigKeys, the first large-key keyboard, for use by computer users with visual and physical limitations; and we’re proud of BigKeys’ reputation for durability and reliability. Our users includes adults, kids, and seniors; athletes and others with very large hands; and such commercial users as gloved assembly-line workers.  Today, Greystone Digital’s keyboards can be found in homes, businesses, and schools across the country and throughout the world.