Top 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans

Here’s Our Top 10 Product List For Veterans:Top 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

1. Merlin Ultra 24” Full HD Desktop CCTV

2. Merlin Elite Pro Full HD Desktop OCR/CCTV

3. Ruby XL HD — Handheld Electronic Video Magnifier

4. Eye-Pal Solo

5. Pebble HD With Stand

6. DaVinci Pro — Portable 3-in-1 CCTV Video Magnifier

7. ClearView C+ Speech

8. ClearReader+

9. Acrobat HD Ultra Long Arm

10. Wearables

Our full-suite of low vision and blindness products and training services are designed to help visually impaired Veteran’s gain independence and lead a fuller, more satisfying life.

Top 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

As Low As: $299 /mo

The Merlin is #1 because so many Veterans have it, and so many VA’s love it. The Merlin is very simple, exceedingly reliable and exceptionally stable. The Merlin Ultra 24″ Full HD Desktop CCTV is great for people who want “easy”. The Merlin is especially easy for veterans with No technology experience. Many Veterans start by seeing photos of loved ones, and then read the newspaper. This system has a way of ‘turning-the-tide’ for people who are experiencing feelings of frustration, inactivity, isolation and depression, into feelings of wonder, hope and joy. Almost all veterans can use the Merlin Ultra 24″ Full HD Desktop CCTV to see photos, read newspapers, write checks, manage finances, see phone numbers, read expirations dates, view Rx information, make a shopping list, write a greeting card, and much more. <Click Here To Learn More About Merlin Ultra 24″ Full HD Desktop CCTV>

2. Merlin Elite Pro Full HD Desktop OCR/CCTVTop 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

As Low As: $299 /mo

The Merlin Elite Pro made the top 10 list for veterans because it not only has all the benefits of the Merlin Ultra listed above, but it also has the added feature of simple “Text-To-Speech” conversion, which means it can turn printed material into speech with the press of a button, so veterans can use their ears to read, and give their eyes a little rest. This added Text-To-Speech feature is a must for veterans who enjoy reading voluminous print, often found in books, magazines, newspapers, medical documents, legal documents, letters, etc. The Merlin Elite Pro is the ‘top of the line’ digital video magnifier.

3. Ruby XL HD — Handheld Electronic Video MagnifierTop 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

As Low As: $99 /mo

The Ruby XL HD is on the top 10 list for veterans because veterans love it! The primary attractions to the Ruby XL HD are the 3hr rechargeable battery, a built-in stable 45 degree angle that does not tip, a 5″ screen, the angled retractable built-in handle, the large easy to operate buttons, the quick-on/off when opening and closing the stand, the crystal clear image, and the bright, large, colored controls. Often our most popular hand-held portable video magnifier, the slim Ruby XL HD goes anywhere veterans go, and can magnify materials up to 14 times. Great for restaurants, Rx #’s, expiration dates, price tags, thermostats, labels, and more. Easy to learn and to use, whether at home, in the office, or on the go. <Click Here To Learn More About Ruby XL HD

4. Eye-Pal Solo

As Low As: $299 /moTop 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

The Eye-Pal SOLO is an “oldie but goodie”, and made the top 10 list for Veterans because veterans love that they DO NOT have to use any buttons to operate it. This is a huge benefit because it makes this Text-To-Speech OCR product so easy to use, especially for users with No technology experience. The Eye-Pal SOLO is the fastest, easiest and most clearest sounding OCR available. <Click Here To Learn More About Eye-Pal Solo>

5. Pebble HD With StandTop 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

As Low As:  $99 /mo

The Pebble HD with stand made the top 10 list for Veterans because veterans love that it is incredibly lightweight, has a very well balanced monitor and handle, and it is extremely easy to use. The handle makes all the difference, as veterans can angle, position and hold the Pebble in a variety of ways. The image quality is also  stunningly bright, clear and colorful, allowing veterans to easily “pick up and use” to see price tags, thermostats, microwaves, ovens, dishwashers, washers and dryers, cooking instructions, nutritional information, and much more. The Pebble Stand gives veterans increased magnification (3x more) without having to lift the Pebble from the reading surface. Its ergonomic design allows veterans to sit back and read at a more comfortable angle.<Click Here To Learn More About Pebble HD With Stand>

6. DaVinci Pro — Portable 3-in-1 CCTV Video Magnifier

As Low As: $299 /mo

Top 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

DaVinci Pro is for the veteran who wants to get a lot of stuff done, and get it done…fast. It is considered the “best-of-the-best” when it comes to an everyday simple to use desktop video magnifier workstation. DaVinci Pro’s 3-in-1 Full HD camera displays a super-sharp true-to-life crisp image with no ghosting. DaVinci Pro casts a very wide viewable field and it has an incredible 18″ of working space for most any reading and writing task. It’s 13mp full-page OCR camera is nearly 100% accurate for reading newspapers, books, magazines, newsletters, and it is very easy to operate. DaVinci Pro has passed the test of both our most novice and our most advanced power users. It remains a perfect tool for Veterans. <Click Here To Learn More DaVinci Pro>

7. ClearView C+ Speech

As Low As: $299 /moTop 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

The “C” Shape of this low vision product is what sets it apart from the rest, and Veterans love it, which is why it made the top 10 list for veterans. This product uses touch screen technology on a 24″ monitor for Text To Speech, which is really cool. Veterans can easily navigate their scanned document, reading converted text to speech information with great ease. The unique design and shape of the ClearView C+ Speech HD Color System with 24″ OCR monitor puts everything at the veterans fingertips. This product combines massive magnification plus accurate text-to-speech, resulting in easy reading for most any veteran. One master dial allows veterans the ability to magnify anything to a more comfortable size or change the high contrast viewing modes. Veterans love the wide working space the “C” shape provides for reading newspapers and large objects, plus it is so easy to use. A tremendous product. <Click Here To Learn More About ClearView C+ Speech>

8. ClearReader+ Top 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

As Low As $299 /mo

The ClearReader+ text-to-speech system made the top 10 list for veterans because veterans love the fact that it has a battery, that it is portable, very simple to operate and very easy to use almost anywhere. Veterans with no technology experience can rediscover the joy of reading. Within a few seconds, the ClearReader+ scans most any book, magazine article or document and reads it to you in naturally sounding voices. The ClearReader+ is designed for simplicity. Its buttons are easy to operate and have distinctive shapes. Veterans find this product very easy to control the integrated state-of-the-art technology without any effort. For the scores of veterans needing Text to Speech, this product needs to be in the “toolkit”.  <Click Here To Learn More About ClearReader>

9. Acrobat HD Ultra Long ArmTop 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

As Low As: $299 /mo

The Acrobat HD Ultra Long Arm made our top 10 list for veterans because many veterans love this product for tinkering in the “man-cave”, tool shed or on the work-bench using both hands and tools. This low vision device has a remarkably wide 17.5″ viewable field, which is the widest on the market today, reducing the back and forth movement of dragging magnified text under the camera. Even newspaper widths of 12″ fit on screen. With this larger viewable field, the Acrobat HD Ultra Long Arm will provide veterans the most flexibility to see large objects and fiddle with nearly all tooling-around projects. It connects to “your” monitor, so you pick any size monitor you want. We show it on a 45″ monitor and it is an amazing experience being able to read, write and work on projects so comfortably because there is so much field of view.  <Click Here To Learn More About Acrobat Long Arm HD>

10. Wearables

We have found it helpful for veterans to sample the following three wearable technologies to see which is right for them, which is why they made the top 10 list for veterans. Each wearable provides a unique experience in matching a veterans face, lifestyle and need. All are excellent, and they solve the missing void which is typically unsolvable by any other low vision product for seeing things at a distance like a ballgame, theatre, business meeting, nature, TV, card games and even people’s faces.

NuEyes Featuring ODG SmartGlassesTop 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

NuEyes low vision smartglasses are a wearable battery operated Android tablet, without a bulky control pack. They are the slimmest head-mounted, hands-free wearable technology, providing veterans both magnification and text-to speech capabilities in an easy-to-use headset about the size of a pair of sunglasses. NuEyes, featuring ODG smartglasses, magnify (up to 12x) bringing to the veterans eyes, all that is out at a distance. NuEyes was founded by two U.S. veterans in partnership with Osterhout Design Group, a military contractor who developed glasses for battlefield applications, such as drone piloting and 360 degree viewing for tank drivers. <Click Here To Learn More About NuEyes>

Jordy – Wearable MagnifierTop 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans

Jordy is a hands-free distance and close focus wearable magnifier in the form of low vision glasses, and provide the best camera available today in a wearable. The super-sharp optics, with No image ghosting, combined with incredible distance and close focus range capabilities, make the Jordy a must see for any veteran needing a wearable. Jordy low vision glasses are a battery-operated wearable magnifier with a pantoscopic tilt. Jordy glasses can also be used as two low vision systems in one. Jordy can be worn like a pair of glasses to see near, far, & everything in between or mounted to the optional docking stand turning the Jordy into a Desktop video magnifier. <Click Here To Learn More About Jordy>

Patriot ViewPoint Glasses

Are you a veteran diagnosed with Macular Degeneration? Top 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Veterans    If so, then the Patriot ViewPoint, the latest wearable low-vision glasses showcasing a spectacular 101 degree viewable field, is the product veterans may have always been waiting for. This product is a must try. The wide-screen 101 degree viewable field is the largest on the market, and it makes all the difference having a super-sharp wide display bringing close to veterans eyes, on a wide screen, nearly everything that is displayed at a distance. Veterans can also read up close, plus see people’s faces, watch TV, read the newspaper, the possibilities are endless. Patriot ViewPoint uses virtual reality to wrap an extraordinary crystal clear image around your eyes. Veterans can choose to read in full color, or read on a high contrast black on white or negative text mode. Simply press a button and the Patriot ViewPoint can quickly turn your text into speech, and have documents read aloud with OCR technology that works with incredible accuracy. Very comfortable to wear and very easy to use, the Patriot ViewPoint uses genuine Samsung Virtual Reality hardware, designed for wearing hours at a time. Simplicity is key. So, one central control area on the glasses allows veterans to adjust magnification, backgrounds, brightness and turn text into speech. No technology experience is needed. Veterans will love it. <Click Here To Learn More About Patriot ViewPoint>

Peace of Mind Program

Our Peace of Mind Program will make these products affordable with a low monthly payment. When you join the Peace of Mind Program, EVERYTHING is included in your affordable monthly payment.  This program is designed to totally eliminate any worry or concern and give you TOTAL Peace of Mind.

What’s included?

  • Need Personal Delivery, Set-Up and Instruction?  No problem! It is included. We drive to your home, work or school and make sure you are completely comfortable with your technology. You receive our Premium ‘White Glove’ service, where we meet and exceed your expressed and unexpressed questions and needs.
  • Need Training?  No problem! It is included. Just schedule a meeting at your home, work or school for training, so you can be trained in the actual environment where you are using the technology.
  • Need Service?  No problem! It is included. If we can’t solve on the phone, we drive to you and take care of everything, including all logistics and shipping with repair facility, and we provide a loaner unit, if needed.
  • Want to Upgrade?  No problem! It is included. If you want, you have the option to Upgrade to Latest technology every year. How great is that!
  • No Longer Need Product?  No problem! It is included. We drive to you and pick it up. You never have to be stuck with ‘old clunkers’ ever again.

Want to Learn More About Our Products and Services

New England Low Vision and Blindness sets the gold standard with its suite of reliable and cost-effective low vision and blindness products and services for visually impaired veterans.

To learn more about any of these products and services or to schedule a no obligation demonstration, contact a Low Vision Specialist at New England Low Vision and Blindness to learn more. You can also call our toll free number 888-211-6933 or email us at info@nelowvision.com.

Our two(2) state-of-the-art technology showrooms are a wonderful resource, showcasing a variety of leading electronic low vision magnifiers and blindness products.  You can schedule an appointment with one of our Vision Specialists who can help you find the right technology, training and care solution.

If you cannot come to us, our staff can even drive out and bring our Vision Store to you, for a no-obligation product demonstration. We offer a comprehensive line of products including electronic magnification low vision aids, blindness products, and leading low vision products for people with glaucoma, macular degeneration and other forms of vision loss.