If you or someone you know are blind – our life-changing resources can help!

If you live in New England and want a no-obligation product demonstration or learn more about our training service, use the form at the bottom of this page to send us your request. You can also call our toll free number 888-211-6933 or email us at info@nelowvision.com.

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Here Are Our Top Products For People Who Are Blind For 2020:

1. BrailleNote Touch Plus 32 Plus – Braille Note Taker/Tablet

2. JAWS Screen Reader 

3. Focus 40 5G Braille Display

4. TypeAbility

5. ZoomText Fusion

6. Brailliant BI 40 Braille Display

7. Juliet 120 Double-Sided Braille Embosser

8. Eye Pal Solo

9. ViewPlus Columbia 2 Braille Embosser with Power-Dot

10. Victor Reader Stream

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1. BrailleNote Touch Plus 32 Plus – Braille Note Taker/TabletTop 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

Michelle Perkins, Senior Assistive Technology Specialist & Trainer at New England Low Vision and Blindness selected the BrailleNote Touch Plus 32 her number one recommendation.  The BrailleNote Touch Plus 32 is the most powerful and up-to-date note-taker in the assistive technology industry packed with educational tools. Designed to be used in the classroom, at home or at work, the revolutionary BrailleNote Touch Plus will be your guide through your life journey! <Click here to learn more about the BrailleNote Touch Plus 32 – Braille Note Taker/Tablet>

2. JAWS Screen ReaderTop 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

JAWS (Job Access With Speech) is the perfect screen reading software for anyone with vision loss that prevents them from seeing their computer screen or using a mouse. Developed to help the active computer user (of all ages) with vision loss and inability to see the computer screen or use a mouse.  JAWS Screen Reader is recognized as the world leader and most popular screen reading software because of its ease-of-use and compatibility in multiple computing environments and applications. <Click here to learn more about JAWS Screen Reader>

3. Focus 40 5G Braille DisplayTop 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The fifth generation of the Focus 40 5G Braille Display is more rugged and stronger than ever. Built from aluminum and steel, added bumpers to absorb shock, and physically isolated the Braille cells to create a Braille display to meet the demands of the active user. And, like previous Focus Blue models, the fifth generation is lightweight and compact with a user-friendly keyboard and control layout. You can have up to five Bluetooth connections so that you can easily connect to iOS and Android™ devices such as smartphones, iPads®, and tablets. <Click here to learn more about Focus 40 5G Braille Display>

4. TypeAbilityTop 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

TypeAbility is a program that teaches the entire computer keyboard in 99 user-friendly lessons. By the end of the lessons, the student will have mastered all the letters, numbers, punctuation, as well as navigation and editing in dialogs and text documents. TypeAbility is great fun for all ages! Note: Requires JAWS screen reader or MAGic screen magnification software. <Click here to learn more about TypeAbility>

5. ZoomText FusionTop 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

ZoomText – The world’s #1 low vision software  +  JAWS – The world’s #1 blindness/screen reading software have been fused together into one product. With ZoomText Fusion, low vision users have the ability to run ZoomText and JAWS together as “Fusion”; or low vision and blindness users can run ZoomText Magnifier/Reader and JAWS independently.  <Click here to learn more about ZoomText Fusion>

6. Brailliant BI 40 Braille DisplayTop 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The Brailliant BI 40 Braille Display is designed for extensive reading with the full comfort and intuitive display navigation with its signature thumb keys. Brailliant BI 40 Braille Display is smarter balanced approved, making it great for schools and students to use for standardized testing. <Click here to learn more about the Brailliant BI 40 Braille Display>

7. Juliet 120 Double-Sided Braille Embosser
Top 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The Juliet 120 Double-Sided Braille Embosser combination of hardware and software enables you to produce hard copy braille. Printing hard copy braille is especially useful for math and graphs. Some of the new and exciting features with the newly-remodeled Juliet are that it is Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled, so you can send files from a computer, iPad or other iOS devices, Android device, etc.  <Click here to learn more about the Julie 120 Braille Embosser>

8. Eye Pal SoloTop 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

Eye Pal Solo is a great recommendation for people who are blind because of its simplicity, ease of use and accuracy. This device is small, portable and simple to use. Eye Pal Solo has only a few buttons and can read almost any text that you place under its camera. It uses a camera to take a picture of the text you place under it and then reads/speaks out loud the print on the page. Eye Pal Solo is a great tool for our elderly and veterans due to its ease of use.  <Click here to learn more about the Eye Pal Solo>

9. ViewPlus Columbia 2 Braille Embosser with Power-DotTop 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

Get fast, reliable braille with the VP Columbia 2 with Power-Dot™ Braille! Embossing at 120 CPS, this double-sided embosser gives you Library of Congress standard braille with the highest-resolution tactile graphics. And for those wishing for an extremely strong braille dot, the NEW Power-Dot™ Braille is now available!  <Click here to learn more about ViewPlus Columbia 2 Braille Embosser with Power-Dot>

10. Victor Reader StreamTop 10 Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The Victor Reader Stream is one of the lowest-priced, smallest, smartest and simplest handheld media player for people who are blind and visually impaired. The Victor Reader Stream digital talking book reader puts the latest novels, magazines, your favorite music, audio-described films, texts, and your own voice recordings, all in the palm of your hand for hours of listening pleasure. <Click here to learn more about Victor Reader Stream>

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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.