Top 10 Products For 2021:

1. Merlin HD Ultra 24” Desktop Electronic Video Magnifier <New Video>

2. Merlin Elite Pro – Full HD Desktop OCR/CCTV

3. MagniLink Zip 17″

4. DaVinci Pro Portable 3-in-1 CCTV Video Magnifier <New Video>

5. TOPAZ® OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech

6. Merlin HD Ultra 20” – Full HD Desktop CCTV

7. Reveal 16i Full HD Portable Electronic Video Magnifier <New Video>

8. Clearview C+ Speech With 24″ Monitor <New Video>

9. Acrobat HD Ultra LCD 27″

10. MagniLink Vision Desktop Electronic Video Magnifier

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1. Merlin HD Ultra 24” Desktop Electronic Video Magnifier <New Video> Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The Merlin HD Ultra 24” Desktop Electronic Video Magnifier is a top product for its extreme simplicity, extreme durability, and extreme popularity. It now has a new camera with a super-sharp image, an expanded field of view, magnification up to 104x. Merlin HD is a tool that opens one heart. Why? Take out a photo of a loved one. Consider the moment when looking at pictures of Mom, Dad, Children or Grandchildren or of a special occasion. It is a very emotional and intense experience. Viewing a photo can impact our deepest self with a broad range of feelings and instantaneously bring to mind hundreds of thoughts all at once. Photos have a unique way of bringing to life a distant memory once again in the present day. They have a way of telling an important part of the story of our life. Photos can remind us of a family vacation, a loving spouse, a wedding, our childhood, a forgotten friendship, an important life event, how much we are loved, how all the experiences of our lives come together. Photos can make it all real again, and warm our hearts. The Merlin 24″ is also excellent for viewing most any common household document or object that most individuals would like to see. For example, reading and sorting mail, newspapers, Rx #’s, managing finances, and a whole lot more!  <Click Here To Learn More About Merlin HD Ultra 24″>

2. Merlin Elite Pro – Full HD Desktop OCR/CCTV Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The Merlin Elite PRO is the ‘top of the line’ digital video magnifier of all the Merlin products. The Merlin Elite PRO is a low vision aid and features both a top-of-the-line Sony 1080p HD camera for viewing magnified information, plus it is a full-page text to speech system, containing a 13mp camera, resulting in extremely high accuracy of text-to-speech conversion quality. The Merlin Elite PRO is extremely simple to use and is wonderful for people who like to read a lot of text.  With the simple push of a button, the Merlin Elite PRO will magnify the text and read aloud your favorite book or magazine article, newspaper, and volumes of other documents.  You will be able to view photographs and other images in high-definition color and contrast. <Click Here To Learn More About Merlin Elite Pro – Full HD Desktop OCR/CCTV>

3. MagniLink Zip 17″Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The MagniLink Zip Premium Full HD 17 desktop video magnifier is at the forefront of modern technology and a winner of the prestigious Red Dot Design Award.  It was developed to be easy to use, light in weight, and with small dimensions when folded down.  LVI products are built in a modular style which means there are many models to choose from in order to fit the requirements of each user. This model is equipped with a Full Hi-Definition monitor and reading/distance camera. <Click Here To Learn More About Merlin Elite Pro>

4. DaVinci Pro — Portable 3-in-1 CCTV Video Magnifier <New Video>Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

DaVinci Pro, for the 6th year in a row, leads the pack. It is continually upgraded and is still 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 almost any reading and writing task. Its 13 mega-pixel full-page Optical Character Recognition (OCR) camera is nearly 100% accurate for converting text into speech 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 still remains the perfect tool for home, libraries, college disability rooms, senior centers, and retirement communities. <Click Here To Learn More DaVinci Pro>

5. TOPAZ® OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

With the TOPAZ OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech, you will enjoy faster reading and better comprehension with less fatigue. The multi-featured TOPAZ OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech magnifies and reads aloud any printed document. The clear voice, high-definition magnification, and high contrast make reading so much easier. Comfortably switch from reading magnified texts yourself to letting the TOPAZ OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech read them to you. Just place your document under the camera and tap the lower right corner of the screen to activate the speech function. Enjoy listening to any document as it is read aloud by your selected high-quality voice. <Click Here To Learn More About TOPAZ® OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech>

6. Merlin HD Ultra 20” – Full HD Desktop CCTVTop 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The Merlin HD Ultra 20” is a top product for all the reasons of the Merlin 24″, but it is a little bit less money. Many also like the smaller 20″ screen. Affordable, the Merlin HD Ultra 20” low vision aid is a desktop video magnifier CCTV or Closed Circuit Television that offers full high-definition color and contrast, resulting in sharp crystal clear images and vibrant color accuracy. The Merlin HD Ultra 20” offers full high-definition color and contrast, resulting in sharp crystal clear images and vibrant color accuracy. Merlin ultra’s new Full HD camera allows for a wide field of view, displaying more text on the screen in amazing detail. Simply the greatest value and best picture quality available in HD desktop magnification, there’s, even more, to see with Merlin ultra! Easily read books and magazines, read and write letters, manage your financial records, view color photos, do crossword puzzles, and even pursue a favorite hobby.  <Click Here To Learn More About Merlin Ultra 20″ Full HD Desktop CCTV>

7. Reveal 16i Portable Video Magnifier <New Video>Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The Reveal 16i Full HD collapsible and “luggable” Electronic Video Magnifier is very simple to use and easily folds-up for transport or storage. This digital magnifier offers an unmatched crisp, and crystal-clear image quality thanks to its 10x optical zoom camera. Designed for seniors and students with simplicity in mind, it is simple & expandable. Simple for those with No technology experience, and expandable for those who want expanded use like using the built-in Android tablet touch-screen monitor. The Reveal 16i incorporates a smart all-in-one device allowing users to video chat with friends, check emails, watch videos on YouTube, download applications from Play Store and have all the printed material read to you thanks to its integrated Optical character recognition (OCR) and Text-to-speech (TTS) capabilities. Users can also open their books and take digital notes before sharing them with others. The Reveal 16i Full HD also has a distance viewing camera, which is great for the classroom, conference room, watching TV, the bird-feeder, or checking out the neighbors. An amazing technology for both the novice and most veteran user. <Click Here To Learn More About Reveal 16i Full HD Portable Electronic Video Magnifier>

8. Clearview C+ Speech With 24″ Monitor <New Video>

The Clearview C+ Speech With 24″ Monitor is a video magnifier with both high definition and speech. It not only gives you the viTop 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices  deo magnifier you need but with a tap of a finger, it will capture the image and start reading the printed text to you within a few seconds. Individuals who struggle with small print, numbers or the details on an object will benefit from video magnification. <Click Here To Learn More About ClearView C+ Speech>

9. Acrobat HD Ultra LCD 27″Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

The Acrobat HD Ultra 27″ LCD system is a low vision aid that has a remarkably wide 13.3″ viewable field. Even newspaper widths of 12″ fits on screen. Why is this important? Users can see much more on-screen at one time, reducing back and forth movement of magnified text, increasing reading speed, reducing fatigue, increasing personal productivity, and most of all, increasing feelings of accomplishment and satisfaction. It’s our most flexible solution for reading, writing or viewing magnified images at any distance. Use it up close like a mirror for applying make-up or other personal grooming. By simply rotating the camera you can magnify images in the distance. <Click Here To Learn More About Acrobat HD Ultra LCD 27″>

10. MagniLink Vision Desktop Electronic Video Magnifier

Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Retirement Communities - 2021 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

MagniLink Vision is a video magnifier that offers users with visual impairment all the functions they need at an attractive price. It is a modern, flexible video magnifier with an ergonomic, user-friendly design. MagniLink Vision is very easy to use, which makes it very popular among elderly users as well. The control buttons are tactile and ergonomically placed directly on the integrated LVI monitor. <Click Here To Learn More About MagniLink Vision Desktop Electronic Video Magnifier>

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Our convenient Peace of Mind financing options makes these products affordable with a low monthly payment. In addition, our Peace of Mind program means everything is included in your affordable monthly payment, designed to eliminate any worry or concern.  Here’s what is included in your low monthly payment?

  • Easy Monthly Payments: Our easy-to-understand monthly payment plan allows you to own the latest technology to help you live independently and enhance your life!
  • Delivery & Set-Up: We drive to your location to deliver, set up, and provide you with instruction on your new technology. Premium White Glove service guaranteed.
  • Training & Tips: Schedule a meeting at your home, work or school, so you can be trained in the actual environment where you are using the technology.
  • Troubleshoot & Service: If we can’t solve on the phone, we drive to you and take care of everything – logistics and shipping with the manufacturer, providing a loaner unit, etc.

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About New England Low Vision and Blindness

New England Low Vision and Blindness uniquely brings hope through technology, training, and care.  We are a full-service assistive technology rehabilitation training provider. We offer nearly 100% of all major electronic low vision, blindness, and software products. and have two (2) assistive technology showroom centers – one in Worcester, MA, and a second in Shelton, CT.

At each of our technology showrooms, we provide ‘patient choice’ showcasing numerous technology options from the world’s most respected suppliers, all in line with one’s individualized budgetary limits and personal, educational, or professional goals. We also provide custom training solutions and troubleshooting support.

Widely known, tested, and trusted throughout New England, our team brings 75+ years of low vision experience. Our talent, technology, and training offerings are unmatched and highly respected. We are an extremely unique and extraordinary resource for anyone suffering from vision loss in New England. We are here to help.

Through our free demonstrations – either at one of our conveniently located assistive technology showrooms or in their home, office, or school – clients experience a relaxed 2-hour free personal demonstration of almost 100% of all low vision and blindness technologies available on the market.

To learn more about how we Bring Hope to people who are blind or with low vision, contact a Technology Specialist at New England Low Vision and Blindness please call our toll-free number 888-211-6933 or email us at info@nelowvision.com.  You can also use the form below to request information about our services or a free demonstration on this or any of our products.

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