Cataract Awareness Month – Get the Facts! Care Cataract

Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over the age of 40. They are also the principal cause of blindness in the world. Fifty percent of all Americans will develop cataracts by the age of 80. What is a cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens and usually progresses…

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Legally blind man details journey to 20/20 vision with technology Care Technology

BRYAN, Ohio — For Bryan resident Benjamin Murray, life is finally clear – but for the first 26 years of his life it wasn’t.  He was born legally blind with optic nerve atrophy. “I was passed from doctor to doctor, ophthalmologist to ophthalmologist,” Murray recalled. In August 2015, he heard about a breakthrough technology called eSight, an additional…

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Top Collapsible Electronic Video Magnifiers - 2021 Technology Top Choices

Here Are Our Top Collapsible Electronic Video Magnifiers For 2021: 1. MagniLink Zip 17″ 2. Reveal 16i 3. MagniLink TAB 4. Merlin Mini 15″ 5. Topaz Ultra 15″ 6. Clearview GO 15″ 7. MagniLink One 8. Reveal 16 9. Patriot Pro 10. Prodigi Connect 12   +++   +++   +++ 1. MagniLink Zip 17″…

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

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…

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Apple previews powerful software updates designed for people with disabilities Uncategorized

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA  Apple announced powerful software features designed for people with mobility, vision, hearing, and cognitive disabilities. These next-generation technologies showcase Apple’s belief that accessibility is a human right and advance the company’s long history of delivering industry-leading features that make Apple products customizable for all users. Later this year, with software updates across all…

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Meet the Founder of IrisVision News

Founder Story IrisVision’s founder, Frank Werblin, Ph.D., is a professor of neuroscience at the University of California, Berkeley. Having discovered a number of cellular associations underlying visual information processing in the retina, he had been working on retinal chip implants to help the blind see when he sought a solution that was less invasive and…

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Top Low Vision Aids for Vocational Rehabilitation - 2021 Technology Top Choices

Top Vocational Rehabilitation Products For 2021: 1. MagniLink TAB Tablet Solution i7 Processor <New Video> 2. CloverBook Pro Portable and Foldable Electronic Video Magnifier 3. Transformer HD Desktop Video Magnifier <New Video> 4. Reveal 16i Full HD Portable Electronic Video Magnifier <New Video> 5. MagniLink S Premium Desktop Video Magnifier<New Video> 6. DaVinci Pro Portable…

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MagniLink Vision Text-to-Speech Desktop Video Magnifier Technology Top Choices

The MagniLink Vision with text to speech functionality, MagniLink Vision TTS, gives you the advantage of having a high-quality video magnifier that also reads text aloud. The best of both worlds – all in one product! The MagniLink Vision with text-to-speech functionality, MagniLink Vision Text-to-Speech, gives you the advantage of having a high-quality video magnifier…

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What Changes with a Macular Degeneration Diagnosis? Care Macular Degeneration

Perspective and Perception with Macular Degeneration March of 2019 was the beginning of my new way of living. That is, of course, when I found out I was living with myopic degeneration. There had been signs a few years prior, signs I did not heed (as I discovered – and now regret). Constantly struggling with…

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Top Text-to-Speech Aids - 2021 Technology Top Choices

Top Text-to-Speech Aids – 2021: 1. EyePal Solo <New Video> 2. Smart Reader HD 3. ClearReader+ 4. Patriot Voice EZ 5. MagniLink Voice 2 6. Sara CE 7. omniReader   +++   +++   +++ 1. EyePal Solo <New Video> The main benefit of the Eye-Pal SOLO is the ‘Automatic Scan’. This means that users…

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Top Low Vision Wearable Glasses - 2021 Technology Top Choices

Some of our experts have said wearable technology is the future to help those with vision loss live an active lifestyle.  Our wearable options make it possible for those with low vision to see and take part in everyday tasks, such as watching TV and being able to see a loved one’s face. Top Low…

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Top 20 Apps - From the Carroll Center Tech Fair Resources Tech Tips Technology

At the end of 2020, the Carroll Center Virtual Technology Fair took place.  One of the many valuable pieces of information presented was the Must Have Apps of 2020. In case you missed it….. With a seemingly endless number of apps available in the App Store, it can be tricky choosing which ones to install…

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