Posts by NELV&B

Other Tools for Accessible Identification

Other Tools for Accessible Identification Resources Tech Tips Technology

As we mentioned in the last section of this guide, you can use both UPCs and QR codes to help with identifying consumer products and any other items you might care to tag. But what if the item is not tagged with either a UPC or QR code? Happily, there are other mobile resources you…

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Meet Ethan Thiseth – Making the Grade Using the MagniLink TAB!

Meet Ethan Thiseth - Making the Grade Using the MagniLink TAB! Resources Technology

During the Summer of 2019, Kimberly Cline at LVI America had the privilege of meeting Ethan Thiseth from North Dakota. He was enjoying his summer, but he took some time out to test-drive our newest product the MagniLink TAB.  Kimberly could tell right away what a unique young man Ethan is. He learned how to…

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VoiceOver and Braille Bugs In iOS 13

VoiceOver and Braille Bugs In iOS 13 Announcements News Resources

This article was written and published by AppleVis. OS 13 will be released to the public on 19 September, 2019. This post contains details of the VoiceOver and braille bugs which we believe to have been introduced in iOS 13; as well as details of the pre-existing bugs which we believe have been resolved. As…

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Doug Vesely Returns!

Doug Vesely Returns! Announcements News

He’s Back! Doug Vesely, with over 15 years experience training students, seniors, veterans and professionals in New England, has accepted a new role as Director of Training at New England Low Vision and Blindness. “Never before have we had a training team so strong”, said Scott V. Krug, President of New England Low Vision and Blindness.…

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BrailleNote Touch Plus Training
September 17-18 2019

BrailleNote Touch Plus Training <br>September 17-18 2019 Training

Thank you for your interest in our 2-day BrailleNote Touch Plus Training Workshop Dates: September 17-18, 2019 Time: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Location: New England Low Vision and Blindness, 799 West Boylston Street, Suite 140, Worcester, Massachusetts There are ONLY 10 seats available!  Register Now! We are limiting this training to a maximum of 10 people, to…

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Identifying US Currency For People Who Are Visually Impaired

Identifying US Currency For People Who Are Visually Impaired Resources Tech Tips Technology

The United States is the only country that prints all denominations of currency in the same size. The US and Switzerland are the only two countries that use the same colors for all of their various bills. Needless to say, this sameness of size and color make it impossible for a blind person to locate…

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Three Blindness-Aware Mobile Navigation Apps

Three Blindness-Aware Mobile Navigation Apps Resources Tech Tips Technology

Most GPS navigation platforms do not include a full set of features and functions for traveling with a cane or guide dog. In this section, we will introduce you to three mobile GPS navigation apps, one for Google Android and the other two for Apple iOS, which ave been designed from the ground up to…

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