2020 Winner of the Clement J. Krug, Sr. Let’s Go Attitude Award Announcements News

On August 26, 2020, New England Low Vision and Blindness announced that Ryan Menter, a 10th-grade student from Noble High School in North Berwick Maine, is the winner of the 2020 Clement J. Krug, Sr. Let’s Go Attitude Award. This award was established in honor of the spirit of the late Clement J. Krug, who…

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Best Trade-Up Program for a Braille Embosser Announcements News Resources Technology

It’s time to upgrade your embosser! In 2019, we introduced new, advanced solenoids on all our embossers. The solenoid is the main part of an embosser responsible for producing the Braille dot. These new solenoids resulted in improved performance for our embossers including: 1) Industry-leading Braille dot quality 2) Improved durability and longer life cycle…

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We Are Open For Business... But In A Whole New Way Announcements News

To Our Clients and Partners, First and foremost, we want to express our best wishes for everyone’s good health as we navigate through this changing environment. We are living in some very challenging times. To help our clients, we have implemented changes in the way we do business in the following areas: 1. Remote Training:…

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HumanWare Buddy App News Tech Tips Technology

Have you been having a difficult time learning how to use a HumanWare product?  The HumanWare Buddy App is the perfect tool to learn, teach and interact with HumanWare’s products. Designed to assist teachers, students, and professionals, the HumanWare Buddy App is the tool you need to have a successful and enjoyable experience with HumanWare’s…

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Mar-18-2020 Announcements News

March 18, 2020 To: All New England Low Vision and Blindness Clients Re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) New England Low Vision and Blindness, like many companies and institutions, are closely monitoring the ever-changing landscape associated with the escalation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19.) During this time, we want to re-assure our clients of our continued commitment…

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Adaptive Technology Opens CNC Shop Opportunities News

VR goggles integrated with a camera give a legally blind young woman 20/20 vision and the chance to be a machine shop’s second-shift quality control lead. A wealth of equipment can enable machine shop employees to do their jobs more effectively. For example, spindle touch probes can simplify setups, quick-change work holding devices can speed…

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Comcast made a VR version of its Xfinity Stream app for visually impaired users News

NuEyes‘ VR magnifying device now comes pre-installed with the Xfinity Stream app. Comcast has teamed up with wearable tech startup NuEyes to help people with low vision see more of the TV shows and movies they enjoy. Under the partnership, the company’s Xfinity Stream app, which gives users access to live TV and On Demand content, will…

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IrisVision and Samsung Announce Partnership News

IrisVision and Samsung announce partnership to bring clinically validated vision technologies to over 200 million low vision patients globally. This partnership, along with its global channels and partner network, will also enable the next generation of IrisVisionproducts to diagnose and treat conditions remotely anywhere in the world. PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Samsung Electronics, Co., ltd.…

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AT&T Care Plus Insurance Coverage for Smart Glasses Announcements News Resources

Coverage for smart glasses for a UHC group: AT&T Care Plus United Health Care  These are the AT&T CarePlus covered procedures and services effective January 1, 2020. The Program will reimburse you for the purchase of one pair of assistive smart glasses from Aira, eSight, NuEyes, and Orcam. The glasses must aid low/no-vision Participants in…

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Comcast & NuEyes partner to change TV viewing experience for blind people News

American telecommunications company Comcast has partnered with NuEyes to introduce a new technology for people with low vision. Their new NuEyes e2 smart glasses and VR magnifying device will give a whole new TV viewing experience to people who are blind. This technology has already been launched in the United States. The blind community in…

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Dell gives gift of sight to visually-impaired children to watch ballet News

Dell has partnered with Ballet Austin and eSight to give vision to the sightless in its “Unseen Ballet” experience. During the event, visually-impaired children were given a chance to watch the “Nutcracker Ballet” through a pair of special glasses designed for individuals with low vision. One such individual is Lily, an eight-year-old girl who has…

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IrisVision Wants To Be More Than An Assistive Device For The Visually Impaired News Technology

It Wants To Diagnose And Treat Patients Too! When you’re visually impaired, you get excited about two things: breakthroughs in science that could  lead to a treatment, and technology that can improve or enhance your vision until that breakthrough comes. As someone who lives with retinitis pigmentosa (a retinal degeneration where the photoreceptors gradually stop…

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