PictureSmart AI for JAWS Screen Reader

PictureSmart AI for JAWS Screen Reader Announcements News Software Upgrades

Redefining What’s Possible in Accessibility! A groundbreaking feature using AI to provide detailed image descriptions in JAWS Screen Reader – Home Edition and JAWS Screen Reader – Professional Edition. We are pleased to introduce PictureSmart AI within the JAWS screen reading software. This groundbreaking feature harnesses artificial intelligence to furnish elaborate descriptions of images. This…

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Navigating the Workspace: Strategies for Creating a Visually Accessible Environment

Navigating the Workspace: Strategies for Creating a Visually Accessible Environment News Resources

In recognition of March Awareness Month and the important focus on Workplace Eye Wellness, our organization is committed to fostering environments where inclusivity and accessibility are at the forefront of design. A workplace that accommodates the diverse needs of its employees, including those with visual impairments, not only adheres to the principles of equal opportunity…

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2023 NE/AER Conference – The Future of Assistive Technology

2023 NE/AER Conference - The Future of Assistive Technology Announcements News Training

Join us at the NE/AER Conference, where innovation meets education! When: November 1-3, 2023 Where: Portland Sheraton, Sable Oaks, Portland, Maine Register: https://umassboston.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2hkpwwRcsS98UUS Dive into the future of assistive technology, special education, and inclusive practices. Immerse yourself in a dynamic learning experience alongside experts and professionals from the Northeast region and beyond. Discover groundbreaking insights,…

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October a Month-Long Celebration of Blindness Awareness

October a Month-Long Celebration of Blindness Awareness News Resources

Mr. Magnifier 5 Handheld Magnifier Special Offer! The Mr. Magnifier 5 Handheld Magnifier with a built-in handle (and) built-in stand is a convenient aid for anyone with low vision. https://nelowvision.com/product/mr-magnifier-5-handheld-magnifier/ Currently on sale for $685 and FREE shipping. Victor Reader Stream New Generation! The Victor Reader Stream is one of the lowest-priced, smallest, smartest, and…

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Christmas in October – Can I Put My Tree Up Yet?

Christmas in October - Can I Put My Tree Up Yet? Care News Smart Homes Technology Training

It’s October…. time to get ready for the holidays! If you or someone you know is blind or has low vision, we would like to offer you a 10% discount off your purchase of any of our Mr. Magnifier products! Like having several pair of ‘readers’ or ‘cheaters’, having several Mr. Magnifer’s at key locations…

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ViewPlus Announces Upgrade to its Braille Printer Software

ViewPlus® Announces Upgrade to its Braille Printer Software to Better Assist Teachers of the Visually Impaired Achieve Learning Breakthroughs For Immediate Release – June 17, 2022, Corvallis, OR ViewPlus® Technologies, a Corvallis, OR-based manufacturer of assisted learning technologies for the blind and visually impaired (BVI), is excited to announce the newest release of its Tiger…

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Job Opening: Assistive Technology Specialist

Job Opening: Assistive Technology Specialist Open Positions Announcements News Training

New England Low Vision and Blindness (NELVB) is growing and looking to hire an Assistive Technology Specialist. New England Low Vision and Blindness (NELVB) is excited to welcome a friendly and dedicated Assistive Technology Specialist to our dynamic team of professionals! As a member of our Low Vision Technology Rehabilitation team, you’ll be joining a…

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Myles Jacques Joins the NELVB Team

Myles Jacques Joins the NELVB Team News Announcements

New England Low Vision and Blindness is pleased to announce that Myles Jacques has joined our team as an Account Executive. Myles is currently a Business Administration major at Mount Wachusett Community College. Myles primarily serves as someone who manages customer relationships with colleges and different levels of schools throughout New England. Myles also serves…

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Smarter Balanced Assessment Testing

Smarter Balanced Assessment Testing News Announcements Education Resources Technology Top Choices

The Smarter Balanced Assessment testing is just around the corner. Are you prepared to support students who require a braille accommodation?  In a testing situation, a test administrator and a student will use a secure browser environment that supports both automatic and on-demand requests for embossing. If you are not we are here to help!…

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Toni Dichiara Joins the NELVB Team

Toni Dichiara Joins the NELVB Team Announcements News

New England Low Vision and Blindness is pleased to announce that Toni Dichiara has joined our Team as Sales & Operations Assistant. In this role, Toni serves as the person for all things pertaining to processing an order and assisting clients with their technology and training questions.  Toni supports the NELVB team and serves our…

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McDonald’s installs Vispero technology in kiosks for blind, low vision customers

McDonald’s installs Vispero technology in kiosks for blind, low vision customers Uncategorized Announcements News

McDonald’s has selected Vispero’s assistive technology to provide blind and low vision customers with an accessible kiosk experience, according to a press release. Vispero’s JAWS Kiosk has already been deployed to select McDonald’s U.S. company-owned restaurants, as well as newly deployed kiosks in U.S. franchise locations. Creating an accessible and usable kiosk experience for McDonald’s…

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eSight 4 Low Vision Wearable Glasses – Major Updates

eSight 4 Low Vision Wearable Glasses - Major Updates Featured Product Announcements Macular Degeneration News Technology

The New Standard for Vision Technology Extensive research and purpose-driven custom design sets eSight apart. Beyond sight, eSight is built for life. Combining leading-edge proprietary hardware and software, eSight empowers people living with visual impairment with the best visual acuity, unmatched mobility, and ease of use. How does eSight work? eSight’s low vision aid provides…

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