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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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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Comcast Partners with NuEyes to Make TV Accessible to People with Low Vision Announcements News

In the past few years, Comcast, a television company, has been putting some serious effort into making it’s content more accessible to people with disabilities. It recently released its X1 eye control offering that lets users change channels, search for shows, schedule recordings of shows, and more by simply looking at specific areas of the screen.…

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Free $100 Gift Card Announcements Care News Technology Top Choices Training

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a loved one how is legally blind or has low vision, but not sure what to choose?* You’re In Luck – New England Low Vision & Blindness Now Offers Gift Certificates AND this Free $100 Gift Card will get you started! (Limited supply, while supplies last, certain…

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2019 NEAER Conference Care News

The New England Low Vision and Blindness team had the great opportunity to participate in the 2019 NE AER Conference in North Conway, New Hampshire.  Despite the bone-chilling temperatures, the mood was lively and warm around our tables at the vendor expo. In addition to our booth, Scott Krug (NELVB President) & Bob McGillivray (from…

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New England Low Vision and Blindness and 2019 Carroll Center Technology Fair Care News

On November 26, 2019 , New England Low Vision and Blindness had the great opportunity to participate in the 2019 Carroll Center Technology Fair. Doug Vesely (Director of Training) and Greg Coppolino (Assistive Technology Trainer) attended the Technology Fair and represented our company.  New England Low Vision was proud to visit with over 100 attendees.…

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New England Low Vision and Blindness Gift Certificates Care News Resources

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a loved one who is legally blind or has low vision, but not sure what to choose? New England Low Vision & Blindness Now Offer Gift Certificates! Our gift certificates are the perfect gift for your loved one with vision loss to spend on any of our…

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Our Team is Ready at 2019 NEAER Conference Announcements News

The team from New England Low Vision and Blindness will be available all day today at the 2019 NE AER Conference at the North Conway Grand Hotel in North Conway, NH.  Please come visit us at our booth or join us for Scott Krug & Bob McGillivray’s presentation on Low Vision Wearable Technology at 9:15…

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Assistive Technology to Transform the Lives of Low Vision & Blind People Islandwide Care News

In a study by WHO, about 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of a disability. The estimated number of visually impaired people in the world is 285 million, 39 million blind and 246 million with low vision; 65 % of visually impaired people and 82% of all those who are blind are 50 years and older. Authentic Inclusion says that…

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