Top 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans - 2020 Technology Top Choices Veterans

Our full suite of low vision and blindness products and training services are designed to help visually impaired Veteran’s gain independence and lead a fuller, more satisfying life. We Can Help!  No matter what your low vision or blindness needs are! +++   +++   +++ Here Are Our Top Products For Veterans – 2019: 1. Merlin…

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Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

We Can Help You Or A Loved One If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration of another eye disease, we can help no matter what your low vision or blindness needs are! Education: If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, we have prepared a 12-part…

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Top 10 Low Vision Products for Doctors - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

Working alongside Ophthalmologists and Low Vision Doctors, our technology and training services supplement Ophthalmic care by providing the highest level technology solutions to patients (mostly seniors) who are no longer treatable with surgery or injections, or optical magnification. If you have patients who are no longer treatable, consider contacting us today to see how we…

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Apple’s head of accessibility on the company's determination to make gadgets that work for everyone Tech Tips Technology

How Apple ensures its tech and services work for everyone, regardless of their needs As one of the world’s premier tech companies, Apple has a whole lot of people using its products around the world. Earlier this year, CEO Tim Cook confirmed there were in fact 1.4 billion active Apple devices, including iPhones, iPods, Macs,…

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Americans with disabilities have $200 billion in spending power. Comcast isn’t leaving them behind. Technology

James Baldwin thought he’d never see his granddaughter’s face again.  The 18-year Army veteran started to lose his vision three years ago from an injury he suffered in the Gulf War. He lost his left eye and was left with limited vision in his right, reducing his sight to light and shadows. He can see…

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Tips and tricks to start your new year right with Alexa Smart Homes Tech Tips Technology Uncategorized

After a record-breaking holiday season for Amazon Devices, we’ve compiled a few tips and tricks from someone who knows how to make your homework harder for you. Customers worldwide purchased tens of millions Amazon Devices this holiday—and they’ll be getting set up heading into 2020. Customers love their devices for features like timers, weathers, music,…

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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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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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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! 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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Using UPC Bar Codes and Quick Response (QR) Codes for Accessible Identification Resources Tech Tips Technology

For several decades, the Universal Product Code (UPC)—a strip of vertical black bars with white spaces printed on product packages—has helped speed our way through checkout lines, where cashiers use special laser wands to scan the codes. Each UPC (also commonly referred to as a “bar code”) corresponds to a unique 12-digit number that is…

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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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