Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) – 2019
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Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Consumers – 2019:
DaVinci Pro for the 4th year in a row leads the pack. It is continually upgraded and is still considered the “best-of-the-best” when it comes to an everyday simple to use desktop video magnifier workstation. DaVinci Pro’s 3-in-1 Full HD camera displays a super-sharp true-to-life crisp image with no ghosting. DaVinci Pro casts a very wide viewable field and it has an incredible 18″ of working space for most any reading and writing task. Its 13 mega-pixel full-page Optical Character Recognition (OCR) camera is nearly 100% accurate for converting text into speech for reading newspapers, books, magazines, newsletters, and it is very easy to operate. DaVinci Pro has passed the test of both our most novice and our most advanced power users. It still remains the perfect tool for home, libraries, college disability rooms, senior centers, and retirement communities. <Click Here To Learn More DaVinci Pro>
Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration or Stargardt’s? If so, then the Patriot ViewPoint, the latest wearable low-vision glasses showcasing a spectacular 101º viewable field, is the product you have always been waiting for. The wide-screen 101º viewable field is the largest on the market, and it makes all the difference having a super-sharp wide display bringing close to you nearly everything that is displayed at a distance. You can also read up close, plus see people’s faces, watch TV, read the newspaper. It also has Optical Character Recognition (OCR) that actually works on a wearable. People with Macular Degeneration must try this product! <Click Here To Learn More About Patriot ViewPoint>
The Ruby XL HD is back again at #3. Often our most popular hand-held portable video magnifier because it is very simple to operate, has a 3hr rechargeable battery, angles at a built-in 45 degrees on a 5″ screen, easy automatic ‘on/off’ feature, displays a crystal clear image, hides a foldable built-in handle, and it does not tip…it is stable. The slim Ruby XL HD goes anywhere with you, and you can magnify materials up to 14 times. Great for restaurants, Rx #’s, expiration dates, price tags, thermostats, labels, and more. Easy to learn and to use, whether at home, in the office, or on the go. <Click Here To Learn More About Ruby XL HD>
Top choice because it is collapsible, foldable, battery-operated, easy to use, light in weight, crisp sharp image, and has both a near and distance camera. <Click Here To Learn More About MagniLink Zip 13″ Full HD Desktop Video Magnifier>
Top choice because you can stream live TV. So many ask for this feature, now it is here. Very simple interface. Also has 101º field of view, Excellent for people diagnosed with Macular Degeneration. <Click Here To Learn More About NuEyes e2>
So simple, so reliable, so stable, the Merlin Ultra 24″ Full HD Desktop CCTV is great for people who want easy. Start by seeing photos of loved ones and then try Not to smile. This system has a way of ‘turning-the-tide’ for people who are experiencing feelings of frustration, inactivity, isolation, and depression, into feelings of wonder, hope and joy. The Merlin Ultra 24″ Full HD Desktop CCTV is also for those who consider themselves “technologically-challenged”. It is very simple to use, and almost 100% of seniors can use this system to see photos, read newspapers, write checks, manage finances, make a shopping list, write a greeting card, and much more. <Click Here To Learn More About Merlin Ultra 24″ Full HD Desktop CCTV>
Explore 8 – Amazing near and distance optics on an 8″ Screen. Key design is the position of the operational buttons, where they are not easily pushed when moving the product. Explore 8 is a smart, portable, touch-screen, two-camera tablet, designed with the user in mind. The unmatched clarity of image with the most powerful camera on the market. Easy to use, intuitive use and one-touch buttons to activate features. Light, portable, customizable. This is the perfect electronic video magnifier for anyone with low vision and age-related macular degeneration. <Click Here To Learn More About Explore 8>
The “C” Shape of this product is what sets it apart from the rest. The unique design and shape of the ClearView C+ Speech HD Color System with 24″ Optical Character Recognition (OCR) monitor puts “your world” at “your fingertips”. This product combines video magnification and accurate text-to-speech which makes it easy to select what you want to read. It allows you to enlarge materials to a more comfortable size or change the high contrast viewing modes with one master dial. Users love the wide working space the “C” shape provides for reading newspapers and large objects, plus it is so easy to use. <Click Here To Learn More About ClearView C+ Speech>
Touch screen Optical Character Recognition (OCR) interface, big knobbed control dials, 24″ monitor, traditional construction all contribute to making the TOPAZ OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech an extremely enjoyable product for faster reading and better comprehension with less fatigue. The multi-featured TOPAZ OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech magnifies and reads aloud any printed document. The clear voice, high-definition magnification and high contrast make reading so much easier. Comfortably switch from reading magnified texts yourself to letting the TOPAZ OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech read them to you. <Click Here To Learn More About Topaz OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech>
Smart Reader HD is a portable, battery operated, full-page Optical Character Recognition (OCR) smart solution for easy reading of text by using your ears, because the Smart Reader converts text into speech. The easy-to-use large tactile buttons make it very easy to use. The portable design allows users to pick up and carry anywhere. The Smart Reader enables individuals with low vision to retain the joys of reading by listening along or viewing with an attached monitor in color, enhanced high-contrast positive or negative modes. The voice is one of the most human-sounding and very pleasing to the ear. Read books, magazines, newspapers, and much more. <Click Here To Learn More About Smart Reader HD Portable Text Reader With Console>
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New England Low Vision and Blindness uniquely brings hope through technology, training, and care. We are a full-service assistive technology rehabilitation training provider. We offer nearly 100% of all major electronic low vision, blindness, and software products, multiple assistive technology showrooms and a team of Vision Technology Rehabilitation Trainers to help anyone who is visually impaired.
We provide ‘patient choice’ showcasing numerous technology options from the world’s most respected suppliers, all in line with one’s individualized budgetary limits and personal, educational, or professional goals. We also provide custom training solutions and troubleshooting support.
Widely known, tested, and trusted throughout New England, our team brings 75+ years of low vision and blindness experience. Our talent, technology, and training offerings are unmatched and highly respected. We are an extremely unique and extraordinary resource for anyone suffering from vision loss in New England. We are here to help.
Through our no-obligation demonstrations – either at one of our conveniently located assistive technology showrooms or in their home, office, or school – clients experience a relaxed 2-hour free personal demonstration of almost 100% of all low vision and blindness technologies available on the market.
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