Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans

We are pleased to announce the release of our

Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans- Updated for 2022:

  1. DaVinci Pro Desktop Magnifier
  2. Merlin Ultra 24” Full HD Desktop Magnifier
  3. Vision Buddy V2 Low Vision Wearable Glasses
  4. Patriot ViewPoint Low Vision Glasses
  5. LyriQ Text-to-Speech Reader
  6. Ruby XL HD Handheld Magnifier
  7. explorē 12 Portable Magnifier With Stand
  8. Reveal 16 Full HD Desktop Magnifier
  9. Merlin Elite Pro Full HD Desktop Magnifier
  10. Merlin Ultra 20” Full HD 1080p Desktop Magnifier

1. DaVinci Pro Desktop Magnifier

Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices

DaVinci Pro for the 7th 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 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 almost any reading and writing task. It’s 13mp full-page OCR camera is nearly 100% accurate 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.

 

2. Merlin Ultra 24” Full HD Desktop CCTV

Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Like its “sister” (Merlin Ultra 20″) the Merlin Ultra 24″ is a top choice for the identical reasons as the 20″, however, the 24″ adds a bit more magnification strength, plus for many veterans, the larger screen size is just better. Like the 20″, so many Veterans have it, and so many VA’s love it. The Merlin is very simple, exceedingly reliable and exceptionally stable. Veterans love it to see photos, read newspapers, write checks, manage finances, make a shopping list, write a greeting card, and much more.

 

3. Vision Buddy V2 Low Vision Glasses

Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Vision Buddy Low Vision Glasses are unique in that it magnifies a direct-feed of your TV. One more time, it Magnifies the direct TV feed. This is unique. This is the primary benefit, allowing users to easily magnify their TV image, and be able to lay in their bed and look up at the ceiling and their TV will broadcast directly to the headset magnifying the TV image up to 10 times the original size. It is an incredible experience. Vision Buddy Low Vision Glasses is the world’s first ultra-simple Television Watching System for the visually impaired. Plug the Vision Buddy Low Vision Glasses Streamer to an existing cable tv box or any other tv provider, and watch live Television on the Vision Buddy headset. Specially designed for various low vision eye conditions like Age-related Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Retinitis Pigmentosa, etc. Zoom in or out to enjoy a movie theater experience right in your living room. With a click of a button switch to magnification/camera mode and see the world around you. It’s that simple. Make sure to receive a personal demonstration.

 

4. Patriot ViewPoint Glasses

Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices Top choice for Veterans diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, due to its exceptionally wide field of view, 101º, strong magnification, and very simple interface. Primary uses are seeing faces, theater, travel, sporting events, meetings, watching TV, outdoors, sheet music, crafts, and more! No technology experience is needed. Veterans will love it.

 

5. LyriQ Text-to-Speech Reader

The LyriQ Assistive Text-to-Speech Reader is an AUTOMATIC SCAN text-to-speech reader, which means the user does not have to press any buttons for simple and immediate text-to-speech conversion. The LyriQ Assistive Text-to-Speech Reader also has an incredible fifteen (15) hour rechargeable battery, weighs only 3lbs, and folds flat for easy portability. The LyriQ Assistive Text-to-Speech Reader is designed to assist people living with blindness or vision impairments by scanning printed documents and read them out loud. It is spectacularly fast, extremely accurate, and very easy to use. With the LyriQ Assistive Text-to-Speech Reader, you can read a book, an envelope, the letter that came in it, a prescription label, and anything else.

 

6. Ruby XL HD — Handheld Magnifier

Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices The Ruby XL HD Handheld Magnifier is on the top 10 list for veterans because veterans love it! It is lightweight, has a 45º angle, handle, 5″ screen, 3hr rechargeable battery and automatically powers on, remaining very simple. Great for any veteran with Low Vision. Great for seeing restaurant menus, Rx #’s, expiration dates, price tags, thermostats, labels, and more.

 

7. explorē 12 Portable Magnifier With Stand

Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices

The explorē 12 Portable Magnifier is the largest in the Explore line of portable magnifiers.  Designed as an easy-to-use electronic magnifier that offers superb full high-definition image quality for improved near and distance viewing allowing you to do the things you want. The 12-inch touch screen is the perfect magnifier for anyone who wants a larger interface for reading, writing, painting, drawing and so much more.  With its superior magnification range, this tablet-sized magnifier allows the continuation of everyday activities like reading and writing, viewing pictures and maps, and much more, just about anywhere. With a lightweight design and 3.5-hour battery life, it’s an ideal companion for maintaining your active lifestyle wherever you are, at home or on the go. explorē 12 Portable Magnifier is not only easy to carry but also very simple to use. Just pull it out of your bag, turn it on and it’s ready when you are!

 

8. Reveal 16 Full HD Desktop Magnifier Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices

The Reveal 16 Full HD Desktop Magnifier is an intuitive, easy-to-use, and foldable digital magnifier that offers an unmatched crisp, and crystal-clear image quality thanks to its 10x optical zoom camera. Designed for Veterans, it enables them to read documents, textbooks, and newspapers as well as to write down notes. Reveal 16 also allows you to view distant objects like artwork, your own backyard, or even the whiteboard. With only 4 buttons and a user-friendly interface, it is the simplest magnifying solution on the market!

Reveal 16 Full HD Desktop Magnifier will make reading enjoyable again, even for long periods of time, without tiring your eyes thanks to its large 16-inch screen delivering an uncompromised image quality.

 

9. Merlin Elite Pro Full HD Desktop Magnifier

Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices The Merlin Elite Pro Desktop Magnifier is the ‘top of the line’ digital desktop video magnifier of all the Merlin products. The Merlin Elite Pro Desktop Magnifier is a low vision aid and features both a top-of-the-line Sony 1080p HD camera for viewing magnified information, plus it is a full-page text to speech system, containing a 13mp camera, resulting in extremely high accuracy of text-to-speech conversion quality. The Merlin Elite Pro Desktop Magnifier is extremely simple to use and is wonderful for people who like to read a lot of text.  With the simple push of a button, the Merlin Elite PRO will magnify the text and read aloud your favorite book or magazine article, newspaper, and volumes of other documents.  You will be able to view photographs and other images in high-definition color and contrast.

 

10. Merlin Ultra 20” Full HD 1080p Desktop MagnifierTop 10 Low Vision Aids for Veterans Veterans Macular Degeneration Top Choices

The Merlin HD Ultra 20” Low Vision Desktop Magnifier is great for people who want to see photos, and 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 HD Ultra 20” Low Vision Desktop Magnifier is also for those who consider themselves “technologically challenged”. It is very simple to use, and almost 100% of seniors can use this system not only to see Photos, read Newspapers, Mail, Rx, Phone #’s, Recipes, Nutrition Info., Calendars, etc, but seniors also depend on this product for writing. Seniors can write checks and manage their finances, make a shopping list, write a greeting card, fill out forms and so much more. The affordable Merlin Ultra 20″ low vision aid is simply the greatest value and best picture quality available in CCTV or HD desktop video magnification. With full high-definition color and contrast, resulting in super-sharp crystal clear images and vibrant color accuracy, contact us today to learn how now more than ever, there’s, even more, to see with the Merlin HD Ultra 20” Low Vision Desktop Magnifier .

 


Financing Is Available!

Our convenient Peace of Mind financing options makes these products affordable with a low monthly payment. In addition, our Peace of Mind program means everything is included in your affordable monthly payment, designed to eliminate any worry or concern.  Here’s what is included in your low monthly payment?

  • Easy Monthly Payments: Our easy-to-understand monthly payment plan allows you to own the latest technology to help you live independently and enhance your life!
  • Delivery & Set-Up: We drive to your location to deliver, set up, and provide you with instructions on your new technology. Premium White Glove service guaranteed.
  • Training & Tips: Schedule a meeting at your home, work or school, so you can be trained in the actual environment where you are using the technology.
  • Troubleshoot & Service: If we can’t solve on the phone, we drive to you and take care of everything – logistics and shipping with the manufacturer, providing a loaner unit, etc.

How Can We Help You Or A Loved One

Mr. Magnifier: If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, our Mr. Magnifier handheld magnifiers are perfect 1st Step for anyone with Macular Degeneration!  Here’s a link to very helpful information, including a free Magnification Guide – https://nelowvision.com/mr-magnifier/

Free eBook: If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, we have created this 12-section eBook “Now What? – a free resource to help you or loved one who has been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration. <Click here to download a PDF of the entire report.>

Technology: We offer the latest and most advanced low vision and blindness technology supported by world-class personal service. We have nearly 100% of all major electronic low vision, blindness, and software products. Our complimentary, no-obligation demonstration on any of our products will make sure our clients are getting the right product for their specific eye condition.

Training: Technology rehabilitation training services for people with low vision and blindness.  We go to our clients – home, school, or business – training where they need it – from caring assistive technology professionals.

Smart Home: Our Smart Home services can help design a solution to help our clients or their loved ones remain independent by using the many features of a Smart Home. <Click here to learn more.>

Bring Hope: We Bring Hope to people who are blind or visually impaired through the many products and services we offer. <Click here to learn more about our Bring Hope services.>

Convenience: Our two(2) state-of-the-art technology showrooms are a wonderful resource, showcasing a variety of leading electronic low vision magnifiers and blindness products. Our clients schedule an appointment with one of our Technology Specialists who can help you find the right technology, training, and care solution.  If our client cannot come to us, our staff can even drive out and bring our Vision Store to them, for a no-obligation product demonstration.

To learn more about how we can help you or a loved one, contact a Technology Specialist at New England Low Vision and Blindness today. You can call our toll-free number 888-211-6933 or email us at info@nelowvision.com and we will be happy to help.


Here’s a list of past Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Consumers:

Top 10 2021:

1. Merlin Ultra 24” Full HD Desktop CCTV

2. Merlin Elite Pro – Full HD Desktop OCR/CCTV

3. Ruby XL HD Handheld Electronic Video Magnifier

4. Ruby 7 HD Portable Video Magnifier

5. ClearReader+

6. Patriot ViewPoint Glasses

7. TOPAZ® OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech

8. Eye-Pal SOLO

9. Vision Buddy V2 Low Vision Wearable Glasses

10. NuEyes Pro3 Augmented Reality Glasses for Low Vision

Top 10 2020:

1. Merlin Ultra 24” Full HD Desktop CCTV <New Video>

2. Merlin Ultra 20” Full HD Desktop CCTV <New Video>

3. Ruby XL HD Handheld Electronic Video Magnifier <New Video>

4. Patriot ViewPoint Glasses <New Video>

5. DaVinci Pro Portable 3-in-1 CCTV Video Magnifier <New Video>

6. Ruby 7 HD Portable Video Magnifier <New Video>

7. Explore 8 Portable CCTV <New Video>

8. IrisVision Low Vision Wearable Glasses

9. NuEyes e2 Wearable Electronic Magnifier

10. ClearReader+

Top 10 2019:

1. DaVinci Pro Portable 3-in-1 CCTV Video Magnifier <New Video>

2. Patriot ViewPoint Glasses <New Video>

3. Ruby XL HD Handheld Electronic Video Magnifier <New Video>

4. Merlin Ultra 20” Full HD Desktop CCTV <New Video>

5. ClearReader+

6. Topaz OCR Desktop Video Magnifier With Speech <New Video>

7. Ruby 7 HD Portable Video Magnifier <New Video>

8. Pebble HD Portable Video Magnifier <New Video>

9. Merlin Ultra 24” Full HD Desktop CCTV <New Video>

10. Eye-Pal Solo

Top 10 2018:

1. Merlin Ultra 20” Full HD Desktop CCTV <New Video>

2. Merlin Elite Pro Full HD Desktop OCR/CCTV

3. Ruby XL HD — Handheld Electronic Video Magnifier <New Video>

4. Eye-Pal Solo

5. Pebble HD With Stand <New Video>

6. DaVinci Pro — Portable 3-in-1 CCTV Video Magnifier <New Video>

7. ClearView C+ Speech <New Video>

8. ClearReader+

9. Acrobat HD Ultra Long Arm

10. Wearables


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