The Talking GPS – Victor Reader Trek

With cutting-edge GPS technology, the Victor Reader Trek makes walking on foot, by car or by public transit a breeze. For those who are visually impaired (an estimated 1.3 million people in the U.S. are considered legally blind), being able to move around confidently and independently can be a game changer. With the Victor Reader […]

Hip Talk Plus is the Communicator with It All

Portable communication doesn’t get any better than this! The Hip Talk Plus is a wearable augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. AAC devices help people with disabilities who have lost their natural speaking ability to be able to communicate or express their thoughts, wants and needs to others without speaking. The Hip Talk Plus is […]

Math Problems Solved: Introducing yHomework Math Solver

Math can be frustrating. Challenging. And sometimes, especially for those kids with learning disabilities or attention disorders, it can be seemingly unsolvable. But now, there could be relief for kids struggling in math. There’s a new app that’s a homework lifesaver. It’s called yHomework Math Solver. Download it straight to your iPhone or Android, and […]

Measuring Made Easy with the Tactile Caliper

Geometry class just got a bit easier for blind and visually-impaired students. A new mechanical Braille ruler is now available to individuals of all ages. Developed by Squirrel Devices — a past winner of the Louis Braille Touch of Genius Award — the Tactile Caliper allows its users to measure and draw with a much […]

iZoom Screen Magnifier & Reader USB

If you are unable to clearly see what is on your computer screen because of a visual impairment a screen magnifier may be helpful for you.  Screen Magnification Systems allow people with low vision to enlarge text and graphics that are displayed on a computer screen. Screen readers are software programs that allow blind or visually […]

The Magic of Touchable Fireworks

Fireworks shows are enjoyed by people around the world as a primarily visual experience. It might sound crazy, but now you can actually FEEL fireworks. Feeling is believing. For the more than 10 million Americans who are blind or visually impaired, they can now feel what sighted individuals experience during a joyful fireworks celebration. “Feeling […]