Reinecker Videomatic Video Magnifier

Reinecker Vision GmbH is a global company specializing in the development, production, and distribution of assistive technology for individuals with visual impairments.  The Reinecker Videomatic Video Magnifier was originally introduced back in 1971, but their latest model “combines contemporary design with innovative technology.” The innovative technology behind the new 20″ Videomatic Magnifier provides a reliable, […]

Talking Microwave Oven from MaxiAids

Talking products help provide more independence for individuals with visual impairments.  If you’re looking for something to make your kitchen more accessible, check out the Talking Microwave Oven from MaxiAids. The Talking Microwave Oven is a microwave that’s been “enhanced with talking functions in order to increase its accessibility.”  It looks like your traditional microwave […]

Soundscape Hears Around You

For years people have been saying “there’s an app for everything,” but a new app that helps visually-impaired individuals travel and interact with their environment can truly have you believing in the phrase. There’s a new smartphone app designed to revolutionize the way blind people interact with their environment. The app is called Soundscape and […]

Optelec’s ClearView GO Video Magnifier

Optelec is a company with a simple mission: “Improving the quality of life for the visually impaired and blind by reaching out with simple and effective solutions.”  We’ve previously covered some of their devices (click here to view blog on ClearView C Flex.)  One of the company’s newest additions is the Optelec ClearView GO Video […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer with Assistive Technology

Don’t worry, we’ve all found ourselves squeezing through crowds or running into internet traffic while shopping for gifts at the last minute. Have no fear; we have some late holiday gift ideas here for those loved ones who may need assistive technology. “While these items certainly are convenient for able-bodied people, they can be vital […]

Let’s WeWALK Together

Did you know there are more than 10 million visually-impaired people in the U.S.? And 250 million people in the entire world? What if there was a better, more efficient and safer way to navigate? Now you can. There’s a revolutionary technology for the visually-impaired that is changing all the rules. Introducing WeWALK. A fully-independent, […]