Posts Tagged 'low vision'
The Color Teller can help people with low vision or blindness identify colors. In addition to identifying colors, this device will announce tints and shades, such as light blue, pink, and dark brown. The Color Teller can also tell users whether lights are on or not. The Color Teller has three language options, which are English, […]
The Department of Treasury’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is seeking to make U.S. currency accessible to all individuals. To make this possible, the BEP is taking applications from individuals with low vision and blindness from across the county to receive a free currency reader. This currency reader is called iBill Currency Identifier. This […]
HIMS, a company that specializes in the development and manufacturing of assistive technology for individuals who are blind or have vision needs, joined WVATS at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities for device demonstrations of low vision products and braille displays/notetakers. Two devices new to their company that were demonstrated were the Candy 5 HD […]
Life Assistant Technologies, LLC has developed a talking alarm clock called Reminder Rosie. The potential applications for the features are very diverse. It can be appealing to almost anyone, but most importantly, exhibiting a special interest for those who have some form of disability including those with vision loss, motor skill limitations, and cognitive issues. […]
On October 28, a representative from Atlantic Low Vision conducted an assistive technology demonstration at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities at WVU. The devices that were demonstrated included the Transformer, the Pebble HD, and the Acrobat HD. The Transformer is a portable magnifier that can connect to desktop computers, laptops, and tablets via USB. […]