Associations and links to websites with

assistive technology for low vision

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  • Ai Squared – Developer of screen magnification and screen reading software, including ZoomText Xtra, ZoomText for DOS and VisAbility

  • Allied Technologies of the Carolinas – Sells CCTVs and video magnifiers in the Carolinas.

  • AmbuTech – Manufactures mobility canes for the visually impaired and the disabled community.

  • Big Type Company, The – Large print date calendars, address books, check registers and bold ink 20/20 pens.

  • – Offers accessible freeware and shareware downloads for the visually impaired.

  • Braille World India – Features emerging technologies for the blind, low vision and visually impaired.

  • C Tech – Distributor of low vision products and adaptive technology for the blind, visually impaired and learning disabled.

  • California Canes – Specializes in carbon fiber folding and rigid canes for the blind and visually impaired. Photos, prices and ordering information.

  • Christal Vision – Low vision products for the visually impaired.

  • Colligo – Features document scanning solutions that convert text to speech as well as audio books.

  • Color Vision Store – Offers products on color blindness diagnosis and educational materials on color blindness.

  • DDS Enterprises – Supplies devices and software for the visually impaired.

  • Dolphin Computer Access – Develops screen magnification, screen reading, OCR, Braille translation, and text-to-speech software.

  • Enhanced Vision – Developer of innovative products including the Jordy, a portable, video magnification system worn like a pair of goggles.

  • Henter-Joyce – Offers screen reading and magnification software, Braille note takers, embossers and displays, scanning and reading software/hardware, learning systems software.

  • HumanWare – Provides braille, speech, magnification solutions for people with reading, or visual disabilities.

  • Independent Living Aids – Distributor of aids to the visually handicapped. Timepieces, telephones, cooking tools, magnifiers, reading machines, sound amplifiers, and personal care products.

  • Innoventions – Manufactures a hand-held electronic magnifier which connects to any television set as an aid to people with low vision.

  • InspiredCode – Develops software for the visually impaired, including mouse-driven screen-readers and talking text editors.

  • Lifestyle Pinhole Glasses – See clearly without strain using pinhole glasses. No glass lens, and no prescription.

  • Low Vision Associates (NYC) – Helping patients with the latest on low vision, whether from injury, aging, glaucoma, macular degeneration, albinism, retinitus pigmentosa, diabetes or other, specialty lenses or contacts may help.

  • Magnifico – Features a broad range of magnifiers and low-vision aids.

  • The Magnifying Center – Retailer of optical and non-optical devices for the visually impaired. Products include magnifiers, daily living aids, electronic reading technology (CCTV’s), integrated reading machines, and screen enlargers. Several retail locations in Florida.

  • Mirror Place – Magnifying makeup mirrors (5X) that allow you to see clearly to apply makeup without glasses. Mirrors designed by an eye doctor in response to his patients’ needs.

  • National Braille Factory – Converts text documents into braille including business cards, coloring books, and greeting cards.

  • Optelec – Features a complete line of magnifiers, vision aids and braille products.

  • Pentronics – Services Braille equipment and CCTV reading magnifiers in Australia. Develops software for Braille music translation and tactile graphics.

  • Portset Internet Services – Products include web browser, teletype, document reader, and typewriter, all with speech synthesis.

  • Practical Solutions – Acrylic 5X magnifying mirrors to eliminate the need to wear glasses or contact lenses when applying makeup.

  • Richcreek Enterprises – Manufactures and sells aids for the blind and vision impaired.

  • Seeing With Sound – Offers an experimental system for translating live camera images into sounds that a blind person hears via stereo headphones.

  • Sierra Custom Cutting – Features writing guides for those with low vision.

  • Sight Sheet – Fold-out vision aid that can be attached to any reading material to magnify print. Can also be used on computer screens.

  • SightConnection – Offers products selected by their low vision specialists who work with people with impaired vision every day.

  • SpecialEd Solutions – Adaptive equipment for blind, visually-impaired, and multiply-impaired children.

  • Sylvana Belle Eyes – Magnifying makeup eyeglasses that permit corrected vision in both eyes while applying makeup.

  • Tactile Vision – A raised printing method that produces easily readable, non-embossed non-residue tactile graphics and Braille.

  • UltraOptix – Manufactures magnifiers and low vision optical aids, including lighted loupes, book lights, and pop-up pocket lenses.

  • Vision Enhancers – Complete glasses or clip-on lenses for your eyewear.

  • Visual-Tech Connection – Specializes in telesensory video magnifiers (CCTVs), portable magnifiers, and rotating cameras designed to connect to a TV or monitor. Includes a downloadable .pdf catalog.


Associations for Low Vision & Blind