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Category: Low Vision Products


New Study Reveals Benefits of Augmented Reality Glasses

Source: Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, director of the USC Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics, codirector of the USC Roski Eye Institute and University Professor of Ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine. In a new study…

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Tablet System for those with Low Vision

The MagniLink TAB is a new tablet-based system by LVI Low Vision International. It is “pricey” at over $4000, but claims to offer high performance and user-friendly operation.

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Speak! Text Reader App for Android

Text readers for the vision impaired are now commonly available for desktop computers. As the technology improves, new mobile apps for cell phones are becoming more powerful and therefore more useful. Speak! is a brand new one (as of this…

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Head Mounted Electronic Magnifiers

by Joe Fontenot MD, CLVT – Medical Director and Patricia Hacker – Equipment Specialist from Community Services for Vision Rehabilitation (CSVR) 600 Bel Air Blvd, Suite 110 Mobile Alabama 36606 In the early 1990’s, the first head mounted electronic magnifiers…

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