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Adaptive Technology and Visual Aids

Access 2020

Web site - https://www.tbase.com/

Description - People who have low vision or are blind, along with their friends and family, are a growing and influential market. T-Base makes it easier to deliver great customer experiences with accessible communications that build relationships, in accessible PDF, e-Text, audio, braille, reflowed large print and online.

Ai Squared

Web site - https://www.zoomtext.com/

Description - ZoomText and BigShot screen magnification software.


Web site - https://ambutech.com/

Description - AmbuTech features superior mobility products. We offer the widest range of Mobility Canes, the broadest variety of tips, and premier Support Canes. AmbuTech Support Canes are fully guaranteed against breakage or malfunction for three years from date of purchase. All Ambutech canes are made-to-order and shipped within one week. Check with us often to see our latest products. For agencies obligated to order from a U.S. source, please contact us for details.

American Printing House for the Blind

Web site - https://www.aph.org/

Description - American Printing House (APH) Mission statement: To promote the independence of blind and visually impaired persons by providing specialized materials, products, and services needed for education and life. Since 1858 the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) has been creating unique products for people who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf blind. APH products are designed for infants, preschoolers, students, and adults, both in education and in daily living.

American Thermoform Corporation

Web site - https://www.americanthermoform.com/

Description - Paper for Braille Embossers, Braille Writers, labeling material, poly covers, and various types of Embossers. All our products were developed especially for use by and for the blind. This is what we do.


Web site - https://www.applevis.com/

A resource for anything related to the accessibility of apple products including iPhones, iPods and Mac laptops and desktops.  This site includes a directory of accessible apps, tutorials and guides, podcasts.  This site is run by users and is updated almost daily and is the go-to resource for anyone wanting to learn about IOS and anything related to apple products and services. 

Beyond Sight

Web site - http://www.beyondsight.com/

Description - The super store for the blind and visually impaired. Blind and visually impaired persons can now make an informed choice as to what they want from the wide array of adaptive technology available today.

Braillery, The

Web site - https://www.thebraillery.com/

Description - We have specialized in the repair and refurbishment of braillers for the Visually Challenged community around the globe since 1992! Whether you have a single brailler or a classroom full, we can handle the job. All of our repairs include a complete overhaul of your brailler, an unbeatable 1-year guarantee and a free paint job.


Web site - https://www.brytech.dev/

Description - BRYTECH Inc. was established in 1982, and is based in Ottawa, Canada. The company specializes in innovative, electronic products for blind and visually impaired. BRYTECH has successfully developed and commercialized several talking bank note identifiers for various currencies as well as an ultrasonic mobility device and more recently a talking color identifier. The medical products division is actively developing the next generation of portable patient monitors. The company holds a number of patents involved with non-invasive vital-signs monitoring.

Duxbury Systems' web site

Web site - https://www.duxburysystems.com/

Description - Duxbury Systems leads the world in software for Braille. The Duxbury Braille Translator (DBT) and MegaDots, are used by virtually all of the world's leading Braille publishers. No one supports more languages than Duxbury Systems -- DBT supports grade 1 and grade 2 translation in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Arabic, Malaysian, Swedish, and other languages. Our software can produce contracted and uncontracted Braille, mathematics, and technical Braille.


Web site - https://www.evas.com/index.htm

Description - An industry-leading provider of Accessible Plug & Play Computers, has teamed with Dell to create computers specifically designed for people who are visually, physically, hearing or learning disabled. Our Plug & Play Solutions run right out of the box with Application Software, Peripherals and Access Technology installed and configured. Our Web site contains overviews of how EVAS AT Solutions meet the needs of people with disabilities. The site also offers access to product specifications, news, references and on-line presentations. The e-Source area of the site contains EVAS web-based programs that can be used to evaluate, price, manage and purchase Access Technology Solutions.

Freedom Scientific

Web site - https://www.freedomscientific.com/

Description - Makers of the renowned JAWS computer speech interface. They carry a variety of hardware, software, and accessories for blind and visually impaired computer users.

Inclusive Android

Web site - http://www.inclusiveandroid.com/

The Inclusive Android Website is a great resource to use to make the most of your device.    This is where it all happens! Share your information, ideas, apps and tips with the community of  people with disabilities who are Android users from across the world! Information To Promote Sight,  Sound, Physical & Cognitive Digital Inclusion for people with disabilities.

Independent Living Aids

Web site - https://www.inclusiveandroid.com/

Description - Independent Living Aids carries low vision aids that help the visually impaired enjoy a more independent lifestyle. Stay active and make your life easier with our superb selection of specially adapted low vision aids, tools and technology. Order easily through our online store and our low vision products will be conveniently delivered right to your door.

Innovative Rehabilitation Technology

Web site - http://www.irti.net/

Description - Everyday useful products as well as high tech innovations for the blind, visually impaired, and individuals with dyslexia and learning disabilities.

Low Vision Center

Web site - https://www.youreyes.org/programs/low-vision/#low-vision-learning-center

Description - The Low Vision Center is a nonprofit organization that helps people with low vision maintain their independence. Located in Bethesda, Maryland, we offer information services as well as an in-house demonstration area full of a variety of low vision aids and ideas. The Low Vision Center offers its resources without charge, relying entirely upon personal contributions to fund its varied services. The LVC is also a member of United Way and participates in the United Way and Combined Federal Campaigns.

Magnifying Aids

Web site - https://www.magnifyingaids.com/

Description - Magnifying Aids is a mail order company with two retail stores in the state of Florida. The site offers a wide range of magnifying aids, magnifiers, magnifying glasses, and independent living aids.

Magnifying America

Web site - http://magnifyingcenter.com/

Description - There are far too many reading challenged individuals who are not aware of the wide array of helpful products and technology available to assist them. Magnifying America can help whether you are reading challenged due to macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa, cornea or retina damage, dyslexia, learning disability or other condition. They have embarked on a mission to serve the reading challenged by creating the nation's first retail chain of stores dedicated to providing reading and learning solutions.


Web site - https://www.maxiaids.com/

Description - One of the largest outlets for assistive technology. A very wide range of magnification devices. Everything you can think of and then some.

Nanopac, Inc.

Web site - https://nanopac.com/

Description - NanoPac has assembled an extensive assistive technology capability. In addition to developing assistive technology products, we have expanded our expertise and product line by researching and offering products from other manufacturers.


Web site - https://us.optelec.com/

Description - Optelec produces a variety of Low Vision Solutions for those living with Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, and other eye conditions. Optelec offers innovative products for beginning Braille learners as well as computer-savvy power users.

Serotek Connected Technology

Web site - https://pneumasolutions.com/

Description - Serotek Corporation is a leading technology company that develops software and manufactures accessibility solutions. Committed to the mission of providing accessibility anywhere, Serotek launched an online community specifically designed to meet the needs of people with disabilities. Since then, Serotek has introduced several powerful, affordable solutions that require minimal training, including System Access, for which it was awarded the prestigious da Vinci award for innovation in universal accessibility by the National Multiple Sclerosis Association.

Touch Graphics, Inc.

Web site - http://touchgraphics.com/

Description - Creators of the Talking Tactile Tablet (TTT), conducts on-going research on computer products for the blindness and visual impairment community.

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