Suppliers of Low Vision Devices
- 1 Stop Speech Recognition & Adaptive Technology for Individuals with Disabilities – SNAPSE
1 Stop Speech Recognition & Adaptive Technology
14 Lynn Ct
San Rafael, CA 94901
- ABISee, Inc
Developer and manufacturer of scanners/readers/magnifiers for people who are blind and those with low-vision.
30 Sudbury Rd., Unit 1B
Acton, MA 01720
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 930
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Large print stickers for computer keyboards, office machines, and home appliances.
Toll free: 800-363-6026
- Access Solutions
4536 Edison Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95821
Tel: (916) 481-3559
- AccessaMed, Inc.
The Digital Audio Label is the new generation in accessible prescription drug labeling. Press its button and hear a verbal description of the prescription details as prepared by the pharmacist. Tel: 360-696-5955
- Active & Able
Software, watches, magnifiers, clocks, calculators, and other items for the visually-impaired. Also products for people with other disabilities.
333 Lexington Dr
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Offers products, services, information, and participation in ensuring that the Web is accessible to people with disabilities.
3027 Harvester Road
Canada. L7N 3G7
Tel: (905) 631-6935
- Access 20/20
On line shopping. Home of the Internet Braille Wizard. Produces braille publications, labels and business cards.
- Access – USA and The Braille Factory
PO Drawer 160
242 James Street
Clayton, New York 13624
Desktop, portable and handheld magnifiers, wearable devices, and lighting solutions. Free product demonstrations, service, and support, both in-person and remotely.
PO Box 403
Lynnfield, MA 01940
Makers of C-Desk, a desktop magnifier/reader featuring eight applications designed for handling most important daily activities.
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Tel: (949) 436-7760
- Adaptive Technology Consulting Inc.
Provides/Installs/Trains for use of assistive devices. Magnifiers, calculators, phone pens, i.d. mates, portable print magnifiers, and more.
P.O. Box 778
Amesbury, MA 01913
Tel: (978) 462-3817
- Advantage Graphite Canes
Makes both folding and rigid cane models.
R12170 Dearborn Place
Poway, CA 92064
Tel : (800) 382-5132
- Ai Squared
For information on Zoom Text screen reader software.
P.O. Box 669
Manchester Center, Vt 05255
Tel: (800) 444-4443
- ALVA Access Group
Windows and Macintosh access software. For information on “outSPOKEN,” text-to-speech software for Power Macintosh.
5801 Christie Avenue, Suite 475
Emeryville CA 94608
Phone: (510) 923-6280
- Ambu Tech
Large selection of mobility canes for the visually impaired.
34 DeBaets Street
Winnipeg R2J 3S9
Tel: (204) 663-3340 or (800) 561-3340
- Ann Morris Enterprises Inc.
Daily living products for the visually impaired. Catalogue for downloading. Telephone for a copy in large print, on four track cassette, or on computer disk.
551 Hosner Mountain Rd.
Stormville, NY 12582
Tel: (914)227-9659 or (800) 454-3175
- Apps For Blind and Visually Impaired
This AppList highlights and reviews some of the most innovative and entertaining iDevice applications available to the vision impaired.
- Aroga Technologies
Computer Solutions for Persons with Disabilities including Braille, Speech Recognition, CCTVS.
1611 Welch Street
North Vancouver, B.C. V7P 3G9
Tel: (604) 986-7999 or (800) 561-6222
- ASF Lightware Solutions
ASF Magnifiers, Beam-n-Read lights, keyboard vision aids, cell phone vision aids, playing cards, sleep switches for cassette players. Easy-to-read site in bold display.
Merrick, N.Y. 11566
Tel:. 516-868-3918 or Toll Free: 800-771-3600
- Ash Technologies
Solutions in Sight, a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of low-cost, no compromise products for the Visually Impaired. CCTVS and hand held Magnifiers.
Unit 31 I.D.A. Business Park
Whitestown, Dublin 24
Tel: +353 1 452 6380
Tel: English +31.181.479.303
- Assis-TECH, Inc.
Magnifiers, CCTVS, Screen Readers, Speech Software.
P.O. Box 828
Townsend, MA 01469
Tel: (978) 544-5619
- Assistive Technology, Inc.
LINK Talking Keyboards, computer aids, talking appliances.
7 Wells Avenue Newton, MA 02459
Tel: (617) 641-9000 or (800) 793-9337
- Attainment Company, Inc.
Computer software. Braille Counting Cards, Motion Activated Recording Device for Location.
P.O. Box 930 160
Verona, WI 53593-0160
Tel U.S: (800) 327-4269
Tel International: 1-608-845-7880
- Bartimaeus Group
Adaptive hardware and software for blind and visually impaired persons. Provides on-site adaptive technology training and support along with a wide variety of products.
1481 Chain Bridge Rd, Suite 100
McLean VA 22101
- Baum Elektronik Osterreich
Manufacturer of Assistive Devices (In German).
- Baum Elektronik GmbH
Austria, Gudrunstra?e 179a
Tel: +43-1-606 75 60
- Bengala Branca Importacao e Comarcio Ltda
Braille Producing Equipment and Other Devices (In Portugese).
Rua: Cel. Vicente, 608 – Cep. 90030-040
Porto Alegre – RS – Brasil
Tel: ( 051 ) 212.4777
- Beyond Sight
Sunglasses, magnification mirrors, software, computers, CCTVs, recorders, canes, clocks, games, magnifiers
5650 South Windermere Street
Littleton, CO 80120
Big cursors for computers. Download a trial version free. On line ordering.
- Blaxall Optics Ltd
Specializing in low vision aids and magnifiers for people with low vision.
PO Box 611
Tel: +64 3 366 2999
Note-Taking, Writing, Printing in Braille
Industriestr. 11 * D – 35041
- BluTech Lenses
Glasses that provide protection from UV rays and harmful high-energy blue light without altering or distorting color perception.
- Eye Solutions Technologies, LLC
23010 North 17th Drive, Suite 6
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Tel: (866) 704-0845
- BrightLines Paper
Highlighted paper and raised line paper.
285 N Woodland Dr
Robins, IA 52328
Daily living aids such as, walkers and canes, electric beds, rehab products etc.
Rancho Mobility, Inc.
8429 White Oak Avenue, #101
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Tel: (888) 466-1650
- Bossert Specialties, Inc.
Magnification Center. Braille, CCTVS, computer and daily living aids, Glasses, Magnifiers, Talking Appliances.
620 East Thomas RD, Suite D-124
Phoenix, Arizona, 85018
Tel: (602) 956-6637 or (800) 776-5885
- Braille Jymico
Tactile graphics, scientific Braille production, literary Braille, music Braille.
110 51 Street East
Canada G1H 2J9
Tel: (418) 624-0994
- Braille Master
The ultimate braille translation and publishing software.
15 Stamford Road
- Brookes Talk, The Speech Project
Web Browsers for Scanning Web Pages and Sites.
- Intelligent Systems Research Group
School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane Campus
Headington, Oxford OX3 OBP
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 48 36 52
- Brytech, Inc.
Monitoring Products for Identifying Paper Currency Denominations.
600 Peter Morand Crescent, Suite 240
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5Z3
Tel: (613) 731-5800
Various sizes of magnifiers. Penpal, Penmate and Blademate magnification products also available.
- No Focus Magnifiers
BUGZ-EYE International Corp.
150 Tejon Street
Denver, Colorado 80223
Tel: (303) 777-6432 or (888) BUGSEYE (284-7393)
Full line of binoculars and telescopes for sporting activities and home use.
Bushnell International Corporation
Overland Park, KS 66214-1734
Tel: (913) 752-3400 or (800) 423-3537
3165 AC Rotterdam
Tel: 31 (0) 10 494 5767 / 768
- Clarity Solutions
Products For The Visually Impaired. Video Magnifiers.
537 College Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Tel: (800) 575-1456
- Closing The Gap
Computer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation.
P.O. Box 68, 526 Main Street
Henderson, MN 56044
Tel: (507) 248-3294
- Cobalt Speechmaster
Daily living aids including speaking microwave ovens, anti-glare glasses, talking watches etc.
- The Old Mill House, Mill Road
Norfolk NR13 3TL
Tel: +44 (0)1493 700172
- Cocoons Eyewear
Fit-over sunglasses offering complete UV protection and polarization.
To locate a dealer in your area, select this link.
- Community Low Vision Centers
Aids and devices to enhance the independence of people who have low vision or who are blind. Locations in Winston-Salem, NC, Asheville, NC, and Little Rock, AR.
- Compusult Limited
Working Solutions For The Visually Impaired. Computer Speech Technology, Talking Appliances.
- Computers For The Blind
A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to providing refurbished computers with assistive technology to persons who are blind or visually impaired. Free shipping in USA. No income or age requirements. Agency P.O.’s accepted.
- Computer Software for Persons with Disabilities
New software releases available free for downloading to the computer.
- Computer Vision and Voice
Speech Recognition and hands-free computing. Offers comprehensive classroom and on-site training.
504 North Avenue East
Westfield, NJ 07090
- CTECH Low Vision
Products includes the following but not limited to: Electronic Video Magnifiers, Scan and Read Software, Screen Readers, Screen and Handheld Magnifiers, Wearable Text Readers and Magnifiers, Braille products and Computer Equipment with Adaptive technology.
2 N Williams St
Pearl River NY 10965
Tel: (845) 735-7907 or (800) 228-7798
- Dazor Manufacturing
Quality Enhanced Lighting with Iluminated Magnifiers for Low Vision. Daily Living Aids.
4483 Duncan Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Tel: (800) 345-9103
- Describe Online
Making it easier through text.
16 Nibthwaite Road
Harrow, Middlesex HA1 1TA
Tel: 020 8861 6909
- Dolphin Computer Access
Adaptive Computer Equipment For Low Vision.
Dolphin Computer Access Inc.
475 Wall Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
Tel: (866) 797-5921
- Don Johnston, Inc.
Distributor of the Clevy Keyboard.
Don Johnston Incorporated
26799 West Commerce Drive
Volo, IL 60073
Tel: (847) 740-0749
- Dragon Naturally Speaking
Offers a full line of multi-lingual speech-recognition products.
320 Nevada Street
Newton, MA 02460
Tel: (617) 965-5200
- Duxbury Systems
Braille Translation software on MS-DOS, Windows, Macintosh, Unix and other systems.
270 Littleton Road, Unit 6
Westford, Mass 01886
Tel: (978) 692-3000
- Dynamic Living, Inc.
Daily Living Aids including: Telephones, Talking Products, Kitchen, Bed & Bath Aids, Thermometers, Clocks, TV Remotes, etc.
Tel: Toll Free Within U.S.A. (888) 940-0605
On-line shopping venue including magnifiers, talking products, etc.
Tel: (888) 611-3300
Fax: (914) 993-0859
- Easy Talk Computers
Includes a catalog for downloading. Screen Access Software, Speech Synthesizers, Reading Machines, Braille Printers, Devices & Software, More Adaptive Products.
4128 Kreisch Way
Tallahassee, FL 32310
Tel: (850) 942-9821
- Edward Marcus LTD
The UK’s premier specialist distributor of magnifiers and low vision aids.
Mitchell’s Enterprise Centre
Tel: 01226 764082
- Elan Text To Speech
Multilingual Text-To-Speech, voice processing, e-mail reader over the phone.
4, rue Jean Rodier
Tel : +33 5 61 36 89 10
- E-Book Reader
New reading devices that allow for magnification of texts.
Over 3,000 Assistive Technology devices from over 200 manufacturers.
- Enabling Technologies
1601 Northeast Braille Place
Jensen Beach, Florida 34957
Tel: (561) 225-3687 or (800) 777-3687
- Enhanced Vision
Dealer in Merlin LCD, Max, Flipper, Acrobat, Jordy, Amigo and Nemo magnification systems.
Enhanced Vision Systems
5882 Machine Drive
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Adaptive technologies in Greece.
- PANAGOPOULOS N. – DEMOU N. OE
Computers & electronic applications
Maikina 112, Athens 15771
?el. ++301 777 45 17
- En-Vision America Inc.
Technology Products to assist in the areas of independent living, health care, employment and education.
- Independent Living Aids
2012 W. College Ave., Suite 200
Normal, IL 61761
Tel: (309) 452-3088 or (800) 890-1180
- Eschenbach Optik GmbH + Co
Sunglasses, magnifiers, reading glasses, vision aids, binoculars, orientation products. (German & English).
- Schopenhauerstrabe 10
Tel: +49 911-360-00
- Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc.
Our vision aids include magnifiers, telescopes, sun filters, binoculars, and electronic reading devices (CCTVs).
- Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc.
22 Shelter Rock Lane
Danbury, CT 06810
Ph: (800) 487-5389
- Etex Mexico
Screen readers and Speech Synthesizers for blind Spanish speaking people.
Av. Coyoacan No. 321 Col. Del Valle
Tel: (525) 669-1026
- ETO Engineering, PLLC
Accessible cell phones for people with special needs.
- DBA Accessible Cell Phones
303 Cary Pines Dr.
Cary NC 27513
- Eurisco Information Systems
Computer software technology For the Visually Impaired.
Via San Gottardo 82
Tel: +4191 966 31 24
Braille and Computer Adapters.
134-140, rue d’Aubervilliers
Tel: 01 55 26 91 00
- Evas Ability Pro
Access Technology and Turn Key Comput er Systems.
39 Canal Street
P.O. Box 371
Westerly, RI 02891
Tel: (401) 596-3155 or (800) 872-3827 >
- Ezhermatic PCVoz
A screen reader application with Microsoft Agent Technology for English and Spanish language.
La Esperanza 98-3
GAM, Mexico DF
CP 07800, Mexico
Tel: (52)(55) 57500714
- 4Developers LLC
Speaking E-Mail for PCs.
880 Lusterleaf Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
- Freedom Scientific
Screen reading, magnification, scanning, learning systems software. Braille note takers, embossers and displays.
Tel: (800) 444-4443 (U.S. and Canada)
- Freedom of Speech, Inc.
Adaptive Computer Technology. Braille, Speech Recognition, Magnifiers.
2344 Nicollet Avenue South
Suite #400, MPLS, MN 55404
Tel: (612) 544-3333
- Freedom Vision
Video magnifiers, portable CCTVs, notebooks.
- Freedom Vision Magnification Center Showroom
615 Tami Way
Mountain View, CA 94041
Tel: (650) 861-6541
- Frontier Computing
Braille, CCTVS, Speech Recognition, Magnifiers, Talking Appliances.
2221 Yonge Street, Suite 406
Toronto, Ontario M4S 2B4
Tel: (416) 489-6690 or (888) 480-0000
- Future Aids: The Braille Superstore
(A Division of MarvelSoft Enterprises, Inc.)
“Tons” of Braille books and products.
33222 Lynn Ave
V2S 1C9 Canada
Tel: (800) 987-1231
- Gus Communications Multimedia Speech System
Excellent speech software for the visually impaired, and rated “Editor’s Choice” by Computer Reseller News.
1006 Lonetree Court
- G.W. Micro, Inc.
For information on Window Eyes (Version 4.0), a multi-functional speech reader program for both PCs and Macintosh. Quarterly newsletter “Focus of Vision” by subscription.
130 Taconic Business Park Rd
Manchester Center, VT 05255
- Handy Tech Elektronic GmbH
Braille Technology, CCTVS, Magnifiers.
- Hear-More, Inc.
TTY Braille, Paging Systems.
4010 Barranca, Suite 220
22672 Lambert, Suite 607
Lake Forest, CA
Tel: (714) 857-6051
- HITEC Group International, Inc.
Products include specialty and talking telephones, alerting systems, smoke detectors, clock/wake-up devices, vision software, communication hardware, and personal communicators.
8160 Madison Ave
Burr Ridge, IL 60521
Tel: (800) 288-8303 or (800) 536-8890 TTY
Maker of wireless E-bot video magnifier and OCR text-to-speech reader.
4616 W Howard Ln, Ste 960
Austin, TX 78728
Tel: (888) 520-4467
- Hooleon Corporation
Offers a complete line of custom keyboard products and inexpensive keyboard labels allowing you to add Large Print Keys, Color Keys and much more.
411 South 6th Street Bldg B
Cottonwood AZ, 86326 USA
Tel: (800) 937-1337
- Horizons for the Blind
Providing accessibility services for the blind or visually impaired.
- Humanware Canada
Innovative assistive products for the visually impaired. Braille, Speech Recognition, Magnifiers, Open Book software, Talking Book Reader.
- Independent Living Aids, Inc.
Products include cooking utensils, talking products, healthcare, household, telephones, daily living/mobility aids and lighting.
200 Robbins Ln
Jericho, NY 11753
Tel: (516) 937-1848 or (800) 537-2118 or (855) SHOPILA
- Independent Living Products
Visual aids for daily living including glasses.
6227 N. 22nd Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85015-1955
Tel: (602) 249-0455 or (800) 377-8033
- Independent Living Technologies
Assistive living products and technologies.
129 US Highway 70 West
Garner, NC 27529
- Index Braille
Braille Embosser Manufacturer.
954 23 Gammelstad
Tel: +46-920 20 30 80
- Innovative Rehabilitation Technology
Talking appliances and devices such as talking book four track cassette players and recorders, talking document readers, talking computers, screen reading software, speech synthesizers, speech compressors, magnifiers, CCTV, and recreational products.
13467 Colfax Highway
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Tel: (530) 274-2090
- Iowa Department for the Blind: Project Assist
Tutorials for Windows and Windows applications used with screen readers by the blind and visually impaired.
- Project ASSIST With Windows
Iowa Department for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-2364
Tel: (515) 281-1357
Telesensory, Aladdin & Aladdin Classic. Lightweight Portables: Pico, Olympia, Optelec. Compact and Traveler.
7550 West 183rd Street
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477
325 N. Wells Street, Suite 321
Chicago, Illinois 60610
Tel: (312) 464-1608.
- ITAC Systems, Inc.
Ergonomic computer input devices, trackballs, and pointing devices. Makers of Mouse-Trak.
ITAC Systems, Inc.
3113 Benton Street
Garland, TX 75042
Tel: (800) 533-4822
- JBliss Low Vision Systems
Reading and magnifying systems. Imaging (scanning) software. Web browser, e-mail and word processing for low vision users.
P.O. Box 7382
Menlo Park, CA 94026
Tel: (888) 452-5477
- A.T. Kratter & Company
Technology and service for people with disabilities. CCTVs, magnifiers and more.
12062 Vally View Street
Garden Grove, CA 92845-1739
- Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc.
52 Third Avenue
Burlington, MA 01803
Tel: (781) 203-5000 or (800) 894-5374
- Life With Ease
Magnifiers, Talking Appliances, Enhanced Task Lighting.
P.O. Box 302
Newbury, NH 03255
Tel: (800) 966-5119 or (603) 763-7339 (outside U.S.)
- L & H Real Speak
Human sounding speech engine.
- LSC Luxo Wave Circline Magnifier
Enhanced Lighting fixtures, Industrial Lighting, Magnification.
735 Hastings Lane
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-6906
Tel: (800) 214-4522
- LS&S Products, Inc.
Products for the visually impaired and hard of hearing. Talking and low-vision products, computer aids, magnifiers, CCTVs, assistive technology, daily living products, and Braille items.
P.O. Box 673
Northbrook, IL 60065
Tel: (800) 468-4789
- Macintosh Assistive Technologies
Includes Visual Disability Solutions.
- Apple Computer, Inc.
1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino, CA 95014
Tel: (800) 800-2775
- MFD Enterprises, Inc.
P.O. Box 293010
Kerrville, TX 78029-3010
Tel: (800) 210-6662
- Magnification Resources, Inc.
Magnification, lighting, computers, text to speech OCR devices, talking watches, clocks, talking medical devices, kitchen accessories, sewing products and much more. Competitive pricing and veterans’ discounts.
4600 Valley Rd
Lincoln, NE 68510
Tel: (866) 278-1850
- Magnification Station
Magnification Station offers high quality magnifiers and products to ease daily living for people with vision problems. All of our staff have backgrounds in teaching, rehabilitation, or low vision.
- Mesa Plaza Shopping Center
8022 Mesa Drive
Austin, TX 78731
Tel : ( 512) 345-4123
- Magnifiers and More
Complete inventory of optical aids, from simple hand-held magnifiers to the latest video technology. Provides training, as well as optical and non optical aids and support, to help people with limited vision live independent, productive and fulfilling lives.
7775 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, Ohio 44060
- Magnifying Center
Magnifiers, Daily Living & Computer Aids, Reading Systems, Braille Embossers.
10086 W McNab Road
Tamarac, Florida 33321
Tel: (800) 364-1612
Manufactures a full line of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) products for the visually impaired.
3360 Adobe Court
Colorao Springs, Colorado 80907
Full Line Catalog of Blind, Low Vision, & Visually Impaired Products, including Speech Recognition, Enhanced Lighting, Magnifiers, Talking Appliances.
42 Executive Blvd
Farmingdale NY 11735
- Media Gadgets
Makers of NetFocus, an inexpensive screen magnifier which also converts PDF files to plain text, translates, and performs as a dictionary.
Thunder Bay, Ontario
- Meeting The Challenge
Meeting the challenge of knowledge management through information technology with daily living aids for the visually impaired.
3630 Sinton Rd, Ste 103
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Tel: (719) 444-0252 or Toll Free: (800) 864-4264
- Microsoft Accessibility and Disabilities
Large number of accessibility aids for the visually impaired. Free News letter subscription to the Microsoft Accessibility Update.
- Mons International
Magnifiers, talking products, special lighting, CCTV systems, etc.
6595 Roswell Rd. #224
Atlanta, GA 30328
- Nanopac Inc.
Assistive Technology, including Voice Recognition, Zoom Text, Magnifiers, and more.
4823 South Sheridan Road, Suite 302
Tulsa, OK 74145-5717
Tel: (918) 665-0329
- New Vision Concepts
Maker of EZReader, an all-in-one touch screen computer, document camera and custom software suite.
11936 Jamestown Rd
Dallas, TX 75230
Tel: (214) 668-9913
- Next Generation Technologies, Inc.
Custom solutions provider of alternative PC access technologies, universal design, and section 508 compliance.
Next Generation Technologies, Inc.
20006 Cedar Valley Rd – Suite 101
Lynnwood, WA 98036-6334
A wide variety of UV and infrared protective sunglasses especially designed for people with MD.
P.O. Box 159
South Lyon, MI 48178
Tel: (800)-521-9746 USA/(734)-769-5565
- Ocutech, Inc.
Bioptic glasses, magnifiers, computer software.
109 Conner Dr. Ste 2105
Chapel Hill, NC 2714
Tel: (919) 967-6460 or (800) 326-6460
- Optelec US, Inc.
Video magnification, desktop CCTVs, portable and mobile video magnifiers.
3030 Enterprise Ct., Ste C
Vista CA 92081
Tel: (760) 741-0767 / (800) 826-4200
- Optima Low Vision Services LTD
The UK’s largest Internet based Magnifier and Low Vision Service.
Devon TQ9 5LQ
Tel: 01803 864218
German producer of CCTVs and Reading Systems.
OPTRON Produktion & Vertrieb
Postfach 12 36
Telefon +49 (0)6078-911772
- Orbit Research
Talking Scientific Calculator
- Ovac Reading Systems
Reading Systems for the Visually Impaired.
67-555 Hwy. 111
Unit C – 103
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Tel: (800) 325-4488
15 Main Street, Suite 102
Salisbury, MA 01952
Tel: (978) 465-3436 or (877) 283-7689
- PC Talking Typing Tutor
De Witt & Associates, Inc.
700 Godwin Avenue, Suite 110
Midland Park, NJ 07432
Tel: (877) 447-6500
- Perceptual Alternatives
Electronic Travel Aids, and the Sonic Pathfinder.
10 Rowan St.
Tel: (03) 98 48 96 94
- Photo Protective Technologies
Melanin Eyewear and Light Filters made with Melanin, the body’s own defense against damage to the eyes (such as cataracts and macular degeneration) from sunlight and fluorescent light.
4738 Shavano Oak
San Antonio, TX 78249
Tel: (800) 219-9993 or (210) 493-6353
- Premier Assistive Technology
Products include: Scan & Read Lite©, Scan & Read Pro©, Text-to-Audio©, Talking Word Processor©, Text Cloner Pro©, Talking Calculator©, Scan and View©, Complete Reading System©, Universal Reader©, Universal Reader PLUS©, OFF Limits© The Talking Web Browser, PDF Magic Pro©, The Ultimate Talking Dictionary©, Predictor Pro© Word Prediction, The Talking Checkbook©, E-Library© and E-Text Reader©.
1309 N. William St
Joliet, IL 60435
Tel: (815) 722-5961
- Pulse Data HumanWare, Inc.
Assistive Technology In Reading/Writing For Visual Impaired. Braille, Speech Recognition, Magnifiers.
75 Mason Circle
Concord, CA 94520
Tel: (800) 722-3393
- Pulse Data International Limited
Video Magnifiers/Synthesizers/Software/Note Takers.
1 Expo Place
P.O. Box 3044
Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel: +64 3 384 4555
PULSE DATA AUSTRALIA LTD
P.O. Box 944
Suite 2, 7-11 Railway Street
BAULKHAM HILLS NSW 2153
Tel: (02) 9686 2600
PULSE DATA INTERNATIONAL (CANADA) LTD
37 Anjou Boulevard
Chateauguay, Quebec J6J 2P7
Tel: 450 691 6221 (toll free 888 886 3282 from within Canada only)
PULSE DATA INTERNATIONAL GmbH
Tel: +49-2051 87 895
- United Kingdom
PULSE DATA INTERNATIONAL (UK) LTD
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN9 6NS
Tel: +44 1933 626 000
- United States
PULSE DATA INTERNATIONAL INC.
351 Thornton Road
Tel: ( 770) 941-7200 or Toll Free (888) 734-8439
P.O. Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
- Quantum Technology
Braille softw are, Window-Eyes, Speech synthesizers, Open Book, Talking Signs.
P.O. Box 390
NSW 2116, Australia
Tel: + 61 2 9684 2077
- RC Systems
Text-to-speech synthesis products. Our voice synthesizers are available as plug-in boards, modules, and chips.
RC Systems, Inc.
1609 England Ave
Everett WA 98203
Tel: (425) 355-3800
Triangle Digital Services Ltd
Latton Bush Centre, Southern Way
Harlow CM18 7BL
Tel: +44 1279 639471
Text-to-speech application which will read any text file or Rich Text Format file from the Net.
MoneyTree Software Company
121 Cherry Ridge Road, Thunder Bay ON
Canada P7G 1A7
Innovative assistive technology products and services for children and adults with disabilities. Augmentative communication devices, computer access equipment, speech software, cognitive rehabilitation aids, and more. Also offers an online Product Search & Referral service.
PO Box 572190
Houston, TX 77257
- RJ Cooper & Associates
Special Needs Technology Specialists, including special software and hardware adaptations. Sonar vision glasses.
24843 Del Prado #283
Dana Point CA 92629
- Robotron Pty, Ltd.
Products include: the Eureka Professional, the Aria Braille Palmtop, the Columbus Talking Comp ass and the BrailleMaster 6 for DOS and Windows. Reading machines.
222 St. Kilda Rd.
St. Kilda 3182
Tel: +61 3 9525 5300
- Sammons Preston
Daily living aids include magnifiers, door viewers, remote controls, household plugs, braille playing cards, writing guides, talking watches, and calculators.
Tel: (800) 323-5547
Canada: (800) 665-9200
- Schweizer & Multilens of America
Wholesale/distribution of magnifiers, filters, telescopic systems, working aids, and glasses.
Schweizer & Multilens of America
85 Industrial Circle
Lincoln, RI 02865
Tel: 401.722.1108 / 866.922.1108
- ScripTalk Station
Audible prescription reader.
En-Vision America, Inc.
1845 Hovey Avenue
Normal, Illinois 61761
Tel: 309-452-3088 (local)/800-890-1180 (toll free)
- See It Bigger
Online retailer of all types of magnifying glasses, including handheld and hands free magnifiers.
Tel: 800-737-5211 (toll free)
- Seiko Instruments USA, Inc.
The Quicktionary Reading Pen Brings Portable “Scan-See-Hear” Technology to the World of Learning.
Seiko Instruments USA, Inc.
2990 West Lomita Blvd
Torrance CA 90505
Tel: (877) 334-4040
- Sendero Group
Developers of Atlas Speaks and Strider.
Davis CA 95616
Phone: (888) 757-6810
- SensAbility, Inc.
Technology for reading, including CCTVs, reading machines, adaptive software, & Braille embossers.
299-B Peterson Rd
Libertyville IL 60048
Tel: (847) 367-9009 / (888) 669-7323 (toll free)
- Sharper Vision Store
New and used lighting products, magnifiers, sunglasses, readers, etc. from the Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired.
754 Williamson St.
Madison, WI 53703
Toll Free: (800) 783-5213 / Local: (608) 255-1166
- Sight Connection
Daily living aids for living with vision loss. Also Enhanced Lighting, CCTVS, and Magnifiers.
9709 Third Ave. NE, #100
Tel: (800) 458-4888 (toll free)
Sunglasses, magnifiers, nutritional supplements, eye charts, and other ophthalmic products and supplies for both consumers and professionals.
15 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (800) 666-4883/1-866-968-6393
- Sight and Sound Technology
Video magnifiers, reading systems, speech synthesizers, braille embossers and translation systems.
Qantel House, Anglia Way, Moulton Park
Northampton NN3 6JA
Tel: (01604) 798070
- Solutions for Humans
Assistive technology products for people with special needs. Accessibility products such as text-to- speech and speech recognition that aid the blind and those with low vision in the office and at home work stations.
365A Tesconi Circle
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Tel: (707) 544-8000
- Speak and Mail
Speak & Mail 2000 will notify you when new mail arrives by reading the message header and contents according to your preferences (Supports multiple email accounts).
Fax/Voice: (613) 596-0048
ICQ Number: 1619123
- Speak To Me!
A free catalog of talking products. Daily living aids.
Order on line or call (800)248-9965
- Special Needs Computer Solutions
Assistive Technology solutions for Special Needs individuals – sales, consulting of vision aids, computer ergonomic aids, and augmentative communication aids. Introducing Guide Software and Guide Handsfree – all-in-one software for low vision and blind individuals.
50 Niagara St.
St. Catharines, ON L2R 4K9 Canada
Tel: 905-641-4922 or 877-724-4922 (toll free)
- Streamlight, Inc.
Builders of the world’s most trusted flashlights. Producers of a wide array of flashlights, including headlamps.
1030 W. Germantown Pike
Norristown, Pa. 19403
Tel: (610) 631-0600 or (800) 523-7488
- Synapse Adaptive
Access and productivity tools.
14 Lynn Ct
San Rafael CA 94901
Tel: (415) 455-9700 / (800) 317-9611
- Tactile Vision Graphics Inc.
We produce Braille and tactile graphics which are easy-to-follow, thoughtfully formatted, with Braille readers in mind.
400 Erie Street East, Unit 9
Windsor, ON N9A 3X4
Tel: +1 (226) 221-8849
Toll-free: (866) 465-0755
- TACK-TILES Braille Systems LLC
A sophisticated teaching tool for all ages based on LEGO®-type blocks.
P.O. Box 475
Plaistow, NH 03865
- Talking Products
Designers of a wide range of unique devices with recorded personal voice messaging capability.
316 Wheelihan Way, PO Box 271,
Campbellville, ON. L0P 1B0
Tel: (905) 854-5630
- Talking Rx
Talking Rx is a simple, easy-to-use device, that tells you exactly how many pills to take, when, and what for. Your doctor or pharmacist records the prescription information right into the Talking Rx.
- Millennium Compliance Corp.
323 Thistle Lane – P.O. Box 649
Southington, CT 06489
Producer of Assistive Braille Technology (In French).
ZAE Les Glaises
4, Rue Leon Blum 91120
Tel : (33) 01 69 19 47 57
- Technologies For The Visually Impaired
Adaptive Devices including Braille, CCTVS, Speech Recognition, Talking Appliances.
9 Nolan Ct.
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Tel & Fax: (516) 724-4479
- Technology for Education, Inc.
Brailler, braille printer, computer products, software programs.
7328 Braden Trail
Inner Grove Heights, MN 55076-2339
Tel: (651) 457-1917 or (800) 370-0047
- TextAloud MP3
Converts any text into voice and even to MP3.
2539 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd.
Clemmons, NC 27012
- Texas Center for the Visually Challenged
Free computers and software for the visually impaired.
11330 Quail Run
Dallas, Texas 75238
Tel: (214) 340-6328
- The Low Vision Store
Vendor of assistive technology.
300 NE 117th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98684
Tel: (888) 216-1912
Software for the blind.
Birkenfelder Str. 12
Tel + Fax: 0049 7231 46 56 81
- 20/20 Optical Accessories
Optical Aids For Low Vision including Glasses and Enhanced Lighting
Molenaar Eyecare Specialists, Ltd.
3546 Ridge Road
Lansing, Illinois 60438
Tel: (708) 474-0078
An electronic mobility cane that delivers a “step forward” in assistive technology.
Sound Foresight Technology Limited
40 Freemans Way
Tel: +44 (0)1423 359711
- Ultratec, Inc.
Phones with large visual displays and accessories.
450 Science Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Tel: (800) 482-2424
- Universal Low Vision Aids, Inc.
Manufacturers of the large display scientific calculator and developer of low vision technology. CCTVS, magnifiers, glasses.
450 Matheson Blvd, E., Unit 67
Mississauga, ON L4Z 1R5
Tel: (905) 568-9977 or 1-800-353-1107
- VenuSoft Corporation, Premier Programming
A speech-friendly scan-and-read software, very economical. Now also known as “Reading Made Easy.”
12800 Escanaba Drive, Suite D
Dewitt, MI 48820
- ViewPlus Technologies, Inc.
Manufactures assistive technology devices and software such as the Tigerë Braille Embosser Series, EmprintTM the full color Braille printer, the Audio Graphing Calculator (AGC) and IVEOë the self-voicing tactile-audio learning system.
1853 SW Airport Ave.
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
- The VideoEye
Power magnification system. Uses a magnifying camera to create an image on a large screen. This video magnification device consists of a viewing head mounted on a variable swing-arm connected to a large monitor.
VideoEye Corp. Dept TA
683 N. Five Mile Road
Boise ID 83713
- VisionAid Technologies
Low Vision Aids | Transportable Magnifiers | Video Magnifiers | Reading Machines | Screen Readers
Bridge Lodge, Spalding Common
Tel: 01775 711 977
- Vision Cue
A select assortment of low vision, Braille, and speech products from a variety of key manufacturers.
4858-A S.W. Scholls Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97225
Tel: 888-318-2582 and 503-297-1510
- Visual-Tech Connection
CCTVs and Magnifiers For Low Vision.
P.O. Box 1996
Westerville, OH 43086
Tel: (800) 589-8835
- The vOICe
Vision substitution software for the blind: seeing with sound.
Dr. Peter B.L. Meijer
Future Design Technologies
Philips Research Laboratories
Building WAY 41
Prof. Holstlaan 4
5656 AA Eindhoven
- Voice Systems
Includes Speech Synthesizers, Software, Braille Displays, Braille Printers (English and Italian).
Via G. da Procida, 6 – 20149
Tel : 0039 02 3450989
- WayMaker Life
WayMaker Life is committed to helping you improve your life’s quality through the utilization of practical and creative electronic technology. Our passion is to discover solutions to improve people’s lifestyles, and enhancing the way of life of our visually-impaired customers through the quality of our lightweight wearable magnification and sight-enhancing devices.
Tel: (918) 732-9287
- Wireless Video Cameras
Vision impairment virtual reality glasses that are part of a lightweight virtual reality headset system which not only allows the visually impaired to experience television and video content, but also the internet and the world of computers. Performs like a portable CCTV.
Wireless Video Cameras
46 Calle De Los Ninos
Rancho Santa Margarita, California 92688
Tel: (949) 533-3516
- WorkLink ADA Solutions
Products include voice recognition software, speech recognition and custom designed computers, adaptive computer products, mice and pointing devices, keyboards.
2566A Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
Tel: (510) 848-8363 or Toll Free: (800) 732-0522
- ZDNet Downloads
650 Townsend Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415) 551-4800
- Zoomax USA
Desktop and portable magnifiers.
1750 SW Third Street, Suite C,
Corvallis OR 97333
Tel: (844) 496-6629