Latest Magnifier Stories

2014-07-11 23:07:38

Zoomax’s new 19-inch desktop electronic magnifier, named Panda, is easy to use and truly affordable. Consumers with visual impairments can use it to read the newspaper or perform other daily tasks on the 19’’ screen at home, in the library, or at the office. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Zoomax, a world-leading manufacturer of magnifying solutions for the visually impaired, today announced the launch of a competitive 19-inch desktop electronic magnifier called “Panda”....

2014-05-30 23:01:10

Graduating seniors are wrapping up the school year and preparing to leave the comforts of home for college and life-experiences – those with blindness and low vision now armed with multi-functional assistive technologies that both students and parents love. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 As students across the country wrap up their final days of this school year, our graduating seniors, especially those with vision impairments are also eagerly making preparations for the fall....

2014-05-26 23:03:23

Rejoin Technology Co., Ltd and Zoomax Technology Inc. have announced a definitive agreement to merge in the first quarter of 2014. Hangzhou, China (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Two vision industry leaders, Rejoin Technology Co., Ltd and Zoomax Technology Inc. have announced a definitive agreement to merge in the first quarter of 2014. The merger unites two of largest low vision products manufacturers in the world. Zoomax and Rejoin celebrated this news with a ceremony at the Sheraton Hotel in...

2014-02-11 23:28:54

Zoomax upgrades both the software and hardware of the Aurora HD 24’’ desktop electronic magnifier, which makes it the most cost-effective desktop electronic magnifier ever for consumers with low vision. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Recently, Zoomax fully upgraded both the software and hardware of the Aurora HD. This latest version provides a sharper image, higher color contrast, a brand-new package, and a more attractive price. When it comes to desktop electronic magnifiers, consumers...

2014-01-30 23:27:08

HIMS Inc. to kick off year-long anniversary celebration at ATIA 2014 Conference with new product for low vision students and new math features for its popular Braille Sense notetakers. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 HIMS, a leading manufacturer of products for people who are blind or who have low vision, will kick off a year-long celebration of their 15th anniversary at the ATIA 2014 Conference to be held January 29 – February 1, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Anniversary activities...

2013-12-13 23:03:03

The Snow 7 HD, an easy to use magnifier, is designed for visually impaired people to use without time-consuming learning. With only 5 large intuitive buttons, people with visual impairment can read the newspaper or view photos easily on the 7-inch widescreen monitor. San Francisco, CA, (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Since Zoomax introduced the 4.3’’ handheld video magnifier Snow into the global market in 2010, the Snow has been highly accepted and used by people with poor vision caused by...

2013-12-10 23:00:51

HIMS assistive technology equips new UN Accessibility Centre. UN staff and official visitors are now able to borrow state-of-the-art technologies for inclusion in meetings and events. New York City, New York (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The United Nations inaugurated its first Accessibility Centre with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, on December 4, 2013, just one day after the observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The...

2013-11-28 23:00:44

HIMS Inc. announced this week that they will offer deep holiday discounts as well as a new 5% year-round military discount on CANDY and CANDY GRIP portable and handheld video magnifiers and also on LifeStyle HD 22" desktop video magnifier. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 HIMS Inc., a major manufacturer and distributor of products for those with vision-loss due to Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma or Cataracts has announced several new discount...

2013-10-13 23:02:19

Their popular designs include electronic magnifiers for users with low vision disabilities. Utilized for reading newspapers, magazines, books, letters, cooking instructions, prescription bottles, food labels, and bills and statements, Bierley offers several different versions of magnifiers to suit every user's unique special needs. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a...

Latest Magnifier Reference Libraries

2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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