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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...

2013-11-22 08:24:48

Free app lets users "super-zoom" a photo closer than ever, then tilt their way around the image precisely and comfortably HOUSTON, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- INNOVENTIONS, Inc., a pioneer in smartphone display navigation, has released their RotoView Photo Magnifier app on iTunes, letting iPhone users zoom in and scroll in ways not possible with the standard iPhone photo browser. With its powerful zoom capabilities and gyro-based scrolling, users can more easily navigate their...

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...

2013-10-03 23:02:47

HumanWare’s new ProdigiTM personal vision assistant was granted the prestigious Silmo d’Or Award for innovation and creativity in Low Vision technology at the 20th awarding ceremonies at the Silmo 2013 conference in Paris, France. Silmo is Europe’s leading conference for the Optical industry and the award was won with HumanWare’s marketing partner, EssilorTM, the world's leading ophthalmic optics company. Drummondville, Quebec, Canada (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 HumanWare’s new...

2013-07-16 12:32:48

DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - HumanWare announces Prodigi(TM), the world's most advanced, all-digital personal vision assistant for people with low vision conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and other eye diseases.  HumanWare has designed Prodigi to be a more affordable and intuitive visual aid than the traditional CCTV-based electronic magnifier. "HumanWare is proud to introduce the revolutionary Prodigi family that finally...

2013-05-09 20:26:12

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.enhancedvision.com For the last five years, Enhanced Vision's popular Acrobat CCTV has been a mainstay in classrooms, offices, and homes, providing visually impaired individuals with effective up close and distance magnification. Taking this proven solution one step further, they've now introduced the Acrobat HD, giving the low vision community extraordinarily sharp high definition images while retaining the same features and...


Latest Magnifier Reference Libraries

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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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