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AARP Shares info on tech devices for people with vision loss

Jan 23, 2019

Video magnifier from Enhanced Vision
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 AARP is sharing information on how new tech devices can be life-changing for people with vision loss. Many causes of low vision are simply age-related, and it's great that AARP is sharing this information with the ever growing group of aging baby boomers. Low vision doesn't mean the end of doing things you've enjoyed doing. Often it just means doing them differently.

From video magnifiers that allow you to place printed materials on a scanner and see them, to the Victor Reader Stream, a lightweight, handheld device plays DAISY digital talking books, EPUB e-books, MP3 and MP4 files, and other media formats, 

Man traveling with Aira app
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and apps that help you travel independently, identify items in your pantry, or grocery shop with verbal assistance, technology is changing life for people with vision loss.  

Be My Eyes app
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Read the full article.  There's so much more!