The National Federation of
the Blind of California
San Fernando Valley Chapter
THE BEST IN TECH 2017
Best in Tech offers a great opportunity to those who are interested in
learning about the latest innovations in assistive technology for the
blind and partially sighted. Attend this free annual event that offers a
rare opportunity to:
·Learn from actual users of the latest assistive technology about their
favorite solutions (mobile devices and helpful apps, OCR products, CCTVs,
digital book readers, note takers, and learn everything about the latest
iPhone and IOS 11.
· Attend workshops to learn about what’s new with Sweetman Systems
including JAWS, Magic and Zoomtext Fusion, BrailleNote touch, BrailleSense
Polaris, video magnifications, OCR systems and digital book players, and
hear about the new Victor Trek (the talking book player with GPS) and
Explore 8 and other products from HumanWare.
· Attend Braille Institute’s workshop to hear about what’s new with iOS
devices and apps.
· Exciting New Addition! Learn about the exciting new technology created
by Second Sight Medical Products who will be presenting the Argus II
Retinal Prosthesis for blind individuals with Retinitis Pigmentosa and the
Orion I Visual Cortical Prosthesis Systems for blind individuals due to
virtually any non-brain related cause. Find out how this new technology
has helped hundreds of totally blind people.
·Visit booths of the most popular vendors of blindness products, low
vision magnifiers and related technology to get hands on experience and
learn about the latest gadgets and solutions.
·Shop for holiday gifts and take advantage of special discounts.
·Meet and “talk tech” with others who are blind or low-vision.
·Many high-tech items will be raffled throughout the day (11am – 3:30pm).
The Best in Tech 2017 Conference will be held on
Saturday, November 18, 8:30am to 3pm
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Please save the date and come join us to learn about the latest in
Assistive Technology. Hear and learn from users of this years newest
solutions as well as take advantage of the opportunity to have hands on
experience with these devices. Thanks to the vendors who make this event
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