BEST IN TECH Conference 2017
National Federation of the Blind of California San Fernando Valley Chapter
Workshop A with Braille Institute
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Braille Instituteís workshop is about whatís new on the mobile device
horizon and get info on new apps for iOS.
Workshop B with Sweetman Systems
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Sweetman Systems welcomes you to Best in Tech 2017!
Come see whatís new this year! In our presentation, we will demonstrate the
New features in JAWS, including use of the Pearl Camera with JAWS 2018.
Exciting features of the BrailleNote Touch Notetaker including use of Go
Read to quickly download books from Bookshare.
Use of the BrailleSense Polaris for work with PDF and PowerPoint documents.
New Low Vision products from Humanware, Freedom Scientific, and HIMS.
And, of course, a brief review of developments for Pocket Recorder!
Workshop A with HumanWare
9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
HumanWare is a global provider of technologies for the visually impaired.
For over 25 years HumanWare has led the innovation with products such as the
BrailleNote, Victor Reader and Prodigi. HumanWare is committed to the
future. New products such as the Victor Trek (talking book player with GPS)
and Explore 8 shows our customers that the best is yet to come".
Workshop B with Second Sight
9:45 to 10:45
Second Sight Medical Products is pleased to present the Argus II Retinal
Prosthesis and the Orion I Visual Cortical Prosthesis Systems designed to
provide artificial vision to the totally blind. See if you might be a
candidate for the FDA approved, commercially available Argus II Retinal
Prosthesis System for blind individuals with Retinitis Pigmentosa or an
upcoming clinical trial participant for the Orion I Visual Cortical
Prosthesis for blind individuals due to virtually any non-brain related
cause. Find out how this exciting new technology has helped hundreds of
totally blind people. Dr. Robert Greenberg, MD, PhD, Chairman, Founder, and
Inventor of the Argus II and Orion will discuss details about both systems
in this exciting workshop. Donít miss it!
Line up for our speakers for the main
presentation will be updated soon.
If you are not attending a workshop you can visit our vendors in the
exhibit area from 9:00AM to 11:00AM.
Please note that vendorís booths will be closed during the main
presentation from 11:00AM to 1:00PM.