Best in Tech Conference


BEST IN TECH Conference 2017

Presented by

The 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 following:
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.


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