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Enhanced Vision and VFO, with the Freedom Scientific and Optelec Brands are Joining Forces in Assistive Technology Merger

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (USA), ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA) and BARENDRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS, January 23, 2018 – Enhanced Vision and VFO, with its Freedom Scientific and Optelec brands, today announced the two companies have merged to create the world’s largest assistive technology provider for the visually impaired.

Enhanced Vision and VFO, Full Press Release

The Paciello Group Releases ARC and JAWS Inspect

NASHUA, NH (USA) and ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA), January 3, 2018 – The Paciello Group (TPG), a marquee software accessibility firm providing website and application compliance solutions to enterprises throughout the world, today announced the release of two new products: ARC and JAWS Inspect.

The Paciello Group Releases ARC and JAWS Inspect, Full Press Release

Freedom Scientific Releases JAWS 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA), – October 30, 2017 – Freedom Scientific today announced the release of version 2018 of JAWS® for Windows, the world’s premier screen reading software.

Freedom Scientific Releases JAWS 2018, Full Press Release

Optelec Introduces the Compact 6 HD Speech

BARENDRECHT (NLD), September 18, 2017 – Optelec today introduced the Compact 6 HD Speech, a pocket-sized video magnifier with a 6-inch touch screen that reads printed text aloud.

Optelec Compact 6 HD Speech, Full Press Release

Freedom Scientific Introduces a New Generation of the Focus Braille Display Line

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA), August 17, 2017 – Freedom Scientific today introduced the fifth generation of the Focus Blue Braille Display line. This next generation of Braille displays is designed to be extra rugged to meet the needs of today’s active portable user.

Fifth generation of the Focus Blue Braille Display line, Full Press Release

Ai Squared/Freedom Scientific Releases ZoomText Fusion 11

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (USA), May 30, 2017 – Ai Squared® and Freedom Scientific® today announced the release of ZoomText® Fusion 11 for Windows®, bringing together the two leading accessibility software programs for the visually impaired – ZoomText and JAWS® – into a single package.

Ai Squared/Freedom Scientific Releases Zoomtext Fusion 11, Full Press Release

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Events

TifloInnova 2017 | Madrid, Spain

International Exhibition of Assistive Technology for People with Visual Disabilities

Date: November 17-19, 2017
Location: ONCE Sports & Culture Centre, Paseo de la Habana, 208, 28036 MADRID, Spain
Represented brands: AiSquared, Freedom Scientific, Optelec

TifloInnova, more information