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Optelec supports FORCE in Africa

May 13, 2015: In Africa, the number of visually impaired people is growing because of sickness, poverty and lack of knowledge about eye conditions and how to handle them. Just like Optelec, Force aims to provide blind and visually impaired children and adults with tools so they can read and learn. We support their mission and have donated FarViews to the Illulaschool, so these children have better access to education and get the chance to learn and build an independent living.

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What does an electronic video magnifier bring to a child?

February 11, 2015: Optelec and Sight Savers America have partnered over the last few years to provide free MultiViews to children with low vision. We are proud to present the results of this collaborative effort and the video of a child whose life was dramatically improved.

 

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The Impact of Low Vision Aids on the Life of People with Vision Loss

January 16, 2015: Many studies have been conducted about how eye conditions can affect one's life and lifestyle. But what do we know about the effectiveness of low vision aids?

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Optelec introduces the new Optelec ClearView C

September 1, 2014: The new Optelec ClearView C is a unique desktop video magnifier for people with low vision. It is designed for people who need magnification to read or do their hobbies.

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ClearView+ Speech: Now Available

April 1, 2013: The newest Optelec product, the ClearView+ Speech is an innovative solution to read your magazines, letters or newspapers.

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Get Sight, Give Sight! - In the finish

June 1, 2013: In June, we are entering the final month of the Get Sight, Give Sight! initiative. This will be the last month when purchasing an Optelec video magnifier will sponsor projects by Focus on Vision in Africa.

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Bridging the distance issue of viewing the Blackboard

May 22, 2013: Barrierbreak, Optelec's official distributor in India published a case study on Shubhi Shadiza's story. Shubhi is a student with low vision at the St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai. As a part of an experiment, a video magnifier was introduced to Shubhi. She explains her experiences.

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Get Sight, Give Sight! - The First Results

May 1, 2013: Four months have passed since Optelec announced the initiative Get Sight, Give Sight! In the following news, we are glad to bring you the latest updates on projects supported by the initiative.

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Compact 4 HD Shipping Starts Today

January 14, 2013: Today, Optelec is announcing the launch of the new Optelec electronic video magnifier, the Compact 4 HD.

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The Optelec Initiative Get Sight, Give Sight! Starts Today!

January 1, 2013: In Africa there are over 25 million people with vision loss. The vast majority of these people could be helped with adequate eye care service, if this would be available and affordable. With your support, Optelec will contribute to improve this situation.

 

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