Navigation Links
New Low-Cost Handheld Device offers Independence for Millions of Visually Impaired Americans
Date:4/10/2009

Enhanced Vision Launches "Pebble" - a Feature-Rich Magnifying Solution for Extreme Portability at Affordable Price

Huntington Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) April 10, 2009 -- Enhanced Vision, America's leading manufacturer of magnifying solutions for the visually impaired, launched a powerful new hand-held device today that can bring affordable independence to the 15 Million+ Americans suffering from low vision conditions such as macular degeneration. At just $595 and no larger than a men's wallet, "Pebble" is an exciting new vision device that gives users the freedom to read menus, check price tags, write checks, and much more while on the go.

The Pebble features:

  • Bright, 3.5" high resolution LCD display that magnifies words and objects from 2-10X the normal size
  • Choice of six video viewing modes for optimal contrast
  • "Freeze image" feature with additional magnification capabilities
  • Hands-free mode for reading and writing
  • Built-in LED light source for dim lighting conditions(e.g. restaurants)
  • 2 AA rechargeable batteries, wall adapter and carrying case

Currently, more than 15 million people in the United States are diagnosed with low vision conditions, such as Macular Degeneration which makes everyday activities like reading, writing, and ordering at restaurants a real challenge. And with America's aging population, this number is expected to double by 2020. Leading eye care specialists have discovered that video magnification is a solution for these individuals to regain and maintain their independence.

"With the Pebble, we're giving people the confidence to do everyday activities again with a single, simple device," said Michelle Williams, Director of Mark
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Waking up during surgery: Low-cost prevention?
2. Proactive, Low-Cost Prenatal Physical Therapy Reduces Pregnancy Complications, Eases Labor and Delivery and Shortens Recovery Time for Mothers
3. Upcoming World Kidney Day Underscores Role of Low-Cost Lab Tests in Combating High-Cost Kidney Disease
4. Weis Markets Expands Low-Cost Prescription Plan
5. Low-cost LEDs to slash household electric bills
6. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Partners with Community Providers to Offer Low-Cost BlueSelect Health Plan for Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties
7. MEDNET(TM) Launches Low-Cost LABboards(TM) to Healthcare Industry
8. Low-Cost Strategies to Maintain Health in Hard Times
9. Important Information, You Cant Afford to Miss ... NBC 10 and Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Invite Local Families To Learn About FREE or Low-cost Health Insurance for Uninsured Kids and Teens up to Age 19
10. Physical therapists offer low-cost solution to high-cost expenditures for acute low back pain
11. Sutter Express Care Offers Low-Cost Physicals for Student-Athletes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New Low-Cost Handheld Device offers Independence for Millions of Visually Impaired Americans
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... With summer in full swing, Americans are flocking to ... of the top spots for fishing in the world, and it’s easy to understand why. ... Canada has great fish. , Recreational fishing is a huge industry, and Americans make ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... ... “ LIFX ” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly Tech Report, ... technology expert and special reporter for NewsWatch, conducted the review and shared with viewers ... , According to the U.S. Department of Energy, it’s very important to use energy-efficient ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... GA (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... sporting the newest shades of the SIGVARIS PERFORMANCE SOCKS. Since the socks were ... experts and athletic trainers. Their significant popularity has inspired four new, fun shades ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... , ... Six months ahead of his 80th birthday, Don Stevenson has reached ... for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Stevenson began the walk in Washington State ... mid-September. He left Glasgow, Mont. yesterday morning and is making his way to Wolf ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... and a passion for social fitness. Built to function as a lifestyle community, Active ... giving them the opportunity to network, meet, and participate in discussions or group events. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Most Versatile Smart Light Bulbs were featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:SIGVARIS is Sporting Four Brand New Colors in the Popular PERFORMANCE SOCK Product Line 2Health News:79-Year-old ‘Pacing Parson’ Passes 1,000-Mile Mark in Cross-Country Walk for Pulmonary Hypertension Association 2Health News:79-Year-old ‘Pacing Parson’ Passes 1,000-Mile Mark in Cross-Country Walk for Pulmonary Hypertension Association 3Health News:ActiveBunch.com Launches as a Social Community for People with Active Lifestyles 2
... veterans , , TUESDAY, March 24 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure ... to have triggered abnormal responses in the brains of ... the discovery could lead to new diagnostic tests and ... , The study, from the University of Texas Southwestern ...
... Omega-3 fatty acids appear protective against advanced prostate ... genetic variant in the COX-2 gene, according to a ... of the American Association for Cancer Research. , "Previous ... is one of the first studies to show protection ...
... the threat of tuberculosis and the toll it takes on ... , The TB-HIV co-infection crisis is twice as big ... there were at least 1.37 million cases of HIV-positive TBor ... the previous WHO estimates. , "A global health catastrophe ...
... Inc. (NYSE: CNO ) today announced that ... senior secured credit agreement. Banc of America Securities ... the amendment. The amendment, which does not seek ... repayment schedule, is expected to provide for, among other ...
... Cancer Action Network, the American Heart Association, the American ... Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey,s call for the ... immediately remove e-cigarettes from the market. FDA officials ... the past few weeks saying that e-cigarettes are "new ...
... shown that an innovative anti-microbial catheter could vastly improve ... dialysis patients. , Results of a study published in ... the catheter has the potential to ward off attack ... Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) patients from infections for up ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Gulf War Syndrome May Stem From Chemical Exposure 2Health News:Alarming new data shows TB-HIV co-infection a bigger threat 2Health News:Conseco Seeks Amendment of Its Credit Facility 2Health News:Conseco Seeks Amendment of Its Credit Facility 3Health News:Conseco Seeks Amendment of Its Credit Facility 4Health News:Statement of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids 2Health News:Anti-microbial catheter to cut infection risk for dialysis patients 2Health News:Anti-microbial catheter to cut infection risk for dialysis patients 3
(Date:7/2/2015)... -- The Green Exchange, Inc., the developer,s of "Loud Cannabis" ... app that connects cannabis growers directly to patients to ... that their service provides the fastest delivery on the ... half a dozen other delivery apps that have popped ... in that it connects growers directly with patients. ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 Pharma Major Lupin Limited today ... in Russia subject to certain closing ... market which recorded RUB 765 billion in sales, placing it ... world in 2014 (IMS Health). For over a decade, Russian ... with this trend, projecting Russia to ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... DURHAM, N.C. , July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... acquisition of assets related to the ion channel biology ... had previously been obtained as part of Pfizer,s 2011 ... of Pfizer,s rights to the "Icagen" name and trademark. ... provide comprehensive services for ion channel and transporter drug ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Cannabis Delivery App Gets Product to Patient in Under 7 Minutes 2Lupin Acquires Biocom in Russia 2Lupin Acquires Biocom in Russia 3Icagen Re-launched through XRpro Sciences Acquisition of Pfizer Team and Technology for Ion Channel and Transporter Drug R&D 2Icagen Re-launched through XRpro Sciences Acquisition of Pfizer Team and Technology for Ion Channel and Transporter Drug R&D 3Icagen Re-launched through XRpro Sciences Acquisition of Pfizer Team and Technology for Ion Channel and Transporter Drug R&D 4
... March 5, 2012  Sono-Tek Corporation (OTC BB: SOTK.pk) completed ... record preliminary results. Sales were approximately $12,000,000, an increase ... income is expected to be approximately $1,200,000, an increase ... $594,000 and above our goal of $1,000,000. Sono-Tek will ...
... 5, 2012  CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) today ... and chief medical officer of the company, has been named ... , an independent commission that will assess how physicians ... care. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO )   ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sono-Tek Announces Record Year End Results 2CVS Caremark's Chief Medical Officer Troyen Brennan is Named to the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform 2
... is the Bard Kugel Patch, which is constructed ... two layers create a positioning pocket, which is ... position. On the other side is a barrier ... "memory recoil ring," which causes the patch to ...
... Bard mesh has become the standard against ... mesh was used by Dr. Irving Lichtenstein ... repair many years ago. Lichtenstein describes Bard ... for permanent reinforcement of hernia repair. As ...
... Visilex mesh is the first polypropylene ... repair. Visilex mesh directly addresses the ... More specifically, it delivers maximum visibility, ... profile after insertion through the trocar.,Visilex ...
... mesh is a three-dimensional, anatomically formed prosthesis ... Bard 3DMax mesh has been designed based ... the inguinal canal. The result is a ... Bard 3DMax product is constructed of Bard ...
Medicine Products: