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Optelec Offers Back-to-School Low Vision Tech & Eye Health Tips
Date:9/1/2009

Optelec US Inc. is committed to keeping those with low vision equipped with the latest optical aids, such as the Optelec FarView, and providing important eye health tips for the school year.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 1, 2009 -- With summer vacation coming to an end, students and teachers throughout the country are gearing up for back-to-school season. Optelec US Inc., a worldwide market leader in providing innovative and life-changing assistive technologies for the blind and visually impaired, is committed to keeping those with low vision equipped with the latest optical aids, such as the Optelec FarView, and providing important eye health tips for the school year.

The Optelec FarView, a portable handheld video magnifier, serves as the perfect low vision solution for the active student or teacher. With a 4.3" reading screen and benefits of both distance and close-up viewing, students can access, store, review, and share information anytime in an ultra-compact and stylish design.

Those with low vision are able to view information on the white board, read text books or capture images; the Optelec FarView stored images and text can be magnified 2-42X and scrolled through for detailed viewing. As an added feature, it has a built-in seven megapixel camera with a storage capacity of up to 100 images.

"For many years it was like I was suddenly shut out of a world I had known all my life," stated Joan Slocum, an art teacher with low vision and Optelec customer.
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