Tech Tools for Independence

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Join CVI for a free, monthly demonstration of accessible technology for the user who is blind or visually impaired.

The Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI) presents Tech Tools for Independence, a free, monthly tech demo — open to the public — featuring demonstrations of accessible technology geared toward users who are blind or visually impaired, including:

  • New Technology
  • Accessibility of smart phones and tablets
  • Helpful apps and devices
  • High and low tech solutions

Upcoming Dates and Topics:

Monday, August 6, 2018 – Aira and OrCam Demonstration.

Using augmented reality, Aira connects people who are blind or low vision to a trained professional agent who is dedicated to further enhancing their everyday experience – completely hands-free assistance at the touch of a button.

OrCam MyEye is a wearable artificial vision device designed to assist people who are blind, visually impaired, or have a reading disability. The smart camera reads printed and digital text aloud from any surface, and recognizes faces, products, and money notes, all in real time.

Come and get hands on, to try out these products for yourself!

TIME: 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

LOCATION: CVI, 739 West Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308 (Corner of West Peachtree & 4th Street)

There is free parking available in the CVI lot, located behind the building.

Demos are free and open to the public. RSVP's are recommended but not required.

For more information, or to reserve your spot, call 404-875-9011 or email info@cviga.org.