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San Fernando Valley Chapter of
The National Federation of the Blind of California
Sponsored by Braille Institute of America

Best In Tech Conference 2018

Best in Tech offers a great opportunity to those who are interested in learning about the latest innovations in assistive technology for the blind and partially sighted. Attend this free annual event that offers a rare opportunity to:

  • Learn from actual users of the latest assistive technology about their favorite solutions (mobile devices and helpful apps, OCR products, CCTVs, digital book readers, note takers, and IOS and Android-related products.
  • Attend workshops to learn about what’s new with Sweetman Systems including JAWS 2019, BraillNote touch, BrailleSense Polaris, the new Q Braille from HIMS, and explore other products.
  • HumanWare’s workshop will demonstrate the new Brailliant 14 braille display and the Victor Reader Trek.
  • A T Kratter / OrCam workshop presenting the OrCam MyEye, the most advanced wearable assistive technology.
  • IRIE-AT’s workshop to learn how an affordable desktop embosser can be used to teach complex subjects and do much more than simply emboss braille.
  • Braille Institute’s workshop will showcase and explain the various Voice controlled home technology that is on the market, such as google home and apple’s HomePod
  • Visit booths of the most popular vendors of blindness products, low vision magnifiers and related technology to get hands on experience and learn about the latest gadgets and solutions.
  • Shop for holiday gifts and take advantage of special discounts.
  • Meet and “talk tech” with others who are blind or low-vision.
  • Many high-tech items will be raffled throughout the day (11am – 3:30pm).

When:  Saturday, November 17, 2018 – 8:30AM to 3:30PM

Where: Braille Institute Los Angeles – 741 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles CA 90029