News

HumanWare introduces the latest version of Romeo
and Juliet braille embossers

21/06/2016

Montreal, June 21, 2016 — HumanWare is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Romeo 60 and Juliet 120 Braille embossers from Enabling Technologies.

The embossers which defined reliability and have produced quality braille over the past 20 years make their triumphant return today. Romeo and Juliet are now shipping with a completely updated and modern platform that packs in wireless printing over Wi-Fi, a built-in braille translator, and the ability to emboss high quality tactile graphics, all at an affordable price.

HumanWare introduces the latest version of Romeo and Juliet braille embossers

The BrailleNote Touch is Shipping Today!
– First Google Certified accessibility device

26/05/2016

May 26, 2016 – HumanWare is thrilled to announce that the BrailleNote Touch is shipping starting today! We have received such an incredible amount of responses filled with excitement and anticipation for the BrailleNote Touch. We would like to thank those who placed pre-orders to receive one of the first BrailleNote Touch units.

HumanWare introduces the BrailleNote Touch, the first Android All in One braille tablet providing Play Store access

HumanWare introduces the BrailleNote Touch,
the first Android All in One braille tablet
providing Play Store access

24/03/2016

Montreal, March 24 2016 — HumanWare is pleased to introduce the revolutionary BrailleNote Touch at the 2016 CSUN conference in San Diego.

HumanWare introduces the BrailleNote Touch, the first Android All in One braille tablet providing Play Store access

HumanWare Becomes the Exclusive North American Master
Distributor of Enabling Technologies Braille Products

22/12/2015

HumanWare is pleased to announce a new partnership with Enabling Technologies. Beginning January 1st, 2016, Humanware will become the exclusive North American distributor for all Enabling Technologies products.

HumanWare Becomes the Exclusive North American Master Distributor of Enabling Technologies Braille Products

HumanWare unveils Prodigi Connect 12
- An integrated digital magnifier for
the connected classroom

27/08/2015

HumanWare is pleased to announce the arrival of the newest member of the award-winning Prodigi family. The Prodigi™ Connect 12 is a highly portable digital magnifier and 12-inch tablet that features an open Android platform with access to more than a million apps and native synchronization to Google's suite of tools.

HumanWare unveils Prodigi Connect 12 - An integrated digital magnifier for the connected classroom

HumanWare Launches the Trekker Breeze+

27/05/2015

The new improved Breeze+ is the most accurate, intuitive, and effective navigation aid designed for travelers who are visually impaired.

 HumanWare Launches the Trekker Breeze+

KeySoft 9.5 is Available For Download: Internet radio,
UEB Math to Print, Exam Mode, Quick Notes, KeyMaps 2015

20/05/2015

Today HumanWare is excited to announce KeySoft 9.5’s availability as a free download for all BrailleNote and VoiceNote Apex users. Whether you are a student, teacher, professional, or a leisure user of the BrailleNote Apex, KeySoft 9.5 has a feature or enhancement for you.

KeySoft 9.5 is Available For Download: Internet radio, UEB Math to Print, Exam Mode, Quick Notes, KeyMaps 2015

Try the new Prodigi Tablet at CSUN!

02/03/2015

Visit the HumanWare booth (505) to test-drive the new Prodigi Tablet, the most complete and lightest handheld magnifier on the market.

HumanWare at ATIA 2015: visit us at booth 101

26/01/2015

Test-drive our innovative products, including the BrailleNote® Apex, the leading productivity device for the blind in education, business and for personal use; Victor Reader®, the world's leading family of digital audiobook players; the unique Prodigi™ family of desktop and portable vision and reading systems, and Trekker® Breeze, the all-in-one handheld talking GPS.

HumanWare at ATIA 2015: visit us at booth 101

Read what the experts are saying about Prodigi

18/12/2014

The December issue of AFB AccessWorld Magazine features a great
review of the ProdigiTM Duo electronic magnifier. This new brand recognition positions Prodigi as a highly efficient product that can improve quality of life for people living with low vision conditions.

Read what the experts are saying about Prodig

Another award for Prodigi!

28/11/2014

HumanWare is pleased to announce that the Prodigi 2-in-1 digital magnifier recently won an award at the 32nd annual awards of excellence by Tech & Learning Magazine(read the publication press release).

Another award for Prodigi!

Prodigi 1.2 is now available
New spoken menus and audio feedback

22/09/2014

HumanWare is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Prodigi TM version 1.2, a free software update to the groundbreaking personal vision assistant. Among other great enhancements, Prodigi now reads the menu items out loud.

Prodigi 1.2 is now available - New spoken menus and audio feedback!

Victor Reader Stream version 4.4 update NOW AVAILABLE:
Enjoy online podcasts, wireless access to the NLS BARD

22/09/2014

The Victor Reader Stream version 4.4 update brings even more exciting new wireless features including online podcasts and wireless access to the NLS BARD service. Enjoy the ability to search and browse thousands of podcasts, subscribe with a single key press and have new episodes automatically downloaded wirelessly to the Stream.

Victor Reader Stream version 4.4 update NOW AVAILABLE: Enjoy online podcasts, wireless access to the NLS BARD

Prodigi 1.1: Prodigi makes reading as easy as 1-2-3!

05/06/2014

HumanWare is pleased to announce Prodigi TM version 1.1.0, a free software update to the groundbreaking personal vision assistant that makes it even simpler to get started magnifying and reading.

Prodigi 1.1: Prodigi makes reading as easy as 1-2-3!

Making your purchases just got even easier!
No Payments + No Interest for 6 Months*

27/05/2014

HumanWare is pleased to offer you the new Bill Me Later option, a PayPal service that lets you buy now and pay later. Think of it as a secure, instant, and reusable credit line without the plastic.

Making your purchases just got even easier! No Payments + No Interest for 6 Months*

KeySoft 9.4.1 and KeyMaps:
Providing Informed Travel for All

19/03/2014

HumanWare brings another exciting enhancement to the long history of KeySoft. This update introduces KeyMaps, a new application exclusive to BrailleNote Apex users. KeyMaps is a fully accessible virtual navigation application to be included on all BrailleNote Apex devices.

KeySoft 9.4.1 and KeyMaps: Providing Informed Travel for All

New archived webinar

Low Vision Devices and Medicare--Joint ACB/AFB
Teleseminar Sponsored by HumanWare - March 12, 2104

17/03/2014

Listen to this teleseminar jointly hosted by ACB and AFB to learn about recent activities in the U.S. Congress to promote Medicare coverage of low vision devices.

New archived webinar - Low Vision Devices and Medicare--Joint ACB/AFB Teleseminar Sponsored by HumanWare - March 12, 2104

Join us at the 29 th CSUN conference

13/03/2014

HumanWare, the global leader in assistive technologies for people who are blind or have low vision, is pleased to announce its participation at the 29 th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference CSUN 2014 in San Diego.

 Join us at the 29th CSUN conference

Stream 4.3 Now Available: access to over 36,000
web radio stations + wireless rich media content

04/02/2014

With the new Stream, you can now access over 36,000 radio stations around the world. And finding the stations you want is easy with useful functions like searching by the station's name, browsing by genre, and easily saving stations to your favorites list. You can get started even faster by trying HumanWare's suggested playlists by region!

Stream 4.3 Now Available: access to over 36,000 web radio stations + wireless rich media content

The world's most advanced desktop electronic
magnifier for under $2,000

13/01/2014

For a significantly lower price than traditional CCTVs, the new Prodigi Desktop delivers features that people with low vision want and need: unique Diamond Edge Text technology for crisp, clear reading at any magnification. and simple to use Touch and Tap controls that put everything at your fingertips without having to use an X/Y table.

The world's most advanced desktop electronic magnifier for under $2,000