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Optelec showcase new technology at NCW

Technology company, Optelec, showcase new and emerging technology to NCW students.
Male student using OrCam READ
Male student using OrCam READ

On Tuesday 11 January, visitors from Optelec showcased a handful of new low vision magnification products for people who have a vision impairment!

Many NCW students are lovers of technology. As part of the NCW curriculum, students learn how use a range of different speech software to suit their differing experience and preferences. A visit from Optelec presented a brilliant opportunity for students to test and give their first impressions on products such as the OrCam READ, DaVinci Pro and Optelec tablets.

The OrCam READ is able to take a photograph of a piece of text and read it back to the user, whilst the tablet products act as a magnifier so that much larger print can be read on screen.

Students Amelie and Tom particularly enjoyed trying out the DaVinci Pro which magnifies on a much larger scale both photos and in live mode!

For more information on Optelec products, visit the Optelec online products shop.

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