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Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM PST
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Braille Institute Los Angeles 
741 N. Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029

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San Fernando Valley Chapter of NFB of CA 
San Fernando Valley Chapter of the NFB of California 
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

Pre-registration is required for accurate food count.

To register and get information click the Register Now button below or email

If you don’t have internet access call (818) 457-9449 for help with the registration process

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