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CNIB Frontier Accessibility Partners with Global Sighted Assistance Leader, Be My Eyes

February 21, 2021
Through this exciting new partnership, CNIB will be joining the Be My Eyes network, becoming the first Canadian organization to offer “Be My Eyes for Work". This value-added service will be available for all CNIB employees and volunteers.

CNIB Frontier Accessibility has partnered with Craft&Crew to provide digital accessibility to Canadians living with disabilities

January 19, 2021
Through the partnership, not only will organizations across the province be able to reach more Canadians than ever before, they’ll also be complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) ahead of the government mandated deadline on June 30, 2021.

CNIB Frontier Accessibility has partnered with Vispero, the world’s largest assistive technology provider for people with vision loss

November 4, 2020
Vispero delivers a high-quality line of optical and video magnifiers; wearables; scanning and reading devices; and easy-to-use software designed and developed to deliver innovative solutions that help people who are blind and low vision reach their full potential.

CNIB Frontier Accessibility has partnered with LEARNstyle, experts in specialized education and assistive technology training

August 21, 2020
LEARNstyle’s unique software and strategy-based training approach works to support learning independence from a diverse spectrum of students, from those with learning disabilities to those who are blind or partially sighted. LEARNstyle will provide high-quality, specialized training to support Ontario teachers and students in their journey to take full advantage of accessible products, technology and software solutions offered by CNIB – all designed to empower students to live with confidence and independence.

CNIB Frontier Accessibility has partnered with IrisVision, a global leader in digital vision technologies

August 4, 2020
IrisVision’s visual assistive device allows users to access and amplify their limited sight. The wearable device is FDA registered, and helps users with a variety of eye conditions including age-related macular degeneration, Stargart disease, and glaucoma.

CNIB Frontier Accessibility has partnered with MapinHood, a personalized navigation app specifically designed to source accessible and safe routes in the city of Toronto

May 25, 2020
Accessible navigation apps are often an essential tool for people with sight loss. They allow for independent, safe travel. But prior to the release of MapinHood, most navigation apps have been designed to meet the needs of drivers and transit riders, rather than for pedestrians.

CNIB Frontier Accessibility has partnered with Eschenbach Optik of America Inc., a global innovator and manufacturer of premium magnification solutions.

March 26, 2020
Since 1913, Eschenbach has been a global innovator and distributor of magnifying and vision-enhancing products that help to improve the safety, productivity, independence and quality of life for people with sight loss across the globe.

CNIB Frontier Accessibility has partnered with HumanWare, makers of accessible technologies for people with sight loss.

February 2, 2021
HumanWare will offer training and support via webinars, in-person visits, phone support and internal education courses as well as enhanced product demonstration support.

CNIB Frontier Accessibility has partnered eSight, a Canadian-based world leader in vision technology.

October 10, 2019
eSight 3 is an advanced assistive device that enables people living with central vision loss to see more clearly and is recognized as a “Top Innovation” by Time Magazine.