V.I.P. stands for visually impaired people who are VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE. We want to provide low vision community education, assistive technology, support and mentoring.


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Everyone with a family history of glaucoma should be screened for the disease. This disease steals sight! V.I.P. promotes Glaucoma Awareness Month in January.

7 Inch New Generation Portable Video Magnifier

7 Inch New Generation Portable Video Magnifier

Ivision Technology has just released its 7 Inch New Generation Portable Video Magnifier.

Features include:

7.0 “ HD 1024*600 Colorful LCD Screen
4.0MP High definition image
2X-32X magnifications
17 color modes (customized color modes combination available)
Real-time crisp image freeze
Protable Handheld Design
Support Voice Prompt
Support PAL/NTSC AV/HDMI1080i60, connect to TV

New Product: VD700 New Generation Video Magnifier

New Product: VD700 New Generation Video Magnifier

Features of the New Generation Video Magnifier include:

- 7.0 “ HD 1024*600 Colorful LCD Screen
- 4.0MP High definition image
- 2X-32X magnifications
- 17 color modes (customized color modes combination available)
- Real-time crisp image freeze
- Protable Handheld Design
- Support Voice Prompt
- Support PAL/NTSC AV/HDMI1080i60, connect to TV
- Approximate 4 hours continuous use

Freedom Scientific Releases JAWS 2018

Freedom Scientific today introduced the release of version 2018 of JAWS® for Windows, the world's premier screen reading software. Significant new features include:

- Version number changes to “2018” to match the upcoming ZoomText® and Fusion™ version numbers

-New direct document OCR support with Freedom Scientific PEARL® Camera and Twain flatbed scanners

Meet the New RUBY+ Handheld Video Magnifier

RUBY+ Handheld Video Magnifier

The RUBY+ handheld video magnifier is your choice if you prefer to
have a magnifier with high-contrast buttons, and a more "business-like" design.

The original red RUBIES will also continue to be available.

Hope for the Best and Be Prepared for the Worst

Midland All Hazards Public Weather Alert Radio

Don't get caught off guard the next time severe weather strikes! Where dangerous - and potentially deadly - weather is concerned, early warning is your best protection.

Windows® 10 ElBraille 14 Notetaker

Windows® 10 ElBraille 14 Notetaker

The ElBraille 14 is a portable device designed for users who are blind or deaf-blind and want to stay connected at school, work, or home as well as on the go.

What We Offer

1) Low vision community educational programs, conferences and assistive technology demonstrations and expos

2) Support groups, mentoring and advocacy

3) Site and Structural modifications for churches, businesses, etc. for public access

4) Consultations for the visually impaired and low vision evaluations on assistive technology for the visually impaired

5) We provide information and referrals for magnification devices

6) Customer service training and workshops to better acommodate the visually impaired customer

V.I.P. Sponsors

Walmart Foundation
Eyesight Foundation of Alabama
Black Belt Community Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Freedom Scientific
First Cahawba Bank
Hat Country Resistal Hats
AI Squared Zoom Text
Moore Stewart Honda
Carter Drug Company
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Pepsi Cola
Wyatt-Kirkpatrick Eye
City of Selma
Dallas County Commission
Regions Bank