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Accessibility Minute - Assistive Technology Tips and Tricks for Everyone

Feb 4, 2022

Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools, and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs!

Last week I talked about Vision Buddy, which is the world’s “first TV watching wearable headset virtual reality system for individuals with visual impairments.” Another VR headset available for those with visual impairments is the Patriot Viewpoint.

According to the product’s website: “This wearable Samsung virtual reality technology lets you be completely hands-free while doing the things you enjoy, both near and far!”  While wearing this device, users can see family and loved ones’ faces, read books and computer screens, watch television, continue hobbies like painting, and more.

Other features include:

  • Large wide-screen with a 101° viewable field
  • 1x – 20x magnification
  • 11 high-contrast color modes
  • Comfortable fit with adjustable strap
  • Accurate and fast OCR reads text out loud
  • And much more

Visit the Patriot Vision Industries website to learn more.

For more information, to read our blog, or to drop us a line, visit  That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I’m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.