Category Archives: Announcements

End of the School Year Promotion

Photo of braille embossers VP Columbia and VP Delta

With the end of the school year and summer fast approaching, now is the perfect time to send in your embosser for annual maintenance and inspection! If you don’t have an extended warranty we still want to help! Click here to contact us today for a special discount on general maintenance and inspection! Just released […]

KIT in Karlsruhe

Photo of two VP Emfuse

English text: Since the end of 2012, the Study Centre for the Visually Impaired (SZS) in Karlsruhe (Germany) has been successfully using the first Emfuse printer. In the meantime, well over 80,000 tactile graphics have been created with it. In addition to our visually impaired students, they benefited many more visually impaired people. A lot […]

Link between Reading Braille and Employment

We at ViewPlus have heard some lively debates over the years about the issue of whether new technologies such as Video Magnifiers and Voice-Activated Software will someday take the place of traditional Braille. The consensus was that Braille was becoming obsolete and that blind students and adults can get all the information that they need […]

Tiger Software Suite (TSS) 5.0 Now Available

ViewPlus Technologies is pleased to announce the release of Tiger Software Suite (TSS) 5.0 with support for the EmBraille Embosser and Voiceye code generation. The Tiger Software Suite 5 makes it easy to get accurate braille translation in seconds. Insert text and graphics within familiar programs such as Word and Excel and translate with the […]

National Federation of the Blind Mourns the Passing of Dr. Abraham Nemeth

Baltimore, Maryland (October 2, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind today mourns the death of Dr. Abraham Nemeth, the scientist who invented the Nemeth Braille Code for Mathematics and Scientific Notation and was a lifelong champion of Braille. Dr. Marc Maurer, president of the National Federation of the Blind, said: “Dr. Nemeth had a […]

Deal Boosts Blind’s Access to Texts

Global copyright agreement will increase availability of scientific texts in accessible formats. An international treaty approved on 27 June is a major victory for people with visual impairments. The 186 member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization came to a historic agreement to remove copyright obstacles that have hampered the global availability of textbooks […]

Corvallis-Based ViewPlus Technologies Inc. Recognized for Exceptional Innovation

Tibbetts Awards honor projects that bring federal R&D from the lab to the market FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2011 Corvallis, OR—ViewPlus Technologies Inc. today announced that it has received a Tibbetts Award from the Small Business Administration (SBA) for its accessible printing and graphics technologies. SBA presents the awards to companies and individuals that […]