Category Archives: Press

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 […]

An Interview with Jenine Stanley of the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind

Jenine Stanley discusses the EmBraille & Voiceye products offered by ViewPlus Technologies. On October 12 2013 the Blind Matters Radio Show interviewed Jenine Stanley, the Consumer Relations Coordinator at Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc. The archived podcast is available at the Blind Matters website.

ViewPlus Gets a Nod from Microsoft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A Corvallis assistive technology company is getting some public relations mileage out of a promotional road trip by software titan Microsoft. ViewPlus Technologies, which makes embossing computer printers that produce tactile graphics and Braille text for the blind, partners with Microsoft to design systems that work with the company’s ubiquitous Windows operating […]

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 […]

ViewPlus President Dr. John Gardner Featured in National Eye Institute News Article

Dr. John Gardner, the President and founder of ViewPlus Technologies Inc. was recently featured in a news article on the National Eye Institute website. The article is below. —————————————————————————————————- February 2010 Insight Big Ideas from Small Businesses Vision-related research by innovative thinkers By Allyson T. Collins, M.S. NEI Science Writer/Editor A printer that produces high-resolution […]

Braille Math Translation Made Easy with the Tiger Software Suite

October 23, 2008 Corvallis Oregon — ViewPlus Technologies and Design Science announced today the release of a new update to the ViewPlus Tiger Software Suite 4 (TSS) for braille math support within Microsoft Word. The new version TSS 4.1 works with Design Science’s MathType version 5.0 or higher, allowing users to create mathematical equations within […]

ViewPlus Makes Images Accessible to the Sight-Impaired (Including Computers)

By Bill Kasdorf, Vice President, Apex, and General Editor, The Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing You may have missed one of the most intriguing new technologies to be shown at the recent SSP 30th Annual Meeting in Boston. Demonstrated in the session on accessibility opened by Rick Bowes, and part of the presentation by Bob […]

Program Helps Graduates Succeed; Mixes Business and Science Skills

With a bachelor’s degree in marine science from Texas A&M, Todd Bridgeman rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the Commissioned Officer Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Stationed in Newport, Ore., he coordinated ship operations, supported research projects and helped with disaster response. But in 2006, when he was looking for […]

ISU Prof Helps Develop Software for Visually Impaired

TERRE HAUTE — Indiana State University associate professor Elizabeth Jones has spent the past seven months working to make math accessible to all students. Jones, an associate professor of mathematics and computer science, took a sabbatical for the fall and spring semesters to work as a consultant with ViewPlus Technologies, a company that creates hardware […]