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Education

HIMS partners with schools to help teachers and students who are
blind and visually impaired with access to Assistive Technology (AT)
tools to enhance their educational opportunities and experiences.
With HIMS products, students excel not only in the classroom and
extra-curricular activities, but in their career and in life!

As an active member of our Braille community,
HIMS is a Corporate Member of AERBVI and a Manufacturer
Member of the Assistive Technology Industry Association.
HIMS attends many national and state AER (Association of Education
and Rehabilitation for the Blind and Visually Impaired)
conferences, as well as annual international Assistive Technology
conferences such as ATIA, CSUN and the bi-annual AER
International Conference. Click here to view upcoming conferences.

HIMS is an advertising sponsor in AccessWorld Magazine as well
as the Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness (JVIB) published by
the American Foundation of the Blind (AFB). HIMS also participates in
select Regional Braille Challenge events held every January through March
where our Braille representatives interact with parents and students
to spread information and resources about Braille.

HIMS encourages and supports Braille literacy and accessibility to Braille with our high-performance BrailleSense Polaris Notetaker models, Braille Sense U2 Notetaker models, and Braille EDGE 40 & Smart Beetle Braille display with connectivity to PC, MAC, iOS and Android devices.

BrailleSense Polaris offers a new standard in blind-friendly applications with the latest in cutting edge technology. We’ve kept the traditional computer interface that has contributed to the popularity of other BrailleSense models. BrailleSense Polaris supports Google Apps, making it easy to utilize Google services like Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides as millions of other students do everyday.

Braille Sense U2 notetakers feature Nemeth, UEB and UEB math, Dropbox™, YouTube™,
Excel and PowerPoint viewer and downloading of textbooks from providers such as BookShare and NLS.

GoVision and GoVision PRO is an all-in-one, space-saving HD video magnifier that combines all the best features of a video magnifier with transportability and connectivity unrivaled by other products. Take GoVision with you to use the Distance Mode with the 360° camera rotation to view a whiteboard in the classroom or a presentation at work.