Sherbrooke and Eastern
Type of Organization
Health Technologies / Medical Devices
Field of Activity
Vision health and Optic Supplies
Focused on enhancing the lives of people with visual and learning disabilities, HumanWare provides intuitive, intelligent solutions that enable their customers to participate effectively in today's information intensive and highly mobile society.
Global presence, Common Goals
With its integrated marketing, production and R&D operations in Canada and established sales offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia, and strong distribution networks throughout North America, Asia and the Middle East, Europe and Australasia, HumanWare is truly a global company.
Finding Solutions Faster
Technological "breakthroughs" can often have quite the opposite effect for those with a disability. Creating humanize solutions that truly make life easier requires both innovation and inspiration.
HumanWare employs the industry's largest R&D team, which means we have the capacity to create even more leading-edge product innovations.
Products of Necessity, the Mother of Invention
HumanWare's products are having a profoundly positive impact on the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired. These are the tools that empower them to live independently and compete effectively in a sighted world.
myReader - the world's first low vision auto-reader - the SmartView desktop video magnifier and the portable PocketViewer magnifier.
The Victor Reader family of digital talking books, the BrailleNote range of personal information management systems and Maestro, an off-the-shelf Pocket PC made accessible using text-to-speech technology, adapted applications and a tactile keyboard membrane over the PDA touch screen.
The ScannaR, a flat-bed scanner that will scan any text document and read it back to you in seconds, and the Brailliant range of Braille displays.
In addition HumanWare also produces the world's only commercialised GPS based orientation solutions for the blind - Trekker and BrailleNote GPS.
With every new day, our customers are presented with new challenges that come from living in a world that hasn't been designed with them in mind. These challenges need solutions and we will keep working to put the power back in their hands.