Articles

  • Speech Technology (Summer 2014) - The Summer 2014 issue of Speech Technology magazine includes an article on CVS pharmacy mail order customers now having access to ScripAbility prescription information. Read ScripAbility in Speech Technology (not accessible).
  • Designing a Better Blister Pack - ScripTalk is mentioned in this article about the benefits of blister packaging medications. http://pharma.webpackaging.com/issue2/healthcare/blister-packs/designing-a-better-blister-pack/
  • For 14 Million Americans, Accessible Rx Labels Equal Independence - Check out this blog posting on the Disability.gov blog website by Guest Blogger Janice Lehrer-Stein, a Member of the National Council on Disability. http://usodep.blogs.govdelivery.com/2014/03/20/for-14-million-americans-accessible-rx-labels-equal-independence/
  • CVS/pharmacy Now Offers “Talking” Prescription Labels - WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –CVS/pharmacy announced today that it now provides ScripTalk talking prescription labels for prescriptions ordered for home delivery through its online pharmacy, CVS.com. The ScripTalk labels provide a safe and convenient way to access information on prescription labels for individuals who cannot read standard print.The ScripTalk labels are free to […]
  • Walmart Now Provides Talking Prescriptions - Lighthouse Volunteer Caryl Melancon writes about the partnership between Walmart pharmacies and En-Vision America involving En-Vision’s ScripTalk talking label technology. She writes, “Taking prescription drugs can be dangerous. There are as many as 1.9 million drug injuries each year due to prescription errors. Nearly 10% are life threatening or fatal and more than half are […]
  • An Evaluation of the I.D. Mate Quest - Deborah Kendrick at  AFB AccessWorld® Magazine  provides a detailed evaluation of the i.d. mate Quest by En-Vision America. She writes, “The I.D. Mate Quest Talking Bar Code Scanner is an extremely well-designed product that does what it promises to do and does it extremely well. It can be used out of the box with very […]
  • Review of ScripTalk Station at AFB AccessWorld® Magazine - Bill Holton of AFB AccessWorld® Magazine reviews the ScripTalk Station in depth along with the new ScripTalk User Software. He writes: “ScripTalk Station is an accessible prescription reading device that allows print impaired individuals to manage their own medications without guesswork or sighted assistance. Special “talking labels” incorporate radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips smaller than a […]
  • Professor at ISU, who is blind, a testament to ‘can-do attitude’ - NORMAL – When one of Cary Supalo’s students says a chemistry problem is too difficult, he has a standard reply that usually stops them cold. “My being the blind guy,” he tells them, “if I can do that, you can do it, too.” Supalo is an assistant professor at Illinois State University who has an […]
  • ISU professor seeks to improve travel for blind in B-N - NORMAL — You might think Cary Supalo would be busy enough just teaching at Illinois State University. You haven’t met Supalo. “He’s always on the go,” said John Bauer, chairman of ISU’s chemistry department. “He’s really dynamic and externally focused and energetic.” Blind since age 7, Supalo wants to form a local not-for-profit similar to […]
  • Markey Introduces Legislation to Improve Prescription Drug Labeling for the Blind - Congressman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) recently introduced H.R 4087, the Prescription Drug Labeling Promotion Act of 2012, to ensure that people who are blind or visually impaired have full access to the information included on their prescription drug labels. “No one should have to sacrifice their independence or safety to take their medication,” said Rep. […]
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