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ScripTalk Talking Prescriptions Awarded by Veterans Group

Washington D.C. – June 19, 2002 – En-Vision America, Inc. has been awarded the 2002 George Alexander Volunteer award by the Blinded American Veteran Foundation (BAVF) for the contributions of its newest ScripTalk Talking Prescription product.

The ScripTalk System includes a tiny microchip embedded in the prescription label that is printed and programmed by a pharmacy’s computer system. At home, the patient uses a handheld ScripTalk Reader that reads the information stored on the microchip and speaks the label information to the patient. The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to incorporate this technology into its existing pharmacies in fiscal year 2003.

“This technology is a real breakthrough for individuals who have difficulty reading their pharmacy labels.” Said John Fales, President of the BAVF. “The prescription benefits provided by the VA are life-saving, and ScripTalk will help our nation’s vets take these medications more safely.”

“We are absolutely thrilled to receive this esteemed award from the BAVF,” said David Raistrick, Vice President of En-Vision America. “ScripTalk continues to climb in popularity not only with veterans across the U.S., but with folks in the private sector as well.”

About En-Vision America and ScripTalk: Located in Normal, IL, En-Vision America has been developing products for the visually impaired and seniors since 1995. In addition to the ScripTalk product, the privately held company markets “i.d. mate”, a talking bar code identification system. For more information, call David Raistrick at 309-452-3088 or visit the company’s website at http://www.envisionamerica.com.

About the Blinded American Veterans Foundation: The BAVF has become a nationwide focal point and clearinghouse for research, information dissemination and educational efforts for visual disabilities. The organization supports medical research on sensory disabilities, as well as the development of improved sensory prosthetics. Visit the organization’s website at: http://www.bavf.org.

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