Posts Tagged ‘talking prescription labels’

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Global News: Empire Company Limited Now Offers ScripTalk Across All Brands, In-Store in Canada

Friday, February 14th, 2020

This is the first time in Canadian history accessible prescription labels have been offered at the national pharmacy network level.

Empire Company Limited, which runs brands Lawtons Drugs, Sobeys, Safeway Canada, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, IGA (Western Canada) and FreshCo, is now offering ScripTalk for blind, visually impaired and print impaired patients at ALL pharmacy locations, in store, throughout the country. It’s free for patients.

Watch this Global News Edmonton story to learn more.

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Palmetto Tech Company Helps Visually Impaired Read Drug Labels

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

PALMETTO, Fla. (FOX 13) — A family-owned company in Palmetto, Florida is using technology to make products to help the blind live more independently.

En-Vision America was born in 1996 when David B. Raistrick created a way to barcode playing cards for his visually impaired uncles.

“He thought there has to be a better way to do this and he developed a little program on a laptop,” the company’s Sales Director, Amanda Tolson said.

To view the video and full story, visit the Fox 13 website.

 
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