The National Federation of the Blind acknowledges with gratitude our convention sponsors listed below. Their messages follow.

Platinum:

  • Aira & AT&T
  • Google, Inc.
  • Microsoft
  • OrCam
  • Oracle
  • UPS
  • Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • VFO: Ai Squared/Freedom Scientific/Optelec

Gold:

  • Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP
  • iSenpai, LLC
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Target
  • Uber Technologies, Inc.

Silver:

  • Amazon
  • Dropbox
  • HumanWare
  • Market Development Group, Inc.
  • Pearson
  • Sprint

Bronze:

  • Charter Communications
  • Facebook
  • National Industries for the Blind
  • VitalSource Technologies, LLC
  • Wells Fargo

White Cane:

  • BAUM (USA) Inc.
  • C&P - Chris Park Design
  • Disability Relations Group
  • Duxbury Systems, Inc.
  • Educational Testing Service
  • Envision, Inc.
  • En-Vision America, Inc.
  • HIMS
  • iFactory
  • Lyft, Inc.
  • OHFA Tech, Inc.
  • Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld, LLP
  • TRE Legal Practice

SPONSOR ADS

AT&T + Aira ad:

#DoMore with Aira. Aira is now available to all NFB members. Aira connected by AT&T. Sign up at www.aira.io

Microsoft ad:

Empowerment. Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. This includes creating and delivering technology that is accessible and functional for people of all abilities. http://microsoft.com/accessibility

Oracle ad:

Oracle Delivers Accessibility. Transparent accessibility reporting; international accessibility standards development; comprehensive accessibility implementation guidance; the world’s top governments, states, cities, and universities run Oracle. “Oracle is committed to creating accessible technologies and products that enhance the overall workplace environment and contribute to the productivity of our employees, our customers, and our customers’ customers.” Safra Catz, CEO, Oracle. For more information about Oracle’s accessible products, go to: oracle.com/accessibility.

UPS ad:

Supporting great causes: a commitment that’s as much a part of UPS as our brown trucks. UPS is proud to support the National Federation of the Blind and the National Convention. ups.com.

VFO: Ai Squared/ Freedom Scientific/ Optelec/ The PacielloGroup ad:

What’s New From VFO? Our brands Ai Squared/ Freedom Scientific/ Optelec/ The PacielloGroup. Convention Highlights: ZoomText Fusion 11

  • Run JAWS® and ZoomText® simultaneously or independently
  • Single installer with one activation code

ElBraille 14 Windows® 10 Notetaker with JAWS and Focus Blue

  • Access to your favorite Office® applications
  • 20 hours battery life
  • WiFi, Bluetooth® 4.0, 4G and LTE protocols
  • GPS, Sim Card port, USB and HDMI

Home Use Program

  • Significant discounts on software
  • Special Software Maintenance Agreement pricing
  • 20% discount on all hardware

ONYX OCR Portable Video Magnifier

  • Four-in-one camera
  • Magnifies and reads aloud any document
  • View an entire page and navigate quickly

Available to NFB conference registrants in the exhibit hall only. VFO is a proud sponsor of the NFB National Convention. www.VFOGroup.com

Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP ad:

For 30 years, the NFB has entrusted me with exciting and important work that brings me joy every day. I have learned so much from my friends and mentors in the NFB and have been so supported by all my friends in the blind community. I thank you for the extraordinary honor of representing you. Dan Goldstein. Brown, Goldstein & Levy is proud to partner with the NFB and of the groundbreaking work we have accomplished together and will accomplish in the future. 120 E. Baltimore St., Ste. 1700 Baltimore, MD 21202. www.browngold.com. 410.962.1030

iSenpai, LLC ad:

Congratulations NFB on another outstanding National Convention! Keep teaching blind kids how it’s done! Are you a parent of a blind kid? Find the NOPBC table & introduce yourself! Get plugged in to the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children! iSenpai: your technology advisor.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. ad:

Commitment to access and inclusion. JPMorgan Chase & Co. We proudly support the National Federation of the Blind in developing innovative education, technology and training programs that create pathways to independence and success for their constituents.

Target ad:

Target for all. At Target, we believe everyone should be able to enjoy shopping at Target.com and in our stores. Learn more: Target.com/accessibility. Contact us: [email protected]

Uber Technologies, Inc. ad:

Uber is proud to partner with the National Federation of the Blind to help bring reliable, accessible transportation to people all across the world. Learn more at accessibility.uber.com

Amazon.com ad:

Visit the NFB Exhibit Hall to experience the accessibility of Kindle E-Readers, Kindle for PC, Fire Tablets, Fire TV, Alexa, and more…Amazon products come with built-in access features so that all customers can enjoy their books, movies, apps, and more. Learn more @ www.amazon.com/accessiblity

HumanWare ad:

NO LIMIT. HumanWare develops highly intuitive and intelligent solutions that empower people who are blind or with low vision by giving them the independence to participate effectively in a sighted workplace. Tools like the new BrailleNote Touch, first and only Google certified braille tablet, and the explore family of handheld electronic magnifiers, allow blind and visually impaired people live full, productive lives. Contact us for a free demonstration 1-800-722-3393 www.humanware.com. Humanware see things. Differently.

Market Development Group ad: Congratulations to the National Federation of the Blind on another successful convention! Market Development Group, Inc. A full-service marketing company. John Alahouzos, executive vice president. 1832 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA. (202) 298-8030. www.mdginc.org.

Pearson ad:

Pearson. Pearson, the world’s learning company, is proud to be a sponsor of the National Federation of the Blind’s 77th National Convention. Pearson is committed to making education accessible for all. Please stop by our booth when you visit the exhibit hall.

Sprint Vision ad:

Sprint Vision is here for you! Sprint Vision is committed to working with the blind and low vision community to deliver user-friendly accessible devices, affordable plans and offers extraordinary customer care.

  • Promotional service plan offers
  • Free 411 directory assistance
  • Accessible website: sprint.com/vision
  • TeleSales: 866-588-5814

Dedicated Care Support: 855-885-7568

Email: [email protected]

sprint.com/vision

OrCam ad:

OrCam MyEye wearable assistive device. Breakthrough artificial vision technology with a smart camera, empowering people who are blind or visually impaired. Instantly and discreetly read text from any surface, recognize faces, and identify products. OrCam gives independence. Stop by our booth in the exhibit hall for a demo. www.orcam.com. 1-800-713-3741.

Charter Communications ad:

Charter Communications is proud to support the National Federation of the Blind at its National Convention. By collaborating with the blind and visually impaired community, Charter Communications can enhance technology and service to better meet the needs of all our customers.

National Industries for the Blind ad:

National Industries for the Blind is proud to partner with the National Federation of the Blind to advance the interests of people who are blind. Together, there are no limits to what we can do. Learn more at NIB.org.

Wells Fargo ad:

Our diversity is our strength. Every day, we go to work, attend school, and live our lives side by side. Our individual experiences come together to help us learn more about the world around us, and ourselves as well. Wells Fargo honors and recognizes the National Federation of the Blind. www.wellsfargo.com. Together we’ll go far.

Disability Relations Group ad:

Designed for all voter kiosk votec. Help design the next accessible voting system! www.votecdesignedforall.com

Educational Testing Service ad:

ETS Measuring the power of learning. Our mission is to advance quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid assessments, research and related services. Our products and services measure knowledge and skills, promote learning and performance, and support education and professional development for all people worldwide. Questions about GRE, TOEFL, Praxis, GACE, TExES, or HiSET tests? Stop by our table!

Envision, Inc. ad:

Since 1933 Envision has been providing advocacy and support to improve independence for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Envision is proud to sponsor the National Federation of the Blind. Envision. To improve the quality of live and provide inspiration for the blind and visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education and research. www.envisionus.com.

Lyft, Inc ad:

Going the extra mile. Lyft is a proud partner of the NFB.

Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP ad:

Trial and Appellate Advocates. RBGG is proud to represent and support the National Federation of the Blind so that blind people may live the lives they want. Advancing justice and solving problems on behalf of individuals and businesses for 25 years. rbgg.com.