HIMS assistive technologies help the blind and visually impaired. hims-inc.com Currently, HIMS has authorized Dealers in over 30 countries.
HIMS Inc., located in Austin, TX, is the North American sales, marketing and distribution office for HIMS assistive technology products helping people who are blind and low vision. HIMS Inc., opened in November 2010, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of its parent company, HIMS International Corporation located in Daejeon, South Korea. Established in January 1999, HIMS International Corporation, origin
I know you all miss us since ACB and NFB, and are wondering where we will be next! Well, good news for you... we now have an 'Upcoming Events' page on our site!
Visit it here:
Upcoming Events | HIMS inc You can find HIMS at these upcoming events: 1. NFB Texas – Houston, TX, November 3rd-5th Visit NFB Texas webpage here 2. Accesing Higher Ground Conference (AHEAD) – Denver, CO, November 9th-12th Visit AHEAD webpage here 3. ACB Indiana and Ohio – Columbus, OH, November 10th-12th Visit ACB...
Attention teachers, students, and parents!! We have officially made a Teacher's Hub on our website, dedicated to YOU! Find reference sheets, tutorials, and more on this site.
Teacher’s Hub | HIMS inc WELCOME TO THE TEACHER’S HUB HIMS Inc.’s dedication to TVI exellence – so you can feel supported while you teach SIGN UP FOR OUR TVI, STUDENT, AND PARENT EMAIL LIST TRAINING MATERIALS Have confidence in using HIMS devices, with downloadable training materials. Keep on your computer, or print t...
HIMS is hiring! If you are a hard worker and would like to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives, then we hope you will consider a career with HIMS, Inc.
Please visit the link below to learn about the positions to consider. If you are interested in, please email your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]
Job Posting | HIMS inc HIMS is hiring! HIMS, Inc. is the manufacturer and distributor of industry leading blindness and low vision technology solutions serving the assistive technology needs of the United States, Canada and outlying U.S. territories. Come enjoy the best in music, world-class dining and rich cultural diver...
Usually Mondays get a bad rep... but not today because today is our SensePlayer webinar!! We will introduce and discuss the most recent update that includes the new mobile screen reader, improvements to the unique Smart Connect function, new features in the media player, podcast player, web radio, and document reader!! This will be followed by a Q & A session where you are free to ask away!
Webinar information follows:
When: TODAY, Aug 14, 2023 04:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: SensePlayer Version 2.0
Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Talk to you soon!!
Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: SensePlayer Version 2.0. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. Demonstration and discussion of the latest features and enhancements included with the release of the HIMS SensePlayer 2.0 firmware.
We are thrilled to announce the NEW firmware is now released for the SensePlayer!
This update brings fixes and enhancements that are sure to delight users of the popular accessible multimedia powerhouse such as:
- The inclusion of the new mobile screen reader that now allows for easy installation of relevant Android apps known to work well with the SensePlayer such as Apple Music, NLS BARD, Audible and more.
- Improvements to the unique Smart Connect function that allows you to control your smart phone with the use of physical buttons.
- Improved Bluetooth functionality
- New features in the media player, podcast player, and web radio
- Updates to the document reader
You can learn more at https://hims-inc.com/product/senseplayer/
Happy Thursday y'all!
(Image below of Jonah Hill screaming for excitement - eyes squinty, mouth wide, jazz hands by face)
Missed us at the ACB conference? Fret not! We have uploaded the audio of our SensePlayer presentation with the Q&A after to our YouTube channel! You can find it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MdIxySeogc&list=PL8LbvKiYY9-sAQRoh2NQ6w_HP4ggLnhK8&index=18 .
2023 ACB Conference - SensePlayer presentation and Q & A Join the conversation where Jenny and Earle present and discuss current features and exciting updates about the SensePlayer device at the 2023 ACB conference...
Day 1 at the ACB conference was a super success, and had these star employees wiped! 🐶 😴
Come back and see us tomorrow 3-9pm to snag the last SensePlayer OCR we have with us here, or to place your order for any product to be shipped to you at convention only prices!
Image: two sleeping guide dogs, one laying his head on the other, using her body as a pillow. What a life.
Join us at the upcoming NFB Louisiana State Convention THIS weekend! Come see us at our booth to say hi and check out the new SensePlayer and your other favorite HIMS products.
The new BrailleSense 6 and 6 mini firmware is now available. This firmware patch will fix the Google Play Store accessibility issues. Use the link for your specific device to get the firmware, release notes, and more.
BrailleSense 6: https://hims-inc.com/bs6-resources/user-downloads/
BrailleSense 6 mini: https://hims-inc.com/bs6-mini/6mini-user-downloads/
Today, we show our appreciation and gratitude for the men and women who have served their country. This , we salute you.
Blind Bargains Podcast just released with news of our latest announcement. Exciting news!
Introducing the BrailleSense 6 mini. The most powerful compact braille notetaker.
Come check out the BrailleSense 6 and QBraille XL at ATIA. Visit our partners Irie-AT at booth 612 for an in-person demonstration!
AccessWorld's review on the BrailleSense 6!
The BrailleSense 6: More Bang for Your Buck! Jamie Pauls In the January 2018 issue of AccessWorld, I had the privilege of writing about the BrailleSense Polaris, a 32-cell notetaker from HIMS Inc. That unit ran the Android Lollipop 5.1.1 operating system. It contained 64GB of internal storage with 3GB of RAM. The unit promised 18 hours of batt...
A new firmware for the Polaris and Polaris Mini are now available. This firmware update includes the much requested bible application. Read the release information in the linked page. Get version 3.5 now!
New Firmware: Polaris and Polaris Mini - New Features It's time to update your Polaris and Polaris Mini Firmware Here Comes a new Polaris and Polaris Mini Firmware HIMS is pleased to announce this much anticipated update for BrailleSense Polaris and Brai
In case you missed it, HIMS has officially announced the all new BrailleSense 6 notetaker. With 32 braille cells and running Android 10, this notetaker is the most powerful in the world.
Learn more online at https://hims-inc.com/bs6
BS6 - HIMS inc Say Hello to the all-new BrailleSense 6 The BrailleSense 6 is the most powerful notetaker in the world. Period. The BrailleSense 6 is the most powerful braille notetaker in the world. Designed with the fastest hardware and powered by Android 10, it is the ultimate notetaker. Watch the release video....
HIMS has something really cool to share. It's too bad I'm no good at posting to Facebook.
Image description: a blurred device, presumably something to do with braille but who knows, with a "Censored" label on it. Kinda scandalous if you ask me.
Our products suit everyone, no matter their walk of life. Here is a video of one of our customers reading to children using our braille sense U2 notetaker. We hope you are as inspired as we were.
The Best of Both Worlds: The QBraille XL Almost Perfectly Blends a Braille Display and a USB Keyboard
In case you haven't heard, the QBraille XL is one of the hottest braille products available right now and people are taking notice. Check out the latest review of the QBraille XL by the NFB.
nfb.org Have you ever found yourself struggling to remember the series of commands needed to perform a keyboard shortcut on your display? Have you ever needed to do a command that isn’t configured on your display? Have you found yourself switching back and forth between your computer keyboard and your dis...
Get your FREE Personalized Body Comp Report (print AND braille) at booth 705 and you’ll get TWO entries to win a from us and our partners, Selvas Healthcare.
In case you missed our BIG announcement... theres a new TINY notetaker and it’s a pretty BIG deal! Enter to win a Polaris MINI at booth #702... Enter TWICE by posting a selfie with “Polaris Man” like Damian’s doing here!
A BIG Announcement on Something Tiny at CSUN 2018!
BIG News on Something TINY at . Come see us in booth #705 to learn about and WIN ONE for yourself!!!
Please look at our new & improved website www.hims-inc.com
Blind teenager gets new Braille computer to replace communications tool lost in Sonoma County fires
HIMS helped out Mario Chitwood who lost his Polaris in the fires of California. Please see the attached link and Video.
CJ Harrison & Dave Wilkinson are at GITWL in New Oerleans. Come out for a free, live demo of our new BrailleSense Polaris and don't forget about our Low Vision products.
Don't forget about our Black Friday Deals. You can get a BrailleSense Polaris for $5,295.00, saving $500.00 up through 12/29. We are also offering 10% off our other Braille products. Give us a call for more information.512-837-2000 or email [email protected]
Please read the story of Mario Chitwood who lost everything in the Santa Rosa fires. A special event was held for him on 11/14 where he received help from HIMS as well as other businesses. Here is the link to the video and story posted by The Sonoma County Office of Education: http://www.scoe.org/pub/htdocs/news-archive.html?news_id=975
scoe.org The mission of the Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE) is to foster student success through service to students, schools, and the community.
Blind Bargains Holiday Qast: Happy HIMS-tastic Holidays! Blind Friday Specials Begin Now! - Blind Bargains
I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Now it is time to go back to work. If you manage to get some free time, check out our Podcast and learn about The BrailleSense Polaris. The Podcast also describes HIMS Black Friday Specials which are valid through 12/29/17. You can find the Podcast here https://www.blindbargains.com/bargains.php?m=18089
blindbargains.com BrailleSense Polaris made its first appearance on Blind Bargains with Joe Steincamp and Dave Wilkinson hidden (for security reasons) in a tiny bunker far below the surface of the Earth
Some Post Halloween Fun! I hope you all had a great time!
In honor of the season, you might enjoy this oldie but goodie!
For the full version and to see more of our videos, check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7IhhdFAmy0
Cultura Colectiva +
Happy Halloween from HIMS!
Dogs in Halloween costumes 💕
Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc.
Join us for noon tour in house 1 with blind, Fiv and Felv cats and right after chat and boxes!
Austin, come try eSight!
Interested in trying eSight, electronic glasses that can help those who are legally blind actually see? Book your free demo now ---> www.esighteyewear.com/try-esight/austin
Every Life is Precious! Adopt an animal in need today!
He was abandoned after losing his eyes, but Bear still has lots of love to give 🐶❤️
Bear The Blind Pit
Vista Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired
We hope to see you all at VIPTUC this Saturday 9/30/17! Make sure to say Hello to Damian Pickering, VP of Sales at HIMS and the folks from The Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Are you getting ready for VIPTUC? Calvin the guide dog sure is!! He knows there will be lots of cool insights and vendors at the Visually Impaired Persons Technology User Conference Saturday, September 30th, from 10:00 – 3:30 PM at our wondeful sponsor Fenwick & West LLP in Mountain View.
Registration is now closed. You can still call to get on the waiting list and a space might open up that morning. Come anyway so you can meet these awesome vendors:
- A&E Low Vision
- Access Ingenuity
- Be My Eyes
- HIMS Inc.
- IRTI (Innovative Rehabilitation Technology)
- IrisVision Low Vision Aids
- Sterling Adaptives
Video: Calvin the guide dog sits outside Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired's Palo Alto office. Calvin is asked if he's ready for VIPTUC and he jumps up and runs forward to go check out the conference! :-)
CJ Harrison holding down the fort at Division of Blind Services Biennial Conference in Orlando! Come out for a free, live demo of our new BrailleSense Polaris!
The Division of Blind Services is hosting their Biennial Trade Show in Orlando, Florida on August 18th and 19th. Our very own CJ Harrison, Southeast Regional Sales Manager, will be there displaying all of the HIMS Low Vision and Braille Devices. This will include our the newest member of our BrailleSense family, the traditionally innovative BrailleSense Polaris. This device bridges a huge gap in mainstream technology verses the tried and true notetaker. The Polaris will allow you access to Google Classroom, Google Docs, Google Slides and more AND it gives you endless options from the Google Play Store since it is built on the Android Lollipop platform. We hope if you are attending this conference that you will stop by the HIMS booth and take a test drive of these products and many others. We look forward to seeing you soon!
#ACB17 Audio: HIMS Launches Through The Atmosphere With Polaris - Blind Bargains
We were there when the newest member of the Braille Sense family was announced back in march. Dave Wilkinson, manager for both the Polaris and the National Education division, returns to our microphones to commemerate the recent launch of the braille notetaker. Dave will outline some of the features, layout and aspects of the polaris that have changed since the debut announcement. He'll also provide some audience Q&A throughout the recording. The Braille Sense Polaris is shipping now and you can learn even more about it by visiting the product page at the HIMS website.😁
blindbargains.com We were there when the newest member of the Braille Sense family was announced back in march. Dave Wilkinson, manager for both the Polaris and the National Education division, returns to our microphones to commemerate the recent launch of the braille notetaker
Envision Conference | Low Vision Conference
The ENVISION Conference will be held on Thursday and Friday, July 27th-28th at the Renaissance Phoenix Glenda Hotel & Spa in Glendale, AZ. Our very own Damian Pickering, VP of Sales & Marketing and Paul Stevenson, National Accounts Manager, will be there displaying all of the HIMS Low Vision and Braille Devices. This will include our revolutionary Transportable Video Magnifier, the GoVision along with the newest accessory that allows for full page OCR. This device bridges a huge gap in mainstream technology verses the tried and true Video Magnifier as you can connect it to your iPhone, a computer and even a HIMS Braille Notetaker! We hope if you are attending this conference that you will stop by the HIMS booth and take a test drive of these products and many others. We look forward to seeing you soon!
university.envisionus.com Envision University - Our annual conference is for those who's professional life touches people with low vision. Our first conference was in 2006.
CBT Live! Partying it up with the Braille Sense Polaris
Our very own Dave Wilkinson speaks volumes on the incomparable advantages and features of our new BrailleSense Polaris!
Take a listen and learn about the first Google certified notetaker with no touch screen required.
coolblindtech.com In this interview, Rachel Feinberg speaks with Dave Wilkinson from HIMS about the brand-new BrailleSensePolaris. this product was just launched, and Dave takes us through some of the spectacular fe…
HIMS, Inc. Has Launched BrailleSense Polaris - World's First Google-Certified Braille Device for the Blind
HIMS, Inc. Has Launched BrailleSense Polaris - World's First Upgradeable Google-Certified Braille Device for the Blind
newswire.com HIMS has been a global leader in the development and manufacturing of assistive technology for the blind and visually impaired since 1999. Our US headquarters is centrally located in Austin, Texas and is responsible for North American operating.
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