Events

VFO™ Announces Corporate Rebranding: Changes Name to Vispero, and Moves US Headquarters to Clearwater

September 24, 2018: Vispero, formerly known as VFO, today announced its new company name, redesigned website, and a US headquarters move to nearby Clearwater, Florida.

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Optelec launches a wearable accessory that helps the legally blind and visually impaired to see

September 24, 2018: With the Compact 6 HD Wear, people with severe low vision can enjoy wearable, hands-free magnification and text-to-speech, allowing users to live life to the fullest.

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Enhanced Vision and Vispero, with the Freedom Scientific and Optelec Brands are Joining Forces in Assistive Technology Merger

January 23, 2018: Enhanced Vision and Vispero, with the Freedom Scientific and Optelec Brands are Joining Forces in Assistive Technology Merger

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Optelec Introduces the Compact 6 HD Speech

September 18, 2017: With the pocket-sized Compact 6 HD Speech, you can enjoy Speech on the go: just point the camera, capture the text and listen as the text is read aloud.

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Hurricane Irma

If you have been unable to reach our offices by phone, it may be due to the impact of Hurricane Irma. We are experiencing significantly reduced support staffing and longer than normal call wait times. If you cannot reach us by phone, please send an email to support@vfogroup.com with your phone number and details of your request and someone will contact you.

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Optelec Traveller HD is "the best bit of kit ever"

November 10, 2016: The positive outcome of an Essex pupil, using the Optelec Traveller HD for learning. 

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Ai Squared joins Vispero, home of Freedom Scientific and Optelec

June 14, 2016: Vispero announced today that Ai Squared, a leading assistive technology provider, has joined Vispero.

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VOSH California Provides Eye Care in Underserved Areas

April 7, 2016: Optelec supported the VOSH California chapter by donating hand-held magnifiers for their recent mission to Mexico. The nonprofit organization provides eye care services to the needy in underserved areas . 

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Freedom Scientific and Optelec Join Forces in Assistive Technology Merger

November 16, 2015: Freedom Scientific and Optelec announced today that the two companies have merged to create the world’s largest assistive technology provider for the visually impaired.

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Travel the world with the Traveller HD

November 9, 2015: The Traveller HD is your ideal lightweight reading companion. With this video magnifier, you can comfortably read letters, newspapers and other materials. And the best thing is that you can take it anywhere you want! It weighs  only  4.3 lbs,  can easily be folded and packed, so you can take it with you anywhere you go. Use it at home, at the office, at school or… on  vacation! 

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