Tech toys aid low vision:
Reading on a Kindle or an I-Pad can help people with low vision. These devises allow the user to magnify the text on the screen while improving contrast so the print is clear and easy to see.
There is an app available for many smart phones that will tell you when you are approaching key landmarks or traffic lights. So, if you worry about reading street signs while walking or want to take the worry out of public transportation, check with your local cell phone service provider.
Text-enlarging computer software, such as ZoomText makes text on your monitor larger than those enlarged by built-in software systems. ZoomText with speech and Jaws read onscreen text aloud.