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Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Beyond Sight, Inc.

Beyond Sight, Inc. is a store in Colorado that retails products for the blind. They have a really nice website that details their catalog of products and the services they provide. You can also find out what's new, what's on sale, and post questions on their discussion board.

BSI carries a wide range of products for the blind and visually impaired, from state-of-the-art GPS navigation system, to accessible computer systems to talking clocks to kitchen items designed for a blind person's use. They even have a limited selection of used equipment for sale-- useful if you're low on spending money.

One thing that gives Beyond Sight, Inc an advantage over the average retailer is the fact that some members of the staff are themselves blind and therefore really use the products. They not only know what the product can do, but they also know-- from a user's point of view-- what the products can't do.

In addition to their retail operation, Beyond Sight, Inc. also provides services: consultation (find out what you need), training (find out how to use it), tech support (find out why it's not working), and web services for businesses (what you need and how to make it accessible).

Beyond Sight, Inc.
5650 South Windermere Street
Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: 303-795-6455
Fax: 303-795-6425
Web: http://www.beyondsight.com

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