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Lighthouse Guild to Launch New Technology Center on March 8 in Manhattan

Opening of state-of-the-art technology center for people who are blind and visually impaired.




(PRESS RELEASE)What: The official opening celebration of the Lighthouse Guild Tech Center where people with vision loss can access the latest devices and where developers can test future innovations. Lighthouse Guild experts and clients will demonstrate devices and answer questions. There’ll also be tours and demos of a high-tech Smart Home where people who are visually impaired can experience the newest technology for managing their home setting, including voice activated appliances such as microwaves, ovens, and refrigerators, devices that can read labels on cans and adjust thermostats and more.

When: Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 10:30 – 11:30am ET.

Where: Lighthouse Guild, 250 West 64th Street in Manhattan.

Who: Community leaders, Lighthouse Guild clients, vision loss experts; welcome by Dr. Calvin Roberts, president and CEO of Lighthouse Guild and host of the podcast, “On Tech and Vision with Dr. Cal Roberts”.

Why: Advances like artificial intelligence, program learning, virtual reality, facial recognition, and 5G are becoming available to benefit people who are blind and visually impaired. Lighthouse Guild is helping New Yorkers with vision loss access the technology they need to live the lives they aspire to.




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