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As this weekly, half hour show enters its fifth year of airing around the world, there are now over 200 episodes in the searchable show archives that cover almost any topic of interest to our listeners. We're thrilled to find people enjoying the show and making use of this resource.
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Support for Eyes On Success is provided by:
eSight, maker of digital eyewear designed to help improve vision for people with low vision and legal blindness. The technology can be used to read, see faces and explore the world. More information available at:
CrowdViz, an iPhone application that gives blind users the ability to receive visual assistance from a team of sighted individuals by connecting them through a video stream. The app is available on the Apple app Store.
Enter a drawing to win a free audio comic book
Guy Hasson has offered to send a free comic book to 5 lucky listeners. To enter the drawing send an e-mail to:
Entries must include the following information:
All entries must be received by December 2 at nidmight EST.
- E-Mail address to which you'd like to receive notification
- What super power you would like to have
- Why you would like to have that super power or how you might use it
This Week's Show:
1548 Accessible Comic Books (Nov. 25, 2015)
If you thought comic books were only for sighted people, think again! This week hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Guy Hasson about the on-line comic book store for the blind that he started called “Comics Empower”. Learn how you can enjoy a variety of comic books in audio format including “Aurora”, a sci-fi adventure series with a blind super hero.
About Eyes On Success:
This half-hour weekly radio program and podcast discusses products, services and daily living tips for people with vision loss. It is available through radio reading services across the US and Canada, via 3 internet streaming services, and to everybody else as a podcast at the
link above. To date, the show has been downloaded in all 50 states in the US, 8 Canadian provinces and over 90 other countries on all
the inhabited continents. Eyes On Success is hosted and produced by Peter Torpey and Nancy Goodman Torpey and distributed
by WXXI Reachout Radio in Rochester, NY.
Topics range from detailed descriptions of adaptive equipment and programs such as screen readers and portable Braille displays to discussions of various accessible reading materials to personal stories of engaging in extreme sports and other hobbies. There's something for everyone on Eyes On Success.
Eyes On Success has been airing weekly since January 2011. Prior to January 2013 the name of the show was ViewPoints. Other than the name, nothing has changed.
Eyes On Success, then known as ViewPoints, was awarded the 2012 Program of the Year Award in the Consumer Information category from the International Association of Audio Information Services (IAAIS) for show #1242 about Downloading and Reading Books on a Smart Phone.
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Click here for accessibility tools that Pete developed.
About The Logo: The logo is a black square with rounded corners and has the letters EOS in silver across the top with 4 silver lines fanning out downwards from the bottom of the O. Since the initials of the show's name (Eyes On Success) spell the name of the Greek goddess of the dawn (EOS), the logo was designed to give the impression of a sunrise which in turn provides a positive uplifting feeling in keeping with the theme of the show. Each episode is basically a success story. Some are human stories of visually impaired people's accomplishments. Others are descriptions of adaptive aids that enable visually impaired people to achieve things. In all cases, the focus is on success. We are grateful to our daughter Allison for the graphic design work.
About The Hosts: The Torpey's both have PhD's in Physics and retired from Xerox Corporation after
over 25 years in corporate research. Nancy is sighted and Pete is blind, and they've been learning together for many years. Pete and Nancy have two adult children, and they love to travel, hike and enjoy music together.
Here are photos of them snowshoeing near the Erie Canal, in their backyard and in their home studio recording Eyes On Success.
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