300 episodes

A weekly half-hour program about products, services and daily living tips of interest to people with visual impairments

Eyes On Success with hosts Peter and Nancy Torpey Eyes On Success with hosts Peter and Nancy Torpey

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    • 4.7 • 17 Ratings

A weekly half-hour program about products, services and daily living tips of interest to people with visual impairments

    2232 Blind Stand-Up Comedian (Aug. 10, 2022)

    2232 Blind Stand-Up Comedian (Aug. 10, 2022)

    2232 Blind Stand-Up Comedian (Aug. 10, 2022) Show Notes During the day, Todd Blenkhorn is an I.T. specialist who works at the Canadian National Institute of the Blind. After work, however, Todd performs in local comedy clubs in Toronto. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Todd about getting into comedy and how he integrates … Continue reading 2232 Blind Stand-Up Comedian (Aug. 10, 2022) →

    2231 Marine Biology (Aug. 3, 2022)

    2231 Marine Biology (Aug. 3, 2022)

    2231 Marine Biology (Aug. 3, 2022) Show Notes Maureen Hayden is completing her PhD in marine biology. With limited vision, she uses a variety of tools to assist her when working in the field, in the lab, as well as to teach. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with her about how she got interested … Continue reading 2231 Marine Biology (Aug. 3, 2022) →

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    2230 Encore of 1907 Prosthetic Eyes and Anaplastology (Jul. 27, 2022)

    2230 Encore of 1907 Prosthetic Eyes and Anaplastology (Jul. 27, 2022)

    2230 Encore of 1907 Prosthetic Eyes and Anaplastology (Jul. 27, 2022) Show Notes Barbara Spohn-Lillo is the owner and founder of Prosthetic Illusions which develops custom prostheses for various body parts including eyes. Both she and her daughter Chelsea Lillo, with whom she works, are anaplastologists and ocularists. Join hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey as … Continue reading 2230 Encore of 1907 Prosthetic Eyes and Anaplastology (Jul. 27, 2022) →

    • 28 min
    2229 Pet Peeves from Listeners (Jul. 20, 2022)

    2229 Pet Peeves from Listeners (Jul. 20, 2022)

    2229 Pet Peeves from Listeners (Jul. 20, 2022) Show Notes Episode #2223 of Eyes On Success featured a variety of pet peeves of a blind person navigating in a world primarily designed for and consisting of sighted people. The show elicited lots of responses from listeners who resonated with what they heard. This week hosts … Continue reading 2229 Pet Peeves from Listeners (Jul. 20, 2022) →

    • 28 min
    2228 Graphical Braille Display and eBRF (Jul. 13, 2022)

    2228 Graphical Braille Display and eBRF (Jul. 13, 2022)

    2228 Graphical Braille Display and eBRF (Jul. 13, 2022) Show Notes Wouldn’t it be nice to have an affordable, 2-D, refreshable Braille display? Soon that may not be just a dream. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Greg Stilson and William Freeman from the American Printing House about the new technology behind the combined … Continue reading 2228 Graphical Braille Display and eBRF (Jul. 13, 2022) →

    • 28 min
    2227 Using MathML with JAWS (Jul. 6, 2022)

    2227 Using MathML with JAWS (Jul. 6, 2022)

    2227 Using MathML with JAWS (Jul. 6, 2022) Show Notes Mathematics has been called the language of science. But how can a visually impaired person read and write complex mathematical expressions that are often written in a 2-D format? Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Ron Miller, Blindness Technology Products Specialist at Vispero, about … Continue reading 2227 Using MathML with JAWS (Jul. 6, 2022) →

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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Read2781 ,

A well prepared show

I look forward to this podcast each week. Thanks for the informative shows you prepare and the helpful information that is provided.

TechnoEkaj ,

Excellent Podcast

I look forward to each show. Nice job Pete and Nancy!

djrlar ,

The best prepared podcast I’ve ever listen to

Nancy and Pete do an absolutely outstanding job both at picking topics and especially at preparing a podcast that is far superior to the traditional format of straight interview used by many others. I also especially love the episodes on their own personal lives and experiences.

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