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 • 19 Ratings

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

    2408 The Disability in Medicine Mutual Mentorship Program (Feb. 21, 2024)

    2408 The Disability in Medicine Mutual Mentorship Program (Feb. 21, 2024)

    2408 The Disability in Medicine Mutual Mentorship Program (Feb. 21, 2024) Show Notes The Disability in Medicine Mutual Mentorship Program (DM3P) is a grassroots organization that supports disabled healthcare professionals and trainees as they navigate the field of medicine. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with members Erin Jarrell and Suchita Rastogi about why and … Continue reading 2408 The Disability in Medicine Mutual Mentorship Program (Feb. 21, 2024) →

    • 29 min
    2407 Biped – The Smart Mobility Aid (Feb. 14, 2024)

    2407 Biped – The Smart Mobility Aid (Feb. 14, 2024)

    2407 Biped – The Smart Mobility Aid (Feb. 14, 2024) Show Notes Now the technology used in self-driving cars comes to a smart harness worn by the blind to warn of obstacles and assist navigating using a combination of GPS and audio feedback. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with co-founder and CEO Maël Fabien … Continue reading 2407 Biped – The Smart Mobility Aid (Feb. 14, 2024) →

    • 28 min
    2406 From Science to Linguistics to Both (Feb. 7, 2024)

    2406 From Science to Linguistics to Both (Feb. 7, 2024)

    2406 From Science to Linguistics to Both (Feb. 7, 2024) Show Notes Sheri Wells-Jensen wanted to be a scientist when she was young. Unfortunately, being blind as well as female she was discouraged from pursuing such a career by those around her. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Sheri, now an Associate Professor of … Continue reading 2406 From Science to Linguistics to Both (Feb. 7, 2024) →

    • 28 min
    2405 Making Space Exploration Accessible (Jan. 31, 2024)

    2405 Making Space Exploration Accessible (Jan. 31, 2024)

    2405 Making Space Exploration Accessible (Jan. 31, 2024) Show Notes Sheri Wells-Jensen is a fully blind Associate Professor of Linguistics at Bowling Green State University who spent six days with four crew members in a hermetically sealed habitat at Biosphere 2, learning about what it would be like living on Mars or the Moon. Hosts … Continue reading 2405 Making Space Exploration Accessible (Jan. 31, 2024) →

    2404 Court Reporter (Jan. 24, 2024)

    2404 Court Reporter (Jan. 24, 2024)

    2404 Court Reporter (Jan. 24, 2024) Show Notes Eden Kizer is a blind court reporter. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Eden about how she was drawn to the profession and what makes it a suitable profession for someone who is blind. You’ll learn about how she was trained, the technology that makes this … Continue reading 2404 Court Reporter (Jan. 24, 2024) →

    • 28 min
    2403 Echo Heart Rate App for iOS (Jan. 17, 2024)

    2403 Echo Heart Rate App for iOS (Jan. 17, 2024)

    2403 Echo Heart Rate App for iOS (Jan. 17, 2024) Show Notes Using Voiceover to monitor one’s heart rate while running on a noisy treadmill wearing an Apple Watch and noise cancelling AirPods is difficult. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Alex Weiner, developer at PK Fitness, about how he added Siri commands to … Continue reading 2403 Echo Heart Rate App for iOS (Jan. 17, 2024) →

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 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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