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  • Staff Profile - Rachel from Thornleigh Head Office

    My name is Rachel, I have been a member of the Quantum Customer Service Team for 4 years, I work at our head office in Thornleigh, NSW.
  • Jack Lyle’s Story

    Jack Lyle from Kiama, NSW turned 101 last October. Jack has been using ClearView video magnifiers, which have been kindly funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, since 2013.
  • We’re excited about the new Clover 6!

    The Clover 6 has a very clear, full HD 1080p matte screen to make viewing as comfortable and easy as possible. The screen also has ‘touch’ capability so using familiar gestures on the screen enables you to vary the magnification very quickly. 
  • Gary Dale’s Story

    Gary Dale recently received his new OrCam MyEye Pro through the NDIS with the help of Occupational Therapist, Rafael Lau.
  • Quantum’s response to COVID-19

    Quantum is closely monitoring developments in relation to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and we are acting on the advice of health authoritie...
  • NDIS

    ABOUT NDIS The NDIS is the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency) is the Commonwealth government age...
  • OrCam Trialled in Queensland Schools

    A recent study commissioned by the Department for Education in Queensland has shown that the OrCam portable text-to-speech device has significant potential to improve struggling students’ engagement with the curriculum and boost their academic outcomes. 
  • Doreen Wills Testimonial

    Doreen Wills recently received a new electronic magnifying machine with the help of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs to provide the funding. Doreen was initially concerned about learning to use the new ‘Clear View C’ desktop electronic magnifier, as she had thought that someone in their 90’s would not be able to learn to use such a machine.
  • Trains, Cafes and Waiting Rooms

    One of the hardest things to do is participate in life’s activities as we lose our abilities and particularly when we want to read menus, mail, instruction manuals and fill in time sitting in doctors’ waiting rooms.
  • The Royal Institute For Deaf and Blind Children celebrates 160 years of service

    In 1860 Thomas Pattinson, a deaf migrant from Scotland, opened the first school for deaf children in Australia, which would eventually become the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children.
  • New $100 Bank Note with ‘Tactile Feature’

    As with the other recently released banknotes, the new $100, which was released on 29th October 2020, has a ‘tactile’ feature to assist people who are blind or who have low vision.
  • Mike’s a happy boy!

    Low Vision Consultant, Mike Palmer on the Gold Coast was contacted by a client having problems with his current hand held electronic magnifier. During the visit to his home, Mike discovered the gentleman was about to turn 100 years old. …