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UVM Engineers Recognized by National Braille Press

"We are pleased and honored by this national recognition. For us, this award represents validation of our engineering design efforts and confirmation of our expectation that our products can have a substantial effect in the education and working lives of blind people”, says Mike Rosen, E.A.S.Y.’s President.

E.A.S.Y. LLC has had continuous guidance and support from UVM’s Office of Technology Commercialization, as well as the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies, the on-campus UVM-affiliated incubation site. To date, financial support has come in the form of an equity purchase by the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), a low-interest loan from the UVM Ventures Innovation Fund, and a Phase-1 small business grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). for full story