Workplaces for the blind

Foto: Detailed shot of a hand reading on a Braille display in front of a QERTY keyboard.

The right tools are the key to maximum independence for blind people.

Especially when it comes to inclusive participation in the labor market, the technical barriers for the blind are still very high. Our employees are specialized in adapting work places, not only technically but also in the work flow. Thus, the indivividual needs of the blind person at the work place will be met in the best possible way.

We accompany you on the way to your personal workplace, optimally integrated into the work processes of your company.

Whether you are an employer, a user, or a supporter, here's how to do it, and how we can help you move forward with our products and services.

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Braille displays

With the help of special hardware aids, blind people are given the ability to deal with information and communication technology, which has proven to be a key qualification for inclusive participation in the labor market.

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Person looks at a screen that is running JAWS along with Word

JAWS & JAWS Moduls

The functionality of JAWS is already quite pronounced, but if the software is difficult to access, it is further improved by our ready-made JAWS modules.

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INDEX Braille printer

Braille is an important element in integrating blind people into the world of work. Braille texts can be created on the computer and printed out via a connected Braille printer.

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Braille keyboard

Blind PC users usually use the normal PC keyboard. Nevertheless, there are numerous areas of application in which a special Braille keyboard is very helpful or even indispensable.

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Lectures on workplaces for the blind

An elderly woman is sitting at a PC, several people can be seen on the screen in a video conference

During the digital SightCity 2021, we are offering you daily interesting lecture events as video conferences in German.

Unfortunately, we are currently unable to offer lectures in English. If you want to take part in the German lectures, you will find an overview of all lectures in our event calendar.

Of course, our advisors are available to you via chat or by telephone on +49 2304 946 0.

Live Chat

Do you have any questions right away? One of our medical device consultants will be happy to answer your questions on the chat.

Just click on the icon and you are connected to our group of experts.

During the Online SightCity, an expert can always be reached via chat from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Beside these times and after the event, there may be longer response times.

Google Meet participation information
May 19-21, 2021

Link for video call:
Or by phone: (DE) +49 40 80 81 61 50 64 PIN: 222 358 494 #
Additional telephone numbers for participation from outside Germany:

Request advice

Do you have questions? We are happy to be at your disposal for an initial discussion.


Mo - Do 8 - 4.30 pm
Fr 8 - 12 pm

Phone +49 2304 205 0

Questions outside of our service times

You can always send us your request to the address Within a working day or faster, you will receive an answer from us. Together with our specialists in the hotline, we solve small and big problems together with you. No matter what it is, each employee has a broad expertise, so normally all questions can be resolved directly.

Product experience and a high level of qualification are prerequisites for working in our efficient team. Our specialists are regularly and comprehensively introduced to the latest Papenmeier product information. Since our hotline is located in the Papenmeier headquarters in Schwerte, the specialists of the hotline are always up-to-date.

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