Monthly Archives - January 2023

So Long Mic!

Ziad Moukheiber, Boston Harbor Angels and the angel investing community are sad to announce that Mic Williams took his last ride into the sunset. Mic was the Founder of Boston Harbor Angels, a leading angel investing group in the Boston area and a pioneer in angel investing. As an early member of the Angel Capital Association, Mic was a pillar of the community. Lucky are the ones who had the opportunity to have a drink with Mic and the ACA regulars,...
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Myomo Announces Closing of $6.5 Million Upsized Public Offering

Myomo, Inc., a wearable medical robotics company that offers increased functionality for those suffering from neurological disorders and upper-limb paralysis, today announced the closing of its previously announced "best efforts" public offering of 20,000,000 shares of common stock (or common stock equivalents in lieu thereof) at a public offering price of $0.325 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $6.5 million, before deducting placement agent fees and other offering expenses. Read more >>
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Sundance: Roundup of Events, Panels and Parties for 2023 Festival in Park City (Updating)

The beloved Utah festival returns to an in-person gathering after two years of being online, bringing with it a packed schedule of shindigs in the snowy enclave. After two years of hosting an online festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sundance Film Festival returns to Park City this year for its 2023 edition from Jan. 19-29. Below is a roundup of all of the intel The Hollywood Reporter has gathered thus far, featuring events in Park City. All times...
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Myomo Announces Pricing of $6.5 Million Upsized Public Offering

Myomo, Inc., a wearable medical robotics company that offers increased functionality for those suffering from neurological disorders and upper-limb paralysis, today announced the pricing of its "best efforts" public offering of 20,000,000 shares of common stock (or common stock equivalents in lieu thereof) at a public offering price of $0.325 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $6.5 million, before deducting placement agent fees and other offering expenses. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on or...
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Shedding Light on Low Vision

Along with the tools and aids ECPs can use to help patients regain their independence. THERE ARE FOUR visual functions that can contribute to low vision, says Melva Andrews, an occupational therapist at the Lions Low Vision Rehabilitation Center at UT Health San Antonio. The myriad tools include optical and video magnifiers, tinted filters, and reading telescopes to help patients regain some independence by enhancing their vision. eSight 4 is a versatile low vision device with mobile and cloud-based capabilities...
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Student loan repayment plan proposed by Biden could cut monthly bills in half, with some borrowers paying $0

Details on President Joe Biden’s long-awaited changes to income-based repayment plans have been released by the U.S. Department of Education, and if implemented, they could help millions of borrowers better afford their monthly federal student loan bills. The U.S. Department of Education proposed regulations Tuesday that would reduce the monthly bills for certain federal student loan borrowers. The new repayment plan could lower monthly payments for certain borrowers to 5% of their discretionary income, from 10%. Some borrowers may save...
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Smart glasses are giving people their vision back

eSight smart glasses are helping partially sighted people see more clearly using a combination of cameras, OLED screens, and clever software algorithms. Five years after its release, the glasses have helped people turn their lives around and revolutionised technology. “[The eSight 4] isn’t subtle, so some people are shy to wear it in everyday life because it puts a bit of a spotlight on them,” said the head of marketing, Roland Mattern. However, the glasses now look far more subtle...
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CES 2023: How these smart glasses are giving people their vision back

“I’ve never seen anything that impacts the individual and their caregivers around them the way this does. It’s amazing,” eSight’s head of marketing Roland Mattern told me during a video chat at CES 2023 about the company’s latest product, the eSight Go. He was describing the incredible changes he has witnessed in people’s lives when they use eSight smart glasses, which help partially sighted people see more clearly. It’s life-changing technology, and the aim of its latest model is to...
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The best smartwatches and wearables of CES 2023 (so far)

The eSight Go are wearable smart glasses designed to improve vision for visually impaired people. Digital Trends looked at the eSight smart glasses at CES several years ago, and the new lightweight eSight Go model is designed to be easier to wear in more everyday situations. It uses a combination of cameras, lenses, and high-resolution screens to help those with central vision loss live more independently. For the eSight Go, the company promises a range of new features and improvements....
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