HumanWare, is the world leader in digital audio book solutions for the print disabled based on the DAISY standard. HumanWare has designed and commercialized digital talking book players since 1999 under the Victor Reader product line. HumanWare offers the widest choice of both hardware and software playback devices starting with the smallest and most affordable hardware player in the industry (Victor Reader Vibe) and offering adapted solutions for students, professionals and the elderly with the Victor Reader Classic family.
Based in Christchurch, New Zealand, HumanWare designs and manufactures innovative technology for people who are blind and visually impaired. Formed in 1988, and formerly known as Pulse Data International, HumanWare exports approximately 98% of its products worldwide to more than 30 countries, and has revenues of approximately NZ$70 million.
In January 2005, Pulse Data and VisuAide of Canada merged to form HumanWare, one of the worlds largest companies in the blindness and low vision industries.
Sales offices have been established in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden, The Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand and the company supports a strong distribution network throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.