About Us

Advanced Research and Development (ARD Corp.) develops and manufactures products for people with physical disabilities.  Our mission is to develop innovative solutions that apply mainstream and therefore cost-effective technologies and manufacturing methods to deliver products that are affordable but yet possess innovative features and functionality to a population that remains tremendously underserved.  Our engineering team brings together a broad range of expertise and experience ranging from optics and speech technology to mobile computing and wireless communications and has developed groundbreaking products that define the state-of-the-art in features, functionality, convenience and cost.

Our current interests include research into and development of products that can provide greater independence to the blind and visually impaired. 

Our development and production facilities include state-of-the-art CNC machining and metrology equipment and a clean-room for the manufacture of high-precision optical and electronic assemblies.