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Jessica Hipp

Jessica Hipp
Jessica Hipp is Chief Operations Officer of WayAround, overseeing operations, communications, and community and partner relations. She loves innovative technologies that make the world a better place, and she caught the WayAround vision early on. Jessica brings fifteen years of marketing and public relations experience that spans non-profit, public, and corporate sectors, including several Fortune 500 companies. She has worked both in-house and with agencies, and she specializes in the technology and education verticals. Jessica lives with her husband and son in southern New Hampshire.

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The Journey

Why the WayLink Scanner is a Must-Have WayAround Accessory

March 20, 2019 | BY Jessica Hipp

The WayLink scanner is a convenient accessory that allows you to scan WayTags faster. A growing number of WayAround users are using the WayLink scanner to enhance the WayAround experience.

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WayAround 2018 Press Roundup: Looking Back at a Great Year

March 11, 2019 | BY Jessica Hipp

Press coverage for WayAround continues to grow. Over the past year, we’ve been featured in podcasts, major media outlets, blogs, and more.

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The Journey

How to Use the Blind-Friendly Sewing Kit

January 17, 2019 | BY Jessica Hipp

If you like to sew, the blind-friendly sewing kit has everything you need to sew independently. It comes as part of our Laundry Starter Pack, one of our most popular products, which also includes...

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WayAround 2.3 Release

January 10, 2019 | BY Jessica Hipp

Version 2.3 of WayAround, the last app update of 2018, contains several new features to help you customize the information you add to WayAround. Be sure to download the latest version from the ...

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WayAround is Committed to Giving Back for the Holidays

December 21, 2018 | BY Jessica Hipp

WayAround was founded with the goal of improving the lives of individuals with blindness around the world. Today, we’re on the path to achieving that goal.

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The Journey

How to Make the Holidays Easier with WayAround

December 18, 2018 | BY Jessica Hipp

WayAround has made life easier for thousands of individuals with vision loss. As Christmas approaches, we want to embrace the spirit of giving by sharing the many ways WayAround can make life...

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The Journey

Watch as Our Co-Founder’s Family Reacts to His WayAround Gift Tags

December 14, 2018 | BY Jessica Hipp

The holidays are a special time of year. We love hearing from WayAround users about the creative ways our WayAround smart assistant has improved their Christmas season.

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Cooking Tips for Individuals with Vision Loss

November 20, 2018 | BY Jessica Hipp

Cooking can seem like a daunting task for individuals who are blind or partially sighted. However, by adapting how you work in the kitchen and by using certain technologies, you can make cooking...

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Introducing WayAround for Public Spaces

November 16, 2018 | BY Jessica Hipp

It's here! WayAround for Public Spaces debuted this week. The first installation at the Marriott Crystal Gateway in Alexandria, Virginia coordinated with the annual NIB Training Conference and...

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10 things That May Surprise You About Individuals With Blindness

November 12, 2018 | BY Jessica Hipp

Blindness is a condition that few people can relate with until they have direct experience with it. Unless you have a friend or loved one with blindness, you probably don’t have context to realize...

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