New iPad app for people with sight loss needs backing from publishers

19 February 2013

Scientists from Royal Holloway University are launching a new iPad app to help people with macular disease, the most common cause of sight loss in the UK. People affected by the condition, who include Dame Judi Dench and Last of the Summer Wine actor Peter Sallis, find it difficult to read normally, having lost their central vision. However, they can

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RNIB New Getting interested in technology videos

30 January 2013

Getting interested in technology has never been as simple and as easy to do as it is today. RNIB – supported by BT, have worked together to create a range of great tools to show you what’s available and help you get started. Whether you’re keeping in touch with friends and family, managing your money or getting out and about,

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Technology4Good Youth Awards

18 October 2012

The Technology4Good Youth Awards are an exciting new competition to encourage young people to use accessible technology to help make the world a better place. The project can be helping the disabled, elderly, socially excluded etc, but must be either new or a substantial new element of an existing project, and must use technology as a significant component of the

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FSB Enterprises/NVT Systems UK Press Release: Shining the light for revolutionary product

3 December 2010

A revolutionary product is being launched at the UK Stroke Forum, Glasgow which runs from 30th November to 2nd Dec 2010. FSB Enterprises Ltd (a subsidiary of Fife Society for the Blind) is introducing the NVT Vision Rehabilitation System to Europe. Put in the simplest terms the product uses software and a system of lights to assess, train and rehabilitate

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Guide Dogs Launches Technowatch

19 May 2010

An online resource showcasing the latest technology innovations to help blind and partially sighted people get about has been launched by Guide Dogs. Technowatch will help Guide Dogs meet its strategic aim to help more blind and partially sighted get about independently. It features products from around the world in four categories: Wayfinding and Orientation, Obstacle Detection, Remote Activated Signs

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The Accessibility Imperative

16 July 2008

Please find attached an PDF version of the Accessibility Imperative. “The Accessibility Imperative” is the first attempt made to present in one comprehensive volume the challenges and opportunities of implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in matters of accessibility to Information and Communication Technologies. The Convention at large – and more specifically its Article 9 –

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Research & Development Work Relating to Assistive Technology 2005/6 (Adobe)

8 January 2007

Over the past year there have been several policy initiatives which will impact significantly on the future development of assistive technology. These initiatives focus on the challenge of an ageing population and how choice in health and social care can be delivered in the community. The research projects highlighted in the attached Report indicate the potential for assistive technology to

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