Seven Ways to Make Low Vision Services Pay

Daniel and his guide dog

8 November 2018
Source: Visualise Training and Consultancy

By Daniel Williams, Founder of Visualise Training and Consultancy – A Man on a Mission with Low Vision Business always has a bottom line. You may enthusiastically get your start-up launched with a view to helping a few people, but if you’re not making enough money to pay your rent, staff, suppliers and yourself then you soon find your ‘bottom

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The Work and Pensions select committee investigates assistive technology 31/01/18

6 February 2018
Source: The Work and Pensions select committee

The Work and Pensions Committee enters the brave new world of assistive technology: technology that  – should – help people with disabilities get into, progress in – and literally get to work. Sensory aids and AI tools Giving evidence we’ve got three people who use  – and invent, and campaign on – various types of this technology, which range from sensory

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IET: 2016, Chris Lewis “When the Hyper-connected individual meets the Healthcare sector”.

19 January 2017
Source: IET

Listen to 2016s IET Healthcare Award winners and keynote speaker, Chris Lewis, speaking on “When the Hyper-connected individual meets the Healthcare sector”. The advent of wearable technology and the emergence of ubiquitous commoditised connectivity feeding the Internet of Things (IOT) means that we can literally wrap ourselves in communicating technologies. This technology can apply to everyone, including the world’s billion disabled

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Thomas Pocklington Trust-Assistive and Inclusive: Home Technology Guide Launched for People with Sight Loss

27 July 2016
Source: Thomas Pocklington Trust

A new Guide on Assistive and Inclusive Home Technology claims that recent technological advances are creating solutions to everyday challenges for people with sight loss.

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Take the GOV.UK 2016 assistive technology survey

23 June 2016
Source: UK Government

On 16/05/16 the government launched a survey to learn about what assistive technology you use to access GOV.UK. Assistive technology software provides access to computers, smartphones and tablets for those with significant vision, hearing, dexterity and mobility, language and communication needs. Completing the survey will tell them about the devices you have, the sort of assistive software you’ve got, and which web browser you use. Your answers will

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WHO top 50 technologies: Take Survey

10 February 2016
Source: WHO, IAPB, VISION 2020

The WHO has launched a survey on the top 50 technologies people need worldwide to improve their lives. The World Health Organization has launched a survey to identify the 50 top technologies people need worldwide to improve their lives. The survey will use the information gathered to build the WHO Priority Assistive Products List (APL). The tool will set the standard for the

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