HeyCane: Ali Ismail’s journey to help people with sight loss who ‘lose’ their cane

Picture of Ali Ismail Cofounder and Director of HeyCane

22 October 2018
Source: HeyCane

Many stories exist in this world. Some are so funny that you can barely conquer the first paragraph, and some are so scary that you cannot go to sleep. Then you have a story like that of HeyCane, but first let me introduce myself. My name is Ali Ismail, and I have been diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). This eye

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The Shuttle: Blackburn leads the way on road safety technology

13 September 2018
Source: The Shuttle

Blackburn is the first place in England to install new technology to help people with disabilities who struggle to press the button at pedestrian crossings. The crossing on Longshaw Street, Ewood, can be activated with the free Button mobile phone app. This makes it easier for people with mobility or visual impairments, including wheelchair and mobility scooter users, who may

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Shakespeare’s Globe are searching for volunteers to help them with an upcoming access project.

26 February 2018
Source: Shakespeares Globe

Shakespeares Globe will be trialling a Bluetooth navigation system for visually impaired people. The aim of the beacons is to give VI patrons more independence when visiting the Globe, helping them navigate their theatres, exhibition, education spaces, bars and restaurant. The trials will take place from 10am to 12 noon on both Thursday 1 and Friday 2 March. If you

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