Energy UK: Bringing the benefits of smart meters to blind and partially sighted people

4 December 2018
Source: Energy UK

Energy UK, leading smart meter display manufacturer, geo, and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) have been working with energy suppliers to develop an Accessible In-Home Display (AIHD) for smart meters for blind and partially sighted customers. Smart meters come with an In-Home Display (IHD) showing customers how much energy they have used. The aim of this project

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Design project on improving the emotional wellbeing of the visually-impaired

24 February 2017
Source: Emily Cheng RCA

*This survey is intended for visually-impaired people* Hi, I’m a Service Design student at the Royal College of Art (RCA) working on a design project to improve emotional wellbeing for the visually-impaired, by engaging with memories through multi-sensory experience, particularly exploring the area of olfaction. To better understand your current situation and identify design opportunities to help you and others,

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RNIB: Guide to working with blind and partially sighted colleagues

3 November 2016
Source: RNIB

RNIB and the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion have teamed up to publish a Guide to working with blind and partially sighted colleagues. The guide is essential reading for line managers, supervisors, or those supporting blind and partially sighted colleagues in the workplace. Full information available:  Here  

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