24 May 2016
Really interesting innovation but what is the present uptake on Braille? Are most VI users of tech using voice over etc? ‘Steven Morris, Digital Champions Coordinator, Online Today project Tablet devices are becoming more and more popular both for personal and professional use. We see them in schools and in the workplace, as well as being used at home, and
Read more Sense Technology Blog: Review: The BrailleNote Touch is the world’s first Braille tablet
17 March 2016
RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) has presented Samsung Electronics UK with an Inclusive Society Award in recognition of its work in making smart TVs accessible for blind and partially sighted people.
Read more Samsung wins RNIB’s Inclusive Society Award for its Accessible Smart TV range
3 December 2015
What if vision impaired people could navigate independently using their smartphones? Wayfindr is the first open standard for audio-based navigation, stemming from a productive collaboration between ustwo (a global digital product studio) and the RLSB Youth Forum. To tackle the challenge of independent travel for vision impaired people, Wayfindr is setting the standard for audio navigation using your smartphone. We are working
Read more RLSB: Wayfindr
14 October 2015
Alcon Report: Driving Patient Access to Innovative Technology in Eye Health: Improving Quality of Life for Patients with Astigmatism Alcon provides the eye health community with a clear example of where innovation in eye health technology exists, but is often lacking within the NHS. It makes the case for increased access to toric intraocular lenses for astigmatic patients undergoing cataract
Read more Alcon Report: Driving Patient Access to Innovative Technology in Eye Health
12 August 2015
Over the last twenty years, the Internet has brought a revolution in connecting people through the world, regardless of where they live.
Read more G3ICT Report: Internet of Things – New promises for Persons with Disabilities