OrCam – Breakthrough VI Tech!

OrCam Assistive Technology

The world’s most advanced wearable assistive technology solution for people who are blind or vision impaired.

We are lucky to live in a world where the advancements in technology are outstanding. There is a lot of work and research being done to find ways to improve life for partially-sighted and blind people. Reading and recognition devices are just some of the advancements being made. There are video magnifiers, screen readers, braille printers and more. But none are as compact and portable as the OrCam MyEye assistive technology device.

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Walking app to combat inactivity!

Free walking App: Search for Active 10

Public Health England’s One You Campaign is targeting adults aged 40-60 years to ensure their walking is at a brisk pace, increase the regularity of their walking and support those who are not walking regularly to develop the habit. A new app Active 10 shows users how much brisk walking a person is doing per day, sets goals and monitors progress by combining walking intensity and time.

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Can you help a project creating an assistive device for London Underground?

UCL Assistive technology

I’m doing a project on creating an assistive device for use on the London public transport, specifically the London underground.

In case anyone with a form of visual impairments is able to donate any time, – here is a general survey  which takes between 1-3 minutes to complete.

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Project that helps people get online to be extended after funding boost!

One Digital funding extended

One Digital is aiming to reach a further 40,000 people thanks to a £4 million grant

An initiative that helps people to improve their digital skills is being extended thanks to a sizeable grant.

One Digital is set to be extended for a further three years after receiving £4 million of National Lottery funding from the Big Lottery Fund.The project aims to get people online or to develop their basic digital skills through the help of Digital Champions, who have been trained to provide one-to-one support.

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