article by Graham Page
One of the uses of smartphones that excite many visually impaired people is undoubtedly the ability to read paper-based text documents. Previously KNFB reader was acknowledged as being among the best around, despite its high price of £100 or so.
Continue reading Great paper text document Reader!
Imagine coming across millions of games, but not knowing whether you can play them. That’s been the experience for people who rely on audio or screen reader capabilities. But thanks to the new Blind-friendly filter in the Play Games app, people who are blind can now quickly identify games designed with accessibility in mind. Some games don’t even require a screen reader. Continue reading “Blind-friendly” filter on Google Play
Aurrigo teams up with Blind Veterans UK to launch the world’s first driverless pods trial for disabled people
original article by icavcluster.com
A Coventry-based autonomous vehicle specialist is kick-starting a ‘world first’ trial showcasing how autonomous technology can deliver improved mobility and independence for people with health conditions and disabilities.
Continue reading First Driverless pods trial!
The Global Launch of OXSIGHT: Using technology to transform the lives of the visually impaired.
original post by eventbrite.co.uk
OXSIGHT makes designer eyewear with a perfect balance of style, functionality and smart technology, inspired by years of development at Oxford University. Glasses that are putting people with visual impairment back in control of their vision.
Continue reading Free Global Launch of OXSIGHT!
Synapptic launches its new and innovative TV Box!
Article from Modern-Eyes: THE MAGAZINE
Synapptic announces the release of their new TV Box, which was officially launched at the Sight Village Southeast exhibition, at Kensington Town Hall in London, on 6th November 2018. The new Synapptic TV Box is set to be the accessible home entertainment product for people with sight loss. Like all of our Synapptic products, navigation is easy, via our simple menu system, which is both intuitive and can be used by anyone, even if you’re new to technology. Continue reading Synapptic innovative TV Box!