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App that sets a train stop alert!

Stay on Route - an App that sets train stop alerts!

Stay On Route

Have you ever missed getting off at your train station? Was it because you were tired or distracted?

Stay On Route would like to see the app improve the lives of everyone who travels by train. But especially those who are severely visually impaired or blind, giving them the independence to travel by train. Continue reading App that sets a train stop alert!

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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The deaf-blind can now receive and enjoy television without intermediaries

The deaf-blind can now receive and enjoy television without intermediaries

Metro Editor:  As with all VI Tech, it is important to try out any product yourself as everyone has different needs.

Groundbreaking software allows deaf-blind persons to receive and enjoy television content without intermediaries in real time.

Today Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Telefónica and the Federation of Deaf-Blind Persons Associations has developed PervasiveSUB, groundbreaking software that allows deaf-blind persons to receive and enjoy television content without intermediaries in real time.

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