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3D printing

3D to see

There are now some 3D printers just for the home market and printers are being used for many reasons – and this is an interesting solution to printing a 3D map. It can be created in a relatively quick time and using google map coordinates you could print any map you want!

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Kiosk Launch Success!

Our kiosk launch event was a great success and the day was filled with great discussions about technology and resources for individuals with a visual impairment or hearing loss. 

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Ok Google…

This post is about using iOS and Android software on a smartphone for accessibility.

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Donations Matched!

This year the Wilberforce Trust is taking part in Grow Your Tenner, an annual match funding campaign run by Localgiving. 

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Tech Drop in: Try Tech, Advice, Questions & Settings

Please come to our Tech Drop In Sessions. If you have a visual impairment or a friend or family member who may need help then visit a session. Sessions are the First & Third Tuesday, anytime between 10:30am – 2:30pm and you don’t need any technology experience at all.

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Hear about our technology help service!

We went to talk with Vale Radio about the technology service we offer and why it’s so important. Have a listen, it might be something that affects you, a family member or a friend.

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Gadgets that see?

Prof. Amir Amedi’s been working in his world-renowned Lab for Brain and Multisensory Research, so that people with vision impairment can “see” their environment. This is with the aid of sensory substitution devices (SSDs) that provide visual information from sound and touch.

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