Our Hub has a range of technology and product available for you to have a demo with, try and decide what might be right for you. We have experts, volunteers and qualified staff on hand to help you. We can advise and support you or your loved one with any questions about maintaining independence.
Just a reminder that next Tuesday, 16th May, we are having our open technology session in the Hub. You can drop in anytime between 10:30 am and 2pm to ask questions to get the help that you may need. Bring your device and we can help set it up. Come to the Hub where you can […]
Do you have a visual impairment? Do you know a family member or friend who does? Would you like help setting up a smartphone or tablet to make better use of your device? Would you like to try technology to see if it might suit you? Then you should visit our open technology session that […]
Turning on accessibility settings on an iPhone or iPad is easy to do. There are many settings that can be altered to make the device work much better for you. This post discusses what some of the choices are.
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.
LookTel Money Reader for iOS recognises currency and will speak the denomination to you, a helpful quick app for anyone with a visual impairment or sight loss.
Speak Screen is a great addition to accessibility tools for iOS products. You enable it in the accessibility settings and then when you want the screen contents to be read use a 2 finger swipe downwards motion on your screen.
A quick rundown of using search on your iOS device, the iPhone or iPad.
Get your device to work for you. Ask Siri to play your music, write your texts, describe the weather and much more!
Delete an app in iOS while using Voice Over is easy enough to do once you know how. By default when Voice Over is on, it reads the icon that it is on and tells you that double tapping will open it. But what about when you want to delete the app?
Aipoly Vision and Tap Tap See do very similar things. They are object recognise apps for visually impaired, to help someone understand their surroundings. You only need to point your phone or iPad at the object and press a large on-screen button to turn on the artificial intelligence. Brilliant for visually impaired and sighted who can […]