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.
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.
Here at the Wilberforce Trust we are working to help people with a visual impairment or sight loss to use technology to help make things more manageable in their everyday lives. Our CEO Philippa came across this exciting new technology and we are looking forward to a demo in house!
VisionSim : You need this app!! (It’s a simulator that lets you ‘see’ how vision can be affected.) Do you know someone with a visual impairment? Are you trying to learn a little more about conditions for sight loss and how vision can be affected? VisonSim is a good start to discovering some of the ways people […]