Posted on 13th July 2012
The system called Georgie (named after the couple’s first guide dog) use the latest voice assisted touchscreen technology combined with specially designed apps for tasks like reading small print, sending text messages and catching a bus.
“It’s exactly the type of digital experience we want to make easily available to people with little or no sight. It is also going to help solve everyday problems for blind people so they can be more confident about navigating the real world and become independent,” said it’s designer.
The system can come preinstalled on a phone or can be bought for Android phones from the Google Play store. More info here
24th October 2017
According to a recent report by Which? two out of five eye tests in their research sample were not up to scratch. Although independent optometry practices did very well in the research, the overall re...Read more