Sight Village Scotland presents an opportunity to learn about the latest technology for people who are blind, or who have low vision.
Key suppliers will be demonstrating a range of technology suited to different tasks and needs.
Typically, the technology featured includes screen reading software, digital talking book players, screen magnification, digital magnifiers, and tools to produce Braille.
Suitable both for people who are completely new to this technology, and those who have some background wishing to update their knowledge, these events are FREE to attend and will be held at the following venues:
- Edinburgh – Hilton Hotel, Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh, EH12 5EF between 10 am and 3:30 pm on Tuesday 5th April.
- Glasgow – Hampden Park Stadium, Glasgow, G42 9BA between 10 am and 3:30 pm on Wednesday 6th April.
Image above is of a VictorReader Stream Digital Talking Book device, taken from the Humanware UK site. This item may be borrowed for evaluation purposes by members of the BRITE Equipment Loan Bank.