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2019 Exhibitions

Vision Connect Huddersfield
Wednesday 27th March 2019
Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation street, Huddersfield
HD1 2TU 10am - 3pm

Possibly People Exhibition
Tuesday 9th April 2019
The possibility rooms, Montague house, Montague place Brighton
BN2 1HE 10am - 2:30pm

Guildford Open ...

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Be My Eyes

There's a fantastic app available for both sighted and visually impaired people called Be My Eyes. The app allows someone who is blind or partially sighted to get in contact with someone who has good sight via a video call. This app is perfect ...

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Blind Rugby

In a world first, a team of blind and visually impaired players from the UK headed to Auckland on Sunday 2nd July to play a three match series against a blind and visually impaired New Zealand team launching a new blind sport and ...

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Allan Hennesseys Incredible story!

Allan Hennessy was born in Baghdad as a blind child. With no hopes of receiving any treatment to restore his vision, Allans parents were beginning to lose hope. However a once in a lifetime chance for an eyesight restoration operation caused Allans father to ...

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How being blind from an early age can have advantages.

Ever wonder whether being blind was in some way an advantage for pianists like Ray Charles, George Shearing, Art Tatum, and Stevie Wonder? New research published in the journal PLOS ONE finds that the brains of people blind from a young age are dramatically ...

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Microsoft Helpline for the Visually Impaired

This Microsoft helpline specialises in helping visually impaired people who are struggling to use their internet platform.

Helpline number: 0800 026 0584

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DIY SOS: The Big Build Torquay

For those of you who aren't aware of DIY SOS, it is a television programme hosted by a guy named Nick Knowles(Far left). The aim of this show is to help out a family in need by renovating and transforming their home. Now DIY ...

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TATRAPOINT BRAILLE TYPEWRITERS



We have two new products making an appearance on our Special Offers page, both of which are mechanical Braille Typewriters. These items are not available to purchase directly off our website, if you would like further information on either of these Braille Typewriters then ...

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Pakrac 2018

U subotu 08.09.2018. tvrtka Cobolt Systems Ltd održala je prezentaciju pomagala u Udruzi slijepih Pakrac – Lipik, koja je bila domacin ovogodišnjeg, vec tradicionalnog okupljanja slijepih žena Slavonije i Baranje. Druženju su osim iz Pakraca i Lipika prisustvovale i gošce iz Požege, Slavonskog Broda, ...

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Zagreb 2018



U suradnji s Udrugom slijepih Zagreb i tajnikom Udruge gospodinom Goranom Tomaškovicem, tvrtka Cobolt Systems Ltd ustupila je na korištenje kucanska pomagala koja su se koristila u programu svakodnevnih vještina u organizaciji Udruge. Sudionice su imale priliku upoznati i koristiti govornu indukcijsku plocu za ...

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Vinko Bek 2018



Tvrtka Cobolt Systems Ltd održala je u ponedjeljak 27.08.2018. prezentaciju pomagala u Centru za odgoj i obrazovanje "Vinko Bek" u Zagrebu. Centar "Vinko Bek" je ustanova za odgoj, obrazovanje i rehabilitaciju slijepe i slabovidne djece, mladeži i odraslih, a ujedno je i resursni centar ...

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NEW Gift Vouchers



As of the 29.10.2018 you will be able to purchase gift vouchers from ourselves with a value of £10 per voucher. These vouchers make ideal gifts for friends or family members who may benefit from any of the items we sell. The vouchers can ...

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NEW Fully Talking Mobile Phone



All keypad buttons and functions are spoken. Very easy to use can be controlled by either keypad or spoken commands. Voice recognition allows spoken input for many functions, including texts, emails, calendar and address book. Sent and received texts and emails are spoken. Calendar, ...

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