Join us from 7:00 pm on Thursday September 28th for NCBI’s next Virtual Technology Club meeting. Our guest speaker for this meeting is Jackie McBrearty from Sligo, who has been discovering the potential of the Amazon Echo devices over the last few months. Jackie will share her experiences of using the Echo, and talk about …Read More about Virtual Technology Club Thursday 28 September
This month: As feedback and listener participation is crucial to the continuation of our podcast we are introducing another way for you to not only get in touch, but have your voice heard on future episodes. Our new Technology Podcast comment line does just that, and this episode starts with all the info you need. …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 64: September 2017
This month: We tell you how you can still participate in our up-coming seminar with VFO, even if you didn’t manage to get a ticket to attend the event. Amie Hynes Fitzpatrick is here to talk about the recently launched ViaOpta suite of apps, from Novartis. NCBI’s Junior MasterChef group bring us a very special …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 63: August 2017
Welcome to this month’s Virtual Technology Club podcast. Brian Hartgen from Hartgen Consultancy is our special guest and discusses his company, the products they provide and demonstrates several new features in the latest version of LEASEY. We also have questions and answers from our attendees.
This month: We begin with some announcements including details of our next Virtual Technology club and the up-coming visit of Freedom Scientific and Sight and Sound Technology to Dublin. We meet Jens Naumann, who tells the incredible story of how he regained his vision, before losing it again. Jens is now actively using something called …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 62: July 2017
Welcome to our June Virtual Technology Club podcast. This month we are joined by Alexander Hauerslev Jensen, from the very popular service Be My Eyes. Regular contributor Gerry Shanahan tells us all about his Audacity course and gives us instructions on how we can download the files needed to get started. If you have …Read More about Virtual Technology Club Podcast: Be My Eyes!
INBAF, the Irish National Braille and Alternative Formats Association, of which NCBI is a member, are assisting the Code Maintenance Committee (CMC) of the International Council on English Braille (ICEB) by asking Braille readers to participate in an online survey. The CMC would like your input on possible changes to the braille representation of single quotation …Read More about Have your voice heard by participating in this important international Braille survey!
We are delighted once again to be hosting Freedom Scientific, part of the VFO Group at our headquarters in Dublin on August 9th. Come along and meet Eric Damery, vice president of software product management, who will be discussing the following topics. VFO and overall plans for software products Update on migration for Window-Eyes users …Read More about Announcing Freedom Scientific in Dublin with Summer specials!
This month: Darragh Ó Héiligh joins Stuart to talk about significant accessibility enhancements in Windows Narrator which are particularly evident as part of the most recent Creators update. Darragh has written about this subject on his blog. Stuart demonstrates the Dot Watch, the world’s first ever Braille smart watch. Sharon Lyons is here for …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 61: June 2017
Our second Virtual Technology Club took place on Thursday May 25th. Our next session is scheduled for 19:00 on Thursday June 22nd. In this session we demonstrate Humanware’s BrailleNote Touch, which runs on Android. There’s a discussion about an accessible way to install different versions of Windows using the free NVDA Screen Reader, and …Read More about Virtual Technology Club Podcast: BrailleNote Touch, Talking Windows Installation and Audacity Sound Editing Course