This month: There are some changes on the way for our Technology Podcast and Stuart explains what’s happening. Sharon Lyons is along to continue her alphabet shortcuts series, this month we are exploring the letters L and M. We meet Dean Mills, who is actively using the Aira service in the UK, and gives us …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 75: August 2018
This month our guest Martin Lawlor takes us through some of the functionality of the SmartVision2 mobile phone, from Kapsys. This device, which is powered by the Android operating system, features a tactile keypad as well as access to a host of online services. There’s lots of discussion about mobile apps, across both iOS and …Read More about Virtual Technology Club: SmartVision2 Mobile Phone
Join us from 7:00 pm on Thursday 26th July for our next Virtual Technology Club meeting. The Virtual Technology Club was established in April of last year in recognition of the fact that for many people with sight loss who rely on technology to live an independent life, it can be difficult to travel to …Read More about Virtual Technology Club 26th July 2018
Thanks to everyone who attended our Freedom Scientific seminar on Friday July 13th, either in person or virtually, using our audio stream or interacting with our live tweet facility. Lots of information was given during the two-hour presentation, and you can now access the slides from the event if you want to get all …Read More about Freedom Scientific Presentation slides now available
This month: Lucy Greco is with Stuart to talk about the recent release of Dictation Bridge, a solution offering a free link between your screen reader and the Microsoft Speech Recognition, or Dragon Naturally Speaking systems. We have follow-up information regarding the availability of the FlickType app, which Dave Nason told us about last month. …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 74: July 2018
This month our Virtual Technology Club meeting has immersed itself in the area of Cyber Security. Our guest is Martin O’Sullivan, a Cyber Security expert, who talks us through some of the most common threats, gives us tips on protecting our digital footprint and answers questions from meeting attendees.
Join us from 7:00 pm on Thursday 28th June for our next Virtual Technology Club meeting. The Virtual Technology Club was established in April of last year in recognition of the fact that for many people with sight loss who rely on technology to live an independent life, it can be difficult to travel to …Read More about Virtual technology Club 28th June 2018
We’re delighted to announce the return of Freedom Scientific, part of the VFO Group to our headquarters on Friday July 13th. Join Eric Damery, Vice President of Software Product Management on an informative tour of JAWS, ZoomText, and Fusion software. Eric will demonstrate the new changes in the recent 2018 releases and will further discuss …Read More about Announcing Freedom Scientific in Dublin on July 13th!
This month: Amie Hynes Fitzpatrick is with Stuart to talk about our podcast’s sixth birthday and we announce a special birthday competition and prize, thanks to our friends in Fujitsu Ireland. Sharon Lyons is along to continue her alphabet shortcut series, this month, we’re learning how shortcuts for the letters G and H work. …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 73: June 2018
Meet our guest this month, Hans Jørgen Wiberg, the man behind the wonderful app ‘Be My Eyes’. We hear about Hans, the app, how it is being used all over the world and how it has revolutionised how blind people are accessing all sorts of things. We explain how we are complying with the new …Read More about Virtual Technology Club: Be My Eyes, GDPR, Paul Traynor and the Amazon Echo