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.
A three day residential camp in Assistive Technology for children with sight loss takes place in Limerick next week. Aimed at children from 10 to 14 years of age with low vision and no vision, the camp takes place over three days in Mary Immaculate College Limerick from the 27th – 29th June . Caroline …Read More about ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY CAMPS FOR CHILDREN TAKING PLACE IN LIMERICK
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
Join us from 7:00 pm on Thursday 31st May 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 31st May 2018
In association with VICS, the Visually Impaired Computer Society we are delighted to announce details of a one-day workshop, aimed to introduce the free and open source screen reader NVDA. The workshop takes place at NCBI’s Training Centre, on Whitworth Road on Saturday June 9th, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. From its beginnings in …Read More about Announcing an exciting workshop to explore the free NVDA Screen Reader!
This month: We’re starting our podcast on a very sad note, as we pay tribute to our friend and colleague Paul Traynor, who died suddenly on April 16th last. We remember some of Paul’s appearances on our podcast over the years. We have a reminder about our joint Technology Exhibition, which we are running in …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 72: May 2018
We are delighted to announce the re-scheduled visit of Humanware, who are coming to NCBI regional offices on the week of April 16th. Come and see the latest in magnification with the Connect12. This lightweight, sturdy and extremely portable device offers a 12-inch full HD touch screen tablet, to capture images and text at various …Read More about Announcing Humanware’s re-scheduled visit to NCBI Centres!