NCBI in association with ChildVision are delighted to invite you to join us for a technology exhibition and concurrent workshops to be held at ChildVision, National Centre for Blind Children, Gracepark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 on Wednesday May 9th (12.00 noon to 7.00pm) and Thursday May 10th (10.00am to 3.00pm). This event is free of …Read More about ‘Enabling Educational Pathways to Digital Literacy’; Wednesday May 9th and Thursday May 10th 2018
The following tutorial has been written by our Technical Support Officer Paul Traynor and outlines steps that you can take when you first open up MS Outlook versions 2013 and 2016 in order to make folders such as the Inbox and any sub folders easier to view with a screen reader. Important: Make sure you …Read More about Tutorial: Configuring Outlook 2013 and 2016 for easier viewing
This month: Lina Kouzi, NCBI’s Library and Media Centre Manager is with Stuart to tell us about some really exciting developments to the library service. Stuart follows this with a demonstration of how to search the Bookshare Service that Lina has just talked about. Sharon Lyons is back to talk about shortcuts that can be …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 70: March 2018
Welcome to this month’s Virtual Technology Club podcast. In our February meeting, Dave Nason introduced us to the world of Smart Home technology. We talk smart plugs, smart devices and how to put all this new and exciting tech together. Sinead Drew is undertaking research in the area of community development, and also has a personal …Read More about Virtual technology Club: Smart Homes, accessible apps and general questions and answers!
Join us from 7:00 pm on Thursday 22nd February 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 22nd February 2018
This month: Sharon Lyons returns to conclude her exploration of Google Docs, and highlights some of the really useful functions with the Accessibility menu of that application. We meet Róisín Dermody, who is embarking on a really exciting project to bring blind and low vision musicians together. Finally, Julie Rodaway introduces us to the recently …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 69: February 2018
Welcome to NCBI’s first Virtual Technology club of 2018. Our sessions take place on the last Thursday of each month, with the exception of April and August, when we will be taking breaks. This month we hear many voices from Ireland, the USA and Canada. We’re talking Amazon Echo, Google Home, Smart TVs and …Read More about Virtual Technology Club: Happy 2018, our new meeting platform and smart devices!
Join us from 7:00 pm on Thursday 25th January for what will be NCBI’s first Virtual Technology Club meeting of 2018. 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 …Read More about VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY CLUB THURSDAY 25TH JANUARY 2018
This month: Sharon Lyons is along to talk about collaboration using Google Docs. We hear a live demo of how this actually works between two people working on the one document at the very same time. Stuart demonstrates a Skill for the Amazon Alexa device called ‘News Over Audio’. Finally, following a technical glitch on …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 68: January 2018
Are you interested in learning about assistive technology for people with vision impairment? Whether you’re an assistive technology user, a parent/family member, an educator, or just someone with a general interest in this area, this training course will help you get the most out of what technology can offer. This e-learning course will be delivered …Read More about Fundamentals in Assistive Technology Course 2018