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On behalf of our friends at Ultracane

  Dear All UltraCane mobility aid for the blind hailed as a Miracle of Nature in a new BBC programme. You may recall that in June 2010, we purchased the assets of a company previously known as Sound Foresight Limited; a company that had developed and manufactured the UltraCane,  a revolutionary electronic mobility aid which […]

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Thank You.

Aspire had a busy day yesterday at                                                                                                                          Wear Vision Stadium of Light Sunderland Thank you to all those that came to talk to us. Our last exhibition of the year will be in2weeks 22nd November Teeside Society for the Blind Open Technology Day Middlesbrough

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A request from The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Our Talking Buses campaign is lobbying for audio-visual announcements on board buses to help everyone, not just blind and partially sighted people. We want all buses to have information telling passengers the next stop and the final destination, much like trains. The campaign has made real progress this year, with positive developments right across the […]

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Help Desk

Early one morning a chicago employee of one of the worlds largest sofware companies received a telephone call from a distressed man with a Lancisher accent. the coversation was recorded. “Technical desk how may i help?2 “Hello this is Tony,im calling from Darwin.” “OK Tony take your time.How may I help” “IM having trouble with […]

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DaVinci All-in-One Video Magnifier

DaVinci All-in-One Video Magnifier With a 3-in-1 Camera, HDdisplay and Text-to-Speech (OCR), DaVinci is a high performance desktop video magnifier (CCTV). With HD you will experience high definition colourand contrast giving you a beautiful, crystal clear picture and vibrant colours.Experience the joy of reading with the new text-to-speech feature. DaVinci will read printed text aloud […]

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Police taser Blind Man

Police use Taser on blind man whose stick was mistaken for samurai sword                                                                                    Police in Lancashire have apologised to a blind stroke victim after he was hit by a Taser when his white stick was mistaken for a samurai sword.                                                                          ColinFarmer, 61, required hospital treatment after being shot in the back with the 50,000-volt device […]