openPR Logo
Press release

Technology company partners with sight loss charity to bring roadshow to Kent

04-11-2016 11:05 AM CET | Leisure, Entertainment, Miscellaneous

Press release from: Dolphin Computer Access

A Worcester technology company is partnering with Kent Association for the Blind and other sight loss organisations and charities to deliver a 3 day roadshow in Kent.

KAB is a local charity and service provider supporting sight impaired people within the county to live independent lives through information, skills training and support. As part of their commitment to the local community, they are bringing together a group of exhibitors to showcase products and services available to people who are visually impaired.

Dolphin Computer Access, whose headquarters are in Worcester, develops software to enable people who are blind or partially sighted to use computers in the same way as their sighted peers. Dolphin believes that everyone should be able to use a computer, whatever their level of sight, and design and develop software from the ground up to help people achieve that.

With a range of products designed to meet different sight needs, Dolphin products cater for young and old, computer savvy or technically inexperienced and those with partial sight loss, worsening vision or without sight. People who benefit from Dolphin products include children and young people in education, people in employment, and older people who may never have used a computer before but soon find themselves emailing friends and family, or reading audiobooks through inbuilt product features.

The 3 day roadshow is designed to enable as many people as possible across the county to explore the options and support available to them. With a range of organisations including Hi Kent, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Blind Veterans UK, International Glaucoma Association, Macular Society, British Wireless for the Blind, Calibre Audio Library and Enhanced Vision, there is something available for everyone.

The events start at 10am, are completely free to attend, and open to anyone who may benefit from finding out more about sight loss support.

Wednesday 20th April at St John the Baptist Church, St Johns Hill, Sevenoaks, TN13 3TX
Thursday 21st April at Kent Association for the Blind, 72 College Road, Maidstone, Kent, NE15 6SJ
Tuesday 10th May at St Mary's Parish Centre, Cannon Street, Dover, CT16 1BY

For more information contact Kent Association for the Blind on 01622 691 357.

At Dolphin we believe that everyone should be able to use a computer, whatever their level of sight. We design and develop software from the ground up to help people achieve that. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never used a computer or are tech savvy but need help with accessibility; we have a product to meet your needs. From crystal clear magnification through to speech output, our products enable people to work, learn and play.

Dolphin Computer Access
Technology House
Blackpole Estate West

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Technology company partners with sight loss charity to bring roadshow to Kent here

News-ID: 331328 • Views: 785

More Releases from Dolphin Computer Access

A unique remote control gives blind and low vision readers access to 100,000s of …
British assistive technology innovators Dolphin Computer Access this week launched GuideReader, offering blind and partially sighted Americans a new, effortless way to find and read accessible books and newspapers. GuideReader connects to a TV and is specially designed for low vision and blind seniors to read their favorite books and newspapers in the same way they watch their favorite TV programs. GuideReader includes a remote control which readers
Dolphin’s global vision for accessibility
A UK technology company has travelled to India to share their technology for blind and low vision people with a wider audience. Dolphin Computer Access develops software to enable blind and visually impaired computer users to access technology in the same way as fully sighted users, and celebrates their 30 year anniversary this year. Over that time they have built a global network of users; from visually impaired individuals accessing computers

More Releases for Kent

Building plot in shadow of Kent castle up for sale
Many people dream of living in a castle but the second best thing is living next door to one with access to the building and its extensive grounds. A unique and rare building plot has gone on the market that could allow the owner, subject to planning permission, to build a beautiful, comfortable home near to historic Grade II* listed Chiddingstone Castle in Kent. Dr Robert Wickham, Senior Partner at agents for
Global Centerless Grinder Market 2017 : Glebar, Micron, Kent Industrial & Junker
Global Centerless Grinder market competition by top manufacturers, with production, price, revenue (value) and market share for each manufacturer; the top players including Cincinnati Machinery Koyo Machinery Acme Manufacturing Royal Master Grinders RSS Grinders & Automation The survey report by Market Research Store is an overview of the global Centerless Grinder market. It covers all the recent trends including key developments in the global market in present and in future. Analyses of the global Centerless Grinder
Herringbone Kitchens feature in October issue of Kent Life
Herringbone Kitchens has been mentioned in the October edition of Kent Life, a popular glossy magazine that showcases articles regarding heritage and traditions. The publication targets inhabitants of local towns and villages to give a comprehensive guide on enjoying life in Kent. The piece, titled ‘Through the Keyhole of This Colourful Canterbury Town House’, gives readers a peek at a young couple’s house in the heart of Canterbury. The article talks
Contract cleaning services now introduced in Kent
United Kingdom. January 28, 2012. Act property services a leading cleaning company now introduces the contract cleaning services in Kent. Cleaning means maintaining a better living environment at a place and keep the healthy living going. And for better cleaning there is always need of some certified cleaning companies Kent. And act property is the place where all the cleaning needs can be met they can offer the cleaning services
Energy Efficient New Development in Kent Launched
A house builder has launched 116 new homes in Kent that comply with the Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4. The brand new landmark development has been built by Ward Homes, who are based in Kent, in the Victoria Park grounds located near Darenth. The development is in the grounds of the historic Stone House Hospital. There are a range of new homes for sale in Kent including one and two
Kent Wheeles Notary Opens Office in Marion, Wisconsin
Kent Wheeles Notary has opened its first office at 210 N Main Street in Marion, Wisconsin. An experienced commissioned notary by the state of Wisconsin since 2005, company founder Kent Wheeles has served as the closing agent of mortgage refinances in over 2,000 loan closings. Kent Wheeles Notary has established a reputation in the mortgage closing business through a network of referrals and professionalism displayed at closings.