‘EYE CONTACT’ EXHIBITION. The Open sight ‘Eye Contact’ Exhibition, which is the biggest of its kind in Southern England and is rated as one of the top eight in the UK, will showcase the very latest in aids, equipment, information and services available to assist you from the leading manufacturers and suppliers. Wednesday 4th October. From 10.00am – 5.00pm Last entry 4.30pm.
Virtual Assistants such as Siri and Cortana who respond to audible commands have been in our phones for a while, but the standalone Amazon Echo gadget heralds the arrival of a new type of device that could be of enormous benefit to many people - in particular, people who have a vision impairment.
OrCam - See For Yourself demonstration exclusive demo to Helping hands for the blind.
OrCam Brings Back Quality Of Life For Many Suffering From Loss Of Vision. Imagine not being able to make out a street sign, read the text from a book or even recognize the face of a loved one. That’s the reality for millions of people. Now, an exclusive look at the new version just for Helping hands for the blind and this an amazing new device is bringing back the quality of life for many people. Join us for an exclusive demo of the new OrCam on Monday 2nd October.
Calum-James Wainwright age 9 completeted his Mile swim for Helping hands for the blind. On 24th Auguest, Calum took to the water and done his mile swim. It took him 64 lenghts and for his efforts raised over £1000.00 for us. Helping hands for the blind Chairman David Chatten-Smith presented Calum with his fund raising award at the charitys coffee morning. If you would like to support Calum you can still make a secure online donation. www.localgiving.com/cjsmileswim