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In the spotlight: AbilityNet Accessibility Award

Have you ever struggled with: Drinking a cup of tea; Your creative flow and self-expression; Chilling on your X-Box; Catching a train? How many? One, or maybe none? For the many of the thousands of people with disabilities any of these tasks can bring extra challenges. Now, with the support of our incredible Accessibility Award … Read more

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Tech4Good Awards 2016: Meet the Winners

The winners of the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2016 have been announced at a glittering ceremony at BT Centre. Our 28 finalists were joined by special guests from the worlds of charity, technology and government. Our host, award-winning technology journalist Kate Russell, revealed nine winners, before the audience used the power of glowsticks to choose the … Read more

Digital Health Spotlight

People’s Award Spotlight: Digital Health Award

2014 was dubbed ‘The Year of Wearable Tech’, so it was only fitting that we introduced a brand new Award category in keeping with this theme – the Digital Health Award. This Award seeks to highlight the organisations who are using tech to improve the health of people across the world. It was Peek Vision that stole the show for their innovative, … Read more

Survey: Will Privacy Fears Kill The Apple Watch?

Thanks to those that took part in the Digital Health Survey 2015, which closed last week. The survey asked respondents about the new generation of wearable devices, like the Apple Watch and the personal health data they can collect, such as heart rate, body temperature, distances run, and so on. Would the potential health benefits of … Read more

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Tech4Good Digital Health Survey 2015

2014 was dubbed “The Year of Wearable Tech”, so it was only fitting that we introduced a new Award to our line-up, the Digital Health Award. Since last year wearable technology has grown ever more popular, with our use of fitness bands, smart watches and other devices increasing, along with the volume of data that … Read more

Tech4Good Impact: Peek Vision

The Digital Health Award was a brand new category in 2014, designed to highlight the changes in how we use tech when it comes to our health. We received some brilliant nominations, like Breaking Free Online, an internet-based treatment programme that enables people to overcome alcohol and drug dependence, and Alive! activities, whose use of the … Read more

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Tech4Good Awards 2014: Meet The Winners

Another year of the Tech4Good Awards is over, and what a brilliant year it’s been. We’ve learnt about some fantastic individuals and organisations that are using technology to make the world a better place – both here in the UK or in some of the poorest and remotest parts of the world. Here are the … Read more

Spotlight: Digital Health Award

This year we’re introducing a new award to the Tech4Good family; the Digital Heath Award. The Digital Health Award is open to any individual or organisation that has identified a health issue, and is tackling it through the use of computers, the internet or a specific product or service. It could be an individual, a … Read more

And the winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2013 are…

The winners of Tech4Good Awards 2013 are: Accessibility Award 2013 sponsored by AbilityNet and BATA Barclays Bank Barclays has installed over 3,500 accessible ATMs and introduced Hi Vis Debit Cards Website Link to Barclays Accessibility Services. BT Get IT Together Award 2013 sponsored by BT Cosmic Tackling digital exclusion by working with communities, individuals and … Read more

And the winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2012 are…

The winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2012 are: Accessibility Award  LexAble BT Get IT Together Award  Preston City Council/CitizenZone Community Impact Award  The Stroke Survivors Group Community News Award  Radio Free Brighton Digital Fundraising Award  Child’s i Foundation Innovation Award  Action Aid IT Volunteer of the Year Award  Alison Crerar Working Together Award  Social Care … Read more

And the winners of the Tech4Good Awards 2011 are…

The winners for the Tech4Good Awards 2011 were announced at the Awards Ceremony last night, hosted by Mariella Frostrup in the BT Centre at St. Paul’s. And they are: Accessibility Award Lifelites Innovation Award We Are What We Do/Internet Buttons BT Contact Us Award Transforming Customer Contact Team Fundraising Award The Pennies Foundation Community Impact … Read more