Open Bionics make bionic limbs available

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 … Read more

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Wayfindr

Sight loss can lead to isolation, poverty and depression. Almost half of the estimated 2 million visually impaired people living in the UK say they would like to leave their homes … Read more

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OxSight

There are an estimated 285 million people across the world who are registered blind – and over 300,000 of those are living here in the UK. Almost all (85%) have … Read more

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Teaching accessibility and tech, despite losing her sight

Beth Deer is 16 years old, and last year she went completely blind. She received a BrightSpark scholarship through youth-led charity Young Pioneers, and is now studying to be a … Read more

Smarter TVs for the Visually Impaired

As the world’s leading TV manufacturer by volume, Samsung supplies the UK’s highly competitive consumer electronics sector. Samsung’s leading market position provides it with a powerful platform to demonstrate how … Read more

An eye care app that is transforming millions of lives

At least 280 million people worldwide are visually impaired, 39 million of these people are blind and yet 80% of blindness is avoidable. Peek is a smart-phone based portable eye … Read more