Sight Village London is here! Posted on 4th November 2022 We are delighted to be headline sponsors for Sight Village South East, which takes place in Kensington Town Hall for a one-day event this Tuesday 8th November 2022. The Roadshow allows visitors to come and find out more about the latest technology, equipment and support services available to people who are blind or partially-sighted. If you or a family member have a visual impairment it could be of great help to visit the show. Professionals that support people with visual impairments and businesses looking to better meet the needs of their employees and customers are also welcome, with lots of information and networking opportunities. Entry is free to Sight Village, Pre-registration is recommended. Refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the event. We will be hosting four seminars throughout the day and are looking forward to meeting lots of visitors and answering all your questions on our stand. Seminars 10.30am – 11.00am: What’s new in JAWS, Zoomtext and Fusion 2023 12.10pm – 12.40pm: Let’s Envision: Join us as we explore the Envision Glasses! 13.50pm – 14.20pm: What’s new in JAWS, Zoomtext and Fusion 2023 15.30pm – 16.00pm: Let’s Envision: Join us as we explore the Envision Glasses! Seminar Summary -What’s new in JAWS, Zoomtext and Fusion 2023 Join Sight and Sound Technology’s Stuart Lawler and Tony Shrubb as they talk about the much-anticipated release of the latest major versions of JAWS, Zoomtext and Fusion from Vispero. The assistive technology specialists will take you through some of the exciting new features in the 2023 release across all three software, including the new Smart Glance feature in JAWS, Tethered View in Zoomtext, support for ARM64 processors in Windows 11, and much more. This is a seminar not to be missed, and we look forward to your company. Seminar Summary – Let’s Envision: Join us as we explore the Envision Glasses! Envision empowers people who are blind or have low vision to access everyday visual information for themselves. With features including being able to read any kind of text, recognising objects and people, voice controls, and even hands-free video calling to family, friends or Aira agents, Envision Glasses open the door for the future of wearable assistive technology. Vanessa Vigar, CMO at Envision, presents this ground-breaking technology, demonstrates its most popular features and shares real-world stories from the people who use Envision to enjoy greater independence at home, work and when on the move. For more information on the Seminars and to register, please visit QAC’s website. Meet our AT Specialists Our Assistive Technology Specialists will be on hand to demonstrate a vast range of assistive technology including electronic video magnifiers, PC software for magnification and speech, Braille devices and popular wearables, including smart glasses and a navigation wristband. We have some special guests joining us on our stand, who will also be on hand to introduce you to some fantastic solutions. Vanessa Vigar with Envision, AI-powered lightweight smartglasses Freek van Welsenis with Hable One, the easiest Braille keyboard for your smartphone and tablet. We’ll also be joined by vision scientists from the University of Essex Dr Jordi M Asher, and Professor Paul B Hibbard, with their latest invention, AReye. The team is developing assistive technology software for people with visual field loss, using Augmented Reality headsets that will provide the user with a live stream from their blind field. More information and registration available here or you can contact a member of the Sight Village team on 0121 803 5484.