Posts Tagged ‘Royal National Institute of Blind People’

Radio training for blind people

© BBC News, U.K. — A new facility in Glasgow is to help train 30 blind and partially-sighted people to work in radio broadcasting. The training suite is based at Insight Radio, the station set up by the Royal National Institute of Blind People. Those who qualify will help staff an planned satellite studios in London, Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle, Birmingham and Manchester. Over the next three years, the station will also offer training to commercial and community broadcast companies.

World’s First Talking Digital TV System

Bristol, United Kingdom — Ocean Blue Software has developed the world’s first “talking” digital TV technology for set top boxes and televisions, in conjunction with UK charity, RNIB. Millions of people worldwide are set to gain an improved experience of TV thanks to a collaboration between The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and leading digital technology companies to develop the world’s first ‘talking’ technology — which will reach the market later this year…. READ PRESS RELEASE