with Margaret Cowie and David Tanner.
with Ken Lindsay.
TNF Conference report
Derek Young gives his thoughts on his visit to the Talking News Federation Conference last month
British Wireless for the Blind (BWBF)
Derek with the first of his interviews from the conference with Dave Beard of the BWFB about a new App you can download to your iphone or tablet which allows you free access to lots of talking newspapers including Playback and most of our regular publications.
Tel: 01622 754 757
ADR (Advance Digital Research)
Derek speaks to Alan Leonard from ADR who produce small and large scale equipment to copy USB memory sticks.
Tel: 01636 893 036
Back to Derek at the TNF Conference where he talked to Mike Newington from Caliber Books.
Tel: 01296 432 339
In Your Pocket
Derek talks to Nick Howden from Real Sam who along with RNIB developed the "In Your Pocket" device which is a talking mobile phone with access to hundreds of newspapers and magazines and talking books, all voice controlled.
Tel: 0333 772 7708
Kings Access Technology
Still at the conference Derek Finds out about the Solo portable USB player from Kings Access Technology. They also produce the Sonic and Sovereign USB players.
Tel: 01935 411 322
Mike Newman was the after dinner speaker at the conference. This is the first part of his talk. Mike is a Guinness World Record holder and founder of the charity Speed of Sight.
Derek talks to Jessica Thurtell from the Talking Newspaper Federation about the future of Talking Newspapers.
Brian West at the Mitchell
Brian visits one of the events taking place last month at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow and talks to Jennifer Gregory about OXSIGHT and to Fraser Fleming about Triple Tap Tech.
Tel: Oxsight - 07957 644 329
Tel: TTT - 07805 353 149
RNIB Springfield Centre in Bishopbriggs
The Springfield Centre has been running now for well over 20 years and provides a valuable service to visually impaired people with severe disabilities. Peter Fraser went along and spoke to Angela McGonigal and Karen Leonard.
David finishes off with a smile.