Try before you buy
We don't sell any IT equipment, so there is no pressure to purchase, but we do have a number of devices for you to try. These include standard Android and Apple tablets or mobiles and some devices specifically aimed at visually impaired people.
To discuss your requirements please register for the Interactive Technology Service either at your local Vision Support Centre or by calling Warwickshire Vision Support on 01926 411331
Specialist Equipment :
In Your Pocket
This is the simplest way for blind and partially sighted people to access the RNIB Library and RNIB Newsagent services, as well as make phone calls. In Your Pocket is a voice controlled phone, streaming media player and vision assistant - designed specifically for people who are blind or have low vision.
Synapptic Tablets and Smart Phones
These easy-to-use and easy-to-see fully talking smart phone and tablets can be controlled with simple gestures or voice control.
These are Android devices with additional software to access all features via a large menu system.
Emporia TALKactive T221 4G mobile phone
Developed with advice from RNIB’s Technology for Life Team, this is a clamshell feature phone with a Voice Assist feature to make it easy to stay in touch via phone calls and messages.
Voice Assist announces all the key functions, from menus and incoming numbers to phone book contacts. It also means that with one button press you know your battery level and the time of day. New messages are announced as they arrive and read out when you choose to listen.