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Technology to help people with sight loss - with RNIB and Envision
In the UK, more than 2 million people are living with sight loss. Of these, around 340,000 are registered as blind or partially sighted, says the NHS. And according to RNIB 250 people every day begin to lose their sight.

On Tuesday 28 June 2022 at 1pm BST, AbilityNet, RNIB and Envision will discuss how technology can help blind people and people with sight loss.

Whether you are blind, or care for someone with sight loss, this webinar will be useful to you as it explores the technology available, including 'wearables' and apps, designed to help blind people or people with sight loss.

The webinar shares some of the assistive technologies and free tools available that offer support including their free built-in adjustments, apps and resources.

What the webinar will cover
- An introduction to apps versus wearables
- Real stories from blind people and AbilityNet's recommendations for visual support apps and tech
- How Envision's tech can help blind people and people with sight loss
- RNIB's advice for how to make a decision about what tech may be right for you
- An interactive Q&A session to pose questions to the panellists

Speakers on the webinar:

- Karthik Kannan, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Envision
- Davinder Kullar, accessible technology coordinator at RNIB
- Adi Latif, Senior Accessibility and Usability Consultant at AbilityNet
- Alex Barker, Disability Consultant at AbilityNet

Everyone who registers will receive an email linking to the recording and supporting materials.

Jun 28, 2022 01:00 PM in London

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