With Christmas round the corner, we asked Connevans, our assistive devices partner, to pick out some great gift ideas for friends and family!
Technology and assistive devices
RNID was approached to support Zoonou and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to help make the popular running app, NHS Couch to 5K, more inclusive and accessible for people who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus.
We are thrilled to announce that RNID has been selected as Call Systems Technology's (CST) new charity partner. Call Systems Technology (CST) provides advanced on-site communication and critical alert solutions for businesses to thrive, and to keep people safe. Some of their notable clients include Premier Inn and Amazon Warehouses. CST provides ‘DeafCall’ products, which play a crucial role in ensuring the safety of people who are deaf or have hearing loss when on business premises. They do this by quickly alerting...
Laura from Connevans, our assistive hearing technology partner, shares advice and recommended products to help you have a fun and accessible summer holiday.
Help improve the accessibility of the NHS Couch to 5K app for people who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus.
We’re delighted to announce that from today, 17 June 2022, people needing urgent emergency support across the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) will be able to call 999 using British Sign Language (BSL) via a video relay service.
Brand new audio sharing technology, Auracast™, could transform the way hearing aid and cochlear implant users listen to audio.
Poor speech clarity on phone calls is often a problem for people with hearing loss. But new technology could change that, including higher definition voice, the option to tailor calls to match one’s hearing profile, and adjustments to the phone itself. Kevin Taylor, from our Technology team, looks at the options, including how to get clearer calls through hearing aids. When you think about all the clever things that smartphones can do, it’s perhaps surprising that speech clarity on phone...