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Amazon Echo – Top Tips!

2021-12-17T10:01:52+00:00December 17th, 2021|

There are times when I speak to clients and am amazed at how many of them have an Amazon Echo Smart Speaker and don’t know how to use it, even when it has been correctly set up and configured by a family member or friend. It’s quite astounding to hear that asking it to do [...]

A user’s perspective on the WeWalk Smartcane and Smartphone App

2021-10-05T09:27:17+00:00October 5th, 2021|

Stuart Beveridge, Assistive Technology Trainer I’ve never been a confident cane user. I’m on my second guide dog and I’ve managed to get 17 years and counting out of two wonderful animals and companions. I’ve always been interested in GPS and obstacle detection devices alongside my guide dog. I also use a NaviBelt and a [...]

A smarter vision in Fife

2019-04-29T15:36:12+00:00April 29th, 2019|

A smarter vision in Fife So many people take technology for granted these days. But have you ever considered the impact that today’s technology advancements have meant to the visually impaired? Stuart Beveridge is the assistive technology trainer at seescape in Fife one of the leading organisations in assisting and training people with a visual [...]

seescape’s Access Technology Roadshows back on the streets of Fife

2019-04-29T15:18:01+00:00April 29th, 2019|

seescape’s Access Technology Roadshows back on the streets of Fife   Technology is helping people in Fife with a sight and hearing impairment feel more empowered and lead an independent life, according to seescape. The charity, which has been helping sight impaired people for the last 150 years, will once again demonstrate at its Access [...]

Sound and vision comes together in harmony as two Fife organisations team up

2019-04-18T11:40:30+00:00April 18th, 2019|

Two Fife-based sensory organisations have come together to enable residents to get their sight and hearing tested under one roof. seescape, which operates from its base in Kirkcaldy, now has a dedicated and sound proof audiology room which is run by Dunfermline headquartered CluisTROM. The organisations have previously worked in partnership last year at seescape’s [...]

Be Smart About Eye Health

2018-09-24T09:41:47+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Be Smart About Eye Health By Shameela Parveen, Resident Optometrist, The Optician at seescape Eyes are precious. It isn’t possible to examine them ourselves and know what goes on inside them, yet they can be the source of information for a lot of health related issues such as high blood pressure, cholesterol levels and blood [...]