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This is a podcast focused on technology that supports people with sight loss. NCBI Labs is the technology function within NCBI (National Council for the Blind Ireland)NCBI is the national sight loss agency in Ireland. We are a not for profit charity, which offers support and services to people of all ages who are experiencing difficulties with their eyesight.www.ncbi.ie
 
Kelly and Company is AMI-audio’s daily live afternoon program. Listen for interviews and discussion about arts, entertainment and lifestyle information directly affecting the blind and partially sighted community. Contributors from across the country share information on everything from parenting and finance to fashion and gaming. Plus, catch live performances from Canadian musicians, comedians and actors.
 
Double Tap Canada is the show where blind people talk tech! If you’re blind or partially sighted and have an interest in technology, this is the show for you. Everyone is welcome no matter how old you are or how much or how little experience you have with technology. Each week the team will help you better understand how technology can help your everyday life, even if you have little or no sight. Join the conversation and add your voice to the show either by calling in, sending an email or l ...
 
On the In Culture podcast, we go behind the scenes with artists, gamers, musicians, designers, athletes, and visionaries in their fields to share a real-world look at how they’re shaping culture. In our latest podcast series, Variations on a theme, we explore the life and legacy of Sol LeWitt. We’ll cover key themes in LeWitt’s work and explore how his approach still influences some of the creative pioneers shaping the 21st century. Variations on a theme is a companion to the Sol LeWitt App, ...
 
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Going In Blind - a fortnightly podcast where a group of Vision Impaired players sit down at a table, roll a few dice and together play Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition, with plans to expand into other Tabletop RPGs. We record our game with music and sound effects, with dramatic recreations of the big moments of the story as it unfolds.
 
What does the world look like to a person with a visual impairment? How does restricted vision impact on everyday life? How can you offer assistance without taking control? The video tracks on this album simulate what the world looks like to people with a range of visual impairments, and show good practice when acting as a sighted guide. The audio tracks offer personal perspectives from two people living with severe visual impairment. This material forms part of The Open University's Pre-reg ...
 
Hosted by Alexandre Bellemare and Olivier D'Anjou, this podcast offers tips and tricks in the daily use of assistive technologies for the blind and low vision users. Many different topics are covered in this podcast. You'll learn about Braille displays, screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, TalkBack), OCR technologies, recent technology innovations, and much more.
 
VIVR (Visually Impaired Virtual Reality) is a weekly audio podcast which discusses VR experiences currently available for the HTC Vive. In addition to a general review of each VR experience, the podcast specifically addresses issues that low vision players may face when playing certain games, as well as different approaches to playing that may make it easier for low vision players to enjoy the game. The creator of this podcast is currently in no way affiliated with HTC or any other game deve ...
 
Cortical visual impairment (CVI) is the leading cause of pediatric visual impairment in the developed world. The eyes can see, but the brain can't interpret the visual world. Due to neuroplasticity, the functional vision of a child with CVI can improve. The number of children with CVI is growing, so why isn't anyone talking about this public health crisis? We are. Music by Storm Crews. Art by Ian Kleinfeld.
 
The Podcast That Must Not Be Named is a chapter by chapter, spoiler-free (mostly) reread podcast of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series with an engineer and a math teacher. As a brother-sister team guilty of consistently annoying the muggles in our family when all get-togethers resulted in discussions of Snape’s so-called redemption, lack of educational oversight at Hogwarts, and Luna Lovegood, we created this show for their sanity. Being avid rereaders, we appreciate the challenge of remaini ...
 
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In this podcast, Kushal Solanki gives us a walkthrough and demonstration of Ballyland Rotor, an iOS app that utilizes stories, sounds, and songs to teach youngsters how to use the VoiceOver rotor. From the App Store: “Ballyland Rotor” is the sequel to the popular and acclaimed “Ballyland Magic” app. It is a fun iPad game specifically designed for c…
 
Alexa Huth became disabled in 2009 after losing a significant amount of her vision to Lattice Degeneration and Retinal Detachment. Alexa had not allowed her vision limitations limit her. She has worked as a vision impaired freelancer in Japan working with startups. Alexa now works as a corporate consultant. Alexa shares her life hacks that help her…
 
Our Live Event Podcasts return this year with a brand new name – Talking Technology with NCBI Labs. On the show this week we first explore the rapidly evolving area of 3D Printing. We find out how 3D printing works and what tools and materials are used to create 3D models. From applications in healthcare, transport, construction, music, and more, t…
 
What is Nutritional yeast and how do we use it in our foods? Nutritionist Julia Karantjas lets us know. Known as the "silent thief of sight", glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in older North Americans. As January marks Glaucoma Awareness Month, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society is spreading the word with a new campaign. We learn…
 
Michele, a survivor of a near fatal car accident, spent four months in hospital, underwent many long operations, battled depression and a possibility of struggling to walk again, shares how she found affirmations helped her become, as she calls it, completely healed. You can purchase Michele’s books, The Magic of Affirmation Power, from Amazon by g…
 
How do you enable accessibility on the Xbox platform and use the access features to their fullest? We learn with Michael Babcock. Novak Djokovic has been denied entry for the Aussie Open. Brock Richardson fills us in on all the details. We’re joined by AMI Edmonton Reporter Beth Deer to talk about the birthing blind series on AMI-tv. Community Repo…
 
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, Michelle McQuigge of the Canadian Press reflects on former NDP Leader Alexa McDonough who passed on the weekend. In his Atlantic regional report, Ryan Delehanty gives an update on New Brunswick’s mental health care system. Accessibility specialist Marco Pasqua describes the inaccessibility of virtual reality spaces lik…
 
Jeff Ryman joins is to discuss the 5 reasons `shoulder season' is the best time to travel. Your Google home speakers are about to get slightly worse, because of a Sonos lawsuit. John Biehler has the details. A young girl from Beckwith, Ontario used her baking talents to help raise money for a service dog. Karen Magee has the story. Bill Shackleton …
 
Today on NOW with Dave Brown, we have our first news panel of the year with Michelle McQuigge and Joeita Gupta. We discuss Quebec’s plans to impose a tax on people who are unvaccinated against COVID-19. We also consider a significant COVID-19 policy shift in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba. And we analyze the tensions that continue at th…
 
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