Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology is a game changer for people with sight loss and, with the right training and practice, can restore independence. Here are some of our top picks of the best Assistive technology and apps out there.

  • Mark holding a Sm@art Technology Button with Text that shows Revolutionary Road Crossing and Henshaws Logo
    Blog

    Sm@rt Technology: Revolutionising road crossings

    Posted Feb 2024
  • The Be My AI interface, showing the Take Picture button in the centre of the screen. Along the bottom are the five tabs found in the Be My Eyes app: Get Support, Be My AI, Community, Learn and Settings.
    Blog

    Be My AI: Powerful visual assistance with AI

    Posted Dec 2023
  • Pink background wit Henshaws beyond expectations in white writing.
    Blog

    Henshaws Website Screen Reader Hacks

    Posted Sep 2023
  • Envision Glasses with the glasses, frames, camera and device screen visible
    Blog

    Envision Glasses: Alice’s Top 5 Features

    Posted Jun 2023
  • GoodMaps staff member in Asda, mapping out the floor with scanner
    Blog

    GoodMaps Explore: Indoor navigation with a smartphone

    Posted Nov 2022
  • Mike testing out the naviBelt from FeelSpace
    Video

    naviBelt – a belt that guides using directional vibration

    Posted Oct 2022
  • Mark Belcher, our Community Services Development Manager (Digital), facing the camera built in to his laptop, to demonstrate Can You See Me
    Blog

    Can You See Me: An App to see if you’re visible

    Posted Sep 2022
  • Alice and Simon stood in the rain with their long canes, next to the self driving Auto-shuttle
    Blog

    Self-driving Vehicles: The Future is Now!

    Posted Aug 2022
  • Man in an office stood next to a computer
    Blog

    The wonder of blue light: Electronic devices and their impact

    Posted Apr 2022
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