The Cliffden Hotel is a hotel designed for the blind and partially sighted.
The resource centre is a place for visually impaired people to test products, talk about services and pick up on literature referencing blind and partially sighted people.
A Trekker Breeze is a handheld talking GPS.
The information desk is always very helpful and will take you to the exhibition if asked. There are stairs and a lift to the exhibition. The audio guide is touch screen and is unsuitable. Braille and large print guides are available.
Kent Association for the Blind is a charity that supports and provides services to people with sight loss.
For someone who has sight loss, the Kindle Keyboard, Wi-Fi, 6" E Ink Display allows you to download audio books which makes your reading experience easier. The text setting can also be change to suit your reading preference.
The PenFriend is an audio labeller which provides an audio description of an item.
ZoomText is a screen reader which is a specialised type of software that converts electronic text to speech and outputs it to headphones, speakers or refreshable Braille devices, in line with user preferences.
The Zoom EX is an OCR reader which takes scanned text and converts the scanned image into to an electronic text file, which can be saved and edited. The Zoom EX also provides text to speech.
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a free screen reader which supports Microsoft Windows.
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