How to listen to Infosound
This is where you can find out about the various different ways to listen to Infosound.
Elsewhere on this web site you can:
still under construction, It will make every audio article that we have produced, and which is still relevant, freely available to
select and hear by category section. It is our aim to make this library of information available in as many different ways as our
charity's resources allow. Here we summarise the different ways we can be heard.
Listening on the Infosound Web Site
The audio library is kept frequently-updated and it can easily be browsed here on this web site. Here you can
just go straight to the Library Latest section to catch up on the most recently-introduced audio articles on a variety
of different subjects.
Listening on your phone
You can use the keypad on a standard home landline phone, or mobile phone, to browse the content of the
Infosound Audio Library by category to hear what you want, when you want, This method offers full speech
feedback and navigational guidance in audio. Because many phone service providers offer free evening
and weekend calls, it is hoped that people accessing our library in this way won't incur any extra phone
charges. To listen to the library over the phone, just call us on 03000 111 555 and select option 9.
Listening on the Sonata Internet Audio Players
designed specifically for blind and partially-sighted people can access a very large range of
audio content. Infosound is listed in the "Everyday VI Information" and the "Podcasts"
categories in the players' menus.
can provide further information about the player and its content.
Listening on Infosound Podcasts
A podcast is a unique file that, once "known" by an Internet browser or podcast-catching software, will
automatically deliver its content to a computer, tablet or smart mobile phone as soon as any new content has
been added. The Infosound Audio Library podcasts does just this by linking to each individual library category
section as well as information about our library service.
This main audio library podcast that links to all library sections can be found at:
And the very latest audio articles to be added to the library can be found at:
Listening on audio CD
beginning 17th July. Because of the fixed space on standard audio CDs, the content on these discs has
always been fairly limited and, of course, the content could only be refreshed once a month, at best.
mobile phone, offers everything we currently have to hear on demand whenever it suits the listener. So it is
hoped that those currently listening on CD, and who may therefore not have Internet access, can become regular visitors to
our audio library on the phone.
Listening on Twitter
For blind and partially-sighted people, and others, who are
comfortable accessing Social Media, Twitter lets us offer
our latest material to be heard and shared.
We can also update Twitter-users with news of what we are
producing and other information about the Infosound services
and this can be passed-on and shared with the wider world via
any other social media outlets. Our most recent tweets can be
found here on this web page and on our Twitter page,
Other ways to hear Infosound audio articles
A fair number of local talking newspapers and magazines, as well as some community and hospital radio
stations, choose to feature Infosound information audio articles. It is unlikely that any will carry the
complete content of the current "Infosound", but they may well offer a selection of items on a variety of
Each of these groups of broadcasters and charities has an umbrella organisation, to which individual organisations may or
may not belong, that should be able to give information about its members' activities: