Infosound

Infosound is broadcasting news and information around the clock - all day, everyday.  Just listen-in whenever you like.  Infosound is a

frequently-updated blend of audio features on a broad range of sight loss-related subjects, shorter briefings about events and services,

often from one region of Great Britain, vision-impaired listeners' own comments, hints, tips and items of information and occasional music.


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Infosound Select

Infosound Select is the on-demand service for the Infosound broadcast.  If you want to listen-again to something you heard on Infosound

or just browse through the most recent audio items to be broadcast, they're all here - to listen-to individually: audio features, shorter

regional and local briefings and listeners' contributions.  Just select whatever you want to hear:


⚪   The Low Vision Service for Wales

💬  Your Call: Information about the VI Talk Open Day and AGM in Birmingham on March 24th

⚫   An accessible bank debit card and other accessible banking possibilities

⚪   The Partially-sighted Society sight loss conference in Doncaster on March 9th

⚪   Groups and courses for vision-impaired people in Greater Manchester and Merseyside

⚫   An illuminated mains socket for locating in poor light or at night

⚪   Sadler’s Wells’ audio-described dance performances in London

⚪   The forthcoming Vision Connect Exhibition in Huddersfield

⚫   Using the Penfriend 2 audio labelling device

⚫   Research into the accessibility of gym equipment for vision-impaired people

⚪   Ceredigion Association for the Blind rehabilitation and support and local clubs

⚪   Accompanied shopping service at Braehead in Glasgow

⚫   PIP concerns for vision-impaired people following DWP assessment announcement

⚫   The Bierley Mono Mouse, Colour Mouse and Kitchen Mouse magnifying cameras

⚪   Making the Most of Technology Sessions in East London

⚫   The debate about customising long canes; and do they need to be white?

⚫   The Duet 2 dual FM and DAB radio from British Wireless for the Blind

💬  Your Call: Help needed unlocking set-top box or needing a replacement

⚫   A Talking Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector

⚫   VIP Diaries' non-stationery products for vision-impaired people

⚫   The 3.5-inch HandyReader HD handheld video magnifier

⚫   A report on the state of standard and on-demand television audio description in the UK

💬  Your Call: Experiences wanted about using the Google Home and Amazon Echo devices

💬  Your Call: In search of a portable cassette tape recorder with a built-in loudspeaker

💬  Your Call: Helpline number for helpful ScotRail assistance for disabled passengers



You can contribute a comment, a hint or tip, an item of news or information by phoning us and recording a short

message on 03000 111 555 (option 5). Listen to information about contributing to Infosound


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