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2021 Exhibitions

Friday 29th October 2021

Southend in sight.
The Holiday Inn, 77 Eastwoodbury crescent, Southend
SS2 67XG 10am - 2pm
This show is free to visit and no prior booking is required. There is also free parking on site.

Wednesday 16th March 2022

Sight Support West ...

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Be My Eyes

There's a fantastic app available for both sighted and visually impaired people called Be My Eyes. The app allows someone who is blind or partially sighted to get in contact with someone who has good sight via a video call. This app is perfect ...

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Blind Rugby

In a world first, a team of blind and visually impaired players from the UK headed to Auckland on Sunday 2nd July to play a three match series against a blind and visually impaired New Zealand team launching a new blind sport and ...

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Allan Hennesseys Incredible story!

Allan Hennessy was born in Baghdad as a blind child. With no hopes of receiving any treatment to restore his vision, Allans parents were beginning to lose hope. However a once in a lifetime chance for an eyesight restoration operation caused Allans father to ...

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How being blind from an early age can have advantages.

Ever wonder whether being blind was in some way an advantage for pianists like Ray Charles, George Shearing, Art Tatum, and Stevie Wonder? New research published in the journal PLOS ONE finds that the brains of people blind from a young age are dramatically ...

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Microsoft Helpline for the Visually Impaired

This Microsoft helpline specialises in helping visually impaired people who are struggling to use their internet platform.

Helpline number: 0800 026 0584

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DIY SOS: The Big Build Torquay

For those of you who aren't aware of DIY SOS, it is a television programme hosted by a guy named Nick Knowles(Far left). The aim of this show is to help out a family in need by renovating and transforming their home. Now DIY ...

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Pakrac 2018

U subotu 08.09.2018. tvrtka Cobolt Systems Ltd održala je prezentaciju pomagala u Udruzi slijepih Pakrac – Lipik, koja je bila domacin ovogodišnjeg, vec tradicionalnog okupljanja slijepih žena Slavonije i Baranje. Druženju su osim iz Pakraca i Lipika prisustvovale i gošce iz Požege, Slavonskog Broda, ...

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Zagreb 2018



U suradnji s Udrugom slijepih Zagreb i tajnikom Udruge gospodinom Goranom Tomaškovicem, tvrtka Cobolt Systems Ltd ustupila je na korištenje kucanska pomagala koja su se koristila u programu svakodnevnih vještina u organizaciji Udruge. Sudionice su imale priliku upoznati i koristiti govornu indukcijsku plocu za ...

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Vinko Bek 2018



Tvrtka Cobolt Systems Ltd održala je u ponedjeljak 27.08.2018. prezentaciju pomagala u Centru za odgoj i obrazovanje "Vinko Bek" u Zagrebu. Centar "Vinko Bek" je ustanova za odgoj, obrazovanje i rehabilitaciju slijepe i slabovidne djece, mladeži i odraslih, a ujedno je i resursni centar ...

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Blindshell Classic YouTube Demonstration



Please find a link to a brief video outlining the features and development of the new Fully Talking Mobile Phone.

Blindshell Classic YouTube Video

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Cambridge Accessibility



During a visit to Cambridge at the weekend i discovered this braille map of the city cast entirely out of bronze. The map was very detailed and contained braille words and phrases next to every major landmark/monument/place of interest throughout the entire city. It ...

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Reviews/FAQ's




Richard - 04/01/2020
The watch and strap are lovely quality at a very reasonable price. (The holes in the strap are perfect: six in all and the second hole fits me perfectly so this should suit a variety of wrist sizes). The CD ...

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Blindshell Facts



Contrary to what you may have heard, we would like to clarify a couple of facts about our Blindshell Fully Talking Mobile Phone.

The Blindshell Fully Talking Mobile Phone does have voice dictation, we believe it to be one of the primary features ...

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2020-2021 Catalogue



We would like to announce that we have just released the latest edition of our Catalogue. You can call us and ask for one to be posted to you or alternatively, you can visit the "Download catalogue and product instructions" page on the right ...

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NEW PRODUCT!!!



IR Ear and Forehead Thermometer.

This portable handheld Infrared thermometer allows the user to check temperature via ear or forehead, giving an accurate reading for both in just one second. Its quick and easy use means that it requires only 2 button pushes with audible ...

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Cobolt YouTube video tutorials.

Desktop Video Magnifier.

We have recently launched a YouTube video channel where you will be able to watch video tutorials on some of our products. Please visit the link below to watch the first tutorial on the Desktop Video Magnifier.

To watch this video tutorial ...

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Customer YouTube video links

We have added some of our customer YouTube product video clips below for you to watch.

Talking Microwave Oven
To watch this video tutorial please click the link below or alternatively copy the web address to your browser.
"Click this link"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxEm8Aq144E

Talking Combination Oven
To watch ...

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Coronavirus Situation Update

Given the current stage of the Coronavirus pandemic, we no longer advise against visiting our premises however precautions will still be taken.

We request that you notify us in advance if you intend on coming to see us and wearing a mask inside the ...

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2021 INDUCTION HOBS

We have had a couple of inquiries from our customers regarding the removal of our single and double Induction Hobs from our website.

Please rest assured we are not discontinuing our range of Induction Hobs, we will be releasing our new model of ...

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Blindshell Classic 2

THIS PRODUCT IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER ONLY

All Keypad buttons and functions are spoken. Very easy to use - can be controlled by either tactile keypad or spoken commands. Voice recognition allows spoken input for many functions, including texts, emails, calendar and address book. ...

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