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The latest in wearable technology - Envision Glasses

Started this discussion. Last reply by Geordie Travels Jan 13, 2021. 1 Reply

The progress made recently in using artificial intelligence (A.I.) for assistive technology has been moving at ground-breaking speed, but these Envision glasses really made me sit up and take…Continue

 

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Ryan MacDonald replied to Speedster's discussion Wheelchair life span of active user?
"Hi speedster, I would agree with Geordie Travels point that it most often comes down to personal circumstances. For some people a replacement is necessary due to a change in circumstances, but for others it's because they want the newest in…"
Aug 22, 2021
Ryan MacDonald commented on Ryan MacDonald's blog post Training through the Pandemic - with Paralympic hopeful, Gary Smith
"Thanks Anthony. I know that the Scottish Wheelchair Curling Association run taster sessions, so keep your eyes peeled. I'll let you know if I hear of anything too. "
Apr 1, 2021
Geordie Travels commented on Ryan MacDonald's blog post Training through the Pandemic - with Paralympic hopeful, Gary Smith
"Brilliant read mate - always fancied giving wheelchair curling a shot. "
Mar 30, 2021
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Training through the Pandemic - with Paralympic hopeful, Gary Smith

For Gary Smith, retiring from a career in wheelchair Basketball due to a long-term shoulder injury was not an easy decision. He had played wheelchair basketball for as long as he could remember and made many lifelong friends through the sport. However, the decision to retire was made far easier when he found a passion (and a real talent) for Wheelchair…See More
Mar 24, 2021
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Nothing is impossible!

When the first snowflake fell this year, it made me think about the amazing Amanda Lees (pictured right). To me, I see snow as something that makes it really difficult to get around in my wheelchair. To Amanda, snow is an opportunity to travel, meet with friends and hit the slopes! We asked her to write a guest blog telling us all about her ski adventures........and she didn't disappoint. Here it is......"As I zoom down the mountain, making turn after turn, hearing the snow kicking up from my…See More
Jan 28, 2021
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Geordie Travels replied to Ryan MacDonald's discussion The latest in wearable technology - Envision Glasses
"Absolutely outstanding! :O"
Jan 13, 2021
Ryan MacDonald posted a discussion

The latest in wearable technology - Envision Glasses

The progress made recently in using artificial intelligence (A.I.) for assistive technology has been moving at ground-breaking speed, but these Envision glasses really made me sit up and take notice.These smart glasses use A.I. to recognise the visual information it sees, then reads it out loud to the user. The Envision glasses have so many amazing features, but some of my favourites are:Scan text - Turn any text into speech, from handwritten notes through to your favourite bookVideo call – You…See More
Jan 13, 2021
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Ryan MacDonald replied to Geordie Travels's discussion Hello gang!
"Welcome to Bespoken Anthony, and we're really looking forward to seeing your blogs and content in the future. Lets hope that 2021 will see us return to a bit of normality and that you can once again be off on your travels safely. "
Dec 16, 2020
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Dec 13, 2020
Ryan MacDonald replied to Gerg yerkins's discussion Wheelchair type
"Hi Gerg, sorry for the delayed reply. I don’t use an electric wheelchair, but have some friends and colleagues who do. The m3 and m5 both look like impressive pieces of kit. Do you have a specific question about them and I can try to help get…"
Dec 13, 2020

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Training through the Pandemic - with Paralympic hopeful, Gary Smith

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For Gary Smith, retiring from a career in wheelchair Basketball due to a long-term shoulder injury was not an easy decision. He had played wheelchair basketball for as long as he could remember and made many lifelong friends through the…

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Nothing is impossible!

Posted on January 28, 2021 at 12:04 0 Comments

When the first snowflake fell this year, it made me think about the amazing  Amanda Lees (pictured right). To me, I see snow as something that makes it really difficult to get around in my wheelchair. To Amanda, snow is an opportunity to travel, meet with friends and hit the slopes! We asked her to write a guest blog telling us all about her ski adventures........and she didn't disappoint. Here it is......

"As I zoom down the mountain, making…

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