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Technology Podcast Episode 66: November 2017

11/1/2017
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This month: Chris White our group CEO is here to tell Stuart about NCBI’s recently launched Bursary Scheme, to assist people with sight loss who may wish to explore higher education in Ireland. We dip into your emails and phone comments, and tell you about an assistive technology exhibition of Braille and low vision equipment …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 66: November 2017

Duration: 01:07:59


Technology Podcast Episode 65: October 2017

10/1/2017
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This month: We’re checking in on our new podcast comment line, which has a few messages that we want to share. You can participate too by calling at any time on 01 8821930. Sharon Lyons is back to talk to Stuart about Google Drive and we continue our exploration of the Chromebook. Saleem Rahman, Dave …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 65: October 2017

Duration: 01:27:03


Virtual Technology Club Podcast: Amazon Echo

9/28/2017
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Welcome to another NCBI Virtual Technology Club podcast. Our guest this month is Jackie McBrearty from Sligo. Jackie talks about the Amazon Echo, demonstrates some of what this amazing device can do and answers questions from other participants. There are also general questions and answers and we talk about a possible change for this group …Read More about Virtual Technology Club Podcast: Amazon Echo

Duration: 00:47:28


Technology Podcast Episode 64: September 2017

9/1/2017
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This month: As feedback and listener participation is crucial to the continuation of our podcast we are introducing another way for you to not only get in touch, but have your voice heard on future episodes. Our new Technology Podcast comment line does just that, and this episode starts with all the info you need. …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 64: September 2017

Duration: 01:18:27


Technology Podcast Episode 63: August 2017

8/1/2017
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This month: We tell you how you can still participate in our up-coming seminar with VFO, even if you didn’t manage to get a ticket to attend the event. Amie Hynes Fitzpatrick is here to talk about the recently launched ViaOpta suite of apps, from Novartis. NCBI’s Junior MasterChef group bring us a very special …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 63: August 2017

Duration: 01:00:40


Virtual Technology Club Podcast: Hartgen Consultancy

7/21/2017
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Welcome to this month’s Virtual Technology Club podcast. Brian Hartgen from Hartgen Consultancy is our special guest and discusses his company, the products they provide and demonstrates several new features in the latest version of LEASEY. We also have questions and answers from our attendees.

Duration: 00:52:18


Technology Podcast Episode 62: July 2017

7/1/2017
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This month: We begin with some announcements including details of our next Virtual Technology club and the up-coming visit of Freedom Scientific and Sight and Sound Technology to Dublin. We meet Jens Naumann, who tells the incredible story of how he regained his vision, before losing it again. Jens is now actively using something called …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 62: July 2017

Duration: 01:10:03


Virtual Technology Club Podcast: Be My Eyes!

6/25/2017
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Welcome to our June Virtual Technology Club podcast. This month we are joined by Alexander Hauerslev Jensen, from the very popular service Be My Eyes. Regular contributor Gerry Shanahan tells us all about his Audacity course and gives us instructions on how we can download the files needed to get started. If you have …Read More about Virtual Technology Club Podcast: Be My Eyes!

Duration: 00:27:08


Technology Podcast Episode 61: June 2017

6/1/2017
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This month: Darragh Ó Héiligh joins Stuart to talk about significant accessibility enhancements in Windows Narrator which are particularly evident as part of the most recent Creators update. Darragh has written about this subject on his blog. Stuart demonstrates the Dot Watch, the world’s first ever Braille smart watch. Sharon Lyons is here for …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 61: June 2017

Duration: 01:20:10


Virtual Technology Club Podcast: BrailleNote Touch, Talking Windows Installation and Audacity Sound Editing Course

5/28/2017
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Our second Virtual Technology Club took place on Thursday May 25th. Our next session is scheduled for 19:00 on Thursday june 22nd. In this session we demonstrate Humanware’s BrailleNote Touch, which runs on Android. There’s a discussion about an accessible way to install different versions of Windows using the free NVDA Screen Reader, and …Read More about Virtual Technology Club Podcast: BrailleNote Touch, Talking Windows Installation and Audacity Sound Editing Course

Duration: 01:00:20


Technology Podcast Episode 60: May 2017

5/1/2017
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This month: We begin with a reminder about our Virtual technology Club sessions and tell you how you can hear the audio from our first session. There’s also a shout-out for our friends at the RNIB Tech Talk podcast, which issues every week. Our chief Tech Support Officer Paul Traynor is on the line to …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 60: May 2017

Duration: 00:58:55


Virtual Technology Club Podcast: Welcomes, introductions and thoughts for future development

4/21/2017
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Welcome to our very first Virtual Technology Club audio recording. Our first meeting took place on Thursday April 20th, and, as you’ll hear, there was some lively discussion. As well as giving some background to this new initiative, we discuss how a virtual space could be maximised for the benefit of as many …Read More about Virtual Technology Club Podcast: Welcomes, introductions and thoughts for future development

Duration: 00:54:24


Technology Podcast Episode 59: April 2017

4/1/2017
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This month: We announce details of our first ever Virtual Technology Club, which is having its inaugural meeting on Thursday April 6th. Sharon Lyons is back to introduce us to a little-known feature in the Microsoft Office suite called ‘Speak’. Stuart meets Jackie Brown, who has recently written a book entitled ‘Braille on Display’ and …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 59: April 2017

Duration: 01:06:54


Technology Podcast Episode 58: March 2017

3/1/2017
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This month: Sharon Lyons introduces us to Skype. We find out how to set a range of options, how to make Skype more accessible and we demonstrate how to send and receive instant messages. Gerard Byrne, NCBI’s National Centre-based Services Manager is here to tell us about a new and exciting addition to NCBI’s national …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 58: March 2017

Duration: 00:50:42


Technology Podcast Episode 57: February 2017

2/1/2017
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This month: Sean Randall from the British Computer Association of the Blind in the UK joins Stuart to talk about a number of online seminars that are being planned in the coming months. Sharon Lyons is back to talk about a recent radio training course in which she participated with Dublin City FM, which lead …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 57: February 2017

Duration: 00:57:21


Technology Podcast Episode 56: January 2017

1/9/2017
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This month: Stuart meets Eleanor Murchan, a transition year student from Navan, who is entering this year’s BT Young Scientist competition. Sharon Lyons is back, this time to officially launch her new website, and we learn that there’s more to Sharon’s Shortcuts than a slot on this podcast! Finally, Joan O’Donnell, Siobhan Long and Christina …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 56: January 2017

Duration: 00:53:30


Technology Podcast Episode 55: December 2016

12/13/2016
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This month: We’ve information about a free and very special Christmas concert with the Visionaries Choir and Vocal Harmony, taking place on Tuesday December 20th, and we bring you information on an introductory Braille Music workshop in early January. Kim O’Leary from our equipment shop in Head Office is with Stuart and has some great …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 55: December 2016

Duration: 00:48:50


Technology Podcast Episode 54: November 2016

11/5/2016
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This month: There’s a reminder about an information session on the new Unified English Braille code, which is taking place on Wednesday November 9th. Stuart catches up with Gary Worn from the Newbridge Computer Club, who is here to introduce us to the Ultracane. We get a first look at the new Orbit Reader 20, …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 54: November 2016

Duration: 01:11:15


Technology Podcast Episode 53: October 2016

10/3/2016
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This month: We bring you details on an event taking place in NCBI in November to promote Unified English Braille (UEB). Sharon Lyons is back to show us how to use YouTube with a keyboard and as always, gives us lots of really useful commands. We also give a shout-out to our colleague Miriam Kelly, …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 53: October 2016

Duration: 01:19:00


Technology Podcast Episode 52: September 2016

9/1/2016
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This month: Nadine Lattimore is here to give a user perspective on the Invisible Puzzle game that we introduced on the August edition. Sharon Lyons is making a welcome return, and this time she has some very handy shortcuts that will help you when listening to this and other podcasts from your web browser of …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 52: September 2016

Duration: 00:52:40

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