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Bringing dignity & independence to those with sight loss.
Did you know:
In the time it takes to watch or to make an average cup of tea ( 5 minutes ) 60 people around the world will have lost their sight.
Our aim is to provide a solution for the 39 million blind people around the world when they have to use publicly accessible disabled toilets.
Why it is important
Next time you're near a disabled toilet try this:
Before you open the door cover your eyes.
Now open the door, keep your eyes covered and find your way around...
Sounds silly until you try it but this is the reality for blind people unless they are escorted.
Some places have piloted putting braille instructions on the walls and doors to help but not only do less than 1% of blind people read Braille but would you really want to touch everywhere in a toilet?
The Room Mate
Our first product, The RoomMate, has been developed to provide an audio description that gives the listener a virtual map of their surroundings, in this case a disabled toilet so this is not just a tick box exercise but a product that can make a real difference.
With the last documented global estimate of blind people in the population, by WHO in 2010, being over 8.74% or 570 million people and set to double by 2050, anyone with a disabled access toilet could benefit from having a RoomMate.
ADi Access is based in Cornwall and was formed in October 2014 to research and develop life changing technology. The business is the brainchild of Helen & Steve who have lived with the impact of Steves sight loss for the last 15 years.
Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to find out more. We would appreciate hearing from you.
July 25, 2017
Celebrity chef, campaigner for better nutrition for our kids and a bit of a geezer giving it the old 'Bish bash bosh on our TV screens’. Yep, that’s the one.
May 30, 2017
It's been a little delayed and for that we are sorry but we hope you enjoy this months news.
April 30, 2017
RoomMate has been officially recognised by HMRC as equipment designed exclusively for use by a person with a disability. This means that purchasing a RoomMate not only massively improves accessibility in public Disabled access toilets, but they also cost 20% less than they did yesterday!
January 30, 2017
Life throws many things at us, but there is always a time, space and place for everyone regardless of ability or disability. Music is a powerful tool, keep on skankin'. XXX