Innovation, the RoomMate and the future with VUI & Amazon's Alexa

September 25, 2017

It’s the back end of 2017 and Innovation is as popular as ever. New and smarter personal gadgets seem to spring up every where you look, some proclaiming to be ‘the next generation of this’ or ‘the new way to do that’ and what they all have in common is the idea that they will free us up from the mundane and allow us to become more efficient and give us more time.

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Welcome to this months newsletter

July 25, 2016

It's that time again and this months offering is jam packed with the latest news and newest places that have fitted the RoomMate. The map on our site is starting to spread out now, may it continue!

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What's all the fuss?

May 20, 2016

You’ve probably heard of this new type of currency, the Purple Pound, but do you know what it’s all about? Today I will endeavour to shed some light on this mysterious new phenomena and explain why our society needs to sit up and realise that there’s a new kid in town..

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11 ways the UK still doesn’t make space for the visually impaired

December 22, 2015

Forward by Spencer: ‘I read with interest a recent article published by Vicky Kuhn for International Day of People with Disability on the website disabledGo, especially the comments section, and I thought their readers would be interested to read about the same concerns as illustrated by a member of the VI community as well.’ They weren’t, so I asked Steve to write it anyway..

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When is discrimination actually discrimination?

September 11, 2015

It's a sad fact of life that we are all different and, as such, people will be discriminated against. Case in point is the current refugee crisis. Regardless of how it has been fuelled we are now, as a country, faced with decisions to make and this has led to distinct opinions being thrown around. For instance "are they refugees or illegal immigrants?" is one of the most popular and the arguments rage on.

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