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From iSight Cornwall

As the Chief Executive of an independent sight loss charity, and registered blind for many years, I appreciate first-hand the crucial role the RoomMate has in transforming, formerly inaccessible, community areas into accessible spaces that can be enjoyed by visually impaired and sighted people alike. Moreover, aside from its primary function, an added bonus of the RoomMate is that it provides an interesting focal point to a room; generating thought-provoking discussions and commentary, thereby raising awareness in the general public regarding the barriers faced by visually impaired people on a daily basis. Since installing a RoomMate at our charity offices we frequently receive praise and positive remarks from visitors, both VIPs and sighted, who use the facility. For me, the question is not why does an organisation need a RoomMate, but why would they not want one?


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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WHAT A RELIEF! 20% to be exact…

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!

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