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RealSAM - Smart technology for the visually impaired
The RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind) have partnered with the mobile network O2 to develop a range of smart devices to help those with a visual impairment to make phone calls, read messages, listen to books & newspapers and get assistance.
These products are called RealSAM
Their are a range of devices available:
RealSAM pocket is a smart phone which is operated by just one button. More information about RealSAM Pocket can be found on the RealSAM Pocket webpage (opens link in new window)
RealSAM Hub uses a Google or Alexa speaker. More information about RealSAM Hub can be found on the RealSAM Hub webpage (opens link in new window)
RealSAM have produced a series of videos which demonstrate the system, they can be found on the RealSAM Youtube page (opens in new window)