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Benefits of Using Technology

If you've experienced sight loss when you're older or have never used technology before, then getting to grips with mobile phones, tablets, the Internet, emails and texts can seem very daunting!

Using Technology

We know that when you have sight loss, using technology is often linked to age. Research has found that younger people with sight loss are much more likely to use computers and mobile phones than people who are older.

It has been found that around three-quarters of blind and partially sighted people aged 18–64 say that they use a computer, compared to under half of those aged 65 and over. In addition, nearly nine out of ten blind and partially sighted people aged 65 and over have never used the internet.

Finally, around 85 per cent of blind and partially sighted people aged 18-64 say that they use a mobile phone, compared to around two-thirds of those aged 65 and over.

Source: rnib.org.uk/knowledge-and-research-hub/research-reports/general-research/sight-loss-UK-2013

Synapptic is Here to Help!

Here at Synapptic, we believe that everyone with sight loss should be able to benefit from all the latest technological developments, with the minimum of hassle or training.

That's why we've developed our Synapptic smartphones and tablets, which are so intuitive to use, while guiding you through all the tasks you want to do, simply and easily.

Please explore our product range to see what we offer. Or why not order a order a trial version today and have a go for yourself?

Our Top 5 Benefits of Using Technology!

There are so many reasons why embracing the latest technology could benefit you when you have sight loss!

It will help you stay connected to the world around you

So many people around the world have already adopted this technology and you will miss out on so much information and experience if you don't try to connect.

 

Share experiences

You can share news, photos, messages and information with your friends and family, helping you to keep in touch with all the important people in your life.

Accessing important information

Many companies and services now require email addresses or mobile phone numbers to send you important information. This could include bank statements, online shopping orders, appointments, travel information like flight times and information from your local council.

Accessing so MUCH information!

A wealth of information is now being converted to or stored in an electronic format, so that it is available to a wider audience through the Internet, such as museum and archive records, family history records, books, newspapers, magazines and much more.

Get your message across quickly!

Communicate with companies and organizations quickly with emails and texts, so you can complete tasks more efficiently, leaving you time to get on with your day!

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