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Webinars

Exploring Technology with David Woodbridge Presented by Vision Store

The last Wednesday of each month the Vision Store presents a live webinar with David Woodbridge presenting interesting and informative topics focusing on a wide range of aids, assistive technology and mainstream technology that can assist people who are blind or have low vision.

 

Upcoming Webinars

 

IrisVision

The IrisVision is a wearable digital magnification device that brings your life back into focus. Come and join this interactive session where we have two guest speakers from IrisVision who will discuss how the IrisVision can assist a person with low vision be more independent and enjoy life more.

Wednesday 25 August 2021

10am - 11am 

Watch 'IrisVision' webinar

Apple Watch

Presenters David Woodbridge, Tony Wu, Kristie Wilson 

Join us in this webinar as David discusses everything that you need to know to get the most out of your Apple Watch. Learn how to monitor your health, sleeping patterns and workouts using the Apple Watch and much more. 

Wednesday 29 September 2021

12.30 - 1.30pm

Register for Apple Watch webinar

Solutions from HumanWare

Presenters  Tony Wu, HumanWare representative 

HumanWare is the global leader in assistive technology for people who are blind or have low vision and offer a wide range of innovative products. Come and join this interactive session where we have special guest speakers from HumanWare who will discuss the various solutions that HumanWare provide that can potentially assist you if you have a print disability.

Wednesday 27 October 2021

Time TBC

Please note: Time of the webinar may have to be different to the usual schedule due to our Guest being from the US/Canada

Register for HumanWare webinar

Past Webinars

We have covered a lot of information in our ‘Exploring Technology’ webinars with David Woodbridge and we wanted to be sure you are able to access the information.  Below are our past webinar recordings.

Smart Speakers

Presenters David Woodbridge, Tony Wu, Troy Gladwell

Join us in this webinar to learn the ins and outs of the various smart speakers that are available in the Australian market: Google Nest, Amazon Echo and HomePod. David will discuss how smart speakers are a great device to assist an individual who are blind or have low vision in their home. The session may provide more clarity as to which model(s) may best fit your needs and goals.

Recorded Wednesday 28 July 2021

Watch 'Smart speaker' webinar

Solutions from Quantum Reading Learning Vision 

Presenters David Woodbridge, Tony Wu and the Quantum team 

For over 30 years, Quantum RLV have been providing products and services to the Australian low vision and blindness community. Quantum source the highest quality products from around the world, to ensure that clients have access to the latest and greatest adaptive technology. Come and join this interactive session where we have Low Vision and Blindness Consultants from Quantum discuss the various solutions that Quantum provide that can potentially assist you if you have a print disability.

Recorded Wednesday 30 June 2021

Watch 'Solutions from Quantum reading learning vision' webinar

Reading Solutions

Presenter David Woodbridge, Tony Wu and Troy Gladwell (Retail Coordinator) 

In this webinar, we will explore the various Vision Store products that offer solutions for accessing text in print, on screens and on devices.

Recorded Wednesday 26 May 2021

Watch 'Reading solutions' webinar

Braille

Presenter David Woodbridge

In this webinar, we explored the various Braille products that Vision Australia Vision Store offers. We also discussed learning Braille, using Braille in the kitchen, labelling items in the office, 9 line Braille E-Reader, accessing smart phones/tablets via Braille, using the Apple Watch with a Braille display, and more. 

Recorded Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Watch 'Braille' webinar

In the Kitchen Including the New Vision Australia Talking Microwave

Presenters David Woodbridge, Alex Lonsdale (OT & Retail Coordinator) 

In this webinar David and Alex discussed everything kitchen including the brand new Vision Australia Talking Microwave. Which we think you’ll really like. It's simple to use, all functions are clearly spoken, plus an LED display makes it perfect for the whole family to use.

They also share the various low and high tech bits and bobs that make life in the kitchen just that bit easier. Learn how to prepare food and cook meals safely using various kitchen aids available from the Vision Store.

Recorded Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Duration 1 hour

Watch 'In the kitchen' webinar

Apple Accessibility and Beyond

Presenter David Woodbridge

An in-depth overview of Apple’s perspective on accessibility, some outstanding cool features to benefit everyone, and look at configuring some amazing accessibility related options across iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and HomePod that you can use on your own device.

There is a list of resources towards the end of the webinar for all the specific items discussed. Due to some restrictions, some parts of the webinar was not recorded.

Recorded Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Duration 1 hour

Watch 'Apple accessibility and beyond' webinar

Back to School Exploring Technology Webinar 

Presenters David Woodbridge, Tony Wu

An informative webinar showcasing Vision Store's technology devices and software for students. The team discuss the useful & beneficial adaptive technology devices and software for students in the classroom and at home, allowing them to complete their school work easily and efficiently.

Recorded Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Duration 1 hour

Watch 'Back to School Exploring Technology' webinar

Christmas Gifts

Presenters David Woodbridge, Tony Wu, Julie Scott

David Woodbridge was joined by Julie Scott, Retail State Manger where they discussed all their favourite gift ideas including calendars, diaries, high tech electronic aids and everything in between.

Recorded Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Duration 1 hour

Watch 'Christmas gifts' webinar

Wearable Devices

Presenters David Woodbridge, Tony Wu

Learn what is new in wearable devices and how to access these through Vision Store.

Recorded Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Duration 1 hour

Watch 'Wearable devices' webinar

Accessible Products

Presenters David Woodbridge, Tony Wu, Amanda Daizli

Learn about a range of accessible products and how to access these through Vision Store’s partnership with The Good Guys. The team discusses the importance of ensuring the products you purchase for home, work or while out and about are suitably accessible for your needs.

Recorded Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Duration 1 hour

Watch 'Accessible products' webinar


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Please contact us if you would like further information on any of the products discussed in the webinars by calling 1300 84 74 66 or email at: visionstore@visionaustralia.org