August 2021 Update
Hello from all the team at TripleTapTech. We are wishing everyone an fantastic August. The team at TripleTapTech are continuing to provide our remote services below, but we are also starting to plan our face-to-face services for when it is safe to do so. We are very interested in your thoughts on what services you would like us to do and what groups you would like us to host. Everything from Visually impaired Gaming to Gardening and from Cake, Coffee and Chat to Accessible tech. It is especially important to remember that we are here for you and if you need some advice or someone to help fix any issues you might be having with your device or even just to talk to, we are just at the end of the phone. Unfortunately, due to the continuing Covid 19 Lockdown Restrictions we are still unable to provide face to face services such as one to one training and tech try outs from our office. This is something that we as a team a greatly missing. However, we are continuing to provide our remote services through phone calls and digital media.
National Diversity Awards.
We are very proud that Fraser has made it through to final shortlist for the National Diversity Awards in the category for Entrepreneur of Excellence. He is very proud to have made it this far and says that it is an amazing achievement for TripleTapTech to of got to this stage of a nationwide award that recognises diversity in the workplace. Fraser said “ I hope this can inspire other people with any disability to go and chase there dreams and they can come true.”.
Keep checking our site below for more information about this and other awards.
We have set up a Helpline that anyone can call to chat to one of our tech experts. This number can be called during normal working hours. You can also call this number to arrange a training session. See below.
Over the phone training or video meeting training.
You can call the number above to arrange a one-on-one training session with one of our tech experts. With this we will book you in for a 30-minute session, here you can find out about what tech might be suitable for you, get training on tech that you are already using and even just have a nice chat. We are even able to help fix any equipment that might not be working properly. These sessions can be repeated as often as needed. We can provide these sessions over the phone or by video meeting such as Zoom, MS teams, FaceTime, Google Meets or Skype. These sessions are free to anyone with a visual impairment.
Our TripleTapChats run on the Zoom Platform. We will be hosting them on Wednesday the 11th and 25th of August 2021 from 13:00 until 15:00. This is a general chat and a good way to get help and advice from others with a visual impairment. To participate in this chat email Fraser at Info@TripleTapTech.org and he will send you an invitation a few days before the meeting.
We have created guides to help you get use Zoom for these guides.
The Gardening Chat
We have set up a new Group Chat for people with a visual impairment who are interested in gardening. This group will be on the 2nd of September 2021 at 13:00 on Zoom. Here you will be able to talk about your amazing garden and what you have done to make it accessible for your visual impairment. To join email Fraser at Info@TripleTapTech.org to get you invitation. You can also Email us photos of your Garden and Plants to Share with the group.
We host a monthly Tech Talk on Zoom covering different areas and devices from assistive to everyday technology. This is a great way to find out about different devices and tech. This month it will be on Wednesday the 18th of August from 13:00 and should last no more than an hour. This month we will be joined by our friends at Optelec, who will be showing some of there equipment designed for people with a visual impairment.. We will also be holding a Q & A at the end of the talk to answer all your tech questions. To participate in this Tech Talk email Fraser at Info@TripleTapTech.org and he will send you an invitation a few days before the meeting.
You can also listen to our previous talks on our website page below.
TripleTapTech Drop In
On Thursday the 19th 2021 from 12:00 until 15:00 we will be hosting out Thursday Drop In on Zoom. Here you will be able to talk to one of our tech experts and get advice and support with any tech or sight loss issues and have your questions answered by them. To Join you just need to click the open link on our website to access the Drop In Lobby and from here one of our tech experts will start a chat meeting with you. The open link for this can be found on our website below.
We have created the Accessible Gaming section of our website in which we are continually developing and adding to a fantastic resource for Accessible Gaming. Here you will be able to find out about the accessibility built into different gaming devices and how to make many different games accessible for people with low and no vision. We are also looking for the visually impaired community to add and create content for this fantastic resource, this could be reviewing games they have played or how they have made a system of device more accessible.
Accessible Gaming site:
We have also created the BlindNinja1704 gamer tag across these systems so you can join in playing with us.
The Visually Impaired Gaming Live Stream is BACK. This month you can join Fraser live on Steam on the 11th and 25th of August starting at 19:00 until 21:00.
Twitch Stream link:
We recently set up a review page from our good friend Aaron who has published a wide range of reviews focusing on voiceover compatible games on iOS devices. We publish new reviews every week. You can check it out here.
We have also published a number of videos on the BlindNinja 1704 YouTube Channel.
We are constantly adding new content to our website at www.TripleTapTech.org. Our website is a great resource to find out about new tech and get guides on how to use these different devices. We have information about our services and how to contact us. Go check this out on the address below.
We have highly active social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter. You can find us on these by searching for TripleTapTech. Please help support us by liking and following these feeds.
We can be contacted through our website or helpline number above.
We hope you have a fantastic day and we look forward to hearing from you.
If you need any further assistance or are unsure about anything, please contact
TripleTapTech, 260 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4JP,
We are a small charity that rely solely on donations to continue to run our services. If you are able please make a donation.