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Technology Programs

Our tech programs include introductions to new, accessible technology options like smartphone apps and the latest devices for people with varying degrees of sight loss. There are opportunities for learning, sharing and problem-solving in groups and one-on-one. Register for a program or workshop today!

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CNIB Smartlife Product Demo: IrisVision

IrisVision is a breakthrough, wearable, smart device that leverages the working areas of your eyes to immediately restore vision while giving you easy-to-use connectivity tools for communicating and social engagement. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on May 19 from 5 to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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App Review: Cloudlibrary

Access your Digital Public Library with CloudLibrary. Accessing your public library’s digital collection has never been easier. CloudLibrary. makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablet or your smartphone, you can browse digital shelves curated by your library. We will walk you through this voiceover accessible app and the different option available to you. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on June 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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CNIB Smartlife Product Demo: Liquid Level Indicator

The Liquid Level Indicator is a great tool for ensuring you fill your cup just right for your water, coffee or just about anything else. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on May 12 from 5 to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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App Review: Google Assistant

Join us and meet your Google Assistant. Learn to ask it questions, tell it to do things. Your own personal Google, always ready to help. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on May 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Taking Pictures with the iPhone Camera

Learn how to take photographs using VoiceOver on your iPhone or iPad. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on May 26 from 5 to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Tech & Tea: iOS widgets

Grab a cup of tea and join us and learn about iOS widgets. Join us to learn about widgets and how you can keep your favourite information at your fingertips on your home screen. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on May 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
Aftershokz Headphone device.

Smartlife Product Demo: Aftershokz Headphones

Hear it all. Join us and learn about this bone conduction technology that will leaves ears open to the other sounds around you. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on May 26 from 4 to 5 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Smartlife Product Demo: HumanWare Portable Digital Magnifier

Explorer 5 is the device of choice for people looking for an electronic magnifier they can take everywhere they go. From magnifying restaurant menus to the fine print on documents, packaging and more, join us and learn how the devices works and how you can order one. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on June 20 from 4 to 5 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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CNIB Tech Extravaganza 2.0

Due to popular demand, we're adding another monthly dose of our weekly Wednesday afternoon tech discussions. CNIB Tech Extravaganza 2.0 is a monthly discussion group that is joined by members all over the country to come together and talk everything tech. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on the second Saturday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
A graphic art illustration of a circular abstract object. Siri.

Tech & Tea: Siri Shortcuts

Grab a cup of tea and join us and learn about Siri Shortcuts. These shortcuts can be used for a variety of different purposes, one of them being to make tasks easier and more accessible. During this session, we will learn what Siri shortcuts are and review some of the Siri shortcuts that can be useful for people with sight loss. This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on June 19 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.