Playback Magazine October 2016 (No. 486)
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with Margaret Cowie and David Tanner.
with Ken Lindsay.
Check Out Family Tree
First of our Techshare Conference reports when Brian West spoke to Hollie Wilson about how volunteers can help you check out your family tree using the services of the Mitchell Library in Glasgow.
Tel: 0141 648 8492
Peter Fraser speaks to the new Director of RNIB Scotland Campbell Chalmers.
Tel: 0131 652 3140
Samsung Accessible Speech TVís
Derek Young talks to Richard Moreton about speech controls on Samsung Televisions (Models 6000400 upwards).
Brian speaks to Alan Nettleton from Catapult about the development of the Driverless Car.
Synapptic Tablets and Mobile Phones
Peter talks to Keb Bridge about his access program of speech and magnification on mobile phones and tablets.
Tel: 0191 909 7909
Robbie Shepherd at 80
Recently well known Scottish Broadcaster and presenter Robbie Shepherd MBE decided to step down from his regular programmes on Radio Scotland. We thought this was a good time to repeat a programme from our archive when Duncan Simpson spoke to Robbie for Playback in January 1981.
Derek caught up with Derek McCallum to talk about his recent Sponsored Cycle Ride round all the Premier Football Club grounds in Scotland.
Tel: 07752 473 673 after 4 in evening
Back at the Techshare Conference Peter spoke to Steven Scott from RNIB Connect Radio about developments and changes taking place at RNIB Connect Radio, formerly Insight Radio.
Derek talks to Mark Swain about ORCAM reading aid.
Tel: 0800 358 5323
Peter talks to Alan McHale from the young visually impaired peoples group Haggeye.
Sight and Sound Technology
Peter talks to Ruth Gallagher-Carr about the assistive equipment available from Sight and Sound.
Tel: 07500 822 892