Archive for March, 2011

Training programme at LBS, Kannur

Monday, March 21st, 2011

During the practical session At LBS centre, Kannur

 

Insight conducted a two-day training programme on accessible technology for the visually challenged at LBS Centre for Science and Technology, Kannur. The faculty of LBS centre attended the sessions that began on 16 March 2011. The sessions were handled by our master trainers who were absorbed after their successful completion of the Insight’s customized training programme for the visually challenged. The LBS centre in Kannur is planning to start a computer training programme for the visually challenged. Training sessions for the staff of the centre is a prerequisite to this. LBS is an autonomous institution run by the Government of Kerala for the promotion of science and technology. It has its headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram.

 

Presentation on Insight

Friday, March 18th, 2011

An introduction to Insight Presentation on activities of Insight

 

Insight personnel conducted a seminar on the importance of accessible technology in the society at Students Centre, Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram, on 16 March 2011. A presentation on the enterprises of Insight at making technology accessible to the differently abled was also held. The seminar was part of a five-day workshop on ‘Science Communication through Folk Media’. The aim of the workshop was to introduce science to common people using folk media. The workshop that was inaugurated on 12 March 2011 was organized by Swadeshi Science Movement, a swadeshi movement for the promotion of science and technology in India.

 

Swaram 13 released

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Insight has released the 13th volume of Swaram, an audio magazine for the visually challenged. The new version is yet another attempt at making information accessible to the sightless in an amusing manner. Swaram 13 can be listened to online at http://swaram.web4all.in/. One can also request a free copy of the audio magazine. Please refer here for contact details.