TV and audio
In this section
What is online radio, and how listening to radio via the internet can help blind and partially sighted people access entertainment, news and more.
A basic RNIB guide to Spotify and how it is used by blind and partially sighted people.
Most mainstream televisions available today have accessibility features built into them which help to make TV for visually impaired users accessible
If you are finding it difficult to watch your favourite television programmes or films, you can enable audio description (AD).
If you're an ardent listener of radio shows, you may want to learn more about the options in the market right now.
Smartphone apps such as MovieReading, Earcatch, Greta and Starks, Audible Magic and Actiview synchronise audio description with original filmed soundtrack.
If you would like further information or advice on accessible media, audio descriptions or video games, please contact us using this form.
Design for every gamer is our initiative to create a better gaming world for people with sight loss and a rallying cry to the industry to start making real change.