Category Archives: Assistive Technology

Find out all the latest news and updates from iansyst about Assistive Technology including interesting articles, products, exhibition updates and much more.

Breakthrough on VAT

Thanks to a ruling by HMRC, thousands of assistive technology systems will be free of VAT. Previously, only desktop systems with a processor, keyboard and monitor are available to be zero-rated. Mobile phones and computers will be zero-rated for VAT … Continue reading

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Sonocent’s Infographic: The study habits of the modern day student

Sonocent have recently created an interesting infographic which shows the study habits of the modern day student. So how do modern day students approach their studies? Do they think they have the study skills they will need to succeed? And … Continue reading

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Spellex Dictation Gold: Updates for July 2016

Spellex Dictation Gold is software which works with speech recognition programs such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking or Microsoft. It provides specialised vocabularies for subjects such as medicine, law, veterinary medicine, and bioscientific/engineering. Spellex provides correct spell checking and conversion of speech … Continue reading

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Product Focus: Roger Pen from Phonak

What is the Roger Pen? The Roger Pen is a wireless microphone designed by Phonak. Phonak have been developing and producing cutting-edge hearing solutions for more than 70 years. Their products focus on supporting individuals with hearing loss to live … Continue reading

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Dyscalculia Screener at Learning Works Conference

Yesterday, iansyst exhibited at the 8th National Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties Conference hosted by Learning Works in London. The programme concentrated on reducing maths anxiety for pupils, along with a wide range of breakout sessions to explore dyscalculia and … Continue reading

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