Infosound

Synopsis:

Infosound, which is an independent registered charity, produces free, accessible, impartial and relevant information, in audio, for vision-impaired (blind and partially-sighted) people across Great Britain on subjects that directly affect living with sight loss.

The core aim of the Infosound service is “to inform and to explain”, producing audio items on a wide variety of topics.

They distribute their audio features via their web site, in podcasts, on the Sonata Internet audio players, via Twitter postings and on standard audio CD and their audio material is also carried by talking newspapers and magazine, radio stations and online information services.

Infosound is a charity, registered in England and Wales (no. 1142082) and in Scotland (no. SC039929).







Publications

This TN has 3 publications listed.

  • Infosound

    Description:

    Infosound is a free rolling information service for blind and partially-sighted people living in Great Britain.  Comprising roughly 25 different audio items and, in total, lasting for about an hour, it is updated at least once a week – often far more frequently – and it contains information about daily-living products to help living with vision-impairment, interviews with charities and other organisations offering help, support and advice about living with sight loss, news of events and services and more general topics affecting blind and partially-sighted people in Britain.

    Subjects covered include products, benefits, holidays, mobility, daily-living, housing, employment, training, leisure, sport, money, social events, consumer matters, hobbies and relevant issues of the moment.

    Importantly, Infosound also welcomes contributions from vision-impaired people who can phone in to record a hint, a tip, an item of news or information or a comment.

    The latest Infosound can be heard on the Infosound web site, on the Sonata Internet audio players, via a podcast and some items are posted on Twitter.

    For more information about Infosound, you can visit www.infosound.org.uk, email info@infosound.org.uk or leave a message by phoning 03000 111 555.



    Publication frequency: Weekly

  • Infosound London

    Description:

    Infosound London is a free rolling news and information service for blind and partially-sighted people in the Greater London boroughs and elsewhere within the M25 motorway.

    Comprising several audio items and, in total, lasting for about 15 minutes, it is updated at least once a week – often far more frequently – and it contains information about services for vision-impaired people in and around the capital as well as events and other items of information specific to those in the capital region who live with sight loss.

    The latest Infosound London bulletin can be heard on the Infosound web site, on the Sonata Internet audio players, over the phone, via a podcast and some items may be posted on Twitter.

    For more information about Infosound London, you can visit www.infosound.london, email info@infosound.org.uk or leave a message by phoning 03000 111 555.


    Publication frequency: Weekly

  • Infosound monthly CD compilation

    Description:

    This is a free, non-returnable, monthly audio CD compilation containing recent audio items from the Infosound service of news and information for Great Britain and posted to anyone in the British Isles who requests it.

    Listeners who live in any of the Greater London boroughs or elsewhere within the M25 can also hear, on the same CD, a selection of some of the more recent items that have appeared in the Infosound London bulletin.

    For more information about the Infosound monthly CD compilation, you can visit www.infosound.org.uk, email info@infosound.org.uk or leave a message by phoning 03000 111 555.

    Publication frequency: Monthly

 

Contact details

 

Telephone:

03000 111 555

Address:

Infosound,
P.O. Box 20,
Brighton,
East Sussex,
BN2 7XX

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