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  • project . 2010 - 2010
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H502335/1
    Funder Contribution: 73,548 GBP
    Partners: University of Surrey, RNIB

    Isolating a single target voice in a noisy environment is a challenging problem, especially forpeople with some degree of hearing loss. This project employs a novel solution that, for thefirst time, utilizes a compact microphone array, works in real-time and in real-lif...

  • project . 2015 - 2019
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/M026701/1
    Funder Contribution: 432,134 GBP
    Partners: Knowles, RNIB, University of Strathclyde

    In the UK, more than 50% of people over 60 suffer from hearing loss, but only 20% of them actually use hearing aids. Part of this poor take-up is due to issues with current hearing aids, including poor sound quality and poor performance in noisy and complex environments...

  • project . 2010 - 2012
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H042865/1
    Funder Contribution: 230,927 GBP
    Partners: British Computer Assoc. of the Blind, RNIB, QMUL

    We live in an information society where multiple methods of communication are commonplace. The rapid advancements in Information Communication Technologies (ICT) over the last few years has led to new methods of communication; both socially and professionally. This tech...

  • project . 2013 - 2014
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/L002000/1
    Funder Contribution: 55,354 GBP
    Partners: NATCEN, RNIB, TPT

    Almost two million people in the UK live with sight loss that significant impacts on their daily lives. This number will increase dramatically in the coming decades, driven by our aging population. People with sight loss experience lower levels of participation and incr...

  • project . 2008 - 2009
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/G002118/1
    Funder Contribution: 210,713 GBP
    Partners: University of Dundee, RNIB, IBM

    This cluster brings together a multi-disciplinary team with track records in developing computer systems for older and disabled people, and other digitally disenfranchised groups, and in developing methods to ensure the accessibility of I.T. systems. The cluster will su...

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