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Making menus more accessible


Blind entrepreneur Matt Wadsworth is hoping his menu app will be available in many more restaurants now that his technology has been acquired by a major food-tech company. The app — aimed at those who cannot read easily — enables diners to see large print versions of menus or to hear talking menus.


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Expansion plans for phone app that can make menus talk

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  • Heather

    Heather trained as a journalist on newspapers and worked as a reporter, sub editor and editor for more than a decade. She later switched sides to work in-house for a number of high profile public sector organisations, helping them communicate effectively with the public, stakeholders and Government Ministers.

  • Alasdair

    Alasdair Hutton has been associated with blind welfare since the 1970s when he edited and narrated the Playback audio magazine in Glasgow and contributed to the now closed Soundaround audio magazine. He joined Borders Talking Newspapers in 1997 as a volunteer reader and is presently the charity’s Convener.

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