Accessible newsagent, library and information delivered to your pocket, now with phone calls and texts. Reading and communicating can make a world of difference to your enjoyment of life. In Your Pocket is a portable media device and smart phone for blind and partially sighted people, brought to you by RNIB, RealSAM and O2. Designed to make reading the latest newspapers, magazines and books easier, In Your Pocket features a new Doro device, with large buttons and a great speaker for quality sound, O2 connectivity, and RealSAM interactive speech software. It also comes with a subscription to RNIB Newsagent, access to RNIB Talking Books, as well as podcasts, weather, and location information. Combine this with unlimited UK phone calls and texts, and you have an unbeatable package that can be yours through monthly payments for a contract term of 24 months, or a one-off payment.
In Your Pocket is totally voice controlled, making it easy-to-use, fuss-free and great for listening on-the-go. You can get reading right away, without the need for a computer or downloads. You will always have access to the latest editions of newspapers, magazines and podcasts, wherever and whenever you want to listen.
With In Your Pocket, there’s no waiting for the postman. Just say “Read me The Guardian”, or “Find books about gardening”, or “Play me The Archers”, and In Your Pocket will oblige. You can also access other useful information, for example “What is the weather in Cambridge?”, or “What is the time in Paris?”. Asking “Where am I?” tells you your current location, along with the nearest street intersection.
Using the phone could not be simpler, push a button and say, “add a contact for James Bond”, or, “call Miss Moneypenny”, or, “text Felix what time shall we meet?”.
RNIB Newsagent provides daily, weekly and monthly newspapers and magazines, and the RNIB Library provides you with access to over 25,000 Talking Books. In Your Pocket lets you access all of these on demand, along with over 50,000 podcasts from BBC, RNIB, TED Talks and much more. New sources of media are being added regularly, so you will always have new content to listen to.
To access the Be My Eyes Vision Assistant, just say “Be My Eyes”. Your phone’s camera, microphone and speaker will then connect with one of over a million volunteers around the world who is there to help you with any vision task, from sorting socks to sorting out appointments.
monthly payments for a contract term of 24 months, or a one-off payment. for the device gets you the device and connectivity on O2. This provides reliable technology, O2 connectivity (a 3GB monthly, capped data allowance and access to Wi-Fi),
RealSAM interactive speech software and a subscription to RNIB Newsagent.
The device can only be bought with the O2 contract. Data is capped, audible messages will be sent when you are reaching the limit. It isn’t possible to extend the data allowance. For extremely heavy use it is recommended that users connect to WiFi where possible.The device can roam on the mobile network within Europe, this is included in the contract, and can connect to WiFi anywhere internationally.