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Christmas wishes

On the occasion of the upcoming Christmas and New Year, we would like to wish you  many successes, as well as joy and happiness.

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Christmas Eve Altix and Chance for the Blind Foundation

Today, as every year, we celebrated our Christmas Eve. This time it was held at office opened this year in March. Our invitation was accepted by representatives of companies and institutions, cooperating with Altix and Chance for the Blind Foundation. Among others, there were:

Sister Benita Hadamik - Head of the Department of Typhlology of the Association for the Care of the Blind in Laski,

Mr Elżbieta Neroj - General Counsel of the Ministry of National Education,

MRS Elena Świątkowska - Director of Chance for the Blind Foundation, MRS Monika Cieniewska - Deputy Director Collections Department for the Blind of Główna Biblioteka Pracy I Zabezpieczenia Społecznego, MRS Bożena Bawolak – president of branch of the Polish Association of the Blind in Łódź, Representatives of the Council of Founders of Chance for the Blind Foundation: MR Andrzej Pokorski, MR Igor Busłowicz, MRS  Leonora Bugansk Founders,

Representative of the Foundation's Council of Patrons: MR Jacek Kwapisz.

The founder of Altix and the President of Chance for the Blind Foundation , MR Marek Kalbarczyk played carols and we all sang together. We would like to thank all the participants of this magical meeting!

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Blind and sighted are giving Christmas presents!

Altix joined the Christmas action "Blind and sighted are giving Christmas presents! Organised by Chance for the Blind Foundation, the Association for the Care of the Blind in Laski and the Ośrodek Szkolno-wychowawczy nr 8 dla Dzieci Słabowidzących in Warsaw.
As the main sponsor, we donated funds to buy food products, sweets, household chemicals, cosmetics, and toys. Both other organisations which donated in-kind donations, as well as many institutions and families in need, applied to help in the campaign.
Last Wednesday, our representatives met with the employees of Chance for the Blind Foundation, children from the Association for the Care of the Blind in Laski, the Ośrodek Szkolno-wychowawczy nr 8 dla Dzieci Słabowidzących, and other volunteers in Chance for the Blind Foundation’s office in order to prepare gifts together. On the following day, all the persons and instituties that had been registered and reported for the collection of the prepared presents.
We are very pleased that we were able to participate in the action, in which so many people who wanted to make the Christmas happier for many people got
involved. We would like to invite you to see the picture from this wonderful action.


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Białowieża National Park already accessible!

Under an agreement with the Białowieża National Park, Altix has installed an information terminal and ten educational boards for the blind and partially sighted. On the information boards made in contrasting colours, there are emphasised silhouettes of animals and their traces. Descript_ions are made in Braille and normal print, in Polish and English. The boards were installed on the homesteads in the Bison Demo Reserve.

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We have adapted the library building of Książnica Podlaska to the needs of blind and partially sighted people!

Książnica Podlaska im. Łukasza Górnickiego in Białystok is the largest library in the north-eastern region of Poland.  It gathers huge collections, including kbraille publications.  It is also a place of many exhibitions and cultural events. As a part of the adaptation, we have installed four information terminals on the ground floor and on other  floors of the library, which will make it much easier for visually impaired people to access its collections.

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We conducted a training course for the Ministry of Economic Development!

Workshops on assistive technologies for people with disabilities were held at the meeting of the Working Group on equal opportunities and non-discrimination, including accessibility for people with disabilities. The training was attended by 50 people from government institutions, representatives of social partners and organisations working for people with disabilities and preventing their discrimination.

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Accesibilities Expo in Dubai

Last week we participated in AccessiAbilities Expo in Dubai. The representatives of Altix presented, among other things, the newest solutions that are used to make space accessible to the blind and visually impaired.

They also talked about tactile plans and maps, multimedia terminals, Braille lables, and lables in large print, Euler – Braille converter, publications prepared by our Printing House, board games for the Blind, and other our products.

The most popular, among all visitors, were tactile graphics and multimedia terminals, presented by our workers.

We invite you to take a look at some photos from Dubai. Our participation in AccessAbilities Expo in Dubai was organized within a project entitled “Polscy niewidomi dla niewidomych na świecie – eksport sposobem na transfer technologii tyfloinformatycznych” co-ofinanced by the European Union under the Regional Operational Programme for Masovian Voivodeship (RPO) 2014-2020.

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Altix will appear at TifloInnova 2017!

On 17-19 November, we will take part in the 5th edition of the International exhibition in Madrid.

This event attract the best exhibitors from all over the world, giving the visitors possibilities to get to know newest and innovative solutions. Tifloinnova is one of the best places for “technological meetings”. It is a platform of exchanging information and getting to know  new trends, and analyzing upcoming

Products.

It is a space, where every exhibitor can present their products and services, and every visitor can find something for himself.

On our stand (no. 17), our specialists will talk about solutions offered by Altix, such as:

- Euler (Braille converter)

- Tactile plans and maps

- Multimedia terminals

- Braille signage and labels

- Printing house publications

- Tactile board games.

We invite you to visit our stand!

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Our new adaptations in Google, in Warsaw

More and more private companies start to open to persons with visual impairments. This time, Google’s seat in Warsaw was adapted to the blind and partially sighted.  Altix installed there information plates on doors, in Braille and large print.

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We will create tactile maps for the Praga Museum of Warsaw

Altix signed a contract for the delivery of ten tactile maps depicting objects located in the Praga district. The thermoforming maps will be used during one of the museum’s the temporary exhibitions, which will be opened in November. 

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