Vodafone Qatar Presents Students of Al Noor Institute with Assistive Smartwatches
This pioneering innovation for the blind and visually-impaired instantly translates messages received on the user’s smartphone to braille and forwards it to their watch. This is in addition to other practical features such as time and date, alarm clock and more.
Improving lives using technology
Commenting on the initiative, Vodafone Qatar Chief Human Resources Officer Khames Al Mohammed Naimi, said they are humbled to partner with Al Noor Institute for the Blind to improve the lives of students using technology.
He said that Vodafone Qatar has always sought to utilise the power of technology in the service of society as part of their expanding corporate social responsibility, and commitment to achieving inclusivity through technology, especially for people with disabilities.
Salah Ahmed Al Sindi, Head of Activities and Programmes at Al Noor Institute for the Blind, thanked Vodafone for the support provided to the students.
Vodafone for All
To make sure that students never run out of data on their smartphones, Vodafone Qatar also provided them with complimentary Vodafone Unlimited plans under the ‘Vodafone for All’ programme.
Launched in 2012 as part of Vodafone Qatar’s ongoing commitment to support the disabled community, Vodafone for All offers specialist services and rates for customers with disabilities.
Customers holding a valid Special Needs Card from Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs are offered a 50% discount on all Vodafone Unlimited 5G Postpaid Plans and a 10% discount on selected handsets equipped with accessibility features and applications.
For updates and more information, visit vodafone.qa.
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