The QAC (Queen Alexandra College) Sight Village returned to Scotland for its fourth year exhibiting the latest technology, products, and support services for people with low vision, visual impairment, or blindness. Attracting visitors from all over Europe, this event has proven to be the best platform for companies to demonstrate to people with visual impairment the latest inventions in products and services, giving them the opportunity to try out state-of-the-art technology first hand which included assistive technology for visually impaired, aids for visually impaired, magnifiers for the visually impaired, jobs for visually impaired, books for visually impaired, and several other devices for visually impaired . Allowing visitors free entry to the exhibition, the QAC Sight Village Road Show organized at The Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, Edinburgh on 16th April and at The Marriot Hotel, Glasgow on 17th April, proved to be a success with hundreds of visitors coming in throughout the day. Visitors included people that are blind or are visually impaired along with friends, family, and relative that know visually impaired or blind people.
The QAC Sight Village Road Show did not just attract end users looking for products and services to benefit their daily lives but also attracted a large number of educational professionals, employers, and other people responsible for helping people that are blind, visually impaired, or with low vision. The event was sponsored by Sight and Sound and Olympus and attracted companies like Voiceye that have launched a ground breaking technology solution for the visually impaired and blind community.