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Posted On: 17 March 2021 10:01 am

Bonocle will enhance experience of visually impaired fans during 2022 World Cup

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Bonocle will enhance experience of visually impaired fans during 2022 World Cup

Bonocle, an emerging project under the umbrella of Challenge 22, announced today that a unique experience awaits fans during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Bonocle converts digital content into Braille messages, which improves accessibility to content for people with visual impairment.

Bonocle invites the blind and individuals with visual impairment who wish to visit Qatar during the World Cup to embark on a unique experience that gives them the opportunity to move around and integrate independently into society and open new horizons to enjoy watching the championship competitions.

The Bonocle team praised the efforts of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy's (SC) aimed at promoting a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, diversifying the economy and contributing to building a knowledge-based society through Challenge 22, which aims to highlight youth creativity, unleash their capabilities, and help them transform their ideas into successful projects.

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy's flagship innovation program, Challenge 22 has received more than 1,400 applications to-date from entrepreneurs, innovators and start-ups that were keen to support Qatar 2022. The applications were submitted from businesses based in ten Arab countries. Successful applicants received financial grants and access to businesses and individuals in order to help deliver their products to market.

Source: QNA
Cover image credit: Bonocle