Hype – the new kid on the livestreaming block 

Many of you may have noticed that WheelchairScope has not been livestreaming as much lately. This is partly due to other paid work I have going on but more importantly in the UK, as winter draws in, there are less outdoor activities going on and the gloomy light does not make livestreaming very good. Who wants to see a dull gloomy park in the UK?

Well, now Hype may be the answer. Like other livestreaming apps, you can broadcast live to the world from wherever you are, but in addition you can introduce photos, music, prerecorded videos that you already have on your iPhone or iPad at any time during your broadcast. So whether it’s raining or snowing outside, you can still live broadcast from inside and feature some stuff you’ve already recorded previously and still be able to interact with your viewers. My favourite thing is that you can make your viewers’ comments pop up on the screen and then move them around. It makes the audience feel more engaged and makes your content appear more FUN and spontaneous.

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WheelchairScope Secrets of Paris – Rooftop views Perfection 

As a wheelchair user, I am used to looking up at things. Whether it’s people standing up all around me, or bus timetables that are placed at just the wrong height to allow me to read them comfortably.
So I am always looking for places where I can survey the world from a different perspective, where I can look down rather than looking up. Being in Paris, you might have thought I would go up the Eiffel Tower, but I wanted to try something different. I wanted to see how Galeries Lafayette would manage when I said I wanted to go up to their rooftop terrace. Continue reading “WheelchairScope Secrets of Paris – Rooftop views Perfection “