MindsEye provides Springfield Radio Information Service (RIS) Programming

MindsEye now serves the Springfield Radio Information Service (RIS) broadcast, which provides current print information to area citizens who are blind, low vision, or print-impaired. The service is free for qualified individuals and includes programming that promotes independence, including hyper-local news and grocery store ads. 

Springfield RIS is one of ten member stations that comprise the Illinois Radio Information Service (IRIS) network, of which MindsEye is a member. Formerly operated by WUIS 91.9 NPR Illinois, MindsEye takes control at the request of, and with grant funding from, the Illinois State Library. Listeners can receive the new broadcast via sideband receiver radio, streaming on the MindsEye website, Amazon Alexa skill, or the forthcoming MindsEye iOS app. MindsEye will now serve the following counties: Adams, Brown, Cass, Christian, DeWitt, Logan, Macon, Mason, Menard, Morgan, Moultrie, Piatt, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, and Shelby. 

Springfield, IL Area Live Stream

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Springfield, IL Area Local Programming

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MindsEye is a Venture Fund Grant Recipient

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