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Deaf and blind able to shop alone at non-profit grocery store

Deaf and blind able to shop alone at non-profit grocery store | Assistive Technology and Innovation | Scoop.it
A non-profit food store in Vancouver's east end has Braille signs and audio scanners to allow deaf-blind and other visually impaired customers to shop independently.
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A concept that has implications across the retail environment to improve the lives of the visually impaired.

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InfoComm Preview: Williams Sound Carries Assistive Listening into the Wi-Fi Age

InfoComm Preview: Williams Sound Carries Assistive Listening into the Wi-Fi Age | Assistive Technology and Innovation | Scoop.it
AVNetwork : Williams Sound will launch ConnectHear at InfoComm 2014, a device which enables listeners to connect to Wi-Fi and use their smart phones as a receiver.
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Off-Road Wheelchair Helps People with Disabilities Get Off-Road and On With ... - LiveScience.com

Off-Road Wheelchair Helps People with Disabilities Get Off-Road and On With ... - LiveScience.com | Assistive Technology and Innovation | Scoop.it
“ LiveScience.com Off-Road Wheelchair Helps People with Disabilities Get Off-Road and On With ... LiveScience.com In the United States and other developed nations, much of the built environment is designed to accommodate people in wheelchairs.”
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Examples of Assistive Technology

Examples of Assistive Technology | Assistive Technology and Innovation | Scoop.it
Assistive Technology is redefining what is possible for people with a various range of cognitive/ learning, print, and physical abilities and disabilities, be it in the home, classroom, workplace ...
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Assistive technology apps for disabled people: communication

Assistive technology apps for disabled people: communication | Assistive Technology and Innovation | Scoop.it
“Assistive technology apps that are useful for disabled people with communication impairments.”
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Salesforce jumps into wearables, pushes for business apps

Salesforce jumps into wearables, pushes for business apps | Assistive Technology and Innovation | Scoop.it
Business cloud software company Salesforce is hoping to do to wearable computers what Apple did to smartphones: make them pervasive in the corporate world.
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Top Three College Engineering Teams Take Inventions to AbilityOne Design Challenge in Washington, DC

Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 -- SourceAmerica announces college finalists and their assistive technologies designed to empower people with disabilities in the workplace.
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The Impact of Google on Our Memory

The Impact of Google on Our Memory | Assistive Technology and Innovation | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Aidah
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BBC News appoints Nikki Fox as disability correspondent | Media ...

BBC News appoints Nikki Fox as disability correspondent | Media ... | Assistive Technology and Innovation | Scoop.it
“Fox has reported on disability issues for The One Show and Rip Off Britain and has made documentaries for Radio 4 and Radio 5 Live, including Beyond Disability: The Adventures of a Blue Badger and Disabled and ...”
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