New York, New York, September 23, 2013
NEW DATA FROM THE 2013 CRPD ICT ACCESSIBILITY PROGRESS REPORT SHOWS URGENCY FOR THE UNITED NATIONS TO PROMOTE A DISABILITY INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
Preliminary findings of the third edition of the CRPD Progress Report on ICT Accessibility will be released this week by G3ict – the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies, in cooperation with DPI – Disabled People’s International, on the occasion of the General Assembly’s High-Level Meeting on Disability and Development at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Bethesda, Maryland, June 18, 2013
M-ENABLING SUMMIT: REDEFINING EVERYDAY LIFE
The exploding impact of mobile technology and its redefining of everyday life for hundreds of millions of aging adults and persons with disabilities was the primary focus of the 2nd annual M-Enabling Summit held in Washington, DC June 6-7 2013.
Washington, D.C., June 14, 2013
COAT Access: M-ENABLING SUMMIT 2013 ADVANCES ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGY
There were ver 450 attendees and 147 speakers participating in over thirty sessions focused on diverse topics. The aim of the conference was to promote wireless (or mobile) accessible and assistive applications and services for seniors and for people with disabilities.
Washington, D.C., June 10, 2013
EMPORIA TELECOM ANNOUNCES IT WILL PROVIDE SPECIALTY PHONES FOR FIRST MOBILE PHONE SERVICE IN US DESIGNED FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED
— Emporia--world market leader in the manufacture and sale of mobile phones for seniors and the visually impaired--announces it is teaming up with Odin Mobile to offer the nation’s first mobile service specifically engineered for the visually impaired. The service starts in July, operating on the T-Mobile network. Customers will find plans and phones for every budget, and unique customer services, including receiving user guides via email in Word and HTML formats, and expert support for each phone.
Washington, D.C., June 04, 2013
ODIN MOBILE ANNOUNCES THE FIRST MOBILE SERVICE DEDICATED TO THE BLIND AND PERSONS WITH LOW VISION
Odin Mobile, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) on the T-Mobile network, today announced the country’s first mobile service designed for the
sole purpose of improving wireless accessibility for the visually impaired.
Betheseda, Maryland, April 29, 2013
M-ENABLING SUMMIT 2013: SPRINT’S DAN HESSE, FIRST FORTUNE 500 CEO TO ADDRESS THE FUTURE OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGY FOR SENIORS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse will join Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in opening the Summit, which is focused on promoting and implementing accessible mobile communications and services for senior citizens and persons with disabilities.
Betheseda, Maryland, March 26, 2013
M-ENABLING SUMMIT 2013: MAKING MOBILE WORK FOR ALL
The M-Enabling Summit is proud to announce the June 6-7, 2013 program agenda will open with a session on Universal Access for All Ages and Abilities followed by a panel on how to Make Mobile Communications Work for Users of All Abilities.
Betheseda, Maryland, March 04, 2013
THE M-ENABLING SUMMIT ON ACCESSIBLE MOBILE TECHNOLOGY GAINS WIDESPREAD INDUSTRY & COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Opening a new window of opportunities for mobile users of all abilities, the M-Enabling Summit on Accessible Mobile Technology for Senior Citizens and Users of all Abilities, convening in Washington, D.C. June 6-7, 2013 attracts attendees from a wide range of industry sectors serving seniors and consumers of all abilities.
Betheseda, Maryland, January 28, 2013
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION PARTICIPATES AS GOLD SPONSOR OF THE M-ENABLING SUMMIT 2013
The M-Enabling Summit, the leading conference and showcase devoted to accessible and assistive mobile technology for seniors and users of all abilities, is proud to announce that The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has become a gold level sponsor. The two-day event convening in Washington, D.C. on June 6-7, 2013, is the premier gathering of U.S. and international leaders of the global ecosystem supporting accessible and assistive mobile solutions.
Betheseda, Maryland, December 17, 2012
M-ENABLING SUMMIT 2013: OPENING A NEW WINDOW OF MARKET OPPORTUNITIES
The second edition of the M-Enabling Summit will set a platform for breaking technological developments and future innovations in smartphones and tablets, featuring accessible and assistive solutions. The mobile industry conference and showcase will be held in cooperation with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington, D.C., June 6-7, 2013.