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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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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New York, New York, September 13, 2012
NEW REPORT SHOWS SERIOUS GAPS IN ICT ACCESSIBILITY AMONG STATES PARTIES TO THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
The second 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 Peoples’ International, during the Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties (CoSP5) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), at United Nations Headquarters in New York. 
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Bethesda, Maryland, April 10, 2012
INAUGURAL EVENT PRAISED AS RESOUNDING SUCCESS: M-ENABLING ANNOUNCES 2013 CONFERENCE AND SHOWCASE
Technology breakthroughs and future innovations in mobile accessibility for senior citizens and persons with disabilities were showcased at the M-Enabling Summit in Washington, D.C. in December 2011. For the first time, the M-Enabling Summit offered a unique platform for identifying global opportunities for accessible and assistive mobile applications and services. Held in cooperation with the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) and the ITU - International Telecommunication Union - this was the first successful mobile industry conference and showcase of its kind. 
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Washington, D.C., December 02, 2011
FCC AccessInfo: FCC TO CO-HOST TWO DISABILITY CONFERENCES, December 5 & 6, and December 7, 2011
FCC AccessInfo Events Announcement 
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