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Oct 11, 2013

AT&T's Corporate Accessibility Technology Office Recognized by G3ict, the Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs

New white paper explores AT&T’s efforts to address digital accessibility across the company, empowering employees to excel for the business, and provide solutions for users of all abilities.

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Oct 08, 2013

M-Enabling Summit Announces 2014 Event in Washington, DC

E.J. Krause & Associates and G3ict (the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies) have announced event dates for the third edition of the M-Enabling Summit which will take place on June 9-10, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Sep 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.

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Jun 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.

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Jun 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.

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Jun 10, 2013

Emporia Telecom Announces It Will Provide Speciality Phones for First Mobile Service in U.S. 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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Jun 04, 2013

Odin Mobile Announces the First Mobile Service Dedicated to the Blind and Persons

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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Apr 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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Mar 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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Mar 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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