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Pre-Summit Session at the U.S. Senate
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2011 M-Enabling Summit Proceedings

Mobile Innovation Channel

Wireless Technologies for Persons with Disabilities  

Click on the screenshot to view video (opens as a new webpage) Description: Overview of mobile technologies for independent living today and in the near future, current research and expected mobile innovations for persons with disabilities in financial services, navigating buildings, public transportation, commerce, etc.

Open Caption on Video: Yes - click on “cc” (icon)
Video Length: 00:04:51
Source: YouTube
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LookTel Money Reader iPhone App

Click on the screenshot to view video (opens as a new webpage)Description: LookTel's Money Reader iPhone app enables visually impaired or blind users to quickly and easily identify and count bills. There's no need to hold the iPhone still or capture a photo and wait for a result -- recognition happens continuously and in real-time. LookTel Money Reader is now available in the Apple App Store for $1.99.

Open Caption on Video: No captions
Video Length: 00:00:48
Source: YouTube
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iPad Gives Voice to the Autistic

Click on the screenshot to view the YouTube video (opens as a new webpage) Description: Proloquo2Go (version 2.0.2) is an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solution for people who have difficulty speaking. Proloquo2Go provides natural sounding text-to-speech voices (English only), a library of over 14,000 symbols, automatic conjugations, two researched-based vocabulary organizations, advanced word prediction, multiuser support, and the ability to fully customize vocabularies for users along a broad continuum of abilities. The app is available for download at the Apple App Store for $189.99

Open Caption on Video: Interactive transcript available
Video Length: 00:02:31
Source: YouTube

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Video Relay Services as a Cell Phone App for Deaf

Click on screenshot to view YouTube video (opens as a new webpage) Description: Sorenson Communications, a company dedicated to connecting the deaf and hearing worlds, launched two products in the video relay services category: N-Touch for PC and N-Touch for mobile. The video connection is available on a laptop computer and certain cell phones using the 3G, 4G or wifi networks. A deaf person can use their cell phone to call up an interpreter, see an interpreter on their cell phone and communicate to a hearing person through their cell phone. N-Touch for mobile is only available on the Android Evo and N-Touch for PC only works with Windows. 

Open Caption on Video: Interactive transcript available
Video Length: 00:01:51
Source: YouTube

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AT&T's Video Relay Service for Persons who are Deaf and Speech-Impaired

Click on screenshot to view YouTube video (opens as a new webpage)Description: LookTel's Money Reader iPhone app enables visually impaired or blind users to quickly and easily identify and count bills. There's no need to hold the iPhone still or capture a photo and wait for a result -- recognition happens continuously and in real-time. LookTel Money Reader is now available in the app store for $1.99.

Open Caption on Video: Interactive transcript available
Video Length: 00:02:47
Source: YouTube

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Pico Projector Virtual Keyboard Whiteboard

Click on screenshot to view YouTube video (opens as new webpage) Description: Now that projector modules like Microvision's PicoP are small enough, why not embed them in cell phones next to an infrared sensor and create a virtual notebook computer? This demo uses Johnny Chung Lee's bluetooth whiteboard concept along with a ShowWX projector, wii remote, infrared pen, and some other free software.

Open Caption on Video: No captions; interactive transcript available
Length:
00:00:53
Source: YouTube

 

 

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TAD - Travel Assistance Device to Help Persons with Disabilities use Public Bus Routes

Click on screenshot to view YouTube video (opens as new webpage) Description: TAD - Travel Assistance Device helps transit agencies train people with disabilities to use the public bus routes instead of relying solely on paratransit services. The video features Tampa, Florida's Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority's Travel Trainer demonstrating how TAD can be used effectively to provide disable people the independence they need to get their appointments using TAD. TAD was developed by the University of South Florida and is available exclusively through DAJUTA, a Tampa, Florida mobility solutions company.

Open Caption on Video: Yes, along with interactive transcript available
Length: 00:02:28
Source: YouTube

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TravelMan: GPS Enabled Public Transportation App – Finland

Click on screenshot to view YouTube video (opens as new webpage) Description: TravelMan (http://matkamies.cs.uta.fi/) is a speaking public transport travel guide for mobile phones. Supports all public transport within Finland. Fish-eye view menus and novel text input method support regular users and people with visual disabilities. Development version includes speech input support, non-speech auditory feedback, and positioning information (GPS). Works on MIDP2 Java-enabled phones, however, speech synthesis requires Symbian S60.

Open Caption on Video: No; subtitled video
Length: 00:01:02
Source: YouTube

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Click on screenshot to view YouTube video (opens as new webpage) Description: In this interview, Professor Jemni describes the new SMS to MMS avatar application for deaf users of mobile phones who cannot read. A message sent as a text only SMS is automatically translated by the telecom operator server into sign language with an animated avatar and received as an MMS by a deaf user.
 
Open Caption on Video: Yes (click on CC icon)
Length: 00:02:10
Source: YouTube