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LipSync Update: FLipmouse Swap

November 24, 2016

We got to try out the FLipMouse, an open source Assistive Technology project similar to our LipSync, developed by the AsTeRICS Academy project of the University of Applied Sciences, Technikum Wien in Vienna, Austria.

BC Libraries Co-op workshop

BC Libraries Cooperative Presentation and Workshop

November 22, 2016

It’s a full house in our Burnaby Solutions lab today! Along with Steve Barclay and Ryan Fleury from Aroga Technologies, we’re hosting 20 librarians and staff from the BC Libraries Cooperative for a presentation and a hands-on workshop. The group is learning about Assistive Technology especially for computers and mobile devices related to low vision and audiobooks.

Community Knowledge Exchange

November 17, 2016

On Tuesday, November 22nd Neil Squire Society Director of Developemnt, Chad Leaman, will be one of seven speakers at the Community Knowledge Exchange (CKX) City Series: Vancouver at Science World.

Don testing out the LipSync

LipSync Update: User Testing

November 10, 2016

We have one LipSync out the door. After helping us with another round of testing, Don Danbrook took a LipSync home, and became the very first recipient of a LipSync device.

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Ean continues to make a difference with Technology@Work

November 9, 2016

A web designer, inventor, entrepreneur, advocate, and much more, Ean is a man of many talents. His company, ICAN Resource Group Inc., is just as diverse, with services ranging from medical assistive technology to multimedia development. However, Ean has Muscular Dystrophy (SMA Type 2), and needed a tablet to communicate his ideas to clients, as well as a Bluetooth module to interface the tablet with his chair.

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