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              • BLITAB Technology_PRA_Photo1

                A tablet that creates Braille, graphics, maps, and more

                BLITAB – the iPad for the blind as it is called also – is the first-ever Braille tablet, using a new liquid-based technology to create tactile relief that produces Braille, graphics, maps, etc., for the blind and partially sighted. From the very start, blind and visually impaired users were involved in the product development.
                BLITAB Technology Gmbh, Austria

              • A tour guide in front of many Renaissance paintings gives a tour to visiters, who are sitting or standing in a big exibition room of the Staatlichen Museum Schwerin.

                Training people with disabilities to be museum guides

                Capito Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, together with the Staatliches Museum Schwerin, has developed a course that trains people with disabilities as art mediators. The course not only teaches art history, but also skills in dealing in dealing and communicating with different visitors or in handling difficult situations.
                capito Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, New Ways to Art, Germany

              • A person accompanying an individual on the wheelchair to a festival.

                Buddy service for jointly attending cultural events

                The organization originally developed from an online music magazine (New Metal Media), which provided information about accessible cultural events. Its European-wide buddy service is free of charge and allows persons with disabilities to enjoy events accompanied by a like-minded companion.
                Inklusion Muss Laut Sein UG, Germany

              • Promoting inclusive business

                The Kanchi's Ability Awards, launched in 2004, is a high profile business awards programme, recognising best practice for the inclusion of people with disabilities as employees, customers and members of the community. The Awards targets top 1,000 companies, public organisations and the SME sector.
                Kanchi, Promoting inclusive business, Ireland

              • Vision device to understand texts and identify objects

                OrCam MyEye enables people who are blind or visually impaired to instantly and discreetly read text from any surface as well as to recognize faces and objects. The device consists of a camera and a microphone mounted on the frame of a pair of eyeglasses and a little box-like base unit, that can be clipped to a belt.
                OrCam, MyEye, Israel

              • Three children are lying on the grass their head with their decise arragend in a circle.

                Online training for parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities

                Accessing UrAbility, users are first guided through a selection tool to choose the best fitting Assistive Technology. They are then auto-assigned courses based on their technical abilities, language, and location. The courses contain video demonstrations, live Q&A sessions, and access to a closed meet-up group
                UrAbility, Assistive Technology to Support Children with Learning Disabilities, Ireland

              • Towards a global voluntary framework for accessible tourism

                The aim of the project is the creation of a global standard for accessible tourism. This includes a systematic inventory of technical criteria, recommendations and requirements within the tourism industry and also includes measures relating to such aspects as travel planning, information and communication.
                ONCE Foundation, Spain – UNWTO, Fundación ONCE and ISO – ISO 21902, a global standard for Accessible Tourism for Everyone, Spain

              • A person holds a tablet computer in her hands. On the screen is written ‘conference call’ and the conversation is about to start. There is a touch keyboard at the lower part of the tablet.

                Accessible phone calls for the Deaf for private and professional needs

                Pedius is a communication system that enables hearing impaired people to make telephone calls independently and at any time. Pedius Work Inclusion offers special features, such as subtitled conference calls. Founded in 2013, Pedius now has over 35,000 users in 13 countries and supports seven languages.
                Pedius, Pedius Work Inclusion, Italy

              • A young woman sitting in an electric wheelchair manouvers around a cafeteria setting, using only head movements that trigger the steering device built into her smartglasses.

                Wheelchair control via smart glasses

                munevo DRIVE is a hands-free wheelchair control system that makes it possible to control a wheelchair with head movements using smart glasses. The glasses can be connected to any wheelchair via a small adapter. It was launched in Germany by the technology company MUNEVO.
                Munevo, munevo DRIVE, Germany

              • The image shows a hand touching the surface of a touch screen device that depicts a design plan for the Parc de La Villette in Paris with its buildings, parks and streets.

                Inclusive design agency promoting access to arts and culture

                By combining digital and multisensory elements, Tactile Studio, a design agency from France, designs accessible experiences for museums and other cultural institutions aimed at people with visual impairments, combining digital and multisensory elements.
                Tactile Studio France, Inclusive & multi-sensory pathways, France