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Creating accessible sports broadcasts for the visually and hearing impaired

Research article Open access | Available online on August 25th, 2019 | Last update: September 4th, 2019

August 25th, 2019

In the world today, there are 1 billion people with disabilities – about 15 percent of the world's population – and their proportion and number are increasing as humanity lives longer. In developing countries, a disproportionately high number of people with disabilities...

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WaveFont – Visualization of information and emotions from the voice in captions

Research article Open access | Available online on August 25th, 2019 | Last update: August 29th, 2019

August 25th, 2019

Innovation While traditional captions only reflect what is spoken in an utterance, the innovative technology WaveFont additionally visualizes information of how it is spoken. WaveFont has been invented by Prof. Dr. Matthias Wölfel, Angelo Stitz and Dr. Tim Schlippe in an...

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Self Driving Cars: An Exciting Proposition for People with Disabilities

Research article Open access | Available online on August 25th, 2019 | Last update: September 1st, 2019

August 25th, 2019

Self-driving cars have almost become a staple of everyday conversation. They are set to be one of the significant innovations of the 21st century, once they become broadly available to the public. Self-driving cars present radically new ways to consider transportation and...

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Accessible Gaming – Xbox Adaptive Controller

Research article Open access | Available online on August 25th, 2019 | Last update: September 1st, 2019

August 25th, 2019

Game accessibility refers to the accessibility of video games in the field of human-computer interaction. More broadly, game accessibility refers to all gaming products, including tabletop RPGs and board games being accessible. Accessibility to video games is...

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Key Elements of Inclusive Classroom Design

Research article Open access | Available online on August 25th, 2019 | Last update: February 12th, 2020

August 25th, 2019

Our understanding of how people learn and how we can teach to better support learning and acquisition of skills has developed significantly in recent times.  Our appreciation of the value of creative thinking and self-directed activity in creating innovative and...

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INDUSTRY 4.0 – IOT FOR DISABILITY

Research article Open access | Available online on August 25th, 2019 | Last update: September 1st, 2019

August 25th, 2019

Mada Center works with its various partners and innovators to develop an ecosystem that is supportive of innovating technological solutions that promote digital access for PWDs and the elderly. That trend is compatible with the goals of Industry 4.0, that is generally...

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9 Ways to Make a Waiting Area Accessible

Research article Open access | Available online on August 25th, 2019 | Last update: September 2nd, 2019

August 25th, 2019

General Information Provision Technologies that help People with Disabilities (PWD) locate, identify, and navigate the space must be integrated within arrival and waiting areas as part of providing the general information. This can be done through solutions like...

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Mada Innovation Club

Research article Open access | Available online on August 25th, 2019 | Last update: September 2nd, 2019

August 25th, 2019

Mada Center works with its various partners and innovators to develop an ecosystem that is supportive of innovating technological solutions that promote digital access for PWDs and the elderly. The Center has launched its Innovation Club for youth and juniors. The goal...

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