Double awards for our DePIC research into developing technology for blind users

Our DePIC team has won the Award for Best Solution by a Large Organisation at the Connect Ability Challenge event, a software development competition focusing on developing technology that can help improve the lives of people living with physical, social, emotional and cognitive disabilities. The event was organised by AT&T and New York University to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (#ADA25).

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CCmI editor hack wins NIME 2014 hackathon accessibility challenge

This years’ NIME conference, which took place at Goldsmiths University of London, featured a one day hackathon centered around assistive interfaces narrowing down disabling barriers to musical and creative expression. The challenge was the following: “Design a musical device that can be easily configured/modified to make music making accessible to all, including musicians with a disability”. Continue reading “CCmI editor hack wins NIME 2014 hackathon accessibility challenge”