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IBM releases new - and fully accessible - social software to help clients better connect & drive open collaboration.
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For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to a new device.
For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to a new device. A 23-year-old quadriplegic is the first patient to use Neurobridge, an electronic neural bypass for spinal cord injuries that reconnects the brain directly to muscles, allowing voluntary and functional control of a paralyzed limb.
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The presentations from this year's M-Enabling Summit are now available for download

http://g3ict.org/events/schedule/event_summary/p/eventId_467/id_summary
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"We must create an inclusive work environment where people from all cultures, all backgrounds, all types of differences feel comfortable being themselves and can fully achieve their potential."
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Our own Frances West will be a featured keynote at this week's "ICOST: Advances in Cognitive Technologies" event in Denver speaking about "The New IT (Inclusive Technology) Revolution." #accessibility
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Econsultancy ranks #IBM Interactive Experience #2 in its Top 100 Digital Agencies Report
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New Disability Equality Index helps businesses measure their disability inclusion policies and practices
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The Federal Communications Commission is taking another step to make the Internet more accessible, voting next month on rules for closed captioning online video clips.
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In the spring of 2012, four best friends drove across the country in search of adaptive sports for individuals with physical disabilities. Watch the trailer to their documentary: "Endless Abilities."
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A new wireless computing glove can help people learn to read and write Braille—and they don’t even have to be paying attention.
A new wireless computing glove uses vibration to teach people to read and write Braille while they're engaged in other tasks.
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An open letter on the future of web accessibility from IBM's Rich Schwerdtfeger

http://blog.knowbility.org/content/open-letter-to-all-who-want-accessible-web/
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In the world of extreme sports, there is no one like 22-year-old Aaron Fotheringham. He can flip, spin and hand-plant... all in a wheelchair.
Even without the use of his legs, Aaron Fotheringham won't be slowed down, or kept on the ground
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Accessibility at IBM: Enabling human capability through innovation, so everyone can reach their potential, regardless of age or ability.
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This official IBM Google+ page, managed by Holly Nielsen & Fran Hayden, follows the IBM Social Computing Guidelines.

The IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center focuses on technology solutions to address the issues associated with disability, aging and low literacy. An integral part of IBM Research, the Center is a worldwide organization that works with governments, collaborates with partners, and delivers solutions to clients around the world.