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AdapTech Insider: Volume 23
News & information on the current state of the Adaptive Technology Industry
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Introducing EO-EDPS, Bringing Environmental Access Through Universal Design to the United States
Based in Lyon, France, EO-EDPS has a rich history of integrating the multi-sensory experiences of vision impaired travelers into environmental design modifications that enable these individuals to more independently explore, access, orient themselves to, and safely navigate throughout, a variety of settings across the country of France. EO-EDPS will unveil its "Global Accessibility Concept” at this year’s 25th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference via General Session Presentation BLV-2017 on Friday, March 26, 2010 from 12:00 - 12:30 PM PST in the Del Mar AB Room of the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego. Come join Fabrice Mercier, International Sales Manager, EO-EDPS, as he presents these solutions by registering to attend this presentation. You may also e-mail Fabrice directly at to receive more information, or a demonstration of any of the aforementioned solutions while attending the conference.


Come and Join Flying Blind, LLC at This Year’s 25th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference!
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Photo of of the beautiful Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego Well, it’s that time of year again. Amongst all the chaos of the NCAA’s "March Madness", California State University, Northridge presents CSUN 2010, this industry’s premiere Adaptive Technology Conference, and Flying Blind, LLC is both privileged and honored to conduct several presentations at this event which is being hosted by the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego!
On Tuesday, March 23rd, Flying Blind, LLC Founder, Larry Lewis, will be conducting a pre-conference workshop titled, "Accessible Non-Visual Access to GPS Applications", in which he will provide a historical overview of GPS Technology as well as the present challenges experienced by persons who are vision impaired in accessing these solutions. Mr. Lewis will then present three distinct accessible GPS solutions for persons who are blind or low vision by involving members of the audience in each demonstration. Visit the BLV-1083 link below for this workshop’s start time, location, and to register for this spirited workshop!
BLV-1083: Accessible Non-Visual Access to GPS Applications
Mr. Lewis will also be conducting a general session titled, "How Far Have We Come with OCR", in which he will be discussing how the history of Optical Character Recognition has evolved over the past 30 years, as well as promoting the future of access to the printed word by demonstrating three of today’s leading OCR solutions which meet the needs of three distinct market segments. Visit the BLV-1036 link below for session start time and location, and to register to attend this presentation.
BLV-1036: How Far Have We Come with OCR
Until next week, have a safe trip out to sunny San Diego, and may you all have a wonderful CSUN 2010 Conference Experience!

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