Assistive technology is being designed for a broad range of users

09/24/2009 | Guardian (London), The

New developments in assistive technology are creating tools that are useful to people with a range of abilities and disabilities. The EyesFree application for Google's Android phone, for example, offers a large touchscreen number pad and speaks numbers. "The problem with 'assistive technology' is that it tends to be focused on the extremes -- the totally blind, the totally deaf -- but there are many more people who are partially blind or partially deaf," said a British accessibility expert.

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