Tech transforms lives of people with disabilities in Australia

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Tech transforms lives of people with disabilities in Australia

An Australian startup accelerator is trying to bridge the gap between technology and the people who truly need it.

It’s bringing companies together from a variety of backgrounds to create new technologies for people with disabilities.

CCTV’s Greg Navarro reports.

Tech transforms lives of people with disabilities in Australia

Tech transforms lives of people with disabilities in Australia

An Australian startup accelerator is trying to bridge the gap between technology and the people who truly need it. It's bringing companies together from a variety of backgrounds to create new technologies for people with disabilities. CCTV's Greg Navarro reports.

It’s called the Remarkable Accelerator.

It’s a 16 week project designed to give a handful of start ups the funding and tools they need to create solutions for people with disabilities, From tailored 3D printing to apps that help people navigate public transportation.


Professor Richard Ladner on current and future trends in innovation to assist the disabled

CCTV America’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Richard Ladner, professor of University of Washington about current and future trends in innovation to assist the disabled.

Professor Richard Ladner on current and future trends in innovation to assist the disabled

Professor Richard Ladner on current and future trends in innovation to assist the disabled

CCTV America's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Richard Ladner, professor of University of Washington about current and future trends in innovation to assist the disabled.