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ATIS4all: Assistive Technologies and Inclusive Solutions for All

Disability as a human rights issue and matter of law was confirmed in the UNCRPD adopted by the General Assembly at its sixty-first session in December 2006. The Convention is the first human rights treaty that the EC as a whole has ratified. It aims to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy human rights on an equal basis with other people. People with special needs in Europe continue to be confronted with a number of barriers to usage of everyday ICT products and services. Inclusive ICT and Assistive Technologies (ATs) are essential for enabling full participation in society for many people, notably people with disabilities and elderly people. These technologies allow people to participate more fully in the knowledge society by mitigating barriers many face in their daily life environments. ATIS4all proposes an innovative approach without discarding the achievements of the traditional methods. It is based on three cornerstones: - Usage of Web 2.0 technologies and user participation. Participation of relevant actors of the AT ICT field in vertical social networks enriches contents and fosters market dynamism, - Redefinition of the target market. The potential beneficiaries of ATs and accessibility devices and services are not only people with strictly defined disabilities. - Focus on open software and cutting-edge technological trends. Assistive Technologies and Inclusive Solutions as solutions for anyone, at any time and anywhere. Supported by the cornerstones mentioned above, ATIS4all will start up and maintain: an open, collaborative portal offering information on AT ICT and accessibility products and services available across Europe; a repository of open source assistive technology software and cutting-edge technological trends; and a network of partners that will provide their knowledge and expertise to manage, control, foster and dynamise the participation of the key actors in the portal and repository.

Contact information

MARTÍNEZ USERO José Ángel
C/ Albasanz 16 3-B1
28037 Madrid
SPAIN
Tel. +34 91 141 38 21
Fax. +34 91 375 70 51

Participants

Coordinator: FUNDOSA TECHNOSITE S.A., SPAIN

Participating partners:

Organisation Country
FUNDOSA TECHNOSITE S.A. SPAIN
EUROPEAN PLATFORM FOR REHABILITATION (EPR) BELGIUM
EUROPEAN DISABILITY FORUM BELGIUM
AGE PLATFORM EUROPE AISBL BELGIUM
Ministerstvo vnitra CZECH REPUBLIC
IT-OG TELESTYRELSEN*NATIONAL IT- AND TELECOM AGENCY NITA DENMARK
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET DENMARK
ASSOCIATION BRAILLENET FRANCE
CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS GREECE
WORK RESEARCH CENTRE LIMITED IRELAND
CENTRAL REMEDIAL CLINIC IRELAND
POLITECNICO DI MILANO ITALY
ANDITEC - TECNOLOGIAS DE REABILITACAO LDA PORTUGAL
FUNDACION VODAFONE ESPANA SPAIN
FUNDACION TECNALIA RESEARCH & INNOVATION SPAIN
Stephen Andrew LEE UNITED KINGDOM
RESEARCH IN MOTION UK LIMITED UNITED KINGDOM
EMPLOYERS FORUM ON DISABILITY UNITED KINGDOM
ABILITYNET UNITED KINGDOM

Last update: 04/03/2011

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