A SUITCEYES paper presented at the PETRA 2018 conference

A short report by Nasrine Olson The conference took place in the beautiful Corfu, Greece, on June 26-29, and comprised of multiple sessions, three industrial workshops and seven regular workshops. Two project members, Oliver Korn and I attended the conference and I presented the first SUITCEYES publication, which was a peer-reviewed, full paper, titled, Empowering Persons with Deafblindness: Designing an Intelligent Assistive Wearable in the SUITCEYES Project, on Friday June…

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Standardisation Meeting 22 May 2018

Brussels Hotel NH Carrefour de l’ Europe Standardisation and standardization committees are an often forgotten channel for dissemination. Standardisation is an important contribution to the development of technology (as well as to other societal areas) in general and is a highly international way of working. There are several standardisation organisations. ISO is perhaps the most well-known. For the electronic and electrical field there is IEC, International Electrotechnical Commission. IEC in…

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SUITCEYES on swedish national radio P1 “Spanarna”

The radio show "Spanarna" is a trendspotting show where a few select citizens look at possible trends in society. In relation to language and understanding over long lengths of time the SUITCEYES project was mentioned as an example of upcoming technologies to facilitate communication in a more inclusive manner. The trendspotter Per Naroskin started his train of thought in reflections based on interaction with a person with deafblindness. The episode…

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Communication Carneval / Västsvenska kommunikationskarnevalen

Clarion Post Hotell, Göteborg 7-8 May 2018 The Town of Gothenburg and the regional authority for the western part of Sweden (Gothenburg, Borås etc), Västra Götlands regionen, VGR, arranged and supported what is called the “Communication  Carneval” . In spite of its rather generic name it is devoted to communication for the disabled. The carnival's basic idea is to be a forum and a meeting place for anyone interested in…

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SUITCEYES at the TYGIEL conference in Poland

On 17th March 2018 we presented the innovative concepts of SUITCEYES at the 10th Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference TYGIEL 2018 held in Lublin, Poland. Tomasz Rozwalka (Harpo) gave an invited speech entitled “Smart textiles for persons with deafblindness - exploitation of R&D results” during the opening session of this annual event for students, PhD students and young researchers from across Poland.

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