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…
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…
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.
The project SUITCEYES is now also published on the Swedish website Voister - a smarter IT news site, which was nominated for the publishing price 2017. Here is the link to the full article!
The science journalist Tomas Lindblad attended the symposium at the very start of the SUITCEYES project. This resulted in an in depth commentary on february 21 where people with deaf blindness as well as caregivers, researchers and external advisors were interviewed in a 19 minutes radio special. Link to the radio programme
A Twitter page for the project SUITCEYES has been recently created. Have a look at it here and follow us on Twitter!
Another local newspaper from Germany ("Badisches Tagblatt") introduced SUITCEYES in an article on February 14, 2018. If you are interested, please refer to this document: BT_Blick ins Land
In the edition of "Medizin & Technik" (in English: "Medicine & Technology") in January 2018, the project SUITCEYES is introduced in the research section. You can read the article here, on page 69.
After a great start of the official SUITCEYES kickoff with the Symposium: From Touch to Cognition on January 17, 2018, which also included interested external parties and potential advisors (see this post), the project was also started internally by all partners of the consortium. Following the Symposium, each partner was introduced by the person responsible for the SUITCEYES project. To make sure that everyone knows as much about the schedule…
Improving communicative experiences of persons with deafblindness.
Date: January 17, 2018.
Time: 8:00 – 12:30.
Venue: Textile Fashion Centre, Vestindien C, Skaraborgsvägen 3, Borås, Sweden.
The great beginning of our EU-funded project SUITCEYES was the Symposium: From Touch to Cognition on January 17, 2018. Jenny Johannisson, the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research at the university of Borås started the Symposium with a warm welcome and congratulated the consortium for the funding approval.