Several times recently, Sound Advice was asked what future hearing systems for today’s children and young adults, might look like. Remember, before 2007 iPhones and mobile, touchscreen devices were unknown – while developers are now addressing wireless, inter-device connectivity and miniaturisation. Connected Hearing There’s good news for child and adult wearers of future hearing-devices, who will
New smartphone-based hearing solutions are marketed to ‘boomers’ or seniors, but the reality is that a tech-savvy youth population with partial hearing similarly wants discreet hearing-solutions for their daily lives. Bluetooth Links Wireless connectivity between hearing-devices and smartphones is a trend, as digital protocols open up and active people seek miniature hearing-solutions to access their
Universities in Ireland have used the Moodle interactive teaching system for years, while schools are just “getting it”. In this piece, we show how the universal design of the Moodle-based Connect School system gives seamless inclusion in class for all pupils. Connect School is a joint initiative of South Dublin County Council and St. Aidan’s
Mobile phone subscribers globally, will hit the 5 billion mark during 2010. To this end, the U.S. Department of Education has earmarked $5 billion for competitive school-reform grants to scale up pilot programs of handheld devices & define best practices for learning. An article, “How Smartphones and Handheld Devices Are Bringing On An Educational Revolution”
For a €4k cash prize, small firms in Ireland were recently invited by 3 Mobile and the Sunday Business Post’s “Computers in Business” magazine, to describe how €4,000 would boost their business in 2010. Irish Deaf Kids is delighted to advise that its pitch won the competition. This funding will be invested in a project
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