for computers such as large monitors for low vision persons, JAWS software, Braille conversion software and Braille printers are not available.
Individuals, particularly in the educational community or those with adaptive technology
, want individual access to publishers' electronic files.
In addition, RNZFB has hired three specialist teachers of adaptive computer technology and is piloting a mobile adaptive technology
unit in the lower North Island using charity funding.
While adaptive technology
leverages the business intelligence of contact center managers by empowering them to implement granular infrastructure changes in real time across all communications channels, it nevertheless relies on the intelligence of the individual to get there.
EASI provides online training on adaptive technology
and how institutions can provide barrier-free computer and information technology systems for persons with disabilities.
According to the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, for example, the estimated average cost for furnishing adaptive technology
for an employee is less than $1,000 (Rifkin, 1991, p.
8220;We are excited about the partnership with The Chicago Lighthouse to showcase adaptive technology
and appreciate that the services the Lighthouse offers will enable us to better serve people who are visually impaired.
Bowie State is leading the charge in researching two adaptive technology
applications, say Hughes and Gittens.
Proven testing methods include adaptive technology
, which adapts test items for each student based on individual performance.
In late January 2008, Perkins School for the Blind announced its intention to acquire the assets of Adaptive Technology
Consulting (ATC) of Salisbury, Massachusetts, a privately owned technology company whose adaptive devices and training and consulting services are designed to offer greater independence to individuals who are blind, visually impaired, or have learning disabilities.
It claimed a few extra donated pounds enables telemedicine equipment to be delivered to help the sick, or adaptive technology
to be provided for blind people.