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Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011
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Auda Hazeem's presentation at QITCOM 2011

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QITCOM 2011

Presentation:
New Technologies & People with Vision Loss

Presenter:
Mr. Auda Hazeem - CEO, Nattiq Technnologies

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  • 1. New Technologies & People With Vision Loss Auda Hazeem Founder & CEO, Nattiq Technologies, Sharjah - UAE
  • 2. Assistive Technology
    • Software , hardware and tools designed to enable blind people to have full access to computers and information systems.
  • 3. How Is It to Be Blind?
  • 4. Gulf Countries
  • 5. Technology Divide : In The West for Decades
  • 6. East
    • Lagged behind:
    • Language Independent Tools
    • Technology as is
    • (No localization)
    • Absence of
    • Development &
    • Innovation
  • 7. Turning Point Year 2002
    • Localized Arabic Screen Reader Technology’s Significant Impact :
    • Lower Prices
    • Advanced Features
    • Support & Services
    • Product Evolving
  • 8. A New Generation of Users
    • Finally …. Localized:
    • Powerful Screen Readers
    • Braille Notetakers
    • Portable DAISY & Doc Players
    • Accessible Phones
    • Tactile Graphic and Tablet Devices
    • Various Talking Devices
  • 9. Substantial Progress , but the Divide continues
    • Printed documents
  • 10. Still Inaccessible
  • 11. Standard PCs Equal Access to access to information everywhere
  • 12. Smart Phones With the Declining Symbian based phones, blind Arab users continue to hope for localized iPhone and Blackberry smart phones
  • 13. Urgent Requirements Development of a reliable Optical Character Recognition, OCR. 98% Script and map files which enable screen readers to access non-standard software applications Access to computers anywhere The creation of DAISY book initiative
  • 14. Transformation Localized Solutions Combined Collaborations Effective Processes Training Couching Motivation Mentoring Practicing Follow up
  • 15. Noah Alhadidi
  • 16. The Transformation of Noah Alhadidi
  • 17. The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 18. Conclusion
    • Not only protecting achievements is necessary, but also finding the means to continue moving forward. It may take more than a village

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