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  1. 1. iPhone & Applications for People With Disabilities Carol Scholz M.Ed. Diffusion of Technology Professor: Dr. Almasude Walden University August 15, 2010
  2. 2. Welcome to iPhone Applications for People With Disabilities! <ul><li>We are embarking upon a journey into the world of transformative technology! </li></ul><ul><li>Technology that enables people with disabilities Live Full and More Productive Lives! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Autistic & Physically Nonverbal -Talk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blind – Convert Text to Speech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deaf – Sign </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clincians Deliver Speech & Behavior Therapy </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. iPhone Launch <ul><li>iPhone - line of Internet and multimedia-enabled smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>First iPhone was introduced on </li></ul><ul><li>January 9, 2007 by </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Jobs. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Need? <ul><li>Why do we need the iPhone? </li></ul><ul><li>The iPhone helps to streamline your life! </li></ul><ul><li>The iPhone actually provides access to three electronic devices in one; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>cell phone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iPod or media device </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PDA </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Most Important iPhone Applications for People With Disabilities Transform Lives!
  6. 6. Research <ul><li>Research that went into the development of the iPhone includes; </li></ul><ul><li>( a) organization/people who developed the innovation, </li></ul><ul><li>(b) findings of their research, </li></ul><ul><li>(c) “lead thinkers,” for the innovation </li></ul><ul><li>d) how they convinced a manufacturer to produce the innovation </li></ul>
  7. 7. Organizations that Developed the iPhone <ul><li>Apple CEO Steve Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Investigated Touch Screens </li></ul><ul><li>Began with Collaboration with AT & T Mobility and Cingular </li></ul><ul><li>Motorola Collaborative Venture </li></ul>
  8. 8. Research Findings <ul><li>Four Generations of iPhone </li></ul><ul><li>Original Design of Screen Size & Buttons Still Used </li></ul><ul><li>iPhone 3G – Cellular Network, GPS, compass, faster processor, higher resolution camera and video </li></ul><ul><li>iPhone 4 - two cameras for Face Time video calling, higher resolution display, released on June 24, 2010 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lead Thinker Steve Jobs CEO Apple Inc.
  10. 10. Convincing a Manufacturer iPhone is A global effort! <ul><li>Apple Inc is NOT the sole manufacturer of the iPhone! </li></ul><ul><li>The iPhone is a global effort! </li></ul><ul><li>More than 30 companies on 3 continents . </li></ul><ul><li>Apple designs the product & the Software </li></ul>
  11. 11. Development Problems iPhone is a Work in Progress <ul><li>3G iPhone – No unresolved issues </li></ul><ul><li>Critical 4G iPhone Issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yellow Display - iPhone’s “Retina Display” is susceptible to a yellow discoloration, either as a thin line of yellow or as a circular tint. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reception - holding iPhone by its sides can decrease reception quality. The metal bands of the iPhone 4 also act as antennas for the device. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Intended Market – Users of Multiple Technologies in ONE! <ul><li>The intended market for the iPhone is any Cell phone user who also would like to have access to multiple technologies in one package including the capability to; </li></ul><ul><li>surf the net </li></ul><ul><li>Video/camera </li></ul><ul><li>phone </li></ul><ul><li>GPS </li></ul><ul><li>access to thousands of applications </li></ul>
  13. 13. Built In Accessibility! <ul><li>Enlarged Text </li></ul><ul><li>Closed Captioning </li></ul><ul><li>External TTY </li></ul><ul><li>White on Black </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Over </li></ul><ul><li>Zooming </li></ul><ul><li>Mono audio </li></ul>
  14. 14. Production Release iPhone 3G & 4G are Here!
  15. 15. Marketing and Distribution
  16. 16. Time Line for the iPhone; Five Stages Rogers’ Innovation-Decision Process: Confirmation of iPhone Disability Apps are Here! Knowledge Persuasion Decision Implementation Confirmation
  17. 17. iPhone Timeline
  18. 18. iAd Communication Channel for iPhone
  19. 19. S Curve for the iPhone
  20. 20. iPhone In Growth Stage! <ul><li>The iPhone and its Applications - in the growth stage of the </li></ul><ul><li>s-Curve - they do not have all of the market share. </li></ul><ul><li>Droid and Curve - phones with significant market share . </li></ul><ul><li>Advantage of the iPhone – Cornered market W applications for people with disabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>The iPhone and its apps have not leveled out or reached their maximum market share </li></ul>
  21. 21. iPhone Customers are Very Satisfied!
  22. 22. Who are iPhone Innovators ? iPhone & Applications for Disabilities <ul><li>Idaho Assistive Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Project Staff </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>AT Lending Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Can Become National </li></ul><ul><li>innovators </li></ul><ul><li>early adopters </li></ul>
  23. 23. Obsolete Technology Can Be a Road Block to Independence! Laggards reject innovation . <ul><li>STOP </li></ul><ul><li>using obsolete devices! </li></ul><ul><li>spending thousands of dollars! </li></ul><ul><li>disabling students by denying access to transformative assistive technology like the iPhone! </li></ul>
  24. 24. FOCUS ON ABILITY Combination of Perceived Attributes of iPhone for Critical Mass in Assistive Technology Market <ul><li>Replace Disability with ABILITY </li></ul><ul><li>iPHone & its Apps </li></ul><ul><li>Afford ability – low cost compared to AT </li></ul><ul><li>Flexi bility – thousands of applications </li></ul><ul><li>Port ability – Slips in pocket or purse </li></ul><ul><li>Sustain ability – Grows with the Person </li></ul><ul><li>Train ability – Easy to Use! </li></ul><ul><li>Plus it is age appropriate! </li></ul>
  25. 25. Centralized Approach <ul><li>Initial Phase - iPhone for People with Disabilities Lending Library </li></ul><ul><li>Centralized Approach through Idaho Centers for Assistive Technology - works best for the adoption of this innovation! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Central Location of Devices - Assistive Technology Lending Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central Location for Training – Online Idaho Training Clearinghouse Webinar Training </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. What Next? Critical Mass is Achieved When People with Disabilities Needing an iPhone Have One! <ul><li>Strategies for Achieving Critical Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Project Approval - Idaho Assistive Technology Board and Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Funding for iPhones and Apps </li></ul><ul><li>Training AT Providers on iPhone Apps Implementation - FTF Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Producing Archived Webinars for AT Providers, Educators and Parents Idaho Training Clearinghouse Assistive Tech Learning Community </li></ul><ul><li>Providing Assistive Technology Lending Libraries with iPhones and Apps for Loan to Individuals, Schools and Parents </li></ul>
  27. 27. 5 Key Change Agents <ul><li>Assistive Technology Advisory Board Members </li></ul><ul><li>Idaho Assistive Technology Project Director </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive Technology Grant Writer – Carol Scholz M.Ed. & Director </li></ul><ul><li>Idaho Assistive Technology Project AT Providers </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive Technology Lending Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>YOU! - Helping us to help others! </li></ul>
  28. 28. Voiceover Built in Accessibility for Visually Impaired!
  29. 29. IEP Checklist free organization application
  30. 31. iBehavior – free behavior tracking management tool!
  31. 32. Reward Chart – free behavior management application!
  32. 33. Smarty Ears Speech Therapy on the iPhone
  33. 35. iPrompts Help Autistic Children! Picture Scheduler Timer
  34. 37. iPhone 4 Allows TWO WAY Video Signing!
  35. 39. Baby Sign Language
  36. 41. Sign 4 Me! Avatar interpreter!
  37. 43. Say Text for Blind & Visually Impaired Take a photo of doc and instantly convert to speech!
  38. 45. Locabulary - free app! Location based communication system uses GPS!
  39. 47. Augmentative Communication in Your Pocket! Proloquo2Go
  40. 49. iPhone Apps Enable Nonverbal Child to Talk!
  41. 51. Idaho Assistive Technology For All Online Data Base No iPhones and No Apps YET !
  42. 52. iPhone Disability Apps Exemplary & Innovative! It’s Our Mission! <ul><li>The Idaho Assistive Technology Project and the Center on Disabilities and Human Development </li></ul><ul><li>Mission; improving lives for people with disabilities and their families through exemplary and innovative education, outreach, research, and service. </li></ul>
  43. 53. iPhone Disability Apps for Regular Lives ! <ul><li>Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Idaho Center for Assistive Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Helping people with disabilities live regular lives through the use of modern technology! </li></ul>
  44. 54. Transformative Technology Establish Lending Library of iPhone and Applications for People With Disabilities Idaho Assistive Technology Project Transforming Lives!
  45. 55. Transform Lives! <ul><li>“ Be the change you want to </li></ul><ul><li>see in the world!” </li></ul><ul><li>Ghandi </li></ul><ul><li>Please help the Idaho Assistive Technology Project provide iPhones and </li></ul><ul><li>BE THE CHANGE ! </li></ul>
  46. 56. References <ul><li>iPhone Timeline retrieved July 7, 2010 from </li></ul><ul><li>iPhone Timeline retrieved July 9, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>iPhone Manufacturers retrieved July 12, 2010 from </li></ul><ul><li>Sweney, M Apple's iAd iPhone advertising platform claims $60m in pre-launch bookings The Guardian Retrieved July 12, </li></ul><ul><li>2010 from </li></ul><ul><li>Ipod touchiphone apps round up retrieved July, 12, 2010 from </li></ul>