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The Mobile World Congress 2013 opens its doors in Barcelona

Monday, 25 February, 2013


Mobile World Congress Logo

The eighth edition of the Mobile World Congress 2013 kicked off on Monday in Barcelona and is expected to be attended by over 70,000 people. The fair, which was inaugurated by Prince Philip, has become one of the most important events in the field of mobile technology.

Amovil launches a new web design with content in English

Thursday, 21 February, 2013


Amovil logo

The Amóvil website has been revamped to offer a more dynamic and user friendly experience. The new design comes as a result of an agreement signed by Vodafone Spain Foundation and the ONCE Foundation. Its goal is to provide the elderly and people with disabilities an improved tool to help them identify accessible mobile devices and applications that are compatible with assistive technologies.

An app developed in Japan translates news for grownups into easy to read texts

Tuesday, 12 February, 2013

Muestra del uso de la aplicación

An augmented-reality application that translates content written for grownups into easy to read articles has been developed by Japan’s biggest newspaper The Tokio Shimbun. According to the BBC this simple to use software allows a person to hold a smartphone over the newspaper to see the child-friendly version of an article

A new design system allows blind persons read signs, posters and advertisement

Monday, 4 February, 2013

Signaids, logo

Signaids, a Canada- based company has developed an inclusive communication system that allows people with disabilities define how they like to receive the information on visual signs or advertisements.


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