Accessible technology from Commerce

A panel discussion on accessible technology included, from left, Gary Talbot of General Motors Corp.; Amy Brisben of AnthroTronix Inc. of Silver Spring, Md.; Commerce's Ben Wu; Susan Mazuri of Cingular Wireless and Yvan Lagace of VisuAide of Longueuil, Quebec.

The Commerce Department's Assistive Technology Exhibit and Policy Forum last month showcased ways to make information systems more accessible to handicapped users. The exhibit featured a variety of technologies, such as software to recognize head and eye movements of users to operate a computer.

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Ben Wu, deputy undersecretary of Commerce for technology, spoke during a discussion of 'Technology for All Americans.'

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