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.

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


  • Records management: Look beyond the NARA mandates

    Pandemic tests electronic records management

    Between the rush enable more virtual collaboration, stalled digitization of archived records and managing records that reside in datasets, records management executives are sorting through new challenges.

  • boy learning at home (Travelpixs/

    Tucson’s community wireless bridges the digital divide

    The city built cell sites at government-owned facilities such as fire departments and libraries that were already connected to Tucson’s existing fiber backbone.

Stay Connected