Nafath Category: Nafath 09

Hearing Impairment

Technologies for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

September 4th, 2019

Those who are deaf or hard of hearing often have several limitations in their daily lives in accessing technology. It is difficult for the deaf or hard of hearing community to communicate and perceive information compared to hearing people. To receive and communicate...

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BONOCLE: The next-gen AT Device for the Visually Impaired

September 4th, 2019

As part of the Mada Innovation Program, Mada Center partnered with Seedstars to promote Arabic Assistive Technology solutions with the ultimate goal of supporting accessibility startups in Qatar and the Middle East to enable Person with Functional Limitations (PFLs) and...

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Can Innovation be inclusive? A view from Qatar

September 4th, 2019

Dr Dena A. Al Thani College of Science and Engineering Hamad Bin Khalifa University As a researcher, I have always enjoyed developing new technologies especially when it comes to supporting people with disabilities. Over the years, our group at the College of...

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Use of Robots in Accessible Customer Services

September 4th, 2019

Mada Center 2019 – 2021 strategy highlighted two strategic sectors to support ICT accessibility in; education and culture. The culture sector includes many sub-fields dealing with various settings including entertainment and retail. Mada Innovation Program has the task of...

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