Supported Solutions

Mada aims to provide a mechanism to bring relevant innovative assistive technologies and accessibility products and services to the local market in Qatar and the Arab Region.

All the following solutions have been developed through the Mada Innovation Program by providing them support through a combination of entrepreneurship grant program which includes offering subject-matter expertise, user testing feedback, and funding.

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2020

Mada FabLab

Mada FabLab

Mada Fablab is the first hands-on inclusive technology and digital fabrication space in the region setup in the MadaLab by Fablab and Ibtechar. The vision of Mada FabLab is to be referenced internationally as the first Fab Lab, managing, developing,…

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Entrepreneurs GrantsFablab

Lazarillo

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Lazarillo

Lazarillo is an Autonomous guidance Application for smart devices primarily used by people with visual impairment. Through voice messages it allows user to know the current location and nearby services provided, giving the right information regarding bus stations, cafes, banks,…

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Seedstars

Speak Liz

Speak Liz

Speak Liz

Speak Liz application is a powerful Artificial Intelligence communication tool developed by Talov, which has been designed as a complete solution for the worldwide deaf community. SpeakLiz is an evolution of Sign Language. At the same time, the sign language…

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Seedstars

E-Government kiosk

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E-Government kiosk

The design of the Mada Innovation Program is to encourage innovators to create Arabic solutions for Persons with Disability and Elderly, thus increasing its availability within the region through a combination of grant programs. Under this program, Mada had collaborated…

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Localization

KOGI

XR Guidance

Virtual Dressing

2019

ClassQuiz

ClassQuiz

ClassQuiz

Class Quiz is an educational platform that provides a set of interactive exercises that enhance the student’s knowledge and develop his skills acquired during the lessons. The platform provides educational content identical to the official course in Mathematics and Scientific…

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ALECSO

Dot Watch

Dot Watch

Dot Watch

Dot Watch is a braille smartwatch for people with visual disabilities. Made by Dot Incorporation, a startup company in South Korea, the Dot Watch allows iPhone and Android smartphone users to receive and view notifications on the watch in Braille.…

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Endorsement Program

Dot Mini

Dot Mini

Dot Mini

Dot Mini is a smart media device for the visually impaired. It combines innovative technology, software and design, to enable access to magazines, audio, and movies. It is currently available in 7 languages while Arabic language braille service and Text-to-Speak…

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Bonocle

Bonocle

Bonocle L.L.C. is a start-up from Doha, Qatar that was founded in 2014 on the basis of making technology hardware or software solutions. Bonocle L.L.C.’s first innovation (also called ‘Bonocle’) is a device for the visually impaired that allows them…

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Endorsement ProgramSeedstars

Madad

Madad

Madad

Madad is an assistive technology solution that consists of an IOS application to display announcements around deaf people as sign language videos and to communicate with safety officers in case of emergencies. It is integrated with a wearable device that…

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Code Camp

2018

TextHelp Arabic Read&Write

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TextHelp Arabic Read&Write

As part of the Mada Innovation Program, Mada offered subject-matter-expertise to localize the Read&Write in Arabic to meet the needs of students with learning difficulties in Qatar and the Arab world. TextHelp Arabic Read&Write is an adaptable toolbar which makes…

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LocalizationSubject-Matter Expertise

Clicker 7 Arabic

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Clicker 7 Arabic

As part of the Mada Innovation Program, Mada offered funding and subject-matter-expertise to localize the Clicker 7 in Arabic to meet the needs of students with learning difficulties in Qatar and the Arab world. Clicker 7 Arabic is a reading…

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LocalizationSubject-Matter Expertise

Arabic Money Reader App

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Arabic Money Reader App

Money Reader App is developed to detect and read Qatari Riyal currency notes using the camera of the smartphone. The app reads the Qatari Riyal currency in real time and works entirely offline without the need to have internet connection. Once…

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Entrepreneurs GrantsSubject-Matter Expertise

Tawasol AAC App

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Tawasol AAC App

Tawasol AAC App gives people with communication difficulties and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) the ability to express themselves and build sentences in Arabic through a wide range of symbols. The app allows users to add symbols and vocabulary…

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Entrepreneurs GrantsSubject-Matter Expertise

2017

Arabic Big Keys

Arabic Big Keys

Arabic Big Keys

BigKeys keyboards are simplified computer keyboards. BigKeys LX has 60 extra-large keys and retains all the functions of a standard keyboard. All keys are easy to see: 1-inch square! Familiar QWERTY alpha key layout. ABC layout is also available. Note that…

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Localization

Sound Alert – Pebbell Smart Watch

Pebell Smart Watch

Sound Alert – Pebbell Smart Watch

A sound recognition platform that functions through recognizing and analyzing sounds from the environment and converting these into visual and sensory notifications and alerts. A technology capable of detecting a wide range of sounds which can be displayed on a…

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Entrepreneurs GrantsSubject-Matter Expertise

Bu Hamad Sign Language Avatar

Bu Hamad

Bu Hamad Sign Language Avatar

Over 80% of the Deaf community cannot read or write beyond a very basic level. It is very difficult for the deaf and hard of hearing to read the written text in websites including: – Governmental website – Social media…

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LocalizationSubject-Matter Expertise

Handi Access

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Handi Access

Developer: Mohamed Kallel The application present a modern way to facilitate the lives of persons with disabilities by identifying public administrations that have their own accessibility paths. A wheelchair user can browse public information about public administrations with a wheelchair entry ramp.…

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ALECSO

Smart Face

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Smart Face

Developer: Karim Khouyi Smart Face is an application that allows you to control the Android device through facial movements or head. The application uses the front camera of the device in order to capture your movements and then translate them…

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ALECSO

2010 - 2016

Mada Reader Writer

Mada Reader Writer

Mada Reader Writer

This product contains two applications Reader and Writer which provide reading and writing support in Arabic. Reader is a handy little program for reading text aloud.  You can select text from any program, whether a news item in your web…

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Entrepreneurs GrantsLocalization

Clicker 5 Arabic

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Clicker 5 Arabic

Clicker 5 is a software designed to help struggling readers, writers and English language learners to access support tools they need at school, work or home. The program can help individuals with Dyslexia, Learning Difficulties, Speech or Language Impairments, Physical…

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LocalizationSubject-Matter Expertise

The GRID 2

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The GRID 2

The Grid 2 is a software designed for people with limited or unclear speech that allows them to use a computer as voice output communication aid by using symbols or text to build sentences. The software allows user to access…

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LocalizationSubject-Matter Expertise

Claro Read

Claro Read

Claro Read

ClaroRead for Windows PC supports reading and writing. ClaroRead is a simple, easy-to-use and flexible software program that helps you to read, write, study, and increases your confidence. You can read any on-screen text out loud and improve your writing…

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Localization

ATBar

ATBar

ATBar

ATbar is free and allows you to change the look and feel of webpages, increase and decrease font sizes, have text read aloud, use coloured overlays, readability and a dictionary to aid reading. Spell check forms and try word prediction…

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Localization

Dolphin Easy Converter

Dolphin Easy Converter

Dolphin Easy Converter

Ensuring your communications are accessible to all of your clients makes legal and financial sense. Offering your customers and employees a choice of alternative formats not only ensures you’re compliant with equality legislation but also improves customer service, differentiating your…

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Localization

Arabic Accessible Twitter

Spr-ot

Spr-ot

Spr-ot

Spr-Ot, or spreadsheet slot uses the lessons learned in creating and improving Vu-Bar to prvide a tool for use primarily with spreadsheet applications. The bar can be flipped between vertical and horizontal use, moved, hidden and restored by either the…

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KwickLoupe

KwikLoupe

KwickLoupe

A simple screen magnifier. Magnification ranges from 2x to 64x with a quick locate option to position the viewing window. The tool magnifies the area around the mouse pointer. Website: www.fx-software.co.uk/assistive.htm

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RapidSet

Rapidset

RapidSet

Allows quick and easy changing of the background and font colours, without having to go through the Screen Properties dialogs Website: http://www.fx-software.co.uk/assistive.htm

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Mouseketeer

Mouseketeer

Mouseketeer

Mouse clicking replacement software. It can carry out left click, right click, double click, highlight and drag-drop actions Website: http://www.fx-software.co.uk/assistive.htm

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Vu-Bar

Vu-bar

Vu-Bar

A unique piece of software, provides an on-screen, slotted ruler. Useful with dyslexic people, when the user skips lines or drops from one line to the next. This version allows the user to select the bar width, 25%, 50%, 75%…

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Sonar

Sonar

Sonar

This package provides an expanded ring around the mouse pointer for users who have difficulty locating the pointer. Unlike the Windows XP version, this package places a permanent ring around the pointer. This version introduces the option to vary the…

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Washer

Washer

Washer

There are some software applications which attempt to correct for the varying types of colour blindness by adjusting specific colours, however these rely greatly on the user having a standard form of colour deficient vison. Washer simply renders everything underneath…

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QuickRes

QuickRes

QuickRes

Quickly change resolution to low, medium or the default and back at the click of a button. Website: http://www.fx-software.co.uk/assistive.htm

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Tbar

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Tbar

Many people with Scotopic Sensitivity will find this application useful. This is where we would like to introduce T-Bar to you. T-Bar is a coloured bar which you can either drag around the screen or lock to your mouse. It can have…

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Edgeless

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Edgeless

FX software… Like the original version, this application causes the mouse pointer to wrap around the screen instead of stopping at the edges. It can be configured to start at Windows startup if required. With this version the user can…

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Perkins Smart Brailler

Pen Friend

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Pen Friend

Information about penfriend word prediction software

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