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IAD’s Member at Large Edison Lopez, Jr. attended the Chicago DeafBlind Alliance’s Technology Exhibition, sponsored by HumanWare. One of the exciting things featured was a brand new DeafBlind VideoPhone!

Video Description: A man in a black shirt with the logo of Illinois Association of the Deaf standing by Bryen Yunashko and other DeafBlind consumers.

Transcript:
00:14
I’m Edison Lopez. I serve on the IAD Board as a Member at Large. I am at the Chicago Lighthouse attending an exciting event called the Technology Exhibition.
00:28
Bryen Yunashko is showing other DeafBlind consumers how to use the new Braille Tablet that is accessible to DeafBlind community.
00:55
The device can connect to videophone so they can communicate with an ASL interpreter through the google-certified braille tablet. Not only that. It also works with deaf consumers.
01:02
An ASL interpreter or deaf consumer can type the text so it will show up on the Braille Tablet. DeafBlind consumer will read Braille on the tablet.
01:09
And then they will sign to them like people talk with phone regularly. It’s amazing accessibility for DeafBlind community!
01:16
HumanWare is sponsor for this event and they provided the lunch and event for all DeafBlind community. We deeply appreciate their heartwarming supports! Thank you HumanWare!

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