Assistive Technology

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Assistive Technology

A computer program or any other technology used to help physically impaired persons. One example of assistive technology is a computer program that reads newspapers aloud to blind persons.
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To reiterate, an effective supply chain management operation understands the importance of the vital three elements of people, process and enabling technology.
Electronic tubes provide enabling technology behind TV broadcast, satellite communications, marine radar and food & industrial processing.
SOCLE's decision to use Virage Logic's ASAP Logic Metal Programmable library for their new SoC structured ASIC platform underscores the key benefits this patented enabling technology provides," said Jim Ensell, senior vice president of marketing and business development at Virage Logic.
Automated rate control technology has application in a variety of infusion devices, including CompuFlo(TM), an enabling technology for computer controlled infusion, perfusion, suffusion and aspiration of fluids.
In 2001, Milestone Scientific received broad United States patent protection on "CompuFlo(TM)", an enabling technology for computer controlled, pressure sensitive infusion, perfusion, suffusion and aspiration, which provides real time displays of pressures, fluid densities and flow rates, that advances the delivery and removal of a wide array of fluids.
An industry-wide technology push from Cisco, Intel, Intersil and other enabling technology vendors will be one critical driver of WLAN notebook PC sales," states Neil Mawston, Senior Analyst in the Global Wireless Practice at Strategy Analytics.
Enamics' new services combine with Enamics BTM Platform(TM) to provide a complete BTM solution, which addresses the people and process areas commonly responsible for IT management problems and puts in place the enabling technology essential to support these areas.
Enamics services are delivered through a 90-day BTM Assessment, which provides companies with an objective starting point; executive coaching and mentoring programs, which offer access to accomplished industry experts and thought leaders; BTM Workshops that cover the Fundamentals of BTM, Managing Technology Investments, Enabling Enterprise Design and Architecture, and Enabling Technology Governance; and training and implementation services to maximize return on the Enamics BTM Platform(TM).
Strategy Analytics' Strategic Technologies Practice encompasses two new Advisory Services, RF Component Strategies and Portable Enabling Technology Strategies.