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Accessibility and Innovation

​ITU150 in July: Innovating with Lobna - Why should accessible technology matter to us? It is estimated that 1 billion people live with some kind of disability around the world. ICT accessibility advocate Lobna Smida explains that though there have been transformative innovations in technology for people with disabilities, there is still a long road ahead...

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Accessibility and Innovation

Accessible ICTs

ITU is committed to making ICTs accessible to persons living with disabilities and achieving equitable communications for everyone. Andrea Saks, Chairperson of Joint Coordination Activity on Accessibility and Human Factors, has been a driving force behind ITU’s work on ICT accessibility. ITU asked about her thoughts on the history of accessibility, and what still needs to be done to develop a truly inclusive society.

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Accessible ICTs

ITU Telecom World 2015

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Nominate yourself or another expert speaker to take part in the Forum exploring the new technologies, policies, business solutions and applications Accelerating Innovation for Social Impact...

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ITU Telecom World 2015

The Digital Switchover

International Symposium on the Digital Switchover, 17 June 2015, Geneva
The Symposium will provide background information on the GE06 Agreement, on the actual situation with respect to the analogue to digital switchover world-wide and on the potential future use of digital TV by the broadcasters in all three ITU Regions...
The Digital Switchover
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​14-20 July 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

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​12-15 October 2015, Budapest, Hungary

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​26-30 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

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​2-27 November 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

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30 November - 2 December 2015, Hiroshima, Japan

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Better and wider: The switchover from analogue to digital TV