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PP-14: Accessibility

​Accessibility at PP-14

To enable persons with disabilities to fully participate at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2014, ITU is committed to provide reasonable accommodation.


Accessibility features available at BEXCO conference center

The conference venue is generally accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities arriving at the conference center will be able to enter through a priority line. The conference venue has been built with tactile paving and there is signage available to meet the needs of the visually impaired, including appropriate parking signs and elevator buttons. Accessible toilets are available on each floor of the venue. Wheelchairs are available upon request at BEXCO Information Desk.


Accessibility services available at BEXCO conference center

IT Assistive Technology Experience Corner

The IT Assistive Technology Experience Corner will be set up during the course of the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference introducing IT assistive technology services to participants with disabilities and providing them with opportunities to experience IT assistive technology products.

 The IT Assistive Technology Experience Corner will be operated as follows:

The Experience Corner will showcase 25 IT assistive technology products designed to support persons with three different types of disabilities: visual impairments; physical disabilities/brain injury; hearing impairment/speech disorders. Visitors to the Experience Corner will be able to test the showcased products and a team of service staff will assist visiting participants.

Alongside with the showcase, the Experience Corner will also provide free-of-charge Telecommunication Relay Service (TRS) for persons with hearing and speech impairments.

Type Product Model Company
Visual ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Screen reading S/WSense Reader ProfessionalXVision Technology
Reading expansion ​ ​ ​E-bot proHIMS International Corporation
Lifestyle HD/24HIMS International Corporation
Lifestyle CandyGripHIMS International Corporation
Compact 4 HDHandy International World
Braille information instrument ​ ​Lifestyle CandyGripHIMS International Corporation
Braille Sense U2 QWERTYHIMS International Corporation
Braille Sense PocketHIMS International Corporation
Optical character reader ​Booksense2 OCR EZHIMS International Corporation
ReadEasy MoveNeoAccess
Bar code readerVOICEYE LifeVOICEEYE
Braille LabelBraille sense Labeler (BL-2011)Moitech
Physical / brain ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Special keyboard ​Palm-on keyboardUTAS
Bigkey keyboard&keyguardAble-Life
Special Mouse ​ ​Integrar mouse plusAble-Life
Head Mouse ExtremeAble-Life
Enabler trackballCareLife KOREA
Touch monitorCapactive 24 in multi-touch T24-3CT/TVParadise Welfare Foundation
Screen IndicatorSmart big view systemKunyoong IBC
Hearing / speech ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Image phone ​Vizufon CVP-2000(sammul)Vizufon
Smart prime image phoneSEETALK
Communication Assistive Technology ​Kids voiceUBQaccess
My talkie smartVoiceware
Voice amplifier ​ESOB (necklace)Kunyoong IBC
SHEBAKunyoong IBC
 

Webcast and Captioning

Plenary Meetings and substantive Committees' meetings at PP-14 will be webcasted and can be followed from an internet connected laptop or PC. Captioning will be available in Plenary meetings and substantive Committees' meetings.

Accessibility Focal Point

Any additional requests for the provision of accessibility services can be made by directly contacting the pp14registration@itu.int
Requests will be subject to the availability of resources.