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In efforts to strengthen emergency communications, the FCC released a Noticed of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) In the Matter of Improving Wireless Emergency Alerts and Community Initiated

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Wireless RERC News, Regulatory

November 19, 2015 - The Wireless RERC submitted ex parte comments to the Federal Communications Commission in open proceedings concerning the Emergency Alert System [Docket Nos.

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Wireless RERC News

Wireless RERC researchers will be featured at the 2016 International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference (CSUN) in San Diego, March 21-26, 2016.  The papers/presentations include:

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Other News

September 2015 - Academic researchers from North Carolina A&T State University and Baruch College (CUNY) are working with RecruitMilitary to understand how individuals label their disability.

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Apps, Assistive Technology, Emergency Communications, Publications / Reports

August 2015 - There are several steps to prepare your mobile device in case of an emergency.

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Apps, Assistive Technology

Access and Evacu8, Ltd are working together to develop a picture based app to guide people with disabilities in, out, and around the interior of buildings.

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Emergency Communications, Regulatory

A workshop, held by the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau and the Consumer and the Consumer and Government Affairs Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission, is promoting the wider u

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Wireless RERC News

El Centro de Investigación sobre la Ingeniería de la Rehabilitación con Tecnologías Inalámbricas (Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies, Wireless RERC) ha lanzado la

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Wireless RERC News, Apps, Assistive Technology

Throughout the summer of 2015, the AT&T Corporate Accessibility Technology Office and the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies (Wireless RERC) conducted workshop

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Wireless RERC News

The Wireless RERC's research team is pleased to announce the launch of the 2015 Survey of User Needs (SUN) for Wireless Technologies.

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