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Top TDPH Stories of 2014, Thank you for sharing!

Technology and Disability Policy Highlights (TDPH) editors produced over 190 stories in 2014, covering a wide range of disability issues. The “hot” topics were accessibility, provision of accessible services, assistive technology (AT), wireless technology, and policy.  Measured by social media sharing rates, with a combined total of 602 shares from the Wireless RERC newsroom, last year’s top ten stories were:

First Technology Transitions Policy Task Force Workshop

March 2013 — The Federal Communications Commission has convened the First Technology Transitions Policy Task Force Workshop. It was the first of a series of workshops that will focus on transitions to new technologies including: the advancement of network protocols; the implementation of fiber networks replacing copper; and the increased use of wireless in place of wireline services.

First Technology Transitions Policy Task Force Workshop in March

February 12, 2013 — The first FCC Technology Transitions Policy Task Force workshop will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013. The Task Force was formed to recommend policies that “empower and protect consumers, promote competition, and ensure network resiliency and reliability.” The workshop will focus on transitions to new technologies including: the advancement of network protocols; the implementation of fiber networks replacing copper; and the increased use of wireless in place of wireline services.

The Wireless Innovation Forum Conference

The Wireless Innovation Forum will be hosting a conference on Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio (SDR-WInnComm) in Washington, DC from January 8-13, 2013.  The conference will discuss “advancement of reconfigurable radio technologies from research through deployment.”

Start Date: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 8:00am

Wireless RERC Comments on NIDRR Long Range Plan

06.18.2012 – The Wireless RERC submitted comments to the Department of Education in response to their notice “In the Matter of National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; Notice of Proposed Long-Range Plan for Fiscal Years 2013 - 2017” [FR Doc. No. 2012-9365].

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