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Wireless RERC News, Apps

"IDEAL Group Reader" is a fully-accessible eBook reader app that can read text aloud, just like an audio book.  It was developed by Apps4Android with support from Wireless RERC's App Factory.  The

Wireless RERC News, Assistive Technology

The Wireless RERC has just launched a new survey on hearing technology for people who are hard of hearing.

Other News

January 15, 2013 — Two new National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) priorities were proposed in January.

Emergency Communications, Publications / Reports, Regulatory

January 14, 2013 – The FCC invited comments on the fourth annual report to Congress entitled: On State Collection and Distribution of 911 and Enhanced 911 Fees and Charges.

Apps, Other News

The 2013 M-Enabling Summit will be held on June 6-7 in Washington, DC.

Emergency Communications, Regulatory

January 11, 2013 — The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau and Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission has extended the Emergency Access Advisory Co


January 7, 2013—The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Enforcement Bureau released an Enforcement Advisory to remind all wireless service providers to review and report on compliance with the


January 3, 2013—The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Wireless Telecommunications Bureau extended the comment filing deadline regarding the 2010 Review of the Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)

Assistive Technology, Regulatory, Other News

December 2012 - At the end of December, several disability organizations, referred to collectively as the “Consumer Groups,” filed an informal complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (

Wireless RERC News, Emergency Communications, Regulatory

The Wireless RERC filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in response to their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking In the Matter of Accessible Emergency Information, and A


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The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies is sponsored by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under grant number 90RE5007-01-00. The opinions contained in this website are those of the Wireless RERC and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or NIDILRR.