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Portable Talking Computer for the Blind Launch
Start Date: Oct 10, 2013
End Date: Oct 10, 2013
Venue: Knowledge Commons, CSIR Campus, Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria
Description: The CSIR cordially invites you to attend the launch of SAnote, a portable, affordable, talking computer for the blind. The event will include a keynote address by the Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Advocate Michael Masutha.
As a fully functional computer, SAnote makes it easier for blind users to access and process digital information. The device is cost-effective, portable and multilingual – it is currently available in English, Sepedi, Setswana and Afrikaans. SAnote is the results of a research project undertaken by the CSIR in collaboration with the South African Government, industry partners and a representative group of disabled persons’ organisations.
RSVP Louisa Masngo – Tel: 012 841-2348
Website: http://www.csir.co.za/
Created By: CPSI
Organizers: CSIR
Participation Requirements: By Invitation

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