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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Google Challenge Grant: Tech For People with Disabilities

Google Challenge Grant Winners Build Tech for People With Disabilities

Alyssa Newcomb | April 12, 2016

Google is placing a big bet on the power of technology to help impact the lives of people living with disabilities.
The "Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities" garnered entries from 1,000 different companies and the search engine giant's philanthropic arm today announced 30 winners of grants. The companies chosen have proposed innovations designed to impact the mobility, communication or independence of people living with disabilities.

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German project Wheelmap is producing maps to help people in wheelchairs get around, and received a grant of just under $1 million. Source:

<more at; related articles and links: (Creating a world that works for everyone with Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities. April 12, 2016) and (Pursuing transformative technology with the Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities. May 26, 2015)>

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