AT&T, NYU launch challenge to develop tech for disabled

AT&T is partnering with NYU's Ability Lab to celebrate the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act and help develop new technology for those with disabilities with a new initiative.

The Connect Ability Challenge is a three-month software development competition focused on developing mobile and wireless technology that can help improve the lives of people with physical, social, emotional, and cognitive disabilities.

Some of the software that was submitted includes smart glasses for the visually impaired, apps for people with autism and dementia, software for those with speech impediments and headgear for those diagnosed with ADHD.

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