[community] Community Meeting (Dec 12): ELIA Font

Moss, Gregor gmoss at ocadu.ca
Mon Dec 10 18:46:37 UTC 2018


At this week's Community Meeting<https://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Community+workshops> (Dec 12, 2018) Byron Johnson and Andrew Chepaitis will be presenting the ELIA Font.

Meeting Notes<https://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Community+Meeting+%28December+12%2C+2018%29%3A+ELIA+Font>

Description:
ELIA Life Technology (ELT) is a public benefit corporation that develops assistive technology for people who have a visual impairment. The company's flagship product is the ELIA Frames(tm) font: an intuitive tactile font for people who are previously sighted. Designed with independence in mind, the ELIA Frames(tm) font has been developed with funding from the National Institutes of Health.

ELIA Frames(tm) was formally introduced to the world with a successful Kickstarter Campaign and debuted at the Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt Design Museum. The company is a member of the NEW INC. cultural incubator, affiliated with the New Museum.

Andrew Chepaitis is the president and CEO. Byron Johnson is the Research and Operations Manager. ELT is based in Brooklyn, NY.

Website: www.theeliaidea.com<http://www.theeliaidea.com>
Font resources: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1H6T1lTb7KIpV3VrZG9I9HiORtzGhDbFf

Time:
2:30 - 4:00pm ET

Location:
Locally: IDRC Office<http://idrc.ocadu.ca/about-the-idrc/contact-us>
Remotely: fluid_standup<https://conf.inclusivedesign.ca/flex.html?roomdirect.html&key=xemU59x8DtnO41eCMtCpCioWaRI> Vidyo video conference

Cheers,
Gregor


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