Eye-tracking technology and courses help the children acquire basic cognitive abilities, start self-learning and communicate with others
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sense Innovation has won the 2019 Asia Pacific Social Innovation Partnership Award (APSIPA) for providing the latest medical technologies and working with two charities to meet the communication and educational needs of children with disabilities, the award organizer said.
Sense Innovation, which has engaged in corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs with various enterprises since 2018, specializes in developing user friendly eye-tracking software interfaces for people with disabilities to operate.
The company offers customized services to users, with the objective of enabling them to communicate with others via the system, including typing in search items for the internet, and communicating via dialogue software. In addition, the system helps patients choose photos for improved communication with healthcare providers.
The company’s partner in the award-wining project, Fubon Cultural & Educational Foundation (FCEF), has focused on the provision of educational resources to the underprivileged for many years, Sense Innovation’s brand manager Evelyn Yang (楊雅筑) said. [FULL STORY]