Eduardo Jauregui, SPAIN

IRISBOND

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Eduardo is an electronic engineer with a master in business administration. In 2013 Eduardo decided to create a company to run global business on a disruptive technology based on eye-tracking. Aware that the gaze is a natural way for people to communicate, IRISBOND provides an assistive and alternative communication solution based on technology focusing on social innovation, which actually opens a window for communication for thousands of people all around the world, suffering from all kinds of disabilities.

MY SESSIONS

Oct 17th 2019.
  12:30 - 12:45 p.m.    

Communication is a Human Right! Spanish Experience to Include Eyetracking Technology into the National Healthcare System.

About session

In this lecture you will learn:

  • The story of Irisbond: How did a start-up with a technological project succeed in improving the life of people with communication difficulties, from children with cognitive impairments to adults
  • What we have learnt from our users and special education professionals
  • How we engaged public administration to work together for the right to communicate
  • And finally, together with disability associations, how we succeeded in the eye tracking technology being funded by the Spanish National Healthcare System
  • Our experience to motivate and inspire others in public-private collaboration to achieve a social right.