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.
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.
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.