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Episode 8 of the Emporia Telecom video series: Why the world needs accessible mobile devices

In episode 8 of the Emporia Telecom video series, we get down to business with Ian Hosking, Senior Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge. I asked Ian to outline the reasoning behind accessible devices. Why can’t we just given every old person and anyone with a slight impairment an Apple iPhone […]

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Episode 7 of the Emporia Telecom video series: The handset’s emergency button

In episode 7 of the Emporia Telecom video series, Ian Hosking, Senior Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge, explains how the emergency button works on Emporia handsets. The key issue here is that it’s not just a serial dialler — that’s no use if your primary contact’s voicemail answers. You need […]

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Episode 6 of the Emporia Telecom video series: An introduction to the Elegance handset

It’s time for episode 6 of the Emporia Telecom video series. Ian Hosking, Senior Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge, is back! In this episode, I asked Ian to give us an overview of Emporia’s Elegance handset from the point of view of accessibility. If you haven’t looked closely at Emporia’s […]

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Episode 5 of the Emporia Telecom video series: Working with the University of Cambridge

In episode 5 of the Emporia Telecom video series, we hear once again from Ian Hosking, Senior Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge. Ian discusses his institution’s work with Emporia, explaining their research and evidence-gathering to demonstrate that the company’s handsets really do add value for their target demographics. Here’s the […]

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Episode 4 of the Emporia Telecom video series: The problem with rapidly evolving user interfaces

It’s time for episode 4 of our Emporia Telecom series. In this episode, we’re back talking with Ian Hosking, Senior Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge. Ian works regularly with Emporia to help ensure their products and services adopt all the principles of Inclusive Design. I asked Ian to discuss the […]

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Episode 3 of the Emporia Telecom video series: Inclusive Design

In episode 3 of our Emporia Telecom series, we talk to Ian Hosking, Senior Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge. Ian works regularly with Emporia to help ensure their products and services adopt all the principles of Inclusive Design. This is a design philosophy that, as Ian describes, many mobile manufacturers […]

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Episode 2 of the Emporia Telecom video series: Handset Philosophy

Continuing our sponsored video series with Emporia Telecom, I’m pleased to bring you episode 2. In this one, the company’s CEO,¬†Eveline Pupeter-Fellner, discusses the philosophy behind the company’s super-easy-to-use handsets. Here’s the video: Did you miss the first episode? Check it out here: Episode 1, an introduction to Emporia Telecom