SoftBank and the University of Tokyo announce Project Magic Carpet, iPads for children with disabilities, details: http://bit.ly/xpBzQD
Project Magic Carpet
This project is to publish research and concrete examples lending at no charge for a period of time terminal smartphones and tablets to school you wish to support us, who take advantage of such as education, the barrier of learning “to support the learning of children with disabilities It aims to promote the free “.
Latest technology is becoming an important tool for people with disabilities to solve the difficulty of life due to the stomach. For special schools is the desired (aggregation in the business of education of the SOFTBANK Group) SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp., EDUAS Inc., (one year) loans for a period of time you performed free of charge iPad, iPhone, such as the terminal Android. This effort has been made more doubles Softbank Mobile Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, the magic of chan Aki Project “Case Study of Learning Support for children with disabilities using the” mobile phone ” research is carried out as part of the iPad “or” pocket projects “disabilities utilizing the case study project of support for children with learning” was allowed to expand the project “pencil magic. Is going to announce more concrete use case, we aim to increase the opportunities for learning and social participation of children with disabilities.
This time, increase the type of lending instrument, from the “magic pencil”, it was changed to “magic carpet”, we mean like to expand the efforts taking into consideration not only the school, to be taken out to off-campus is the purpose. Means, We would Understand the purpose, and if it is possible your application.
In the future, through educational activities such as seminars and workshops, we plan to introduce, such as concrete examples.