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Title: Mobile wireless communication for people with disabilities: Expanding the market
Authors: Stephen M Bauer
Published: 2003
Publication: Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association: New Orleans, Louisiana

The number of people who are experiencing functional declines in vision, hearing, and mobility is growing rapidly as the baby boomer generation ages. Currently, over fifty million people in the U.S. have some level of vision, hearing, speech, mobility, or cognitive disability. Companies within the mobile wireless industry who utilize universal and trans-generational design specifications are in a position to profit by designing accessible products that serve this expanding market segment.

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