EMG and Spatial technology for AAC
What is it?
This online presentation is designed to introduce AAC users, therapists and caregivers to EMG and Spatial technology, the latest development by Control Bionics, which is designed to reduce user fatigue while increasing communication speed.
By the end of the presentation, participants will:
- Understand when and how to implement EMG and Spatial technology for AAC users
- Benefits and the future of EMG and Spatial technology
Alex Alvarado has a background on Biomedical Engineering. He joined Control Bionics 4 years ago with the desire to help people with disabilities to communicate and control their environment through technology. During this time, he has developed a passion for developing products that are intuitive and easy to use, not only for the end-user but for therapists and caregivers. He enjoys spending time with clients and pushing the boundaries of technology. He believes that through technology, innovative approaches, and the development of new products, we can improve human health. He is passionate about doing what is right for customers, communities, and colleagues, and by doing so, we can better serve the health and well-being of people everywhere.
Annette Curry (Head of Sales Australasia, Control Bionics) originally qualified as a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife, in Johannesburg, South Africa, further specialising in the areas of Neurosurgical Intensive Care and Rehabilitation. After many years in the pharmaceutical industry, Annette transitioned into the Assistive Technology (AT) sector. With an extensive knowledge of the Australian Healthcare, Aged Care, Disability markets, and clinical application of Assistive Technology, Annette is regularly approached to present on these very important subjects to Healthcare Professionals across Australia.
Control Bionics aim is to become the world’s leading provider of innovative augmentative communication (AAC) and control devices for people with speech and movement disabilities. The entry of Control Bionics into the assistive technology industry is based on their passion to serve those on the far-end of the disability spectrum and the desire to drive the industry forward.
This is a LIVE 60 minute webinar, free for AGOSCI members to access.
A recording will be available to AGOSCI members afterwards.
AGOSCI would like to thank Control Bionics for sponsoring this webinar, meaning we can offer this educational event free of charge to our members. The information in this webinar represents the perspective of the Control Bionics team, and does not necessarily represent the position of AGOSCI.
AGOSCI is an independent body and does not endorse individual products or brands.
AGOSCI acknowledges the presence and contributions of all suppliers and resources available in the Australian and international AAC marketplace.