[Athen] Questions About UbiDuo

Wink Harner winkharner at mesacc.edu
Fri Jul 15 11:09:05 PDT 2011

For what purpose? Communicating with colleagues, in meetings, with professors or advisement staff, it's a great communication tool. It is not designed to sub for CART or interpreting in the classes. We used it in a previous iteration on campus at my former college as we had no interpreting staff and it was an extremely useful tool for deaf students and visitors on campus to be able to negotiate their way through admissions, advisement, cashiers & financial aid, check out to meet with their profs or a colleague on campus etc. As a DRS manager/accommodations specialist, we used dual monitors & keyboards in my office to have typewritten conversations (achieves the same goal as the UBI DUO).

What is your director looking to solve?


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From: "Mike Gibson" <mikegibson at boisestate.edu>
To: "Access Technology Higher Education Network" <athen-list at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Friday, July 15, 2011 9:25:21 AM
Subject: [Athen] Questions About UbiDuo

Good Morning all,

My director saw the email for UbiDuo and is interested in exploring purchasing the device for students who are deaf on campus. Does anyone have experience with this product? What kinds of challenges have you encountered? What are the strengths, and so on?

Thanks in advance for the feedback.


Mike Gibson
AT Coordinator
Boise State University
O: (208) 426-1583
F: (208) 426-3785

From: athen-list-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [mailto:athen-list-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of Thomas Kearns
Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 8:07 AM
To: Access Technology Higher Education Network
Subject: Re: [Athen] Content evaluators

Hi Ron

Are you still looking for users?

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Ron Stewart < ron at altformatsolutions.com > wrote:

Good afternoon all,

I am looking for a variety of users of AT, beginner to expert, to do content evaluation for me in the next couple of months. It is critical that these folks are actually users, and also cannot be undergraduate students do to the nature of the product evaluation. Please contact me off line if you are, or have someone who would be willing to participate. There is some compensation available, and it may be a long term effort depending on how round one goes.

Ron Stewart

Ron Stewart
Managing Consultant
Altformat Solutions LLC

8300 West Weller St
Yorktown, IN 47396
Mobile: 609 213-2190
Fax: 765 405-1484

ron at altformatsolutions.com

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Thomas Kearns

Assistive Technician / Accessibility Specialist ATACP

Office of Disability Resource Center

Truckee Meadows Community College

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Reno, Nevada 89512

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