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2013

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2017

2019

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AbleNet Blue2 Switch Control with Apple iPad, 2013

It was designed by AbleNet, Inc. and Apple Inc.. It is dated 2013. Its medium is plastic.

Switch access, when used in combination with Appleā€™s mobile operating system (iOS), is a powerful accessibility tool for people with limited motor skills such as restricted use of their arms. In combination with physical switches or other assistive technology, it allows one to navigate sequentially through onscreen items and perform specific actions using a variety of Bluetooth-enabled switch hardware.

This object was donated by AbleNet, Inc.. It is credited Gift of AbleNet, Inc..

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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