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Technology/Policy Watch and Emerging Issues

Frank DeRuyter

Our Tech/Policy Watch and Emerging Issues project is modeled after the
in-house “Watch” programs of mainstream manufacturing companies. We will

1) monitor developments, trends and evolving product design concepts in commercial forms/pre-release development stages that may impact our industry and its products;

Please click here to view the Tech Watch Blog

2) provide technical assistance to organizations responsible for developing policies and standards;

3) champion and incubate promising AAC technologies; and

4) serve as a primary vehicle for identifying new collabora-