Consumer Technology, Philanthropy and Independence

29 05 2016

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Learn about the Consumer Technology Association Foundation including some of the projects they support to use technology to empower older adults and people with disabilities. We will also learn about their recent study on the active aging market. Additionally hear about some of the hot trends in technology and how they will impact our ability to live longer, healthier, more independent lives.

Steve Ewell is the executive director of the Consumer Technology Association Foundation, a charitable foundation with the mission of linking seniors and people with disabilities with technology that can enhance their lives. Prior to joining the CTA Foundation he served in other nonprofit leadership roles. He was managing director of the InfraGard National Members Alliance, a public private partnership with the FBI focused on promoting and developing critical infrastructure protection.Steve graduated cum laude from Drew University with a Bachelors of Arts and earned his MBA and Masters in information and telecommunications systems from Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School.

Week In Review

  1. Incredible translating earpiece allows people who speak different languages to understand each other
  2. New NYC buses have Wi-Fi but no tech to avoid those on foot
  3. MTA Looks to Replace MetroCard With System Using ‘Contactless Media’
  4. Salesforce Chooses Amazon For Cloud Services In $400 Million Deal
  5. Google targets HTML5 default for Chrome instead of Flash in Q4 2016



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