VisuAide received $4.7M in federal assistance

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April 26, 2004

VisuAide has received $4.7 in federal assistance to undertake a $13.1-million R&D project to develop assistive technologies for the people with visual disabilities. The privately held, Drummondville PQ-based company will develop technology platforms permitting the visually impaired to access print, electronic and directional resources. They include multimedia e-books, orientation aids, braille/graphic displays and low-vision technologies. Government funding for the project comes from Technology Partnerships Canada ($3.9 million) and the regional agency Canada Economic Development ($800,000)….

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