Dubai: Technology has been helping people of determination to be more independent and increase their employability and many of these new devices will be exhibited in this year’s AccessAbilities Expo 2017 happening next month.
AccessAbilities Expo 2017, the Middle East’s largest expo for people with disabilities, will be held from November 7 to 9 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The three-day expo will have the participation of more than 150 companies from the USA, Canada, South Korea, the UK, Australia, Cyprus, India, China, Italy, Czech Republic, Kuwait, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE that will showcase the world’s latest assistive technology products and solutions and robotics.
Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, chairman of Dubai Airports, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group, said he is happy that this year’s AccessAbilities is bringing lots of new assistive technology and smart solutions for people with determination.
“Advancements in technology are helping people of determination function in a way that was not even thought of earlier, empowering and enabling them to function independently as well as increasing their employability,” said Shaikh Ahmad, who is the patron of the expo.