Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies (Wireless RERC)
The Georgia Institute of Technology, in partnership with Georgia State University, the University of Texas, Arlington, and other stakeholders; has established a Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) for Wireless Inclusive Technologies (WIT RERC). Funded since 2001, the current award is the fourth consecutive five-year grant given to the team of researchers and engineers.
The mission of the RERC for Wireless Inclusive Technologies
"To integrate established wireless technologies with emerging wirelessly connected devices and services for a transformation future where individuals with disabilities achieve independence, improved quality of life, and enhanced community participation. Through an agenda of research, development, training and outreach activities, successful innovations will engage, connect and accelerate access to a dynamic inclusive wireless ecosystem."
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The Wireless Inclusive RERC is funded by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number 90RE5025-01-00). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).