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Robots for Accessibility: Help Henry Spread the Word

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog

AAM conference attendees were joined in Seattle by Henry Evans, accessibility advocate and  founder of Robots for Humanity.

Henry joined us via a Beam Pro telepresence robot (courtesy of Suitable Technologies). Because he is quadriplegic, coming in person wasn’t an option.

I’ll be writing more, on this blog, about robots for accessibility, but for now I want to share the video Henry made for conference attendees, to share his challenge to museums. How can you make your museum accessible to people, like Henry, who for reasons of disability, age, or sheer geographic distance, can’t walk through your doors?

But Henry makes that point better than I do:

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