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University of Connecticut Assistive Technology Oral History Project

Jim Halliday

Humanware / ATIA -Retired

Date: March 17-21 2009

In the early 70's Jim Halliday produced two successful documentaries on students with disabilities. Shortly thereafter Telesensory Systems Incorporated (TSI) hired him to produce a documentary on people in the workplace who are blind.

The rest of his career then became particularly related to developing innovative products for those who are blind.

He talks about his final goal to develop a good deaf-blind communication device.

Snippet 1: "How did you happen to enter the disability field?"

Snippet 2: "What happened regarding your desire to build a good deaf-blind communication device?"

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