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DLF named as finalists in the BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards 2013

Date: 6th September 2013

The BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards are a platform for the entire profession to celebrate best practice, innovation and excellence. DLF's assistive technology web app and QR combo has made the list of finalists under the category of Project Excellence (Best not for profit IT project).

The project demonstrates an innovative and integrated approach to providing impartial and comprehensive information on assistive technology via mobile platforms. The method of implementation exceeded the initial aims and mainstreamed the technological reach while accommodating the practical necessities such as security.

The project's aim is to provide a foundation for DLF to further expand its mobile offerings and expand the reach of its services while demonstrating technological innovation and vision.

The project enables end users and carers to view advice optimised for either desktop or mobile platforms, health care professionals to access details of assistive technology products while out on community visits, provides rapid access to up-to-date information in equipment demonstration centres using QR coded product labels and two web apps: AskSARA and DLF Data.

As the Chartered Institute for IT I’d like to congratulate this year’s finalists. They showcase not only the innovation and the professionalism of those working in IT, but also demonstrate the importance of IT in delivering business and social benefit

David Clarke MBE, Chief Executive Officer, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Computing would like to congratulate the finalists. It’s great to see such a wide range of industries represented, highlighting the fact that IT is truly embedded throughout business, and our society

Stuart Sumner, Editor of Computing

Winners will be announced at the Awards Presentation Dinner on Wednesday 13 November 2013 at Battersea Park Events Arena, London.

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