Digitally Different, is a promising Education tech-startup, maker of EdiTouch - the first software suite for simplified learning that leverage the capabilities of modern tablets to support young students with SEN /SLD.
Their solution has been developed ground-up with the support of psychologist, speech therapists and teachers gathering feedbacks also from parents and students.
According to the report, “Traditional compensatory tools based on PC and commercial software for students with special educational needs and learning difficulties are expensive and complex. Their rejection rate is more than 70% after six months of use”
Digitally Different innovative solutions replace traditional PC-based compensatory tools with a lightweight, engaging and modern, personalized learning environment. In a way EdiTouch democratizes the use of technology for children with learning difficulties and motivates & empowers them to work autonomously.
"We are honored to be named as a Gartner 'Cool Vendor' in Education," said Marco Iannacone, CEO of Digitally Different. “We believe this designation validates the rigorous approach we followed for product development. The scientific trials & field evaluation we run for two years with more than 400 students helped us to build our current solution. Feedbacks from families and teachers will help us to become even more effective in future.”
The report is available on Gartner website:
Cool Vendors in Education, 2015
13 April 2015
Analyst(s): Jan-Martin Lowendahl | Monica Basso | Glenda Morgan | Kelly J. Calhoun
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