30 Aug 2019

Microsoft AI for Accessibility Challenge

Check out Microsoft’s AI technology that’s a real game-changer for accessibility.

For Australians living with disabilities, technology has the power to remove barriers for accessibility. Uniting the Microsoft partner community, they unpacked some of the difficulties that individuals with a disability face and developed ways to overcome them.

One of the more ground-breaking ideas is a Seeing Artificial Intelligence (AI) that narrates the world around you, called Microsoft Soundscape. It is audio technology that allows people with vision impairment to have a richer spatial awareness and a more inclusive Office 365.

Inspired with new ideas and the accessibility toolkit, this valuable resource helps us learn more about the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) presents for creating positive change. The toolkit includes guidelines for developing inclusive applications, design, 101 training and The Ability Hacks book. 
 

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