WINNETKA, Ailing., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Microsoft just lately unveiled new synthetic intelligence picture captioning as a part of Seeing AI (synthetic intelligence), a free digital camera app for blind and visually impaired customers.
As distance studying consultants for the previous 100 years, Illinois-based Hadley serves these with imaginative and prescient loss – throughout the nation and internationally – by offering companies for gratis. Hadley’s sensible assist is obtainable by way of on-line audio and video-based, professionally-staffed tutorials together with a workshop series on Microsoft’s Seeing AI, which can be utilized on iPhones and iPads to audibly learn textual content, establish folks, and outline objects and environment. The brand new captioning know-how for Seeing AI can now describe a variety of photos as precisely as people do.
“It is a actual recreation changer for these of us who’ve a tough time seeing photos and faces,” says Douglas Walker, Hadley’s director of Analysis and Growth and assistive know-how knowledgeable. “Up up to now, these with imaginative and prescient impairments needed to depend on voice dictation options on their good units and computer systems. The brand new picture captioning options for Seeing AI helps them flick through social media footage and messages, making the visible world far more accessible for these with imaginative and prescient loss.”
Hadley’s Seeing AI tutorials, and different know-how tutorial courses, stay among the many hottest choices obtainable by way of the newly designed Hadley.edu, which was constructed on many months of analysis and improvement work primarily based on the wants, needs and needs of visually impaired adults.
On the core of the brand new Hadley.edu is a extremely personalised method. Guests are invited to create their very own private account after which, after deciding on distinction and font shade, textual content sizes and audio to their liking, are provided totally different studying avenues together with Day by day Residing, Adjusting to Imaginative and prescient Loss, Recreation, Braille and Know-how, akin to Seeing AI. Throughout their studying expertise, each web page has a assist icon which connects customers on to a stay subject knowledgeable group member, assuring that Hadley is there every step of the best way.
The mission of Hadley is to create personalised studying alternatives that empower these with imaginative and prescient loss to thrive — at residence, at work and of their communities. A 501(c)(3) non-profit company, Hadley depends on contributions from people, foundations, and companies to fund its packages. Watch our movies to study extra about our college students, packages and donors by visiting www.hadley.edu
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