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              • A blind man holding a white cane in holding up a smartphone and smiling into the camera.

                Talking camera app for people who are blind using AI and augmented reality

                Seeing AI is a free app that uses the camera of devices to identify people and objects and describes them acoustically. Seeing AI can read texts, describe landscapes and emotions, and read the barcodes of products, thus helping the user to focus. In 2020 the app was available in nine languages and 70 countries.
                Microsoft Corporation, Seeing AI, United States of America

              • An AI-based smartphone app translating conversations into text messages in real time

                Nagish, New York: Developed an AI-driven app for deaf or hard-of-hearing users, converting audio to text and vice versa. Free, with corporate partnerships. Over 20,000 users in the U.S., Canada, and Israel in 2023.
                Nagish App, United States of America

              • This image shows a close-up of an open book with a tactile picture that a child is exploring with their hand. The page visible contains a large printed fish and text that reads "Big Fish was alone because it was so big. It could not play with little fishes." The tactile image is a raised outline of the same fish, allowing a child, possibly with visual impairments, to feel and understand the picture through touch. The book appears to be an educational tool designed for inclusive learning, promoting accessibility and catering to the needs of children with different abilities. The image embodies themes of understanding, inclusivity, and the importance of providing equal opportunities for learning and engagement for all children.

                Technology converting complex textbooks into Braille within hours

                Sensee in California created AI technology converting text to Braille rapidly and accurately, enhancing accessibility for visually impaired individuals in STEM education. From 2020 to 2023, they converted 1.5 million books.
                Sensee, United States of America

              • A woman with one hand on the keyboard of her laptop and the other on the trackpad. The screen of the laptop displays Jobsability portal showing the chat support, profile completion and other features.

                An online accessible skills-driven job platform

                Jobs Ability’, launched in 2018, is a development of the US non-profit Our Ability, in cooperation with Syracuse University and Microsoft. The Artificial Intelligence-driven job matching service uses algorithms that focus on the skills and abilities of persons with disabilities, rather than on what they do not have.
                Our Ability - Access to Opportunity, Jobs Ability, United States of America

              • This picture shows Nat, a man with cerebral palsy, while he is using the voiceitt app with a touch screen pen attached to his baseball cap. In front of him are two screens and a tablet.

                App-based machine learning enabling persons with speech disabilities to be understood

                Voiceitt is an app that uses AI to recognize the speech patterns of its users and enables people with speech disabilities to communicate in their own voice and directly with others. The app, developed by a start-up company from Israel, uses Artificial Intelligence components to continuously improve its automated speech recognition capabilities.
                Voiceitt, Voiceitt, Israel

              • Visible Classroom_PRA_Photo1

                Providing live transcripts of lessons and instant feedback to teachers

                The project team has developed a solution that, on the one hand, offers the possibility of providing real-time transcriptions and captioning to facilitate the professional development of students with disabilities. On the other hand the data can be used to provide feedback for teachers to improve their classroom techniques.
                Access Innovation Media, Australia

              • There are five round tables in a conference room. Six people sit around each table with laptops and papers in front of them. A presentation is being projected on a screen at the front of the room.

                A cross-sector partnership promoting accessible technology in employment

                PEAT fosters cooperation among key technology leaders, stakeholders, and government agencies to make new technologies accessible. From 2013 to 2020 the website has had more than a half-million visits, and more than 200 companies use PEAT’s TechCheck benchmarking assessment.
                US Department of Labor, ODEP - Office of Disability Employment Policy, Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT), United States of America