Nafath Category: نفاذ 11

Artificial Intelligence & Accessibility

Artificial Intelligence & Accessibility

أكتوبر 25th, 2019

Increasingly, Artificial Intelligence (AI) research is consistent and continues to advance. Artificial Intelligence represents machine capabilities that, in the past, would have only been possible through human intelligence. Since this definition is subjective, artificial...

قراءة المزيد

Teaching Schematics to Blind People

Teaching Schematics to Blind People

أكتوبر 24th, 2019

People with visual disabilities face a variety of challenges to perform dayto- day living activities. These could include everything from complex tasks such as navigating indoor spaces to simpler ones such as reading user instructions for purchased items. Over the past...

قراءة المزيد

Microsoft Seeing AI

Microsoft Seeing AI

أكتوبر 24th, 2019

Seeing Al is an application developed by Microsoft, that turns the visual world into an audible experience for those with visual impairments. Harnessing developments in artificial intelligence, it utilizes the phone’s camera and links with the VoiceOver function allowing...

قراءة المزيد

AssistiveTouch Factsheet

AssistiveTouch Factsheet

أكتوبر 24th, 2019

AssistiveTouch on iOS: iOS devices are remarkably intuitive and easy to use, but some of its features are inaccessible if you can’t touch the screen. AssistiveTouch is a feature in iOS devices (iPhones and iPads) that helps you adapt your iOS device if you have...

قراءة المزيد

The Microsoft HoloLens 2

The Microsoft HoloLens 2

أكتوبر 23rd, 2019

As part of its efforts to improve lives of people with Disabilities (PWDs) and the Elderly, Mada Center works with various innovators to develop an ecosystem that is supportive of innovating technological solutions that promote digital access for PWDs. In addition to that,...

قراءة المزيد

The Advent of Smartphone Ready Hearing Aids

The Advent of Smartphone Ready Hearing Aids

أكتوبر 23rd, 2019

According to the World Health Organization, around 466 million people worldwide live with some form of hearing loss, and this figure is estimated to reach 900 million by the year 2050. While the reasons for the impairment may vary, the affect of hearing loss is felt across...

قراءة المزيد