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February 15, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Emerging Workplace Technologies and Vision Loss

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Sponsored by- Partnership on Employment and Assistive Technology Aira (link is external) Director of Public Policy & Strategic Alliances Paul Schroeder will discuss how emerging technologies are shaping the landscape of employment for people with vision loss, and other disabilities. This session will examine the development and implications of new technologies that provide: access to remote, real-time, human and AI assistance in the workplace; smartphone apps such as Seeing AI and BeMyEyes; vision enhancement through electronic optical eyewear; support for indoor wayfinding assistance; as well as acceptance and privacy.