Published On: Wed, Dec 16th, 2020

Sight Tech Global is live! Join tip AI technologists and accessibility innovators to plead a destiny of assistive tech

Today and tomorrow, from 8 a.m. PST to 12:30 p.m. PST a initial annual, practical eventuality Sight Tech Global is streaming on TechCrunch. The eventuality looks during how AI-based technologies are fast changing a margin of accessibility, generally for blind people and those with low vision. Today’s programming includes AI giants Amnon Shashua and Kai-Fu Lee, as good as accessibility innovators from Waymo, Microsoft, Google and more. Check out a event’s full agenda.

Sight Tech Global aims to showcase a conspicuous village of technologists operative on accessibility-related products and platforms. It is a plan of a nonprofit Vista Center for a Blind and Visually Impaired, that is formed in Silicon Valley. The Vista Center is a target of all donations and sponsorships.

This year’s eventuality sponsors include: Waymo, Verizon Media, TechCrunch, Ford, Vispero, Salesforce, Mojo Vision, iSenpai, Ability Central, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Amazon, Eyedaptic, Verizon 5G, Humanware, APH, and accessiBe. Our prolongation partners: Cohere Studio (design),  Sunol Media Group (video production), Fable (accessibility throng testing), Clarity Media (speaker prep), Be My Eyes (customer service), 3Play and Vitac  (captioning).

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