AI for Accessibility Hackathon: team BB14

Jun 10, 2020 | Culture, Greater Community, Knowledge & Stories, Techniques & Skills, Tools & Objects, Values | 0 comments

Pratima Amonkar, Lead Cloud Solution Partners at Microsoft and the APAC D&I Accessibility Lead speaks to team BB14, one of the winners from Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility Hackathon in Singapore, about their smart bed solution for people with multiple disabilities. In October 2019, Microsoft organized its first-ever AI for Accessibility Hackathon in Asia Pacific, bringing together over 400 participants in eight countries to conceptualize and prototype AI solutions that can transform the daily life, employment and communication of people with disabilities. Our partners and customers worked alongside nonprofits to tackle 23 problem statements, identifying opportunities to use AI to build a more inclusive society.

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