• 39th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - March 18-22, 2024 at the Anaheim Marriott

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Advancements in Visual Interpretation for the BLV Community

Date & Time
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - 4:20 PM PDT  
Grand CD  
In an era where technology is transforming accessibility, our proposed session for CSUN 2024, titled "Visual Interpretation for the Blind and Low Vision Community," seeks to explore the harmonious synergy between human intelligence (IQ) and artificial intelligence (AI) in making the visual world accessible to those with visual impairments. This session promises to shed light on groundbreaking advancements, strategies, and real-world applications that empower the blind and low vision community. Key Presentation Elements Include: Human-AI Collaboration: Learn how blending human intelligence with AI technologies transcends traditional accessibility boundaries, revolutionizing visual content interpretation for the BLV community. Cutting-Edge AI Technologies: Explore the latest AI tools, including image recognition, natural language processing, and computer vision, to describe, narrate, and interpret visual content in real-time. Human Expertise and Training: Understand the vital role of human interpreters, offering guidance on training and collaboration with AI to provide precise and contextually rich descriptions. User-Centered Design: Discover user-centric design principles, enabling the creation of AI-driven tools that meet the unique needs of the BLV community. AI Ethical Considerations: Address the ethical implications of AI in visual interpretation, including privacy, bias, and responsible development, ensuring the dignity and autonomy of BLV users.  
  • Higher Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare & Rehabilitation
  • Employment & Human Resources
  • Retail & Wholesale
Audience Level
Session Summary (Abstract)
This session empowers attendees to harness AI's potential while preserving human intelligence's essential role, advancing the development of inclusive, efficient, and respectful visual interpretation solutions for the BLV community.  
Primary Topic
Blind/Low Vision  
Secondary Topics
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML)
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Employment & Workplace
  • Independent Living
Session Type
General Track  


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