Description Research and Innovation Lab
The Descriptive Video Exchange Project focuses on crowd-sourced techniques for describing DVD media.
Automated algorithmic description (AAD) uses existing machine-vision techniques to automate specific aspects of description such as camera motion, scene changes, face identification, and the reading of printed text. Such events could be identified by computer routines that automatically add annotations to the video.
This collaborative project between Smith-Kettlewell and the San Francisco LightHouse applies Smartpen-Based audio/tactile graphics tools to improve orientation and wayfinding by travelers with visual disabilities in and around unfamiliar transit stations.
Saturday, August 19th, 2017 – 1:00pm to 5:00pm
A free learning opportunity offered by The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute and Northern California Chapter of Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually…