Tech Talk: A new era in accessibility for sensory-impaired viewers
16 Sep 2019
Tech Talk Extra
Across the world, media producers are committed to making their content accessible to people who have a visual or auditory impairment. This is most often through the provision of ancillary services such as subtitles, audio description, deaf language signing and clean audio. Technological advances such as AI and AR are about to have a profound effect on the generation and display of these services and new research is exploring how sensory-impaired people can share the wonder of immersive entertainment. We examine the direction of these exciting new trends.