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Announcing the agenda and new sessions for Sight Tech Global 2023

Last week, we released the first group of main stage sessions for Sight Tech Global and promised to release the complete agenda and the rest of the sessions this week. We like to keep promises here at Sight Tech so here is the agenda with all of the main state sessions (apart from a few […]

First Look: 2023 Sight Tech Global agenda

Our fourth annual Sight Tech Global promises to be the most exciting and provocative yet. The impact of OpenAI’s generative AI technology is the biggest reason why, but so are many developments across the spectrum of technologies innovators are applying to assistive technology. Below is a sampling of 11 sessions on this year’s agenda. In […]

All Sight Tech Global 2022 Main stage sessions on YouTube

Sight Tech Global took place on December 7 and 8 2022. You can see the agenda here. Each of the main stage sessions from those two days are now available on YouTube. here is the Day One playlist and here is one for Day Two. And here are the individual sessions: We will publish links […]

Sight Tech Global In Person Agenda, December 9

The Sight Tech Global “In Person” all-day event will be held in San Jose, California on December 9, 2022 at the San Jose office of the Vista Center (101 N Bascom Ave  San Jose, CA  95128).

Announcing Sight Tech Global’s first in-person event, December 9

Sight Tech Global started out in 2020 as a purely virtual event, but our partners told us they were eager for a small, in person event that brought together top technologists, designers and product people working in assistive tech. We thought that sounded like a lot of fun, not to mention rewarding if we could […]

Sight Tech Global’s agenda is live!

The third annual Sight Tech Global conference, a virtual, free and highly accessible event on December 7 and 8 convenes some of the world’s top experts working on assistive tech, especially AI, for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Apple and Amazon ML/AI leads to speak on accessibility at Sight Tech Global 2021

Sensors and data are proliferating. Whether it’s from a phone, a car or smart home devices, astonishing amounts of data fuel the work of researchers and product developers conceiving new products and experiences. Among those who stand to benefit, even more than they already do, are people who are blind or visually disabled. That’s why Sight […]

Mike Shebanek and Matt King share W3C accessibility project at Sight Tech Global 2021

Millions of people who are blind or visually impaired use a technology known as a screen reader to access the Web. However, few websites are coded to work properly with screen readers. Global web standards that specify how to support screen reader users as well as other people with disabilities have been available since 1999, […]


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