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Submission period is now open

The challenge is now live and ready to take submissions it's time to get to work to build solutions using Azure to solve a challenge related to accessibility in education for students or faculties.

Main requirement:
Build an application prototype with Azure for and with people with disabilities in the context of education. The application should be functional with real or sample data.    

Submission requirements 

  • Provide access to your working project and source code. Code must be open source. 
  • Include a text description about your project's features and how the project helps solve the challenge stated.
  • Submit a 3-5 minute project demo video including an explanation of how the experience of people with disabilities was engaged and captions.
  • Provide an Architecture Diagram outlining the tools used within the project, including Azure services like AI. 
  • Please submit at least one image/screenshot of your submission. 

Be sure to check out the full requirements, resources, and get started on your submission. 

Good luck and happy building! 

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Related Reading

Creating a more accessible world with Azure AI 
This blog article by John ‘JG’ Chirapurath, General Manager of Microsoft Azure Data & AI highlights how Immersive Reader technology enhances reading comprehension for people regardless of their age or ability. It also touches upon other Azure Cognitive Services like Speech Translation to integrate mutli-language support into your own apps. Check out this quick read, and perhaps it will inspire you to create a project for this hackathon! Read the article.