about 2 years ago
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.
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.
- 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!
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.