Artificial intelligence could be another tool for blind programmers

Parham DoustdarAlong with the tools out there for blind programmers to use, artificial intelligence might be something else that they can add to their tool belt. With recent developments at Microsoft, it could even help them see what is happening in the world around them. Saqib Shaikh is a London-based software developer who is working for Microsoft on the firm’s Bing search engine, according to Forbes. He has been personally involved in the development of an application for cognitive computing, image recognition, and mobile headset technologies. (Related: IBM Cloud used to find owners for guide dogs) The intelligence comes from “Seeing AI,” a research project that helps people who are blind. It is designed to help them understand who and what is around them. The app itself is built using…


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