Facebook’s artificial intelligence to help blind people enjoy photos!- Watch

New Delhi: Good news for people with visual impairments. Like others, they will also get to enjoy the photos shared on the popular social networking site Facebook. The social networking site has introduced a new tool, a machine learning technology, trained to recognize objects in pictures and then describe photos aloud to the blind people. Facebook has started using the artificial intelligence on Monday that will help the people with visual impairments to enjoy photos posted at its social networking site. “As Facebook becomes an increasingly visual experience, we hope our new automatic alternative text technology will help the blind community experience Facebook the same way others enjoy it,” said accessibility specialist Matt King. The feature was being tested on mobile devices powered by Apple iOS software and which have…


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