New apps for visually impaired users provide virtual labels for controls and a way to explore imagesWith VizLens, users can touch buttons while their phones read out the labels, and Image Explorer provides a workaround for bad or missing alt text
Seven papers by CSE researchers presented at CHI 202330 University of Michigan researchers authored and co-authored papers spanning surveillance, virtual reality, algorithmic stigma, assistive technology, and sensing systems.
Making collaborative online document editing accessible to blind usersThe CollabAlly extension pulls together visual information in collaborative editing environments and makes them easy to access and navigate with audio cues.
Designing more accessible augmented reality for people with visual impairmentsProf. Anhong Guo is supported by the Google Research Scholar Program to devise techniques that enable blind users to access collaborative AR experiences.
Three CSE papers at CHI 2021 recognized with honorable mentions
The papers dealt with issues of accessibility, privacy, and consent in technology.
Jaylin Herskovitz selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Through her work in augmented reality, Jaylin hopes to improve the accessibility of emerging technologies for people with disabilities and expand access to computing.
Incoming faculty Anhong Guo named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Science
This distinction recognizes young researchers with exceptional promise who are having an impact on the world.
Eleven new faculty hired in CSE in 2020
Meet the new arrivals.