Digital Camera Voice Assistance Technology Presentation

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Date: 
Wednesday, 8 August 2012
Time: 
6.30 PM

FREE

Melbourne based blind photographer Andrew Follows and Glenn Matthews, Lecturer in Electrical and Computer Engineering at RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) present their research on a digital camera voice assistance device they have collaborated on over the past 2 years. This is the first time this new technology will be presented outside of Australia and will offer audiences the opportunity to view the device prototype that will enable people with vision impairment and other disabilities access to modern photographic equipment. This event is part of Through the Looking Glass, Dimly an Edinburgh Art Festival project featuring an exhibition and programme of events organised by Contemporary Art Exchange in collaboration with blind photographers Andrew Follows and Rosita McKenzie.

Seating is limited so please contact kate@contemporaryartexchange.org or on 07552446523 by 25th July to reserve your place.

For more information about Through the Looking Glass, Dimly including other related events go to www.contemporaryartexchange.org

Image Courtesy Andrews Follows and Glenn Matthews