China to launch online braille platform

China.org.cn 14th March 2019 China to launch online braille platform China will launch an online braille platform with a translation function to make it easier for the visually impaired to read what they want, authorities said Thursday. The Braille Online Platform of China, developed by a team led by Su Wei at Lanzhou University in… Continue Reading China to launch online braille platform

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Taobao tech improves online shopping for visually-impaired

Retaildive 27th January 2019 Taobao tech improves online shopping for visually-impaired by Dan O’Shea Dive Brief: Alibaba’s Taobao online marketplace in China has adopted new technology to improve the shopping experiences of blind and sight-impaired users, including an artificial intelligence-enabled feature that reads text written on webpage images, according to Alibaba’s news site Alizila. The… Continue Reading Taobao tech improves online shopping for visually-impaired

AI robots among new features of Metro Line 13 extension

shine.cn 20th December 2018 AI robots among new features of Metro Line 13 extension The second and third phases of Metro Line 13 have passed professional evaluations and will soon enter operation, Shanghai Shentong Metro Group, the city’s Metro operator have announced. The newly opened part of Line 13 covers 12 underground stops and features… Continue Reading AI robots among new features of Metro Line 13 extension

Chinese Hospital in Guangdong deploys AI cameras to detect blindness-causing diseases

HealthITNews 14th January 2019 Chinese Hospital in Guangdong deploys AI cameras to detect blindness-causing diseases By Dean Koh Last week, Deqing county hospital in Guangdong Province launched free consultations featuring artificial-intelligence (AI) cameras to detect ocular fundus diseases, which are major causes of blindness, according to a report by Xinhua News. About 300 residents from… Continue Reading Chinese Hospital in Guangdong deploys AI cameras to detect blindness-causing diseases

Chinese hospital deploys AI to detect blind-causing diseases

Xinhua 10th January 2019 Chinese hospital deploys AI to detect blind-causing diseases A Chinese hospital on Thursday launched free consultations featuring artificial-intelligence (AI) cameras to detect ocular fundus diseases, which are major causes of blindness.  Deqing county hospital in Guangdong Province become the first to use the device, co-developed by China’s search engine Baidu and… Continue Reading Chinese hospital deploys AI to detect blind-causing diseases

AI robots among new features of Metro Line 13 extension

shine.cn 20th December 2018 AI robots among new features of Metro Line 13 extension The second and third phases of Metro Line 13 have passed professional evaluations and will soon enter operation, Shanghai Shentong Metro Group, the city’s Metro operator have announced. The newly opened part of Line 13 covers 12 underground stops and features… Continue Reading AI robots among new features of Metro Line 13 extension