Rochester Institute of Technology empowers students who are deaf with AI real-time captions

Today, the Microsoft AI & Research team shared the details of a collaboration with the Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) National Technical Institute for the Deaf to empower students and teachers with AI technology. During lectures and discussions in classrooms, Microsoft Translator, an AI-powered speech and language technology, is helping to support students who are…


Individuals with Autism can bring untapped talent to every business

By Neil Barnett, Director of Inclusive Hiring and Accessibility, Microsoft I believe that diversity enriches organizations, from the products you create to the culture of employees rooted in empathy, understanding and a thirst for knowledge. That is why we announced the Autism Hiring Program three years ago on World Autism Awareness Day. We knew there…