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PEAT Talks: Emerging Workplace Technologies and Vision Loss

Thursday, February 15, 2018
2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. EST

Cost: Free

Format: Webinar

Where: Online/Web-based

Sponsored By:

Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)


Aira Director of Public Policy & Strategic Alliances Paul Schroeder will discuss how emerging technologies are shaping the landscape of employment for people with vision loss, and other disabilities. This session will examine the development and implications of new technologies that provide:

  • access to remote, real-time, human and [artificial intelligence (AI)] assistance in the workplace
  • smartphone apps such as Seeing AI and BeMyEyes
  • vision enhancement through electronic optical eyewear
  • support for indoor wayfinding assistance
  • acceptance and privacy

PEAT Talks is a monthly virtual speaker series to showcase organizations and individuals whose work is advancing accessible technology in the workplace. Held the third Thursday of every month at 2pm ET, these events are designed to be energetic and interactive discussions highlighting a spectrum of exciting work. To see upcoming events in this series, please visit our calendar.


Deadline to Register - February 14, 2018

To register for the event, go to

Contact For More Information:

Contact PEAT via ODEP
Phone: 866-633-7365 (toll free) or 877-889-5627 (tty)
Web: Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)

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