Here is how Microsoft is helping accessibility-focused startups

To celebrate Global Accessibility Day, Microsoft has selected seven new accessibility-focussed startups to provide them grants.

Microsoft’s AI for accessibility programmed will provide grants to seven selected startups. The selected startups will be able to get professional-level Azure AI resources and support, cash to cover the cost of data among other things from Microsoft. The aim here is to empower people with different disabilities to take part in the tech industry.

The companies that got lucky are:

  1. Our Ability
  2. Pison
  3. Voiceitt
  4. University of Sidney
  5. Birmingham City University
  6. Massachusetts Eye and Ear
  7. University of California Berkley

Accessibility-focussed companies which want to enjoy various expert advice, monetary help from Microsoft, apply online and a team of accessibility and market experts at Microsoft evaluate these companies and to prepare the list.

Via: TechCrunch

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