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With Thomas Logan (Founder, Equal Entry).
Tue, Jan 24, 2023 @ 07:30 PM   FREE   3WTC, 175 Greenwich St
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Automated captions are cool but often inaccurate. We decided to design a series of experiments to compare specific short scripts of spoken audio. We used a variety of speakers for each test case.

Our presentation will share real data & lessons learned from a variety of artificial intelligence (AI) platforms to determine which one provides the most accurate results. We will also highlight the latest tools available from a variety of AI technologies working in this space.

Attendees will learn about:

Test cases for captioning
Different captioning AIs used in testing
SRT vs. VTT caption files
Exporting captions
The quality of the displayed captions
And there will be time for your questions.

We're meeting in Asana. This event will be online & in-person.

Presenter bios
Thomas Logan has spent the past 20 years assisting organizations to create technology solutions that work for people with disabilities. Over his career, Thomas has delivered projects for numerous federal, state, & local government agencies as well as private sector organizations from startups to Fortune 500s.

He is the owner of Equal Entry, whose mission is: contributing to a more accessible world. He is also the organizer of Accessibility Virtual Reality & co-organizer of Accessibility New York. Both are monthly Meetups for people interested in topics related to accessibility & people with disabilities. Thomas lives in Tokyo, Japan.

Meryl Evans, CPACC, is a TEDx & professional speaker, trainer, author, & accessibility marketing consultant who was born deaf. She is a highly regarded speaker on diversity, equity, & inclusion who focuses on people with disabilities & accessibility. She has spoken at many events including TEDx.

She works with Thomas at Equal Entry as an accessibility consultant. Meryl is the co-organizer of A11yNYC & A11yVR Meetups. She's a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC). Be sure to follow Meryl on LinkedIn as she's one of 12 people who are LinkedIn Top Voices for Disability Advocacy.

The presentation will have captions [CC].

Provided by Internet Society Accessibility SIG.


All A11yNYC meetups are pre-approved for IAAP Continuing Accessibility Education Credits (CAEC).

Thanks to Asana, Evinced, Equal Entry, Fable, & Google for sponsoring.
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