Published on March 2021

Powering Inclusion: Artificial Intelligence and Assistive Technology

Written by Catherine Holloway, PC Chair in AI and Assistive Technologies


Assistive technology (AT) is broadly defined as any equipment, product or service that can make society more inclusive. Eye-glasses, hearing aids, wheelchairs or even some mobile applica-tions are all examples of AT. This briefing explores the power of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance the design of current and future AT, as well as to increase its reach.


International Research Centre
on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI)
under the auspices of UNESCO 

Jožef Stefan Institute
Jamova cesta 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana


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