Information Director

Information Director

-  95 posts

Sushant Kafle is a PhD Candidate in Computing and Information Science at the at the Rochester Institute of Technology. His research aims to inform the evaluation and the design of automatic speech recognition technology for use in captioning for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

ASSETS 2018

Continue reading →

SIGACCESS Elections

SIGACCESS Elections: Message from Past Chair

Continue reading →

ASSETS 2017

Continue reading →

ASSETS 2016 Proceedings available

Continue reading →

ASSETS 2016

Continue reading →

Acquisition of Spatial Environmental Information from Tactile Displays

Abstract: It is still recognized as a challenge task while blind and visually impaired people travel outdoor independently, even if there are a number of assistive mobility aids available. In addition to building universal facilities in urban and rural environments for them, it is essential to develop novel mobility assistive technologies and systems to satisfy their increasing demands for mobility. To investigate those demands, an international survey with 106 blind and visually impaired people from …

Continue reading →

ASSETS 2015

Continue reading →

ASSETS 2014

Continue reading →

Interactive Maps for Visually Impaired People: Design, Usability and Spatial Cognition

This thesis demonstrates the importance of interactive maps for visually impaired people and their spatial cognition.

Continue reading →

Chieko Asakawa and Takashi Itoh: 2013 Impact Award

User Interface of a Home Page Reader

Continue reading →