Technology Makes Internet Memes Accessible for People With Visual Impairments

Published: 3/12/2019
Technology Makes Internet Memes Accessible for People With Visual Impairments
Source: CS.CMU.EDU

Carnegie Mellon News Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers developed a system that automatically identifies memes and utilizes prewritten templates to add descriptive alternate text for visually-impaired persons. CMU's Cole Gleason said basic computer-vision methods can describe images underlying each meme, while optical character recognition techniques can decipher the overlaid text. For

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