Council Post: Role of AI in creating inclusive products & solutions
More than 1 billion people in the world, who are potential customers or employees, live with some form of disability. Given that 70% of disabilities are invisible, it should not come as a surprise that at some point in our lives, most of us likely will face some type of temporary, situational, or permanent disability. Inclusion of people with disabilities is a responsibility and an opportunity. Organisations are realising that designing for accessibility not only spurs innovation but attracts and retains top talent.
Similarly, there is growing awareness that individuals who are neurodiverse bring valuable attributes to a team, including different perspectives, creative thinking, design, problem solving, analytical thinking, pattern recognition, and attention to detail.
Artificial Intelligence has the potential to create a more inclusive society. Let’s consider two dimensions: language and disability.
Role of AI in creating inclusive products and solutions.