Inclusive virtual conferencing: Creating personal and empathetic experiences 

As we enter the era of remote and hybrid work, videoconferencing has become an essential for today’s workplace. While telecommunication technologies are often optimized for efficiency and productivity, the emotional experience of communication is often under supported.

At AImpower, we work with the stuttering community to investigate and re-invent videoconferencing technologies to promote an inclusive and empowering virtual meeting experience, that fosters empathy, authenticity, a sense of belonging, and emotional connections. Ran, our head of product, shares some insights into our journey of developing products that enhance virtual conferencing experiences for individuals with diverse speaking abilities.

Publishing our research at CHI 2023

We are excited to share that, our research with the stuttering community on their videoconferencing experience has been accepted by the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’23)! Our paper, titled “‘The World is Designed for Fluent People’: Benefits and Challenges of Videoconferencing Technologies for People Who Stutter“, details the methodologyContinue reading “Publishing our research at CHI 2023”

Join us in Austin for Web4All 2023

Web4All is a premier conference for accessibility research, co-located with the Web Conference since 2003. Next year’s conference marks the 20th year anniversary for Web4All (!), and it will take place in Austin, Texas from April 30 to May 1, 2023, with the theme of “Accessibility in the Metaverse“. Shaomei Wu – the founder andContinue reading “Join us in Austin for Web4All 2023”