Blog Post: Microsoft Canada Celebrates GAAD

As we mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, I reflect on the tremendous advances driven by our team, and by the dedicated individuals and businesses with whom we are so pleased to work with.

At Microsoft, we’ve been focused on improvements to real-time speech-to-text transcription, visual recognition technology and predictive text functionality. For example, we recently added new capabilities to Microsoft Soundscape including the ability to share Markers and filter for ‘Essential Services’ so people who are blind or have low vision are better supported in a contactless world.