Shiri Azenkot on Accessible Virtual Realities

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How can we make virtual, augmented and mixed realities accessible to all, including people with disabilities? That's a question that's been on Shiri Azenkot's mind for years now. She's an Assistant Professor of Information Science at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, and her research focuses on accessible technology. She explains why accessibility is important to her, and why she believes that XR is a promising technology in that regard.

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