AWE companions with XRAI to supply AI-assisted dwell captioning

Might 21, 2024 – Augmented World Expo (AWE), a supplier of worldwide spatial computing and XR occasions, has introduced a partnership with XRAI Glass to caption and transcribe all 9 levels on the fifteenth anniversary AWE USA 2024 occasion subsequent month.

XRAI’s app combines the newest in prolonged actuality and synthetic intelligence applied sciences to supply real-time subtitles and translation, in addition to empower customers with an AI assistant. The answer additionally works seamlessly with the following technology of AR sensible glasses, in response to the corporate. 

AWE said that by partnering with XRAI, it is going to assist to make its whole convention content material extra accessible to everybody for the primary time. The augmented and digital actuality (AR/VR) know-how convention will make the most of the XRAI platform to supply AI-powered subtitles in over 75+ languages, for all 9 convention levels on the occasion, which takes place from June 18-20 in Lengthy Seaside, California. 

Utilizing the flagship XRAI Glass app on their cell phones (iOS and Android), or utilizing a pair of appropriate sensible glasses, AWE company will be capable of learn an AI-transcribed feed from the stage and translate it into one of many 75+ obtainable languages, all in real-time. On-line viewers of the Major Stage classes at AWE may also be capable of use these AI transcriptions and translations through the convention’s YouTube channel.  

Moreover, AWE said {that a} pilot group of deaf attendees could have the chance to have interaction with convention content material utilizing state-of-the-art XR glasses, permitting them to expertise dynamic captioning by cutting-edge spatial know-how. This providing can be accessible at each the XRAI and Qualcomm exhibition areas.

“The partnership between XRAI and AWE marks a big step in the direction of inclusivity within the XR business, and we’re extremely excited to carry our AI-powered translation capabilities to the forefront of this groundbreaking occasion,” mentioned Dan Scarfe, Founder and CEO of XRAI. “By using XR glasses for immersive captioning, we’re not solely breaking down communication boundaries but additionally showcasing the transformative potential of AR and AI applied sciences in making a extra accessible and fascinating convention expertise.” 

Commenting on the partnership, AWE’s Head of Programming, Sonya Haskins, mentioned: “Partnering with XRAI for AWE USA 2024 is a big milestone in our dedication to inclusivity and accessibility within the XR business. By using cutting-edge AI and AR know-how, we’re in a position to break down communication boundaries and be sure that all attendees can absolutely interact with our convention content material, no matter language or listening to skills. We’re thrilled to supply this transformative expertise to our world viewers and showcase the true potential of AR and AI applied sciences in making a extra inclusive and fascinating occasion.” 

AWE famous that globally, over 1.5 billion folks, almost 20% of the inhabitants, dwell with some extent of listening to loss, with 430 million people dealing with vital challenges. Because the main world occasion for the XR business, and with a mission to advance AR and VR know-how to additional human progress, AWE said that it’s devoted to showcasing the real-world worth that applied sciences like AI and AR glasses carry to its in-person occasion expertise.

To study extra about XRAI and its real-time subtitles and translation options, click on here. To seek out out extra about AWE and its AR and VR business occasions, click on here. For AWE USA 2024, Auganix readers get 30% off the price of AWE tickets after they use the code “24AUGANIXD” at checkout.

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Sam Sprigg

Sam is the Founder and Managing Editor of Auganix. With a background in analysis and report writing, he has been overlaying XR business information for the previous seven years.

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