We always welcome students passionate about accessibility to join our team (more info) !
A11y Lab is part of the Human-Centered Design and Development (HCDD) program at College of Information Science and Technology (IST) in the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State).
A11y stands for Accessibility – there are 11 letters between the “A” and the “y”. We believe accessibility is a human right; we also believe making things accessible for people with disabilities is a hard problem. Often, this problem is layered, multi-dimensinoal, and difficult to describe and theorize.
At A11y Lab, we aim to address the following challenges:
Please feel free to contact me if you are also working on these challenges and interested in collaborating with us.
Dec 20, 2021
Our paper, [preprint coming soon] Opportunities for Human-AI Collaboration in Remote Sighted Assistance is conditionally accepted to IUI 2022
Nov 16, 2021
Our journal paper, [preprint] Iterative Design and Prototyping of Computer Vision Mediated Remote Sighted Assistance is accepted to ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI)
Oct 08, 2021
2 papers submitted to IUI 2022
Sept 09, 2021
3 papers submitted to CHI 2022
August 06, 2021
Our paper, Tilt-Explore: Making Tilt Gestures Usable for Low-Vision Smartphone Users is accepted to UIST 2021
August 05, 2020
Our poster, Towards Multi-Wheel Input Device for Non-Visual Interaction is accepted to UIST 2020
July 24, 2020
Our paper on balancing actors' gender and skin-color in live telecasts is accepted to CSCW 2020
March 05, 2020
Our poster Wayfinding and Navigating in Virtual Environment: Learning from Audio Games is accepted in Thinking Within Symposium 2020 – Exploring Immersive Technologies in Education and Research
Our NIH proposal for building space-compacting magnifier is accepted!Oct. 30, 2019
1 paper is submitted to CHI 2020June 28, 2019
1 paper is accepted in ASSETS 2019!May 2, 2019
1 paper is submitted to ASSETS 2019