Google Chrome describes image for visually impaired users

Announced the company Google about the new feature in the browser chrome of Google the great in voice recognition to create textual descriptions of alternative images in order to help the blind and visually impaired users.

Used giant search machine learning to create descriptions for millions of images, which dominate the internet and social media in particular, as a great part of the content on the internet is visible.

Not everyone can see those pictures, since users are blind and impaired vision to see it on screen readers or braille displays Braille, but these devices rely on remember the developers of web sites to create the so-called alternative, which provides a description of what is in the picture.

While many of the major websites include an alternative text, except that smaller sites often don’t do it, and shows the alternative text is always on social media, where the moving pictures faster than the ability of some systems to keep up with it.

Depends feature the new Google on the same technology that allows users to search for images by keyword, and create a description of the image automatically.

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Said Laura Allen, Laura Allen, Senior Programme Managers in the team access within the Chrome browser, which understands the problem because of a weakness in the vision: is still there in the current time millions and millions of pictures are not labeled on the web.

She added, “When you reach one of those images using a screen reader or a braille display, will be “image” or “draw an indefinite period” or a very long string of numbers which is the name of the file that is irrelevant”.

Recall that the translations are not perfect, in and was the algorithm not sure from the picture, you won’t try to classify them at all, and was able to snap of the label more than 10 million photos within a few months of testing.

Are published water slowly to users, where they see its Chrome browser specifically for people who use screen readers to encourage them to try it.

This feature is available only for users who have devices to read the company you take out the comments spoken or braille, to read the descriptions of the images by the screen reader, but it won’t appear visually on the screen.

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