Gold Award for Web Accessibility

For the third consecutive year, a combined research team from the Departments of Electronic & Computer Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering received the Gold Award in the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme, jointly organized by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and the Equal Opportunities Commission.

The 2016 team comprised Prof Tim Woo, Prof Albert Wong, and research assistant Kobe Lam, Electronic and Computer Engineering, together with Prof Brian Mak and PhD student Yingke Zhu, Computer Science and Engineering. Since 2013, team members have developed two Android mobile apps to enhance hearing-impaired children’s ability to communicate. Both apps are available from Google Play.