Envisioning the Future of Adult Literacy

Mar 10, 2022

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

More people are affected by low literacy in the United States than are diagnosed with cancer or heart disease. More than half of American adults read below a 6th-grade level, costing us $2.2T in GDP annually. Emerging mixed reality technology like the Microsoft Hololens 2 enables literacy analysis through eye tracking in a new and exciting way. Join us to learn how the technology is being employed for literacy, both in children and adults.

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Ted Dinsmore

SphereGen Technologies

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Ellen Hisken

Microsoft Mixed Reality Sales

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British Robinson

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

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Andrew Sugarman

Sketchy Group