The University of Maryland College of Information Studies (UMD INFO College) is a top-ranked research and teaching college where faculty, staff, and students are passionate about using information and technology to break down barriers and create exciting new possibilities.
Expanding the frontiers how information and technology is accessed, used, and leveraged to empower individuals and communities.
Working with community, academic, and industry partners to create information science solutions and create learning and career opportunities for students.
Offering Bachelor, Master, PhD, and Certificate programs to prepare the next generation of information professionals and researchers.
Supporting new generations of students through scholarships, internships, and connections while enjoying networking and other benefits.
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As touchscreens proliferate in daily life, from coffee shops to airports, people who are blind or visually impaired are often unable to access important digital information. UMD researchers have developed a new robot that could help bridge the gap
Photo by iStock; Toucha11y photo courtesy of Jiasheng Li.
Palm-sized Robot Navigates Touchscreens for Visually Impaired Users
Reflecting INFO’s ongoing dedication to excellence in research, education, and the exploration of the information science landscape