Category Archives: Hearing Impairment

VEST vibratory vest

http://www.ispeech.orghttps://youtu.be/sRk6IsUUseg   Can sensory data be fed through unusual sensory channels?  And can the brain learn to extract the meaning of such information streams? Yes and yes. Sensory substitution is a non-invasive technique for circumventing the loss of one sense … Continue reading

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The FCC Approved Landmark Way For Deaf People to Communicate

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech December 18, 2016 The Federal Communications Commission last week approved one of the most important advances in communications technology for deaf and hard of hearing people in decades, in one of the agency’s final acts under the leadership of … Continue reading

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Ava: App That Helps Deaf & Hard Of Hearing People Follow Group Conversations – Assistive Technology Blog

TTSFor deaf people, participating in a group conversation, where there’s constant chatter going on among multiple people, can sometimes be painful. Reading lips, trying to hear with a lot of background noise, and keeping track of who is saying what … Continue reading

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Start ASL 1 Class App on the App Store

Speech Synthesis The Start ASL 1 Class mobile app is the best way to take our class on your mobile device. It’s straightforward and made to be an easy way to learn ASL on the go. The full class includes … Continue reading

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Weather Gods on the App Store

Powered by iSpeech Meet the Gods: Fire, Ice, Water, Air & Moon delivering you the Weather as you have never experienced it before. Weather Gods redefines the weather app with painstakingly crafted data visualisations, procedural graphics and audio that enable … Continue reading

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Tackling Day-to-Day Communication Barriers for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing | RESNA Webinar 

Text to Speech Demo Tackling Day-to-Day Communication Barriers for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing December 21, 2016 3:00 to 4:00 pm eastern Recent technologies have opened interactive communication between persons that are deaf and hard of hearing … Continue reading

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Loopfinder | Induction Loops in Your Area

http://www.ispeech.org Induction loops have been around for decades but have picked up quite a bit in the last 5 years or so. They are one of the best assistive technology solutions available to enhance sound for deaf people in a … Continue reading

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Halo 2: New Made for iPhone Hearing Aids

http://www.ispeech.orgIn 2014, we launched our Halo Made for iPhone hearing aids, and we are excited to announce that the next generation of Halo hearables is here!Halo 2 Made for iPhone hearing aids are designed to help patients stay connected to … Continue reading

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About Stagetext | Stagetext

http://www.ispeech.org Stagetext is a registered charity which provides captioning and live subtitling services to theatres and other arts venues to make their activities accessible to people who are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing.It was established in May 2000 by … Continue reading

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The Daily Moth | News in Video using American Sign Language

http://www.ispeech.org The Daily Moth delivers news in video using American Sign Language. The host covers trending stories and Deaf topics with a twist of humor and Deaf culture. A Deaf Slant on the Universe We are naturally drawn to light … Continue reading

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