Tag Archives: sign language

Sign Language Recognition Case for the Tablet

TTS This sign language recognition case, known as UNI, uses gesture recognition technology developed by Leap Motion to translate sign language into audible speech. It then merges this with voice recognition technology to convert spoken word to text. Because there … Continue reading

Posted in Deafness, Hearing Impairment, mobile devices | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Signs: Canadian restaurant with deaf servers

Convert Text to SpeechDiners at a new Canadian restaurant staffed almost entirely with deaf servers are being encouraged to order using sign language. “Signs,” on Toronto’s Yonge St., gives clients a handy cheat sheet so they can communicate with hard … Continue reading

Posted in Deafness, Disability Related, Hearing Impairment | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Device Translates Sign Language Into Speech | Duke Today

Speech SynthesisA team of Duke students developed a prototype device that uses a glove, sensors and a computer to translate the motions of sign language into speech. They built it in 24 hours at the HackDuke computer programming contest. All … Continue reading

Posted in Deafness, Hearing Impairment | Tagged , | Leave a comment

UPDATE: Microsoft Research uses Kinect to translate between spoken and sign languages in real time – The Next Web

http://www.ispeech.orgMicrosoft’s Kinect is a wonderful piece of technology that seems to know no bounds. Microsoft Research is now using it to bridge the gap between folks who don’t speak the same language, whether they can hear or not. As you … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Computers and Related, Deafness | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sign Language Ring

http://www.ispeech.org Sign Language Ring is a translation device in the form of a bracelet with detachable rings. When worn on the fingers of the person using sign language, the rings detect and track the signing motions. These are translated to … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative and Augmentative Communication, Communication, Deafness, Hearing Impairment | Tagged | Leave a comment

Enable Talk project

http://www.ispeech.orgThe project was presented at the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition in 2012 and won the first prize. The concept of the project consisted of two sensored gloves and a mobile device, which entailed the recognition process. The project work was … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative and Augmentative Communication, Computers and Related, Deafness, Hearing Impairment | Tagged | Leave a comment

Researchers using Kinect

tts Researchers from Microsoft Asia and the Institute of Computing Technology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have been working together to develop a computer system able to translate gestures used in sign language to text. via Researchers using Kinect … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative and Augmentative Communication, Communication, Computers and Related, Deafness, Disability Related | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Signing Santa

http://www.ispeech.orgSigning Santa brought holiday cheer to about 250 deaf and hard-of-hearing students from Miami-Dade public schools who came out to see him at the Dolphin Mall Thursday. Signing Santa Brings Cheer to Kids at Dolphin Mall | NBC 6 South Florida. View … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Deafness, Hearing Impairment | Tagged , | Comments Off on Signing Santa

On YouTube, A Thriving Scene Of Sign-Language Performance | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

Text to SpeechThe video sharing site is becoming home to a vibrant scene of American Sign Language musicians, comedians and poets. No closed captioning required. via On YouTube, A Thriving Scene Of Sign-Language Performance | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and … Continue reading

Posted in Computers and Related, Deafness, Hearing Impairment | Tagged , | Comments Off on On YouTube, A Thriving Scene Of Sign-Language Performance | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

Microsoft Imagine Cup

http://www.ispeech.org The Imagine Cup 2012 goes to the Ukraine! Congratulations to the Software Design 1st place winner Team quadSquad! Their winning solution, Enable Talk, allows deaf individuals to communicate using custom-designed sensory gloves and a smartphone application to translate sign … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative and Augmentative Communication, Communication, Computers and Related | Tagged | Comments Off on Microsoft Imagine Cup