Hearingimpaired

05.29.15
Uber's driver app now serves the hearing impaired
05.29.15

Uber's driver app now serves the hearing impaired

More often than not, most features released by Uber are designed for its customers, not drivers. T...

By E. Alvarez,   05.29.15
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05.17.14
​MotionSavvy uses gesture recognition to give sign language a voice
05.17.14

​MotionSavvy uses gesture recognition to give sign language a voice

If you're fluent in American Sign Language, congratulations: you know one more language than most...

By S. Buckley,   05.17.14
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10.11.12
Netflix to bring closed captioning to all video content by 2014
10.11.12

Netflix to bring closed captioning to all video content by 2014

The road to become the best it can be will surely be a long one, but Netflix is certainly doing al...

By E. Alvarez,   10.11.12
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04.20.12
Regal Entertainment Group teams up with Sony to bring subtitle glasses to US theaters
04.20.12

Regal Entertainment Group teams up with Sony to bring subtitle glasses to US theaters

We've been hearing about glasses that only display subtitles to those who need them for years (mos...

By D. Melanson,   04.20.12
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01.30.12
Nintendo, NTT DoCoMo testing DS-powered speech translator
01.30.12

Nintendo, NTT DoCoMo testing DS-powered speech translator

Nintendo and NTT DoCoMo are reportedly teaming up in order to create a voice-to-text system that'l...

By D. Cooper,   01.30.12
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06.03.11
NHK's automated, animated sign language translator adds gestures to subtitles (video)
06.03.11

NHK's automated, animated sign language translator adds gestures to subtitles (video)

We've seen quite a few devices designed to help hearing impaired users communicate via phone or c...

By A. Toor,   06.03.11
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05.11.11
YouTube brings human-enabled closed captioning to live video for Google I/O
05.11.11

YouTube brings human-enabled closed captioning to live video for Google I/O

If you were glued to your computer during the live broadcast of the Google I/O keynote yesterday m...

By C. Trout,   05.11.11
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10.14.10
Siemens pumps streaming audio to hearing aids with miniTek remote
10.14.10

Siemens pumps streaming audio to hearing aids with miniTek remote

See that tiny black box? It's a streaming audio hub, designed specifically for the hard of hearing...

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05.21.10
Pioneer's Navi Robo waves you in the right direction (video)
05.21.10

Pioneer's Navi Robo waves you in the right direction (video)

Before you dismiss this as just another crazy idea out of Japan, hear us out. The newly developed,...

By Vlad Savov,   05.21.10
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