Hardofhearing

03.24.17
YouTube automates sound effect captions with AI
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YouTube automates sound effect captions with AI

Its AI can detect laughter, applause and music for the deaf or hard of hearing.

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09.25.15
Sprint to pay $1.2 million over six-month 911 outage
09.25.15

Sprint to pay $1.2 million over six-month 911 outage

Sprint neglected the service it's meant to maintain for hard-of-hearing users for nearly six months.

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03.01.12
Netflix Watch Instantly's life after Starz includes Academy Award winners, more captions
03.01.12

Netflix Watch Instantly's life after Starz includes Academy Award winners, more captions

In a change of conversation that would make Don Draper proud, Netflix has picked up its blogging pe...

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06.17.11
Netflix's day: Sony movies pulled, new bandwidth options, no more DVD API access and a lawsuit
06.17.11

Netflix's day: Sony movies pulled, new bandwidth options, no more DVD API access and a lawsuit

In an apparent ode to Rebecca Black, Ice Cube and any number of body switch movies, Netflix has h...

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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...

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05.27.11
Telecommunications device for the deaf gets hitched to a rotary phone, hacked to run Zork
05.27.11

Telecommunications device for the deaf gets hitched to a rotary phone, hacked to run Zork

In today's episode of "But will it run Zork?" a chap named Ulysses got the vintage game to run on...

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07.14.10
ZVRS to support live sign language translation via iPhone 4's FaceTime for calls between deaf and hearing users
07.14.10

ZVRS to support live sign language translation via iPhone 4's FaceTime for calls between deaf and hearing users

While SMS and mobile email are great, they still can't match the emotion, interaction, and intonati...

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03.05.08
New Sprint service transcribes conversation to web in real time
03.05.08

New Sprint service transcribes conversation to web in real time

Sprint is rolling out WebCapTel, an extension of its existing CapTel service that shows hard-of-hea...

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04.27.07
Deaf gamer seeks subtitles support
04.27.07

Deaf gamer seeks subtitles support

Kotaku has reprinted an interesting letter from a deaf gamer asking the ESA to support subtitling in...

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