Signlanguage

10.07.14
Toshiba's new android 'employee' uses sign language, speaks Japanese
10.07.14

Toshiba's new android 'employee' uses sign language, speaks Japanese

Toshiba's newest hire (of sorts) is called Aiko Chihara -- and she's manning a reception desk at t...

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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...

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07.18.13
Microsoft Research turns Kinect into canny sign language reader (video)
07.18.13

Microsoft Research turns Kinect into canny sign language reader (video)

Though early Kinect patents showed its potential for sign language translation, Microsoft quashed...

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03.02.13
Google Hangouts receive sign language interpreter support, keyboard shortcuts
03.02.13

Google Hangouts receive sign language interpreter support, keyboard shortcuts

Video chat can be an empowering tool for hard-of-hearing internet citizens for whom sign language...

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11.05.12
Marlee Signs teaches you sign language in your spare time
11.05.12

Marlee Signs teaches you sign language in your spare time

Marlee Signs is a sign language learning app for the iPhone that introduces you to the basics o...

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07.25.12
Sigma R&D shows Kinect sign language and Jedi savvy to win gesture challenge (video)
07.25.12

Sigma R&D shows Kinect sign language and Jedi savvy to win gesture challenge (video)

Sigma R&D has won first prize in a gesture challenge to show just how much more talent -- like...

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05.15.12
Sign language translator turns gestures into spoken letters, makes for a better world (video)
05.15.12

Sign language translator turns gestures into spoken letters, makes for a better world (video)

By far one of the greatest challenges of sign language has been to translate it for everyday folk...

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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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08.13.10
Storybook app integrates video of sign language for the deaf and hard of hearing
08.13.10

Storybook app integrates video of sign language for the deaf and hard of hearing

iStorytime has made a new app for reading with children, Danny the Dragon. It's not the content of...

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