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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...

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10.15.14
App turns a smartphone into a speech translator for the deaf
10.15.14

App turns a smartphone into a speech translator for the deaf

Even deaf people who excel at lip reading need a bit of help when it comes to meetings or group co...

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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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07.11.14
Government will require closed captions on video clips lifted from TV broadcasts
07.11.14

Government will require closed captions on video clips lifted from TV broadcasts

Over the last few years closed captions have become increasingly prevalent in online video, but no...

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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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10.08.13
Deaf gamer connects, educates through Wizard101
10.08.13

Deaf gamer connects, educates through Wizard101

Even though she can't hear any of the music or sound effects in the game, Kelsey Fireheart professe...

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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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07.11.13
Deaf/Ventless raiding guild slices silently through heroic ToT
07.11.13

Deaf/Ventless raiding guild slices silently through heroic ToT

How smoothly do you think your raid would run without Vent? The instant connection of voice communi...

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06.17.13
Drama Mamas: Being deaf and raiding
06.17.13

Drama Mamas: Being deaf and raiding

Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as...

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