Friday, February 16, 2007

Sign Language on Your Cellphone

Researchers at the University of WAshington and Cornell University are developing software to transmit video of sign language using cell phones (h/t MedGadget).

Low bandwidth of mobile networks is likely to be a problem for the foreseeable future, but as new technological advances in mobile telephony come along, this could be pretty cool for the Deaf community.

THe University is looking for folks fluent in ASL to participate in user studies. Sign up here to participate.

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