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Speech-to-Speech--Using A Telephone Independently
Speech-to-Speech (STS) is a Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS). This is a service allowing persons with hearing or speech limitations to access the telephone to place and receive calls. STS enables persons with a speech disability to make telephone calls using their own voice or an assistive voice device. A caller may use a communication device such as a Tobii or Dynavox. Speech-to-Speech uses…Continue
The Indiana Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VI Coordinators’ Association is offering two $500 scholarships for incoming college freshmen. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019. Eligibility requirements:
Navid Azodi and Thomas Pryor, two undergraduate students at the University of Washington have worked to invent a new way to communicate. Their invention, SignAloud gloves, which can translate American Sign Language into speech or text have prompted a lot of interest.
They developed the gloves to provide a bridge between native speakers of American Sign Language and people who do not sign.
The gloves have sensors that record movement and gestures. They then transmit the…Continue
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