Tag: translate

Motion-Sensing Gloves Could Let Deaf People Speak Aloud, Through Your Cellphone

By Sophie Bushwick | July 10, 2012 10:26 am

EnableTalk
Prototype of the EnableTalk gloves

Programs that transform typed words into speech are old hat. But what about a tool to translate sign language into audible conversation? Ukrainian students have created gloves that can sense what the hands are signing and a program that translates the signs into both text and speech. The project, called EnableTalk, is a finalist in Microsoft’s Imagine Cup competition.

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