Translate from sign language to text
Many deaf people are most comfortable communicating in sign language. This feature would translate from sign language to written text as a transcript or captioning of a sign language conversation.
Discussion by Disabilities (Benefits & Preferred Behaviors)
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This feature would simplify communication for people who are deaf, allowing them to communicate in their preferred language, even with people who are not fluent in sign.
Related Research and Papers
- IBM’s “Say It Sign It” – IBM Research, University of East Anglia (2007)
- DePaul ASL Project – DePaul University
- An Image Processing Technique for the Translation of ASL Finger-Spelling to Digital Audio or Text – Rochester Institute of Technology – Chance M. Glenn, Divya Mandloi, Kanthi Sarella, and Muhammed Lonon (2006)
- Automatic Sign Language Analysis: A Survey and the Future beyond Lexical Meaning – Britta Bauer, Sonja Nieen, Hermann Hienz (2005)
- Visual Sign and Gesture Recognition – Richard Bowden, Timor Kadir, David Windridge, Eng-Jon Ong, Antonio Micilotta, Andrew Zisserman, Michael Brady (2004)
- Sign Language to Text by SVM – Univ. de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain (2002)