Tag: hard of hearing



Texas Music Festival to Host Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Accessible Concert in May

In recognition of May's Better Hearing & Speech Month, the Good Vibrations Music & Arts Festival (GVMAF) will host the first fully-encompassing deaf and hard-of-hearing accessible concert on May 20, 2017 at the 1850 Settlement in San Antonio, Texas. Ticket sales and festival commissions will benefit Texas-based nonprofit, Aid the Silent.

Software for Google Glass Provides Captions for Hard-of-Hearing Users

A team of researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology has created speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing users with everyday conversations. According to the research team that designed the Captioning on Glass software system, a hard-of-hearing person wears Glass while a second person speaks directly into a smartphone. The speech is converted to text, sent to Glass and displayed on its heads-up display.

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