Purdue University Theatre Department announced that it has engaged Gamiotics to implement a new technology at shows on campus, allowing deaf and hearing-impaired audiences to enjoy live performances through the use of closed captioning in the palm of their hands.
Tag: sign language interpreter
The SLinto dictionary, reportedly the first online, crowdsourced database for sign language, allows users to search for the meaning of a particular sign by identifying what fingers were used to make it and where on the body they’re placed, according to an article in Newsweek.Read More
NYC Police Departments to Receive Tablets as Part of Initiative for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community
As part of a pilot program, three New York City police departments—the 9th in Manhattan, the 115th in Queens and the 121st in Staten Island—will have tablets that allow them to connect remotely to a sign language interpreter, according to an article in the Daily News.Read More
For deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals, Amber Galloway Gallego provides visual and emotive cues at concerts as an interpretation of the artist’s performance, according to an article in Vox. Gallego is an American Sign Language (ASL) interpretor who has worked with 400 artists, many of them hip-hop performers.Read More