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Monday, August 20, 2018

My fight for more subtitled cinema showings

Imagine seeing a film advertised that you’d like to see… that excitement builds up inside, so you send a message to your friend; ‘Hey, let’s go and see this when it’s out!’

‘Signly’ government scheme to receive funding

‘Signly’ - a government scheme to support BSL users on trains - will receive funding, along with other schemes to help rail passengers with various disabilities and conditions.
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ASIMO Robot learns Sign Language

Meet ASIMO, one of the world’s most well-known humanoid robots. ASIMO was created by Japanese manufacturer Honda back in 2000 and is one of the most advanced robots in the world, possessing the ability to walk independently, climb stairs, understand gestures and spoken commands, and mimic many other human functions accurately.

Sign language and technology

What are the intellectual and technological breakthroughs that have liberated the Deaf community from isolation? The earliest reference to the Deaf using Sign is in...

Dragons Den winner provides free new service for Deaf / hard of hearing people

trueCall Ltd – best known for their nuisance call blocking technology that is protecting 1.5 million UK households - have launched a new free...
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How technology is uniting and connecting the d/Deaf community

Here’s how Lingoing are using digital innovation to give the d/Deaf community a voice. Digital technology has revolutionised the way we communicate; it has made...
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Three launches free in-store Sign Language service for customers

https://vimeo.com/234307553 Three UK partners with Sign Solutions to enable Deaf customers to receive in-store support Three is launching a new in-store Video Relay service to help...
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Using technology to help Sign Language users access local services

https://vimeo.com/234312760 Devon County Council has introduced a new way for users of British Sign Language (BSL) to contact them via a Video Relay Service (VRS)....
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Virgin Media Trial Interpreters Live! Service in stores

Virgin Media have announced that their video relay service, currently available for BSL users contacting their customer care centres, will be trialled in a...
Deaf men helped NASA

‘I wanted to serve’: These deaf men helped NASA understand motion sickness in space

Extracted from The Washington Post - 5 May 2017 - By Sarah Larimer  Video above: In the 1960s, 11 men with ties to Gallaudet University...