Chinese researchers develop software to translate text into ASL

07/18/2013 | PhysOrg.com

Chinese researchers and Microsoft are working on methods to use Microsoft's Kinect device to translate a person signing into text to improve communication for individuals with hearing impairments. The software, recently demonstrated at a Microsoft conference, allows users to speak in American Sign Language that is then translated into text, and then can translate text into ASL using a keyboard and computer avatar.

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