Microsoft engineers turn an Xbox 360 into a sign-language translation device

10/31/2013 | PCWorld

Researchers at Microsoft have found a potentially revolutionary new use for their Kinect hands-free gaming technology: translating sign language into spoken words. The technology -- which was developed in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Sciences using the Xbox 360 gaming peripheral -- can translate signs into Chinese and American Sign Language, and is substantially less costly than previous attempts, which relied on cameras and digital gloves.

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