New wearable technology transforms sign language into audible speech

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Kenyan engineer and innovator creates gloves that could revolutionize sign language communication. A new type of wearable technology could revolutionize the way that those who are deaf and those who can hear, but who do not necessarily understand sign language, communicate. Called Sign-IO gloves, the wearable tech was invented by young Kenyan engineer and innovator, Roy Allela. The Sign-IO gloves are capable of translating sign language into audible speech. The glove has been designed to connect through Bluetooth to an Android phone and uses the device’s text-to-speech function to provide…

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Wearable technology could convert sign language into audible words

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The technology of these devices is rapidly progressing and could soon allow sign language speakers to be heard. A new wearable technology has now been developed by a team of researchers at Texas A&M which has been designed to give a voice to people who had previously been limited to sign language. A new report on Reuters has described the device which employs a system of hand motion detecting sensors. This wearable technology is capable of detecting and recognizing the hand gestures of the wearer, as well as his or…

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