technology

  1. S

    Deaf tech and communication with hearing people

    Hi everyone Im a student in the Netherlands who is currently working on a project focussing on helping hearing and deaf/hard of hearing people communicate with each other. So far our task is to build a vibrating table which will allow deaf/hard of hearing people 'hear' what is going on in...
  2. R

    What Tech Hacks Are You Using?

    I'm curious what tech hacks people use. I.e. I often try to "hack" uncaptioned videos by using Ava to translate what they say. It works 50% of the time, depending on the audio quality and speaker.
  3. R

    What technology do you wish existed but doesn't yet?

    What technology do you wish existed but doesn't yet?
  4. R

    What's Your Biggest Frustration in the Tech World?

    What's the most frustrating thing that you encounter in the tech world and why? I'm a fellow deaf individual researching the intersection of deafness, tech and barriers to inclusivity. I would greatly value any insights you might provide!
  5. J

    Announcments at airports,shops,ports,stations

    Hello, How are you? I have a question for you. When you go to different shops, airports, stations, every announcement is made on microphone. So my question for you is: How do you manage this all? Have you had any bad experiences until now?Could you please share them with us? Have you ever...
  6. W

    Hard-of-hearing entrepreneur-to-be

    Hi everyone! I have been hard of hearing with a severe to profound hearing loss since I was a baby 35+ years ago. I grew up in the hearing world, and have had little connection with the deaf and hard of hearing community. So this is neat for me to be able to use the internet to connect with...
  7. S

    App myvoice ios app - no more lipreading and clear dictation

    Hi Everyone - I created an iOS app for my father who is deaf and it is called "App MyVoice". He grew up with lipreading and in a hearing household, so he had to speak growing up and starting learning ASL later in life. He often told me how difficult it is to lipread (only 30% accurate, at best)...
  8. M

    New wordpress plugin for sign language is out!

    Hello Sign Language users everywhere! Finally, after years of development, we just put a new WordPress plugin on the marketplace which makes Sign Language in web forms possible. Wicked. Here it is: https://ninjaforms.com/extensions/videomail/ It's kinda new, unique and a big change. Uses...
  9. Angelmarlee

    Gamers

    What are your go to games? I just finished FFXV. I think the rumble feature on the ps4 controller is a cool way to include deaf or hoh into the intense moments of gameplay.
  10. C

    Hearing student needing feedback on a augmented reality project

    Hi, my name is Cody Jackson and I live in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. I go to school at the Academy of Art University in SF and am working on a concept augmented reality project focused on helping the deaf community interact more easily with people, like myself, who don't know sign...
  11. labyrinthian

    What will be the best future technology for the deaf and hoh to interact with the hearing world?

    Sorry if I'm wrong, but it seems to me that a lot of people in Deaf community have negative or (realistically) cynical views on new assistive technologies like sign-interpreting gloves or video remote interpreting. I do understand the reasons. As many people have already pointed out, just using...
  12. Nita Thomas

    Hearing Assistance For Vehicles - Driving On The Road

    Safe Driving is important. What products are available to help the deaf or hearing impaired to know when a siren is going on while driving? Specific -- to alert us where to look and to pull over if needed. This is for Police, Fire, and Emergency Vehicles. Sometimes they pull up and I really...
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