1. crazytechnerd

    Deaf/HOH Entrepreneurs with their challenges and difficulties.

    Hello everyone, I'm a HOH founder in a tech startup firm, and I'm here to provide support to other deaf or HOH business owners and entrepreneurs. I understand that being deaf or HOH can come with unique challenges when running a business. If you're a deaf or HOH business owner, what are some...
  2. S

    Lets build a Better VR for Deaf Community

    Hi, I am a masters student. Over the years i have seen a massive rise of Deaf community in Virtual world/metaverse. However, i saw that the tech is not very accessible or smart to allow the community to have a comfortable intuitive experience. I took this as an opportunity to work on this...
  3. M

    Survey- motion device

    Hello, I am a MSc Science student at NUIG. My group and I have a product idea for our business module that includes a motion sense wristband, aimed at deaf individuals. It would be great if anyone could fill out a quick 2 min survey as this would significantly help us in our market research for...
  4. A

    Word visualizer in open alpha test

    Hi community! The last many months we have been building a software tool, that we believe can be helpful for this community. We assume it has been quite problematic following the conversations you might have had on Zoom and etc. So we wanted to solve that, and make online conversations more...
  5. C

    Need help/recommendations for watching TV/movies

    Hi everyone, I'm new here and tried searching a little bit but didn't see any threads with my specific situation so I'm hoping someone out there sees this and can offer some help. My father (76yo) is fully deaf in one ear and hard of hearing in the other. He's also lost most of his vision in one...
  6. L

    Hey everyone! I want to work close with you on a project.

    Some time ago i stumbled across a video which showed a project in which an avatar on your smartphone translates words to sign language. . I thought this was amazing and decided to work on something similiar. After some time, i had a prototype which converts mouth movements into words, which...
  7. S

    Product Engineering Services

    This term has been in the tech field for many years. For most of them, the concept behind it is still vague. Can anyone give me a good explanation
  8. A

    I am trying to develop a new device.

    Dear community, I am writing to you because I want to develop a device that will help people with hearing and speech impairment to be able to use any smartphone in daily calls. How it will work: The user will have to connect the device to his/her smartphone through Bluetooth and will have...
  9. S

    Artificial Intelligence in Hearing Aids

    In the current scenario, Artificial Intelligence is many things. It expands from simple AI solutions to complex machine learning AI that can predict future outcomes based on what humans have taught it. The term or even more precisely the concept was tosed in the 1950s. Right now it can be...
  10. N

    Question-Venture Name-Course Project

    Hello! My Name is Noam (female), and I am a college student going into my second year now. I am currently in a joint course with students from a different college, that is all about innovation. As part of this course, we are required, in groups, to come up with an innovative idea to sell locally...
  11. 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.
  12. R

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

    What technology do you wish existed but doesn't yet?
  13. 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!
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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)...
  17. 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: It's kinda new, unique and a big change. Uses...
  18. Angelmarlee


    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.
  19. 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...
  20. 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...