Subtitle Glasses Make It Easier For The Hearing Impaired To Go To The Movies

Subtitle Glasses Make It Easier For The Hearing Impaired To Go To The Movies
technology

New technology could make going to the movies a more convenient and enjoyable experience for the hearing impaired.

Dylan Schenker
  • 30 august 2011

As much of a visually-centric medium as film can be, it can be practically impossible to properly enjoy a film in its entirety if you are hearing impaired. Sony’s UK Lab hopes to change that with their innovative subtitle glasses. The glasses pick up a signal transmitted by the theater to stream the appropriate subtitles for the movie being viewed. The subtitles appear as green text on the edge of the glasses.

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