Two-Way Communication Device Bridges Gap Between Deaf, Hearing Communities

Two-Way Communication Device Bridges Gap Between Deaf, Hearing Communities
technology

UNI translates sign language to audio and spoken words to text

Marnie Kunz
  • 23 october 2014

For deaf people, communicating with hearing people is often a struggle, involving writing things out, hand gestures, lip reading and confusion all around. But now there’s an innovative solution that can bridge the communication gap between American Sign Language and speaking – UNI. UNI is a tablet case that uses motion sensor technology to translate sign language into audio so deaf people can communicate with hearing people. UNI also converts spoken word into text so deaf people can read what is being spoken by hearing people.

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