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Sign-language translator uses gesture-sensing technology

A team of deaf entrepreneurs is developing software to bridge the communication gap between hearing and hearing-impaired people.

By 1 November 2014

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App that translates sign language was born of necessity

Many millions of people worldwide live with a disabling hearing loss. Now a team of deaf entrepreneurs is using motion-sensing tech to help the deaf and those who can hear communicate. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By 30 October 2014

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Meet Aiko Chihira...the first communication android to use sign language, Ep. 178

This week on Crave we explore promising food options like a pizza vending machine and a hand-held espresso machine. We get a glimpse into the beautiful, microscopic world of chemical reactions and meet Toshiba's communication android that's learning to speak sign language.

By 11 October 2014

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Crave Ep. 178: Meet Aiko Chihira...the first communication android to use sign language

Robots will someday take over the world and, YES! they will need to order the hearing impaired around also.

By 11 October 2014

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Toshiba's new robot can speak in sign language

Toshiba has unveiled Aiko Chihira, a humanoid robot that can communicate using sign language.

By 9 October 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 065: FlexSense, a pizza vending machine and Toshiba's sign language android

Researchers from three different labs have created FlexSense, a surface with embedded sensors that makes for some pretty incredible applications. We don't know when this concept might show up in commercial products, but we're already looking forward to it; don't miss the demo on today's show.

By 9 October 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 065: FlexSense, a pizza vending machine and Toshiba's sign language android

On today's show, we check out a new flexible sensor with some amazing applications, debate if pizza from a vending machine can be delicious and meet a new robot from Toshiba that knows simple sign language.

By 9 October 2014

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Bracelet and rings translate sign language

A concept bracelet and rings set uses motion sensors and an LED display to translate sign language.

By 22 November 2013

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Cool Kinect move: Reading sign language in real time

Here's another example of how the Kinect works great as a low-cost Swiss Army Knife for human and computer interaction: the multicamera device reads sign language like a champ.

By 19 July 2013

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Obama: Regulate broadband Internet like a utility so it 'works for everyone'

President Obama calls for tighter rules from the FCC -- leaving a little bit of wiggle room -- in an effort to preserve a "free and open Internet."

By 11 November 2014