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Researchers work on developing sign language for cellphones

A group of University of Washington researchers are working on MobileASL (American Sign Language) which would allow the hearing-impaired to use sign language on cellphones.  The MobileASL project is led by Eve Riskin, a UW professor in electrical engineering; co-leaders include Computer Science & Engineering professor Richard Ladner, and Information School professor Jacob Wobbrock.

We reported earlier on UW News coverage of MobileASL here.

Read the full article here.

December 3, 2008