SignGlasses Improves Learning For Deaf Students In Classrooms - Assistive Technology Blog
SignGlasses, a company based out of Salt Lake City, UT, is changing the way deaf students interact with sign language interpreters and professors in classrooms. SignGlasses offers a pair of glasses that show a miniature video of the sign language interpreter on one side of the lenses signing in real time. The SLP can be observing the professor from a remote location through a webcam, and sign everything the professor is saying. It also comes with a clip-on mic that the professor wears so the Interpreter is able to hear them. What that means is that the student doesn’t have to look at the professor and then at the interpreter (whether in the classroom or on their computer if the SLP is remote) while also taking notes at the same time. What’s even better is that these videos are timestamped and saved so students can review videos at a later time for homework or studying for exams and bookmark important parts of their lectures. SSignGlasses comes with its own software that also lets students take timestamped notes. These notes are easily searchable too. According to the company, several schools would be able to cut costs because with SignGlasses, the interpreters [...]