Mobile motion gesture design for deaf people

Xue, Haoyun and Qin, Sheng-feng (2011) Mobile motion gesture design for deaf people. In: Proceedings of 2011 17th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC). IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, pp. 46-50. ISBN 9781467300001

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Abstract

In order to efficiently communicate with non-hearing-impaired (NHI) in particular locations in real-time, deaf people need a more intelligent and easy to use tool beyond their sign language. In this paper, we propose a new communication tool, combining British sign language with gesture-based mobile communication technology. It can quickly translate sign language into text, with one mobile phone, through organized vocabularies in context of different particular locations and integrated touch screen with gesture recognition technology. It can also simplify the process of deaf-to-NHI communication, shows meanings quickly and clearly and gets responses immediately. It bridges the gap in communication between deaf and the NHI. In order to reach this goal, we have designed a set of mobile motion gesture for testing our ideas and further development.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: British sign language, deaf people, inclusive design, mobile sign language, motion gesture
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Design
Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Design
Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Design
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2015 12:56
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2016 12:38
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/25066

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