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A Glove that Reads ASL

Posted 30 Jan 2002 at 22:28 UTC by steve Share This

American Sign Language is commonly used by the deaf to communicate with other people. Now they can use it to communicate with their computer too. High school student Ryan Patterson designed a wireless sensor glove that translates the motions of the ASL alphabet into ASCII text. The design won Ryan a $103,000 scholarship in the Siemens Westinghouse Science and Technology competition. Wired has the full story.

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