MobileASL: The First Mobile Phone for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

And it doesn't require users to wear a crazy looking glove. MobileASL incorporates compressed video signals, increased image quality around the face and hands, and motion detection to make it a better option than other mobile video conferencing services. » 8/16/10 11:40pm 8/16/10 11:40pm

New Video Compression Software Allows Deaf to Sign via Their Mobiles

The folks at the University of Washington are working for a good cause. They're looking for a way of compressing video so that deaf people could sign using their video-capable cell phones. The catch is, because video is still kinda choppy on most networks, the software they're working on needs to rely on special skin… » 2/23/07 2:30pm 2/23/07 2:30pm