Kinect Used To Translate Sign Language

Ubergizmo: "Instead of the usual weird or funny Kinect hacks we have for you this week, we’ve got something that could actually benefit society. Some French folks have come up with a program that can use the Kinect to detect the hand gestures used in sign language. Once detected, the sign language is then translated into words that are shown on screen.

At the moment, only two words are recognized – “hello” and “sorry”, but the developers are working on adding more words to the programs vocabulary. Since the coding is completed all they have to do is record the gestures and corresponding words."

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mark01923533d ago

This was already possible in December 2010, how is this news?

NukaCola3532d ago

I don't want you all to think I am a hater, but this is large body movement sign language. I want to see this thing actaully read your hands spelling out words.

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