Sign language
Preservation of the Sign Language, George W. Veditz (1913)A sign language (also signed language or simply signing) is a language which uses manual communication and body language to convey meaning,...
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SignAloud: Gloves that Transliterate Sign Language into Text and Speech
Thomas Pryor and Navid Azodi of the University of Washington are the $10,000 Lemelson-MIT “Use it!” Undergraduate Winners for their invention SignAloud, glov...
Tommy Krångh, the sign language star of Eurovision
“I am always all in. I want to give the whole experience of the music. I have to give my whole body. When I get on the stage the music is pumping and I lose myself. I don’t know what’s happening. I a...
Hearing Hands - Touching Ad By Samsung
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Deaf Man Told To “Look Over There.” When He Does, You’ll Bawl Like A Baby!
To promote their new video call center for people with hearing disabilities, Samsung Turkey put together a wonderfully touching moment for a young man who suffers from hearing loss. They set up hidden...
List of sign languages
There are perhaps three hundred sign languages in use around the world today. The number is not known with any confidence; new sign languages emerge frequently through creolization and de novo (and oc...
Linguistic typology
Linguistic typology is a subfield of linguistics that studies and classifies languages according to their structural and functional features. Its aim is to describe and explain the common properties a...
Language acquisition
Language acquisition is the process by which humans acquire the capacity to perceive and comprehend language, as well as to produce and use words and sentences to communicate. Language acquisition is ...
Video Remote Interpreting
Video remote interpreting (VRI) is a videotelecommunication service that uses devices such as web cameras or videophones to provide sign language or spoken language interpreting services. This is done...
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Video Relay Service
A video relay service (VRS), also sometimes known as a video interpreting service (VIS), is a videotelecommunication service that allows deaf, hard-of-hearing and speech-impaired (D-HOH-SI) individual...
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Home sign
Home sign (or kitchen sign) is the gestural communication system developed by a deaf child who lacks input from a language model in the family. This is a common experience for deaf children with heari...
Origin of language
The origin of language in the human species has been the topic of scholarly discussions for several centuries. In spite of this, there is no consensus on the ultimate origin or age of human language....
Great ape language
Research into great ape language has involved teaching chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans to communicate with human beings (even though humans are themselves great apes as well) and with e...
Deaf culture
Deaf culture describes the social beliefs, behaviors, art, literary traditions, history, values, and shared institutions of communities that are affected by deafness and which use sign languages as th...
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Legal recognition of sign languages
The legal recognition of sign languages is one of the major concerns of the international Deaf community. There is no standard way in which such a recognition can be formally or legally extended; ever...
Fingerspelling
Fingerspelling (or dactylology) is the representation of the letters of a writing system, and sometimes numeral systems, using only the hands. These manual alphabets (also known as finger alphabets or...
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French Sign Language family
The French Sign Language (LSF) family is a language family of sign languages which includes French Sign Language and American Sign Language, among others.The FSL family descends from Old French Sign L...
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German Sign Language family
The German Sign Language family is a small language family of sign languages, including German Sign Language, Polish Sign Language and probably Israeli Sign Language. The latter also had influence fro...
German Sign Language family - Wikipedia
Japanese Sign Language family
The Japanese Sign Language (JSL) family is a language family of three sign languages: Japanese Sign Language (JSL), Korean Sign Language (KSL), and Taiwanese Sign Language (TSL). There is little diff...
Swedish Sign Language family
The Swedish Sign Language family is a language family of sign languages, including Swedish Sign Language, Portuguese Sign Language, and Finnish Sign Language. Swedish SL started about 1800. Wittmann (...
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