[Athen] Unique tech question involving ASL
ronrstewart at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 04:28:50 PDT 2015
Unfortunately there is no effective solution to meet this kind of need. The
DHH community have routinely rejected the signing avatar solutions and as
far as I am aware most research in the area has been abandoned.
Wish I had better news.
On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, Wink Harner <foreigntype at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all ATHENites,
> We had an inquiry at SOU today from a ranger in the NPS concerning a
> technology solution to offer ASL on demand in the caves. Anyone have any
> solutions, suggestions or can point us in the right direction? Currently
> there is a 2-week advance notice for the Deaf /HOH patrons to request a
> live interpreter for the cave tour.
> There is no wifi or phone service in the caves, so a remote VI service is
> (probably) out. Ranger wants it to be completely spontaneous, not a digital
> video of interps. The ranger suggested some type of (unknown) app could be
> loaded on an iPad or iPhone with pre-recorded video interpreting. If flash
> cameras are prohibited, are cell phones cell phone flash lights and iPad
> screens also prohibited?
> Speech to Avatars? Any ideas, however odd, are welcome.
> Thank you all in advance.
> Wink Harner
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