[Athen] Unique tech question involving ASL
foreigntype at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 07:57:25 PDT 2015
Thanks, Ron. I am not surprised, though. I would like to applaud the ranger
for both wanting to think outside the box and by reaching out to us
(collectively) for possible solutions.
On Mar 17, 2015 4:29 AM, "Ron" <ronrstewart at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Ron Stewart
> 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
>> foreigntype at gmail.com
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