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Sign 2.0: ICT for Sign Language Users: Information Sharing, Interoperability, User-Centered Design and Collaboration

Introduction to the Special Thematic Session
  • Liesbeth Pyfers
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7383)

Abstract

Deaf people have always been early adopters of everything ICT has to offer. Many barriers however remain, that make it difficult for Deaf sign language users to use their preferred, and for some: only accessible language, when and where they want. In this session, some of the current R&D efforts for sign language users are presented, with the objective to promote information sharing and collaboration, so that recent threats can be dealt with productively and converted into opportunities.

Keywords

Deaf sign language accessibility 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Liesbeth Pyfers
    • 1
  1. 1.PragmaHoensbroekThe Netherlands

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