A Caption Presentation System for the Hearing Impaired People Attending Theatrical Performances

  • Yuko Konya
  • Itiro Siio
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7624)


This study addresses information support for hearing impaired people who attend theatrical performances. In present Japan, there are a few theaters that employ programs providing captions for hearing impaired people. The few programs that provide captions only show dialogues and sounds (musical note icons). We propose, implement, and evaluate a caption presentation method for hearing impaired people, which includes support for dialogues, sound effects, and audience responses.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuko Konya
    • 1
  • Itiro Siio
    • 1
  1. 1.Ochanomizu UniversityBunkyo-kuJapan

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