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Veröffentlicht am Do, den 16.06.2016

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Apple invites deaf, blind advocate Haben Girma to address developers on accessibility at WWDC16 - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Girma, the first deaf blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School and today an attorney working at Disability Rights Advocates, noted that designing products with accessibility from the start not only benefits disabled users, but also benefits ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 11.05.2016

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Newtown travel expert signs for Sign Language Week - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Flight Centre travel experts are fluent in many languages including NZ Sign Language. Renee Olsen, from Newtown Flight Centre in Wellington, is one such travel expert. Ms Olsen learnt NZ Sign Language at university and now uses it regularly to converse with her hearing impaired customers. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 21.04.2016

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DC's Deaf Film Community Organizes Group for Open Caption Screenings - Washington City Paper (blog)

Washington City Paper (blog) DC's Deaf Film Community Organizes Group for Open Caption Screenings Washington City Paper (blog) The easiest way for deaf and hard-of-hearing people to enjoy movies, he says, is the simplest: subtitles or open caption screenings, as they're called. And while that's technology that's rather simple for both movie theaters and patrons, it's not ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 06.04.2016

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The deaf women in Obama's White House - BBC News

Two women who are deaf have risen to prominent positions alongside Barack Obama in the White House. Leah Katz-Hernandez, 28, is one of the first people visitors encounter when they enter the White House. Informally known as the Receptionist of the ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Fr, den 01.04.2016

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Campaigners hit out over lack of sign language on leaders' debates - The National

DISABILITY rights campaigners have accused the BBC and STV of “failing” deaf people by not providing British Sign Language interpreters on the Holyrood leaders' debates. They said the decision was especially disappointing following the passing of ... HSBC and First Direct make banking easier for British Sign Language customersIrish Examiner Banks launch video relay service for members of the deaf community [...] weiter »

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HSBC and First Direct make banking easier for British Sign Language customers - Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner HSBC and First Direct make banking easier for British Sign Language customers Irish Examiner The technology allows deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users to communicate with their bank via an on-screen interpreter who then relays the information to a customer service advisor in spoken English. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 30.03.2016

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This Concert Gave its Deaf Audience Good Vibrations - Care2.com

The concert also had a visual component. Speaker cones vibrating in different frequencies were placed beneath cubes filled with water, and the resulting patterns and splashes were projected on a huge screen, along with other images. “It’s everything together that makes this a cohesive experience. It’s really beautiful,” said Creative Director Layne Braunstein in a video about the creators of the concert. “Yeah, I mean music transcends your ears.” [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Barrierefreiheit Kultur

Veröffentlicht am Do, den 27.08.2015

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Skyview Drive-In draws deaf audiences with captions - Belleville News-Democrat

The drive-in theater introduced captions for movies screened on Thursday nights to appeal to deaf consumers. Outdoor theater owner Steve Bloomer said, “It’s like watching a caption of the movie on TV. All of the dialogue comes up on the screen.” And the deaf community has responded. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 25.08.2015

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Looking back on Microsoft's American Sign Language Customer Support - WinBeta

A service offered by Microsoft that many are probably unaware of is their Disability Answer Desk which provides customer support for Microsoft product owners and service users who require more than a text chat or telephone call to help solve their problem. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Fr, den 21.08.2015

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Deaf pilots connect at Colorado Springs - AOPA Pilot

Yet Thomas, whose father was an airline pilot, said that when he was younger he figured he'd never be able to fly because he was deaf. But one day while flying RC airplanes in Alaska, he said, he saw manned airplanes overhead and decided to take a ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Barrierefreiheit Beruf
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FCC Boosting Open Video Platform for the Deaf - Multichannel News

Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler wants to give people with disabilities a hand. Make that two hands, and in the process, a stronger voice. Wheeler plans to announce today at the TDI Conference in Baltimore that the FCC is making available an open-source video platform to make it easier for the deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind community to communicate with federal agencies and businesses in American Sign Language (ASL). - See more at: http://www.multichannel.com/news/technology/fcc-boosting-open-video-platform-deaf/393135#sthash.G8hVvsUx.dpuf [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 12.08.2015

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Doors open for deaf - Fraser Coast Chronicle

PIALBA's Judith Raxworthy is all ears for remote real-time captioning - the technology is a step forward for the inclusion of those with hearing losses in community forums. Ms Raxworthy said the deaf were excluded from gatherings such as council ... [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 05.08.2015

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The correct term is 'deaf' not 'hearing impaired' (Your letters) - Syracuse.com

Last week the opinion section addressed the 25th anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). There are still many in our community who are unaware that providing accessibility is required by law. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 14.07.2015

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iTWire - VIDEO: Uber hears the needs deaf riders and 'driver-partners' - iTWire

Uber has made it easier for deaf and hard-of-hearing riders and driver-partners to be a customer or transport service provider with the Uber app, supported by Deaf Australia. [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 23.06.2015

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Sign to dine: Vancouver's first 'deaf' restaurant offers unique dining experience - CTV News

CTV News Sign to dine: Vancouver's first 'deaf' restaurant offers unique dining experience CTV News A Vancouver restaurant is offering a unique new dining experience that's both interesting and educational. Deafined is the first restaurant in B.C. [...] weiter »

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