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Five recent technological advances that are changing deaf people’s lives

October 29, 2014


1. Next generation text relay Once the mainstay of communication for deaf people, Text Relay or Type Talk, as it […]

Deaf News: Researchers develop prototype of fully internal cochlear implant

May 21, 2014


American researchers have developed a prototype cochlear implant which would be entirely internal, with no visible hardware on the outside […]

US Deaf News : Deaf students win $25,000 grant to develop sign-to-text device

January 29, 2014


A group of deaf students have been awarded a $25,000 grant to help them create a device which will translate […]

Deaf News: Cambridge researchers declare breakthrough against hearing aid background noise

October 29, 2013


The common problem of background noise making speech unintelligible for hearing aid wearers is one step closer to being solved, […]

Deaf News: BT launch plans for next generation text relay service

August 29, 2013


Plans are being unveiled for BT’s new next generation text relay service. BT is introducing alternatives to the 18002 prefix, […]

Watch: The future of interpreting services?

July 2, 2013


In this glimpse of the future, booking an interpreter is as easy as dragging a finger across a screen, and […]

William Mager: Could Google Glass be the Deaf community’s ‘disruptive innovation’?

May 7, 2013


The video below is an interesting time capsule. It’s Eric Sykes, talking to Jack Ashley on See Hear about his […]

Deaf News: Mobile app turns iPhone into a hearing aid!

March 27, 2013


Researchers at the University of Essex have developed a free mobile app that turns an iPhone or iPod into a […]

Amanda Turner: ‘Snail mail’ should still have a place in deaf and hearing hearts

March 5, 2013


Having recently celebrated a birthday, I was delighted to receive a birthday card from an old friend which contained a […]

Deaf News: Deaf quadriplegic writes on Twitter at rate of four words a minute

October 9, 2012


The Daily Mail has reported on a deaf quadriplegic who has become a Twitter sensation despite being limited to only […]