App for deaf people to ‘hear’ group conversations

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Smart, very smart use of technology to enhance lives. Researchers have developed the first mobile app to make group conversations possible between deaf people and their hearing peers. The Transcense app “listens” and interprets conversations, providing real-time captioning on mobile devices.   http://youtu.be/vvoglCTd6x8 Indiegogo campaign : https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/transcense-group-conversations-made-accessible Transcence website : http://www.transcense.com/ via [New app lets deaf people ‘hear’ ...

Captionfish: A captioned movies search engine

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Stumbled across this service the other day. Lists captioned movies and TV shows as well as a search facility. You can customise results to shown within a certain area. Howeverer it only seems to be US-Centred currently. I'd really like to see this expaned to other countries, especially Australia. Captionfish: A captioned movies ...

Captioning Telephone

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

This  Captioning Telephone allows you to “see” the phone calls you cannot hear. It comes with a large display screen and has free voice-to-caption service to produce the text for the captions. No special equipment is required to make it work*, though a high speed Internet connection is required. One good feature is the ...

Doorbell sends SMS Message when Pressed

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

  Along the lines of the Notifying Doorbell comes another project to enhance a doorbell. This Project from Martin’s Hobby site has details on a Wireless Doorbell that sends SMS Message when Activated. Includes the code for you to make your own. Via: Hacked Gadgets

Notifying Doorbell

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

[wp_youtube]0IIwuAmIro4[/wp_youtube] From Notifying Doorbell by ClementStorck on YouTube "This project will help you to hack your doorbell to send Push notification and an email with an attached picture when somebody's at the door. It use the free PushingBox service to delegate all the programming part and make things easy." "The principle is simple, when someone rings the portal, ...

AlarMe – Alert watch with style

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

AlarMe is a very unique watch that has the ability to alert those who cannot hear an audible alarm by vibration. Multidirectional microphones that can register a drastic change in ambient sound level, or pick up specially asigned frequencies alert the user. The LED lights and face alert the user ...