Developed by a start-up called MotionSavvy, the device is currently being crowdfunded with an IndieGoGo campaign, The Washington Post reports. It's capable of sensing hand movements down to fractions of a millimeter.
"The accompanying software uses gesture recognition to track the hand motion of signers, then translates their signs into text. Words spoken in response are displayed as text onscreen, facilitating a two-way conversation even if the deaf speaker has trouble vocalizing and the hearing speaker doesn't know sign language."
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