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From Tech Crunch comes the news about a new smartphone app developed by a start-up with two founders who have a personal interest in better communication for the deaf: one has been deaf from the age of two and the other had deaf family members.
Founders Thibault Duchemin, Pieter Doevendans and Skinner Cheng say one-on-one conversations are easy for the deaf. Either they are speaking with someone who can sign or they can just read lips. However, it’s very hard to follow group conversations with several people speaking at once. This makes it hard to catch things and converse during group meals with friends who don’t sign or at an office meeting where they might miss something important.
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