Thursday, July 18, 2013

Real-time translation of Sign-Spoken conversations

Researchers in China are using Microsoft Kinect to live-translate Chinese sign language into text. The effort combines work at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Computing Technology and Microsoft Research Asia. They aren't the only techie group working on the idea. The U.K.'s Technabling says it hopes to provide software that will work across platforms by the end of the year. Here's a video about the work in China (captions included).