Sunday, August 2, 2015

It's being called “WhatsApp for the deaf”

image from a Glide YouTube video
Glide was supposed to be a WhatsApp for video messages. But its creators accidentally made a “WhatsApp for the deaf.” Glide currently has 20 million registered users, of which Caras estimates about 250,000 of are deaf, according to Quartz. Glide is looking at ways to create instant subtitles for sign language, or converting text into visual graphics. Read more at Quartz here.