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These Subtle Smart Gloves Turn Sign Language Into Text

Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (0 Comments)
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By engadget

A startup spun out of the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology is working on gloves that can translate sign-language gestures into text. Such a concept isn't new, by any means, but the elegance of Yingmi Tech's hardware deserves some special attention.

The company was actually founded by a team looking to build a less-kludgy way to control objects inside virtual reality. But it transpired that the same hardware was sophisticated enough to identify the motion of the hands as well as bends in the fingers.

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