Faculty Advisor

Selkow, Stanley M.

Center

Melbourne, Australia

Abstract

For the deaf to communicate in a hearing world, they often rely on technology. This study, completed by an interdisciplinary team for the Victorian Deaf Society in Melbourne, Australia, examines technology usage, availability, ease of use, and effectiveness. Additionally, technologies in use in other parts of world and other upcoming technologies were researched. Based off surveys, interviews, and a focus group, recommendations are provided suggesting technology improvements and upcoming technologies which could be used to improve communication for the deaf.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

February 2012

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Computer Science

Project Center

Melbourne, Australia

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