Open Letter to UW on "SignAloud" Project

An Open Letter to UW Office of News and Information on SignAloud Project in Media

 
Also, a direct web link with this letter at http://depts.washington.edu/asluw/S​ignAloud-openletter.pdf
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UW “SignAloud” Sign Gloves in the News

Compiled by Lance Forshay May 19, 2016

Lemelson MIT, April, 2016 (First publication as part of competition)

http://lemelson.mit.edu/winners/thomas-pryor-and-navid-azodi 

 

UW Today, April 12, 2016

http://www.washington.edu/news/2016/04/12/uw-undergraduate-team-wins-10000-lemelson-mit-student-prize-for-gloves-that-translate-sign-language/

 

grieve-smith blog, April 12, 2016 (rebuttal)

http://grieve-smith.com/blog/2016/04/ten-reasons-why-sign-to-speech-is-not-going-to-be-practical-any-time-soon/

 

KLTV 7 News, April 18, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hT3wMLkFeCQ

 

The Daily Dot, April 22, 2016

https://www.facebook.com/dailydot/videos/1029758993761754/

 

Breitbart News Network, April 26, 2016

http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2016/04/26/uw-students-create-gloves-which-translate-sign-language-into-spoken-english/

 

Katie’s Online, April 27, 2016 (rebuttal)

http://katies.online/katiesblog/index.php/2016/04/27/yes-ive-seen-the-signing-gloves/

 

Huffpost Good News, April 28, 2016

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/navid-azodi-and-thomas-pryor-signaloud-gloves-translate-american-sign-language-into-speech-text_us_571fb38ae4b0f309baeee06d

 

Tech Insider, April 27, 2016

http://www.techinsider.io/signaloud-gloves-translate-sign-language-2016-4

 

Bustle, April 26, 2016

http://www.bustle.com/articles/157062-these-gloves-translate-sign-language-into-text-speech-in-real-time

 

Redidit, April 28, 2016 (Discussion board)

https://www.reddit.com/r/UpliftingNews/comments/4gwecj/students_invent_gloves_that_can_translate_sign/

 

Discover, Science for the Curious, April 20, 2016

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2016/04/20/sign-language-gloves/#.VyOJumPKNlI

 

UW Daily News, May 4, 2016

http://www.dailyuw.com/science/article_7b2d4f84-127a-11e6-a8be-df1e70cea1f0.html

 

Establishment Newsletter, May 11, 2016

http://www.theestablishment.co/2016/05/11/deaf-people-dont-need-new-communication-tools-everyone-else-does/

 

NPR, May 17, 2016

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/05/17/478244421/these-gloves-offer-a-modern-twist-on-sign-language?sc=17&f=3

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