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Deaf Phone: Sign Language Telephone
Author(s): R. Hsing; Thomas P. Sosnowski
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Paper Abstract

Using the technologies of image processing, spatial/temporal resolution reduction and picture coding, a terminal has been designed and constructed which allows the transmission of deaf sign language over low bandwidth telephone lines in real time. Using the hardware, six deaf subjects have evaluated this system. A series of psycho-physical experiments were conducted to determine the minimum image quality required to convey meaning in hand-sign language as used by the deaf.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 December 1985
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0575, Applications of Digital Image Processing VIII, (19 December 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.966486
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R. Hsing, Telco Systems Fiber Optics Corporation (United States)
Thomas P. Sosnowski, Eikonix Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0575:
Applications of Digital Image Processing VIII
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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