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Talking Gloves, Tactile Windows: New Tech Helps the Disabled

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Audible handwritten notes

Hector Minto, a Senior Technology accessibility evangelist at Microsoft, demonstrates an app that can audibly describe a handwritten note during an interview with The Associated Press, at Microsoft offices in London, Friday, July 27, 2018.

Credit: AP Photo/Robert Stevens

Hadeel Ayoub slips a black glove onto her hand before beginning the swish of sign language that is meaningless to the untrained observer. Then she pushes a button on her wrist, and a small speaker relays the message drawn in the air: "Let's Dance!"

From The Associated Press
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