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Do deaf communities actually want sign language gloves?

The development of recognition and translation technology for signed language requires an interdisciplinary approach that begins with deaf contributors.

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Fig. 1: Sign language glove technology.

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Hill, J. Do deaf communities actually want sign language gloves?. Nat Electron 3, 512–513 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-020-0451-7

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