Daniel Kazantsev

How can we help people with impaired hearing express their thoughts?

Daniel Kazantsev, Russian Federation The LEGO® Education Award, 16-18

World Health Organization statistics report that over 5% of our planet’s population suffers from hearing impairment. Deaf people usually communicate using sign language; only a few can converse without a translator. I have created a small device that facilitates communication between deaf and hearing people by capturing hand positions and movements with high precision and "translating" gestures into words.

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