Glasses give live captioning

A bearded man is shown wearing the glasses described in the articleCaptioning of videos and TV is now being recognised as a mainstream convenience for any viewer. Captioning in theatres is an improvement for people who are deaf, but the way they are delivered can be a bit clunky and can be distracting for other audience members. Closed captioning glasses have arrived thanks to two young inventors. You can read their story in the Smithsonian magazine. People with hearing loss can now go to the movies with these live captioning glasses without anyone else being affected. They designers claim the glasses also work in social situations, such as the dinner table, where speech is transcribed into text. With hearing loss one of the most reported disabilities, inventions like these can be life-changing. You can see a video on how it works and to read a review .

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