Tag: American Sign Language

National Association of the Deaf publishes ranking of states’ ASL access...

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) recently named Arkansas the number one state on a ranking of US states according to their American Sign Language (ASL) access during their respective COVID-19 press briefings.

Global Interpreting Services Launches Program to Bridge Communication Gaps

Global Interpreting Services Launches Program to Bridge Communication Gaps eLearning course designed to teach law enforcement to effectively communicate  CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich.: Global Interpreting Services...

What AI could tell us about language evolution

If you’ve ever read the work of William Shakespeare, you should be fairly familiar with the phenomenon of language change. Now, a recent study published in Cognition shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can help us better understand — and even predict — changes to a given language.

Olivia Rodrigo, other nominees bring ASL interpreters to Grammys

Several news outlets and deaf individuals commended Best New Artist winner Olivia Rodrigo for conducting interviews alongside an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter — such accommodations didn’t stop with Rodrigo’s ASL interpreter, though.

Natural Language Processing for Signed Languages

The fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) are rapidly advancing — recent developments in these fields allow for individuals to...

Apple to provide interpreters in stores

International tech company Apple plans to up the availability of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters in its stores, reports information site iLounge. In the...

Weekly Shorts | January 29, 2021

Daily News reports on "low" interpreter wages This Sunday, New York Daily News reported on language services provider (LSP) Linguistica International paying what the paper calls...