Tag: ASL

Marvel’s Eternals Prompts Discussion about Language Access

Although it was met with mixed reviews from critics, it’s undeniable that Eternals has shaken things up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film...

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...

Marvel Cinematic Universe starts to look more like our own

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Phase 4 teaser trailer dropped on Monday and, along with a hefty dose of nostalgia for Phases 1-3, delivered...

BSC develops How2Sign, AI database for Sign Language Translation

Enlisting the help of artificial intelligence, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center has developed a database called How2Sign for the automatic translation of sign language. Lead...

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...

Deaf Community Petitions for White House ASL Interpreter Removal

The Deaf community in the United States, as well as American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and devotees, welcomed this week's news that the Biden...

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...

Biden Administration shifts White House ASL Policy

On the fifth day of its operation, the Biden administration announced that it is adding a sign language interpreter to its daily press briefings...

Deaf ASL Interpreters on DPAN for US Presidential Debate

In the absence of ASL interpreting services in official presidential events, DPAN has commissioned several ASL interpreters to provide interpreting services on the organization’s...

Deaf Missions Completes First ASL Translation for Bible

The 38-year project from Deaf Missions will provide a valuable guide for other sign language translations of the Bible, as well as for translations...

Lawsuit Demands White House Virus Briefings Include ASL

As many linguistically marginalized communities struggle to receive critical information about the COVID-19 crisis from national officials, the National Association of the Deaf has...