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DeafDigest – 21 September 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – September 21, 2018


— advice for retailers

a captioning consultant has this advice for
retailers – do not depend on self-captioning
software to do captions; mistakes with software
will turn off deaf (and hearing) customers.


— India law allows deaf to drive; does not allow them!

India allows the deaf to drive; yet separate India
states still do not allow the deaf to drive. This has
led to a clash between the government and the states
of India.


— a surprise Amazon announcement

A while ago DeafDigest cast doubt on Alexa helping
the deaf because of lack of captions. Now this –
Amazon has surprised us with this “Alexa Captions.”
Great for the deaf? Well, if captions are
self-automated, then we may see too many captioning



Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— engineering marvels helping the deaf

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