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2021

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Communication Support Solutions [See-Through Captions]
Business Owner
xDiversity
Category
Initiative and activity for the general
Company
xDiversity (Japan)
Award Number
21G181557
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2021

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Outline

It is a system that converts the speaker's voice into characters by automatic speech recognition and displays the text in real-time on the transparent display between the speaker and the listener. In one-on-one face-to-face communication such as at the counter or reception, deaf and hard-of-hearing people can communicate while checking the other person's facial expression and body language.

Producer

Yoichi Ochiai, Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba

Director

Akihisa Shitara, Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies/ Ippei Suzuki, Kenta Yamamoto, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Designer

Akihisa Shitara, Ippei Suzuki, Kenta Yamamoto, Ryo Iijima, Ryosuke Hyakuta, University of Tsukuba

飯嶋稜、鈴木一平、百田涼佑、設楽明寿、山本健太

More information

https://digitalnature.slis.tsukuba.ac.jp/2021/02/see-through-captions/

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