Enabling access through real-time sign language communication over cell phones

@article{Chon2009EnablingAT,
  title={Enabling access through real-time sign language communication over cell phones},
  author={Jaehong Chon and Neva Cherniavsky and Eve A. Riskin and Richard E. Ladner},
  journal={2009 Conference Record of the Forty-Third Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers},
  year={2009},
  pages={588-592}
}
The primary challenge to enabling real-time twoway video conferencing on a cell phone is overcoming the limited bandwidth, computation and power. The goal of the MobileASL project is to enable access for people who use American Sign Language (ASL) to an off-the-shelf mobile phone through the implementation of real-time mobile video communication. The enhancement of processor, bandwidth, and power efficiency is investigated through SIMD optimization; region-of-interest encoding based on skin… CONTINUE READING