Bidirectional Avatar - Accessibility for All

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Short description: About 70 million people are hard of hearing. To increase the accessibility to mobility for riders with hearing impairments, the solution provider develops an interactive user infrastructure with an avatar consuming and analyzing sign language. It shall be integrable in public transport systems.

Market potential: This solution can be extended to a wide range of use cases outside the mobility context. It is applicable for any human-machine communication with a hearing impaired person.

Timing: The solution can be integrated as soon as it is available. Accessibility in public transport is essential, in some regions it is obligatory for public transport providers (e.g. Germany).

Desired result: The solution shall allow human-machine communication with hearing impaired people in real-time. It shall be possible to integrate the solution via API or as a modul into IT systems supporting its user interface (e.g. ticketing machine, app).

Information on challenge owner: Mid-Cap (250-3,000 staff).

Market presence of challenge owner: Global presence.

Keywords: User Interfaces; Usability Applications for Health – Hard of hearing; System and transportation – Public transport; Citizens participation; Accessiblity – Sign Language

type of
Software solution,
Industry Sector
Health Tech
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