Sound Visualization for the Hearing Impaired

Jimmy Azar, Hassan Abou Saleh, Mohamad Adnan Al-Alaoui

Abstract


In this paper, we investigate several means of visualizing both ambient and speech sounds and present a fusion of different visualization displays into one program package that would help provide the hearing impaired with a means to an enhanced awareness of their surroundings. The ideas investigated were implemented in software, and the program was evaluated by means of a survey conducted in a school for the deaf.

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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