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Development of the Hearing Communication System in an Individual and the Classroom

  • Manabu Ishihara
  • Shin-nosukei Suzuki
  • Jun Shirataki
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8011)

Abstract

Sign language interpretation and PC captioning are used as means of assisting hearing impaired people to get information. A noise in classroom is bigger than expected, so it became a problem for hearing impairments who need concentrate listen. And children and students can’t listen teachers speech is easy to imagine which become a factor of interfere. In classrooms, speech is infrequently transmitted to a child without interference from background noise. Background noise refers to any undesired auditory stimuli that interferes with what a child wants, or needs, to hear and understand. Therefore, a product are sold which use FM wireless transmission. We have developed a supporting system of nursing care for the hearing disabled people, using a tablet PC. This proposed system devices a system which the LAN invented in the school. And it also use speech transmission on wireless LAN then they consider to use a smartphone and mobile games device. In the system, we choose a interface of GUI which is a few operation for beginner. Results of monosyllabic intelligibility test calculate 86% average. We can judge the system is utility.

Keywords

Wi-Hi LAN hearing impaired people tablet PC intelligibility 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manabu Ishihara
    • 1
  • Shin-nosukei Suzuki
    • 1
  • Jun Shirataki
    • 2
  1. 1.Oyama National College of TechnologyOyama-CityJapan
  2. 2.Kanagawa Institute of TechnologyAtsugi-CityJapan

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