EnableTalk turns sign language into speech, wins Imagine Cup prize — from fastcompany.com by Christina Chaey
A trio of Ukrainian students built a $50 device that could help hundreds of millions of hearing-impaired people.


More than 275 million hearing-impaired people are unable to use speech to communicate. Sign language is one solution, but it’s only as helpful as the number of people who know the language. That problem is what drove three Ukrainian students to develop EnableTalk, a pair of sensory gloves that help bridge that communication gap by turning sign language into speech.