Free app translates speech into text in real time for remote, deaf users

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We have already seen numerous smartphone-based platforms designed to help people with hearing difficulties communicate more easily with those that can hear. Looking to work the other way, we've now come across I Can't Hear — a simple app that enables speaking users to 'talk' to friends, colleagues or family members who have hearing difficulties. More specifically, I Can't Hear utilizes iOS's speech-to-text capabilities to convert the speaker's words into text instantly. I Can't Hear is a free app developed by Etienne Adriaenssen, originally conceived to help him communicate with an aunt who lost her hearing in Antwerp during WW2.…

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