- An Electrical Engineer, Weluzani Banda, has shared on LinkedIn how a glove he developed can convert sign language into audio
- He explained that the glove was purposely designed for the deaf and can also be used by the blind to identify various items
- Several internet users commended him for his tremendous initiative and have called on the relevant authorities to support his project
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An Electrical Engineer, Weluzani Banda, has taken to LinkedIn to share his latest invention with the world. He designed a glove that converts sign language into audio for the deaf and blind. He explained that the project was just a prototype which took approximately two weeks for him to program.
In the video he shared on LinkedIn, Weluzani demonstrated how the glove worked. He made some gestures that the glove rightly interpreted as an audio output.
Watch the video on his Linkedin timeline.
Several netizens applauded him and urged him to work on a large scale to release the product, which will significantly benefit the dead and blind in bridging communication barriers. YEN.com.gh samples some comments of netizens below. '
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Memory Zulu said:
As a programmer. This is very inspiring. This is true problem-solving. Python is my favorite programming language so far. And I am hoping to build my career around it. Good job!
Wezi Kaira added:
This is great Welu. Make sure yo register the patent
NYAKATO Jennifer commented:
As a hearing impaired person, I wish this could spread to Uganda
Andile Khathi said:
This is brilliant. Well done my brother! Hope this becomes as big as it deserves and that you get the plaudits that you deserve. We need more innovation like this. Once again, well done
Jean-Claude Adzalla said:
Congratulations for the achievement. It shows the overwhelming realization of the African youth of their role in the world.
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