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BEACON CHAT / Health Care Accessibility

Lower understanding of sign language has left the Deaf community marginalized and unable to access basic health care services. Alfred Weinrib, an 83-year Cancer Stricken Deaf person died without even knowing his diagnosis after 3 hospitals failed to provide a sign language interpreter for 7 months. Beacon Chat, a mobile application that provides an inclusive communication platform for both deaf and hearing individuals using Natural Language Processing to translate between sign language and text. This way, individuals like Alfred can access basic health care without the need of a sign language interpreter and more lives would be save

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IHUB

IHUB
NAIROBI, Kenya

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IHUB

IHUB
NAIROBI, Kenya