[games_access] developing system for hearing impaired

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Tue Sep 1 02:36:25 EDT 2009

patent pending


On 31 Aug 2009, at 22:11, Karen Collins wrote:

> Hello Everyone

> I've been developing a system especially for hearing-impaired gamers

> called SoundSign. It involves an icon system that illustrates what

> sound effects are occuring where/when, giving an icon and proximity

> and directional information. I'm hoping that if people like it we

> can get it into some mainstream games.


> For now, we've developed a game you can download and play to see how

> the technology works. The game is called Robot Island: collect gems

> and avoid robots. The gems and robots use sound to indicate where

> they are--for those without hearing abilities or who just want to

> turn the sound off, the SoundSign icon system substitutes the

> information in a visual form.


> Get it here: www.gamessound.com/ss.htm


> I'd love to have your feedback and feel free to share the link. If

> you like it, tell your favourite game developer you want to see

> something like this in their games!

> Karen


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> Karen Collins, PhD

> Canada Research Chair

> Canadian Centre of Arts and Technology

> University of Waterloo

> 200 University Ave W

> Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

> 519 888-4567 x 38326



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