NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 2009
YouTube Introduces Automatic Captions for Deaf Viewers
Added 23 Nov 2009YouTube's parent company Google has announced on its blog that automatic subtitles are to start being rolled out across its website. The machine generate subtitles will, at first, only be found on 13 channels. These include National Geographic, Columbia and most of Google and YouTube channels.
Awards Night Recognises Best of the Best
Added 13 Nov 2009Thursday 12 November was a great night for everyone who is working to achieve a society in which deaf people have full access.150 nominees and guests packed into the exquisite Private Rooms of the Crowne Plaza Hotel Buckingham Gate for the Signature Annual Awards Ceremony.
BSL Teacher Wins Belfast Telegraph 'Woman of the Year'
Added 05 Nov 2009Longstanding BSL teacher, Elizabeth McAughtry, from Lurgan, has won this year's Belfast Telegraph Woman of the Year in Education. Elizabeth was nominated for the award by Pam Tilson, Communications Manager with Signature in Northern Ireland.