An Inventor From Kenya Invents Smart Gloves That Translate Sign Language Into Speech

Roy Allela – a young and ambitious 25-year-old technology enthusiast from Kenya, is not your ordinary inventor. He recognised that more than 30 million people around the globe have speech impairments and are facing difficulties when it comes to communicating with people who have no knowledge of sign language, so he made it the focus of his newest invention.

Roy, who currently works at Intel and tutors data science at Oxford University, has invented smart gloves which convert sign language movements into audio speech.


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