Lenovo And Brazilian Innovation Hub CESAR Create Sign Language Translator For Hearing People With AI | Forbes

Lenovo and Brazil’s Recife Center for Advanced Studies and Systems (CESAR) have developed an application based on artificial intelligence (AI) that is capable of “translating” sign language for hearing people.

More than 2.3 million Brazilians face communication difficulties due to profound deafness and use the Brazilian Sign Language (Libras) and the Portuguese Sign Language (LGP), alongside several regional sign dialects, according to the Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics (IBGE). The scale and complexity of the challenge prompted the five-year research and development project, funded by Lenovo with an investment exceeding $4 million.

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