MUBAS Student Develops Sign Language Translation Gloves

By Staff Reporter

Madalitso Mnduwira, a BIT 4 student has developed a pair of gloves which is translating sign languages into voice in real time.

The gloves are called “Hand of Speech” and aim at enhancing communication with people of speech impairment.

Madalitso Mnduwira

Speaking with PO, Mnduwira says many people fail to communicate with those of speech impairment due to illiteracy on sign languages, hence the gloves will address the gap.

Speech impairment is a disorder which is caused by brain injury, genetic syndrome, and hearing loss among others.