L. Jayatilake, C. Darshana, G. Indrajith, A. Madhuwantha and N. Ellepola
Chat applications have become a powerful media that assist people to communicate in different languages with each other. There are lots of chat applications that are used different people in different languages but there are not such a chat application that has facilitate to communicate with sign languages. Sign languages are used by deaf and dump people to communicate among them but those Sign languages vary from nation to nation as American Sign Language, British Sign language, Japanese Sign language etc. The developed system has based on Sinhala Sign language. The system has included four main components as text messages are converted to sign messages, voice messages are converted to sign messages, sign messages are converted to text messages and sign messages are converted to voice messages. Google voice recognition API has used to develop speech character recognition for voice messages. The system has trained for the speech and text patterns by using some text parameters and Signs of Sinhala Sign language is displayed by emoji. Those emoji and signs that are included in this system will pave a new way for the normal people to be more close to hearing disable people and also hearing disable people to be more close to normal people.
L. Jayatilake, C. Darshana, G. Indrajith, A. Madhuwantha and N. Ellepola (2017); Communication between Deaf-Dumb People and Normal People: Chat Assist;
Int J Sci Res Publ 7(12) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-1217.php?rp=P727006