Black Engineer Invents Gloves That Turn Sign Language Into Audible Words

"My niece wears the gloves, pairs them to her phone or mine, then starts signing and I’m able to understand what she’s saying." (Cover Photo:  Brett Eloff/Royal Academy of Engineering) Roy Allela, a 25-year-old Kenyan Intel employee and tutor at Oxford University, invented smart gloves that translate hand motions (sign language) into audible speech. The [...]