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Deaf Technologies: Digital TV and Gaming Devices

This guide discusses some Deaf technologies that DHH people used in the past and use today.


Digital technologies have affected television and radio signals, and new typs of IP-based devices are available for home entertainment. Digital TV blend video and computer devices and Internet Gaming such as PlayStation, Xbox, Wii, and related devices are heavily used by consumers. Many of these devices have integrated webcams and communication technologies, so they can function as VRS devices from open access VRS systems. .

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