PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA PRAISES UON’s ROY ALELA WHO CREATED SMART GLOVE FOR SIGN LANGUAGE

 

President Uhuru Kenyatta  praises UON’s Roy Alela who created smart glove for sign language
Roy Alela, the inventor of Signio- smart gloves that translate sign language into speech with a 93% accuracy. Photo: Roy Alela.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded the efforts of Roy Alela, a 25-year-old engineering student from Nairobi University who invented smart gloves that auto-translate sign language into speech.
Speaking at the Gusii Stadium on Tuesday during the 57th Mashujaa Day celebrations, Uhuru praised Alela as part of a new generation of Kenyan heroes.

The innovative student created the pair of gloves equipped with flex sensors in order to communicate with his niece who is deaf.


A pair of the prototype sign-io smart gloves invented by Roy Alela, 25, from the University of Nairobi. 
The sensors quantify the bend of the fingers and process the letter being signed.
The gloves are connected to an app via Bluetooth, which then vocalizes the letters.
The gloves which will prove useful to over 30 million people across the world have an accuracy of 93 percent.
The innovator who recently won an award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) says the gloves can be customized into different superhero themes, thereby eliminating the stigma associated with deafness.

 

 

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI STUDENT , ROY ALELA WHO CREATED SMART GLOVE FOR SIGN LANGUAGE

President Uhuru kenyatta praises UON’s Roy Alela who created smart glove for sign language

Roy Alela, the inventor of Signio- smart gloves that translate sign language into speech with a 93% accuracy. Photo: Roy Alela.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded the efforts of Roy Alela, a 25-year-old engineering student from Nairobi University who invented smart gloves that auto-translate sign language into speech.
Speaking at the Gusii Stadium on Tuesday during the 57th Mashujaa Day celebrations, Uhuru praised Alela as part of a new generation of Kenyan heroes.

The innovative student created the pair of gloves equipped with flex sensors in order to communicate with his niece who is deaf.


A pair of the prototype sign-io smart gloves invented by Roy Alela, 25, from the University of Nairobi. 
The sensors quantify the bend of the fingers and process the letter being signed.
The gloves are connected to an app via Bluetooth, which then vocalizes the letters.
The gloves which will prove useful to over 30 million people across the world have an accuracy of 93 percent.
The innovator who recently won an award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) says the gloves can be customized into different superhero themes, thereby eliminating the stigma associated with deafness.

 

 

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