More than mobile phone, smart phones and tablet computers have become necessities to our everyday life. ATEN International Co. Limited and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology cooperate in a project to strive for helping the minorities in society and launch communication intelligence software called iListen.

The smart-phone application is designed for people with hearing impairment that supports mainly text to speech as well as speech recognition. The functions further include ‘communication’, ‘transportation’, ‘signal’ and ‘emergency’ with clearly designed interface that assist users’ daily needs. The app can convert sounds and recognize into words, translation, forecast and warning that offer immediate help, improve daily interaction and maintain life quality of the needs.

Source and image : Red Dot