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Undergraduate Winners for their invention SignAloud, gloves that translate sign language into text and speech.

These inventions are clever, user friendly and brilliant. They can help people with hearing impairments, and with autism. And their inventors haven't even graduated yet...

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It's been around for 200 years but you may only recently have noticed Braille in everyday usage.

If you've had your eyes, or fingers, open, you may have noticed Braille on toilet doors to denote gents or ladies, on buttons in lifts, on bottles of wine and packaging on breakfast cereals and ready meals. “


"When you walk into the produce section of a supermarket, you see yellow bananas, red peppers, green spinach. For Neil Harbisson, though, it’s all shades of gray."

Color-blind artist Harbisson now hears colors thanks to webcam technology. With the help of a high-tech headset, he can “hear” color.

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