UW Researchers Develop Smartwatch App That Alerts Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing People To Nearby Sounds

SoundWatch Smartwatch App
UW researchers have developed a smartwatch app for d/Deaf and hard-of-hearing people who want to be aware of nearby sounds. The smartwatch will identify sounds the user is interested in and send the user a friendly buzz along with information about them. Image credit: Jain et al./ASSETS 2020 (University of Washington)
A Smartwatch is a popular device that helps improve its wearer’s health. Now University of Washington researchers have developed a smartwatch app for deaf and hard-of-hearing people who want to […]
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