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HUAWEI LAUNCHES STORYSIGN APP IN AUSTRALIA WITH EMMA ‘YELLOW WIGGLE’ WATKINS AS AMBASSADOR

SYDNEY, Australia — March 7, 2019 Huawei, a leader in global technology, has today announced the launch of StorySign app in Australia, which uses the power of AI to enrich story time for deaf and hard of hearing children and their parents by creating an authentic reading experience.  Officially announced last year and now available […]

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Public announcement: Communication Accessibility — 2016 and beyond

(Consultation paper of National Relay Service) Auslan Video courtesy of Conexu Foundation The National Relay Service (NRS) has been an integral part of deaf/ hard of hearing people and people who have speech difficulties in providing communication access through telecommunication since it was established in 1995, lobbied by then Australian Association of the Deaf. The […]

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Aussie First: Deaf Friendly Mobile Phone Plans Available Now!

Many Deaf people have felt frustrated in the past because mobile phone plans always include a charge for voice calls, which deaf people don’t need or use. Deaf Australia and many members of the Deaf community have had to negotiate with telecommunications providers individually to get a tailored mobile plan that suits their needs. Sometimes […]

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