Sign-language media are media based on a media system for sign languages. Interfaces in sign-language media are built on the complex grammar structure of sign languages. Generally media are built for oral languages or written languages, and are often not compatible with sign languages.
Sign-language media have specific
Sound is absent, or on very low frequencies (bass).
No, or very little, text is used.
A specific camera frame for
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Film - Sign-language media is born. The first sign-language film is created in 1907.
Video - Sign-language magazines on video are distributed.
Digital video and software - Sign-language interfaces are created to browse content.
World wide web - Information in sign language becomes available for everyone. The
videophone and webcam - Sign-language telecommunication becomes possible. Mobile videotelephony -
UMTS provides support for sign-language telecommunications.
Vlogs - Sign-language newssites start booming with the protest against Jane Fernandes. Production of sign-language videos using computer-generated avatars instead of images of a real person.
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Sign languages by region
American Sign Language
Extinct sign languages
Sign-language names reflect the region of origin. Natural sign languages are not related to the spoken language used in the same region. For example, French Sign Language originated in France, but is not related to French.