Stay tuned for all events related to the SignON project.

November 20, 2022

VGTC’s workshop “Language police or not?”

On November 20, VGTC organised a lecture and workshop about "language police or not?". Hundreds of Flemish signers gathered for this.
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November 15, 2021

LEAD ME Winter Training Shool Madrid 2021 #LEADMEMadrid2021

LEAD ME stands for “Leading Platform for European Citizens, Industries, Academia and Policymakers in Media Accessibility”. The (online) Winter Training School was about “Media Accessibility Training: Sign Language and Subtitling for the Deaf and Hard-of-hearing”.
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November 15, 2021

META-Forum 2021

SignON had a booth at the project expo on the first day of META-FORUM, the international conference series on powerful and innovative Language Technologies for the multilingual information society.
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November 12, 2021

TaalStudio’s forum “Language and Technology: A Successful combination”

The workshop is part of the Translation Europe-project of the European Commission, and was about different topics such as automatic translation/interpretation and various applications of language technology.
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August 20, 2021

First International Workshop on Automatic Translation for Sign and Spoken Languages (online). #AT4SSL2021

According to the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) over 70 million people are deaf and communicate primarily via a sign language (SL). Currently, human interpreters are the main medium for sign-to-verbal...
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July 9, 2021

The 31st Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (online) #CLIN31

The 31st Meeting of Computational Linguistics in The Netherlands (CLIN 31) is now set to be held in Ghent on Friday, July 9th 2021. A team from SignON will present a poster titled “The SignON project: a Sign Language Translation Framework”.
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June 25, 2021

CVPR 2021

At a workshop titled “ChaLearn LAP Sign Language Recognition in the Wild” at the conference for Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), UGent partners presented work on sign language recognition models in the context of a machine learning challenge.
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About SignON

SignON is a user-centric and community-driven project that aims to facilitate the exchange of information among Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing individuals across Europe, targeting the Irish, British, Dutch, Flemish and Spanish sign as well as the English, Irish, Dutch and Spanish spoken languages.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No. 101017255.
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