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27 September 2021
The SignON team are driven by listening to what the (potential) users want. V0.1 of the SignON mobile phone App was tested internally. Feedback from this evaluation & responses from round 1 of the co-creation process were used to develop v0.2 for both Android and Apple phones.
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20 September 2021
VGTC (the Flemish Sign Language Centre) is the centre of knowledge and expertise on Flemish SignLanguage (VGT). It wants to increase, spread and implement knowledge about VGT through collaboration between sign language experts, the Deaf community and professionals in the field in order to increase the social acceptance of VGT and sign language users. VGTC […]
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9 July 2021
On Friday 9th July 2021 the 31st Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands took place. A team from SignON presented a poster titled “The SignON project: a Sign Language Translation Framework”. SignON also hosted a booth there with support from TaalUnie. It was a nice virtual experience! #CLIN31
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20 June 2021
We are happy to announce the First International Workshop on Automatic Translation for Sign and Spoken Languages. Read more
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28 May 2021
Our communication team had a productive meeting with the communication team of our sister project EASIER to discuss how we can cooperate during the lifetimes of our projects. For more information on EASIER, see
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21 January 2021
The SignON project officially started on the 1st January 2021. The kick-off meeting took place on the 21st of January 2021. Due to COVID restrictions the meeting was held online over Zoom.
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30 November 2020
The SignON project has received Horizon 2020 funding of €5.6M. SignON is a 3-year project led by ADAPT at DCU to address the communication gap between users of spoken languages and deaf sign language users. The SignON EU consortium of 17 European partners led by Prof. Andy Way, Professor of Computing at Dublin City University, […]
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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.