Blog Articles by BRIAN WINN

Word Lists, Flash Cards, and Quizzes

Word Lists, Flash Cards, and Quizzes

By Brian Winn  |  Wednesday, July 22, 2009

We have had word lists since the launch of Signing Savvy. However, we have made a number of improvements recently that greatly enhances word lists. We are really excited to announce the added functionality that allows you to test your signing skills with our new virtual flash cards and quizzing features within word lists. The word list features are explained below. What are word lists Word lists are usually semantically related signs grouped together. For example, there are a number of ...
Comment on Dictionary Signs

Comment on Dictionary Signs

By Brian Winn  |  Friday, July 17, 2009

You can now post comments on not only blog posts but also signs in the dictionary. Our hope is that this feature will allow you to better ask questions of and share your knowledge with your fellow Signing Savvy users.   To do read and post comments, you must be a registered guest or a ...
Keeping Signing Savvy Family Friendly

Keeping Signing Savvy Family Friendly

By Brian Winn  |  Thursday, July 9, 2009

As of today, we have nearly 6500 words in the Signing Savvy dictionary. We are continuously updating our dictionary of signs. In fact, to date we have added around 100 new signs each month. Our goal is to have the most comprehensive video dictionary of signs on the web. However, to be a complete dictionary you need to include words and phrases that some may consider mature. We are beginning to include mature words, not only because we want to have ...
Enhancements to Printing

Enhancements to Printing

By Brian Winn  |  Tuesday, March 10, 2009

New printing features now available Since the launch, we have been continually improving the sign printing functionality. Today, I am happy to report we have launched our latest printing features for Signing Savvy members. The printing feature now provides you a great amount of flexibility in what you print and how it prints. This includes the ability to select which images you want to print from each sign, the ability to print multiple signs on a page, and the ability to ...
Signing Savvy Launches

Signing Savvy Launches

By Brian Winn  |  Sunday, February 22, 2009

A little background In 2005 we realized that, while there were a few good sign language resources on the web, there really was no site that provided a comprehensive reference for those learning sign language. The closest sites out there were the ASL Browser developed at Michigan State University and Signing Online. I was actually involved in the development of both these sites. The ASL Browser was developed back in 1996-1997. At the time, the site was quite revolutionary. Digital video on ...