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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 ...
First Deaf Contestant on the Amazing Race!

First Deaf Contestant on the Amazing Race!

By Jillian Winn  |  Saturday, February 28, 2009

A few of us at Signing Savvy are big fans of the Amazing Race. As we watched the first episode two weeks ago, we were excited to see the first-ever deaf contestant to be on the show! As the Amazing Race participants travel the world, they often encounter language barriers. However, Luke, who has been deaf since birth, and his mother, Margie, felt they might have an advantage over other contestants since they have such ...
The many facets of sign language

The many facets of sign language

By John Miller  |  Wednesday, February 25, 2009

What is the difference between American Sign Language and other sign languages? Sign language has many different facets to it. American Sign Language (ASL) is the language created and used by the Deaf in the United States, Canada, parts of Mexico, and some other parts of the world. ASL has a limited amount of signs, but it is the purest language from the Deaf perspective. If you are using strict ASL and interpreting English, you often fingerspell words for ...
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 ...