Zoom Adds Sign Language Interpretation

Zoom adds sign language interpretation

Zoom is increasing it’s accessibility features by adding a dedicated sign-language interpretation view to their meeting and Webinar platform. Starting with the latest update, meeting hosts can now designate up to 20 human interpreters to to appear in a dedicated participant-controlled view.

Johann Zimmern, Global Education Marketing Lead, Zoom, comments, “Remote learning offers myriad benefits and conveniences, but it can also bring challenges for those with visual, hearing, and other impairments. To minimize these barriers, we designed the Zoom platform with several inclusive tools that streamline connections between students, educators, and administrators.”

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