Wednesday 16 April at 08:46

LG's Smart Bulb blinks when users get phone calls – could this new ‘smart lightbulb’ open up smartphone usage amongst people with hearing loss?

The South Korean company's Smart Bulb is an LED lightbulb with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. It will last for over a decade if switched on for an average of five hours per day. This represents an 80 per cent energy saving compared to

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Wednesday 16 April

The Israel Postal Company issued a new series of stamps featuring common signs in Israeli Sign Language.

About 650,000 people in Israel are deaf or hard of hearing, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics, making the problem bigger than most people suspect. The new stamps are intended to raise awareness of the challenges facing deaf Israelis.

The postage

BSL Videos   

Former gymnastics champion, Mike Hawthorne, 53, ran the London Marathon to raise money for Sense the national

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has partnered with SignVideo to enable deaf British Sign Language

Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw was one of many who joined an online campaign last week to celebrate British Sign

When the CEO of Action on Hearing Loss, Paul Breckell, posted a video urgently asking the charity’s supporters


Columnists   

A twenty-something girl living in the big city, Deafinitely Girly gives a light-hearted but revealing account

The column is written from the unique position of a Deaf singleton. Madam X, as we shall call her explains

I’m now in my 30’s – and that doesn’t bother me as much as I thought it might when I entered my 20s! Two

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