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junko.yoshida
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Re: Remember Drivers Ed!
junko.yoshida   9/17/2013 9:28:53 AM
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@LarryM99, this is fascinating. No, I have never been in a car with a deaf driver and I had never even given thought to it. I should definitely ask this question to carmakers!

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kfield   9/17/2013 9:37:05 AM
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@Ronneale I can totally relate to your frustrations, but in a slightly different way. On our new Ford Escape, we have a voice-activated option for selecting playlists. After the fifth time of trying to communicate a particular playlist, I'm sounding like Jessie on Breaking Bad: "Playlist Rolling Stones, B*tch!"

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Ron Neale   9/17/2013 11:09:35 AM
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Junko-discovered the foot reading capability by accident. I was sitting on the couch bare footed, as you do, I raised my foot and the screen lit up with all the arrows and command annotations. Then I decided to see if could change channels by using my foot to move the cursor, success, but short lived. The problem was evolution has not allowed me to make a fist out of my toes, the required signal, so I could not actually change channels. So reverted to the voice recognition and shouting mode to finally "Hi TV power off".

 

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Re: Building the gesture experience base
junko.yoshida   9/17/2013 12:00:01 PM
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@ron, making a fist with your toes?!!!! Now, that is something I would like to watch!

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