Re: New here

Ben, one hearing friend watched and understood, a deaf friend didn't.
She said you're speaking in different language (she speaks ASL, I
guess you speak British SL). amazing. Everyone's lol.
-eli

— In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, BJ Fletcher
<enlightenedtux@y…> wrote:
> Evenin',
>
> Yet another signing Brit here…
>
> On 9 Aug 2004, at 21:37, Eli Chapman wrote:
>
> > iSight and video communication is becoming quite popular among the
> > deaf community.
>
> I'm not surprised, Eli. I've used iSight and iChat with people
from
> New York and as far as Australia, and the quality has always been
> excellent – with it, I feel a lot freer as I don't have to sign as
slow
> as I did with Windows.
>
> > Every computer at the computer lab at Gaulladet
> > Univerisity has a webcam. Phone booths are similarly equipped if
one
> > wants to make a video relay call (you sign, interpreter speaks to
> > whom you called, and interprets back into sign for you).
>
> There's so much potential, indeed!
>
> > Several deaf
> > people I know here in NY have recently bought cams and are
chatting
> > whenever they're on the computer with them.
>
> Care to start a new egroup for signing iSight/iChat users to form a
> community?
>
> If anyone cares, here's my test videoblog:
>
> http://benfletcher.net/videoblog.php
>
> Ben (sorry I haven't introduced myself – am awful at it…)