Re: [videoblogging] Re: New here


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

If anyone cares, here's my test videoblog:

Ben (sorry I haven't introduced myself – am awful at it…)