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There are hundreds of millions of people around the world today who have a hard time hearing or are completely dead. Google notes that the WHO estimates that by 2055 there will be 900 million people with hearing loss globally. To help these people hear and understand better, Google is rolling out a pair of new accessibility features for Android users called Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier. Google research scientist Dimitri Kanevsky, who has been deaf since birth, uses a service called CART that involves a captioner virtually joining a meeting to listen and create a transcription that he can use to follow along with meetings. Kanevsky's teammate Chet Gnegy saw the difficulty involved with... Read more...