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BBC Minute: On assistive technology for deaf people

Over 5% of the world's population - or 466 million people - has disabling hearing loss, that's according to the World Health Organisation. We speak to Jordanian entrepreneur Mahmoud Al-Darawsheh. His company Mind Rockets Inc. develops animated avatars that translate text or speech to sign language.

(Photo: A teacher teaching sign language to pupils at a school in France, 2015, Credit: Jean-Sebastien Evrard/AFP/Getty Images)

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