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This study was conducted with the aim to develop a web-based real-time application which recognizes Filipino Sign Language (FSL) and converts it into text. Purposive sampling was used to determine a total of 30 respondents: 9 Special Education Students, 7 Special Education Teachers, and 14 Non-Disabled People. The study focused on the following variables: the independent variable, the level of acceptability in terms of content, design, and functionality; and the dependent variable, SPEAK THE SIGN: A Real-Time Sign Language to Text Converter Application for Basic Filipino Words and Phrases. A researcher-made questionnaire was used to gather data on both variables. The statistical tools used in the study were frequency count, sum, percentage, and mean. The results show that according to the three sets of respondents, the level of acceptability of the web-based real-time converter application in terms of content, design, and functionality falls under the ―Very Highly Acceptable bracket. The very highly acceptability of the application among the three sets of respondents suggest that the application was a user-friendly and beneficial for the respondents in closing the communication gap. This can also be an excellent way for non-disabled people to fully understand and appreciate the importance of learning primary Filipino Sign Language(FSL).

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Real-time Application Content Design Functionality

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Murillo, S. C. M., Villanueva, M. C. A. E., Tamayo, K. I. M., Apolinario, M. J. V., Lopez, M. J. D., & Edd. (2021). Speak the Sign: A Real-Time Sign Language to Text Converter Application for Basic Filipino Words and Phrases. CENTRAL ASIAN JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL THEORY AND COMPUTER SCIENCES, 2(8), 1-8. Retrieved from http://cajmtcs.centralasianstudies.org/index.php/CAJMTCS/article/view/92

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