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Chia-Ming Chang Talk2Me Deaf Communication App
Talk2Me Deaf Communication App is Silver Design Award winner in 2014 - 2015 Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design Award Category.
Talk2Me Deaf Communication App

Talk2Me is a Smartphone app that aims to bridge face-to-face communication gap between deaf/hard of hearing and hearing people. Take2Me provides a specific feature—Rotating for Showing Messages—to prompt nonverbal messages such eye contact and facial expressions into communication because nonverbal messages is the most significant part of face-to-face communication and it is the main difference between Computer-mediated Communication (CMC) and face-to-face communication. Take2Me also provides various ways of inputting messages as well as a specific mode for the elderly.

Talk2Me Deaf Communication App
Chia-Ming Chang Talk2Me
Chia-Ming Chang Deaf Communication App
Chia-Ming Chang design
Chia-Ming Chang design
Chia-Ming Chang

Chia-Ming Chang is a research designer and a design researcher with more than 10 years experience in both industry and academia. Currently he is a PhD candidate (Scholarship Award) in Interaction Design in Nottingham Trent University in the UK. Chang obtained his MA in Interactive Media from University of the Arts London in 2006. He has been creating various design works and web platforms (Web2.0) during his previous careers since he graduated from National Taiwan University of Arts in 2002. His current research looks at influences of interaction design in new media communication, which is specifically focused on Smartphone UI/UX design that aims to explore new communication opportunities for Deaf/Hard of Hearing people and the elderly.

Chia-Ming Chang

Chia-Ming Chang is a multimedia designer and researcher from Taiwan. Currently he is a PhD candidate (Scholarship Award) in Interaction Design in Nottingham Trent University in the UK. Chang obtained his MA in Interactive Media from University of the Arts London in 2006. He has been creating various works in graphic design and web design, whilst he developed web platforms with Web2.0 concept in his previous careers. His current research looks at new media communication and interaction design, which is specifically focused on smartphone applications (apps) with user interface/user experience (UI/UX) design that aims to explore new communication opportunities for vulnerable people through creative practice.