Gesture Recognition in the Browser: Training a Computer to Understand Sign Language


Ravi and Emma is a world first in using AI for audiences to interact with an online documentary using Southern Dialect Auslan.
Ravi and Emma is an interactive love story told in Southern Dialect Auslan and produced by the Australian multicultural broadcaster SBS, and artists from the Deaf community. The AI and the site was developed by the team at Silverpond using their AI platform HighLighter.
Learn about how Silverpond worked with SBS to develop the concept, train the model and build the web experience.


Simon has substantial experience as a software engineer across multiple platforms and industries. He applies his engineering and science studies to his specialisations in backend software development, data architecture and machine learning. He received his BEng (EEE) (Hons), GradCertSci (Physics) from Adelaide University.

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