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About
Connect Deaf

A.G. Connect Deaf Limited is an award winning Social Small Medium Enterprise (SME) working in the field of diversity and inclusion with a focus on Deaf and Hard of Hearing sign language users. The company was registered in 2017 in Cyprus.

More specifically, the company’s activities are focused on the design and development of inclusive communication and educational mobile applications that target sign language users and their hearing persons’ network. The innovation in the mobile applications’ is the integration of sign language alphabet and sign language. Co-design approaches are used to design the apps with the target users in order to ensure that their needs are addressed and that the designs offer positive and accessible user experiences.
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From a research and development perspective, the company is also involved in research projects in the role of coordinator or partner.

These research projects are related to the design and development of the mobile apps and other technologies targeting Deaf and Hard of Hearing sign language users and their hearing persons’ network. From this work, scientific publications have also been authored and published in journals and conferences.

The company also has the important role and responsibility as an evangelist towards the public in spreading the message about the need of designing and developing more inclusive technologies for users who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and whom are users of sign language in general. Regarding this, the company designs and brands its own clothing items for men, women and children, which emphasise the beauty and importance of sign language alphabet and sign language, especially in their integration within technology. The clothing items can be purchased via the Connect Deaf online store.