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Bandwidth Requirements for Video Transmission of American Sign Language and Finger Spelling

George Sperling
Science
New Series, Vol. 210, No. 4471 (Nov. 14, 1980), pp. 797-799
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1684568
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Bandwidth Requirements for Video Transmission of American Sign Language and Finger Spelling
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Abstract

Although current video communication schemes use a bandwidth on the order of 1 megahertz, the bandwidth required for video communication of American Sign Language by a simple raster scan is only approximately 20 kilohertz.

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