4-Oct-18 | News

National Theatre launches subtitle glasses for deaf audience members

Liam O’Dell: National Theatre launches subtitles glasses for deaf audience members


Deaf theatregoers will be able to use smart glasses to access live subtitles at National Theatre performances, thanks to new technology launched recently!

The glasses are the latest addition to the organisation’s access service provision, which includes an infra-red audio loop system and performances with open captions and BSL interpretation. The National Theatre are also looking to expand the project in the future, with audio description and British Sign Language being two of the organisation’s ambitions for the project. Read more