3rd Webinar – 13. July 2022 from 4:00 bis 5:45 pm (CEST)

Topics: AI, blockchain, web application & software development.

The third webinar of the DeafIT Academy will take place on Wednesday, July 13th, from 4:00 pm (CEST) to 5:45 pm online on the DeafIT Academy website. In this webinar, three presentations on the topics of artificial intelligence, blockchain, web application & software development of the failed DeafIT Conference Online 2022 in March will be made up for. During the webinar, you have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions about the lecture. The webinar is in German Sign Language (DGS), German or English spoken language as well as with German and English subtitles. If you are interested in participating in this webinar, get a ticket here!

These are the speakers & lectures:

DeafIT Academy Speaker, Profile picture of female presenting Claudia Schweinzer

Avatar systems as a semi-automatic translator

There is a huge amount of information (websites, TV, newspaper, radio, medicine leaflet, speaker announcements, etc.). There is a very low number of interpreters and translators for these information services. Therefore, Avatar systems have been developed that help human translators to create translations more quickly. Like any technology, using the avatar system will help it to improve its quality. The lecture deals with the advantages of avatar systems as a translation aid and also describes the development of the technology.

Artificial intelligence (AI)

Claudia Schweinzer, Deaf, GSL
Deaf Translator & Quality Management at Sign Time GmbH, Vienna (AUT)

DeafIT Academy Speaker, profile picture of male presenting Matthias Stommel

Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, digital central bank money: the future of financial transactions

Hardly any trend is discussed as intensively as cryptocurrencies. Influential personalities such as Elon Musk, Tesla boss, or Twitter and Square boss Jack Dorsey draw great attention to the topic. The corona pandemic has given further impetus to the discussion about digital means of payment and investments. But what exactly are cryptocurrencies and how do they work? How is the cryptocurrency sector developing and what role does Bitcoin play? Matthias Stommel, expert for cryptocurrencies, presents the technology and possible uses of cryptocurrencies. He also discusses the underlying blockchain technology.


Matthias Stommel, Deaf, GSL
IT Project Manager, CryptoTec Industrial GmbH, Cologne (GER)

DeafIT Academy Speaker, profile picture of male presenting Antal Karolyi

Efficient product development with no-code / low-code technologies

No-code/low-code technologies are on the rise. Complex software projects can be implemented efficiently through these approaches. A particularly interesting aspect of the methodology is that it provides a quick introduction to the world of product development for junior programmers.

Software development, programming, web application

Antal Karolyi, hearing, German Spoken Language
Managing Director and Co-Founder, SignCoders, Budapest (HUN)

The programme on Wednesday, 13th July 2022:

4:00 – 4.15: Greeting
5:15 – 5:30: Artificial Intelligence (AI) by Claudia Schweinzer “Avatar systems as a semi-automatic translator”
4:30 – 4:35: Break
4:35 – 5:05: Blockchain by Matthias Stommel “Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, digital central bank money: the future of financial transactions”
5:05 – 5:10: Break
5:10 – 5:40: Software development, programming, web application by Antal Karolyi “Efficient product development with no-code / low-code technologies”
5:40 – 5:45: Ending