Arabic Video Phonetics Application

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-BeingSDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • Year: 2007
  • Award: World Summit Award
  • Category: Health & Well Being
  • Organisation: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
  • Country: Kuwait
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e-Contents can heal. The Arabic Video Phonetics software is the first of its kind as an Arabic augmentative speech therapy. It can be used by all ages to help Arabic speakers cope with phonological disorders to improve their speech. A main screen displays a table consisting of all Arabic phonemes divided into rows and columns depending on the place of the articulation. Users can select any of the Arabic phonemes to be displayed. This can be used with teachers or for individual practice. A user-friendly interface and videos representing Arabic phonemes make for clear and helpful innovation application.