For many deaf and hard of hearing people, sign language is indispensable for the consumption of audiovisual media. As a competence center for access services of the SRG, SWISS TXT also produces sign language videos for the SRG as well as for public institutions and companies. With its in-house infrastructure, productions can be realized efficiently, promptly and cost-effectively:
- Live sign language videos
- Translation to/from sign language (non-live)
- SILAS: Sign Language Service
02 September 2021
Online live webinar
Accessible digital presence
Together with ‘Zugang für Alle’ (Access for all) and ‘Siteimprove’, SWISS TXT is organising an online live webinar for public-sector institutions and universities in Switzerland.
18 May 2020
CONTENT4ALL wins the NAB Technology Innovation Award 2020
SWISS TXT is proud to be part of the EU-research project «Content4All» that has received the renowned «NAB Technology Innovation Award».
18 March 2020
Sign language videos for the
Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
SWISS TXT started the production of videos in sign language for the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) for communication to the sensory disabled in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
10 January 2020
Live-stream of the session of the Grand Council of the canton of Geneva
Follow the session live in the web player with subtitles and sign language.
10 September 2018
International Day of
The last Sunday in September is dedicated to the approximately 70 million deaf people around the world. It has been declared the International Day of Sign Languages and is being celebrated for the first time this year. SWISS TXT also began producing sign language videos for the deaf in 2018, and is providing live speech-to-text interpreting to support the International Day of Sign Languages event being organised at the UN in Geneva by the SGB-FSS Swiss Association of the Deaf.
15 December 2016
swisstxt.ch has received the certification level AA of WCAG 2.0 for accessibility from the foundation « Access-for-All ». SWISS TXT is committed to making this website accessible to the broadest possible audience, regardless of technology or physical capability. We make every effort to ensure our website is accessible to people with special needs, including those with visual, hearing, cognitive and motor impairments.