Infinix Hot 10 Play Unboxing in Sign Language

Unboxings and first tries by many video bloggers have been flourishing on many social media sites. Some of them became famous and have earned respect from other people due to their in-depth and creative insights about the gadgets that they explain to the public. Some became “experts” in these fields. They help us make wiser decisions whether we purchase them or not by making them “try first before we buy“.

Now, what about the deaf community? I am not aware of anyone from the sector who tried this. I tried googling it and found no one even in the international scene. I hope, our Filipino deaf can start the trend.

So without much fanfare, may I introduce you to the second unboxing of a smartphone by our deaf student, Kennel Alonzo… He will be explaining first hand Infinix Hot 10 Play, the latest budget phone of Infinix Mobile, a Hongkong based smartphone company . Launched last January 23, this phone was unboxed, tested, and reviewed. This YouTube video is shorter (more than 6 minutes) than the first one, yet packed a more complete information including sample camera photos and video tests.

Here it is:

Subtitle is already embedded while the voice is in our local Tagalog language. Still, Kennel signs using Filipino Sign Language.

To all my blog subscribers, please support our deaf video bloggers by watching this video and sharing it to your friends. To watch the first unboxing video, you may go to my blog link below.

Unboxing of a gadget the Deaf Way

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Online Smartphone Photography Training for the Deaf

As part of the Philippines’ annual celebration of “Deaf Awareness Week” from November 10 to 16, the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) conducted the Online Training on Smartphone Photography for the Deaf.

This activity is one of the latest ones spearheaded by the newly appointed Executive Director and my good friend, Sir Emer Rojas.

The online training was held on November 19 and was published live on Facebook. You may catch the more than three-hour lecture with sign language interpreting by clicking on the video below. Cheers!

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Unboxing of a gadget the deaf way

You’ve seen many unboxing videos of the latest mobile phones and other gadgets. But have you seen one being explained by a deaf person and in sign language? Well, here it is!

For the first time, our school Manila Christian Computer Institute for the Deaf ventured into an Unboxing Video blog of a cellphone! Introducing the new player in town, Tecno Mobile. They started selling in the Philippines only this August 2020.

Check out our unboxing and first look of Tecno Mobile Spark 5 Pro as explained in SIGN LANGUAGE! This is especially dedicated to our Filipino Deaf community so that they can have access to the latest gadgets explained in their own language. However, an English voice interpreting is included for the general public. Our resident deaf Kennel Alonzo did the signing.

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Philippine’s Media Network and Law of Classroom Explained in Sign Language

Since 2019, one of the hottest issues that hogged most of my Facebook feed is the imminent end of the franchise of the Philippines’ largest broadcasting network, ABS-CBN Corporation. Then it reached its peak when the National Telecommunications Network (NTC), the country’s regulatory body on matters of allotting frequencies to telecommunications companies, issued a “Cease and Desist Order” on May 5 to ABS-CBN demanding them to return to the government the airwave it allowed to be used for 25 years. The network immediately stopped broadcasting on both their TV and radio channels on the same day.

Naturally, there was outrage coming from both the pro and anti groups. Those who made loud noises are the network’s stable of popular artists like Coco Martin, Judy Ann Santos, and Daniel Padilla. Then the (in)famous “Law of Classroom” vlog rant of reality contest winner Kim Chiu went viral and created many parodies, memes and even song-and-dance videos.

However, I observed that our Filipino Deaf community was not completely informed about the true reason why the sudden closure of their beloved station. Not even the sign language inset interpreting on TV newscasts cannot fully explain the events that happened.

So our school decided to create a short (15-minute) and very simple explainer video complete with picture-in-picture and simple animation on the issue. Our resident Deaf graduate, Kennel Alonzo did the sign language explanation. Our objective is for our deaf people to have a more clear understanding of the issues including the function of an airwave and the Philippine Franchise Law. It was uploaded in MCCID Facebook page yesterday (May 26) as well as in Kennel’s own wall. As of this writing, there were already more than 2,000 views and nearly 50 shares.

The video was also uploaded on MCCID’s YouTube Channel.  Here it is:

Update:

Due to requests from followers of  MCCID College Official Facebook page who can hear,  I added a computer-generated voice that reads and captions aloud in English. The purpose of this is so that they can easily understand the signs even without reading the sub-titles. Here it is:

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