New Solutions For Hearing Impaired
- Wireless System Brings Captioning To Public Venues. Gawel, Richard // Electronic Design;6/9/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p25
This article describes the development of a device for the deaf or those who are hard of hearing. Leanne West and her team at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and Peacock Communications developed a system that broadcasts captions and then displays them on portable devices and microdisplays....
- Verizon pledges interoperability for its RTT technology deployment. Alleven, Monica // FierceWirelessTech;2/15/2016, p2
The article reports that Wireless firm Verizon has implemented industry standards for Internet Protocol-enabled wireless services for the hearing impaired that will support interoperable real-time text solution. It mentions Verizon's plan to develop and deploy real-time text (RTT) technology...
- New Text with 9-1-1 Service. Smith, Ashlee // Wavelength;Spring2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p8
The article reflects on the technological transformation of the wireless technology in Canada and its impact on the daily lives of people as well. Topics discussed include availability of text messaging-based wireless services for deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or speech impaired communities...
- Police training and citizens with hearing impairments. McAfee, James K.; Musso, Stephanie L. // Volta Review;Summer94, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p247
Studies the interaction of police with hearing impaired persons in the United States. Areas of police training; Effective communication; Securing professional assistance; Ensuring legal protection.
- Hearing-impaired place calls in sign language. L.G. // Electronic Design;10/24/96, Vol. 44 Issue 22, p25
Reports on the trial of the Relay Texas Video for helping the hearing-impaired communicate electronically in American Sign Language. Experimental service jointly developed by Sprint Communications and the Texas Public Utility Commission; Use of videoconferencing technology; Technology...
- Operator services for hearing impaired coming. Johnston, Robert D. // Caribbean Business;10/30/1997, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p29
Reports on October 30, 1997 that telephone service carriers in Puerto Rico will be required by 1998 to offer operator services for the hearing impaired. Description of changes in Puerto Rico's telecommunications industry; Reference to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Requirement of...
- Serving deaf and hard of hearing helps produce 25% growth. Bernstein, Alan L. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Nov1996, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p740
Focuses on services for the hearing impaired. Case of Bob; Installation of a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD); Suggestions; Benefits.
- Aural Rehabilitation Success Utilizing a New Hearing Impaired Patient Management Concept. Cox, James R.; Bogo, Helena // Journal of Rehabilitation;Jul-Sep82, Vol. 48 Issue 3
Examines the efficacy of a hearing impaired patient management concept for aural rehabilitation in the United States. Patient satisfaction for hearing aids; Quality of service by dispensing audiologist; Comparison between the existing services and the services provided by audiologist.
- See hear: Music for the eyes. Russell, Deborah // Billboard;7/17/93, Vol. 105 Issue 29, p34
Reports on the measures instituted by the National Captioning Institute to provide access to the hearing-impaired through closed-captioning of music videos. Television Decoder Circuitry Act of 1990; Policy at Atlantic Records; Integration of video-captioning into the production process.