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Braille CapTel

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The Braille CapTel is a captioned telephone for people who are blind, deaf-blind or have low vision. This phone is designed specifically to interact with the CapTel Captioning Service to display a realtime transcript of each conversation on a screen located just above the number key pad. Read braille captions of telephone conversations on a dynamic braille display. Users who subscribe to the CapTel Captioning Service place each call in the same way as dialing a traditional phone. As the user dials an outgoing call, the phone automatically connects to the Captioning Service. Behind the scenes, an operator at the CapTel Captioning Service transcribes everything the other party says into written text. The captions appear almost simultaneously with the spoken word, allowing the user to understand everything that is said by hearing and/or reading it. The telephone does not, by itself, translate spoken words into written captions, and the captioning feature can only be used for calls that go through the CapTel Captioning Service. The phone can also be used as a traditional amplified telephone, without the caption feature. The CapTel 840 requires connection to a standard analog telephone line (or analog port), such as is commonly found in households. It cannot connect to a digital telephone line or to any other non-analog telephone line.

 

Technical Specifications: 

Power: Easy to connect using Bluetooth or USB.

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as of: 
03/13/2015
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Braille CapTel

Made By:

Ultratec Inc.
Ultratec Inc. Organization Type: 
Manufacturer
Web Address: 
http://www.ultratec.com
Tags: 
Deaf & Hard Of Hearing, Computers, Communication
 
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