|By Marla Dougherty 6/27/11
If you are familiar with the CapTel telephone, you know it is a free relay service that delivers real-time captions so you can read what the caller is saying.
You can also get the captions on your computer screen with Web CapTel. All you need is a high-speed internet connection and any available telephone. It is a convenient way to use the telephone at work or home.
At the HLAA convention, Hamilton CapTel presented their newest service, the Mobile CapTel which is available with compatible smartphones. After a one-time registration, you can easily download the free app to your smartphone. Stay connected while you are on the move using the speaker phone and reading captions or use a hands-free headset that works with hearing aid and cochlear implants. http://www.hamiltoncaptel.com