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2011-05-03 10:55:00

AURORA, Neb., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Relay, the exclusive Telecommunications Relay Service provider for the state of Rhode Island, announced that they will begin providing Mobile Captions Service (MCS) to its residents with hearing loss. Starting May 1, individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing will be able to read captions on a mobile phone using Voice Carry Over (VCO) technology. Developed by Mobile Captions Company, Hamilton Relay and Consumer Cellular, the MCS program...

2011-04-27 10:52:00

AURORA, Neb., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Relay, the exclusive Telecommunications Relay Service provider for the state of Maine, today announced the availability of Mobile Captions Service (MCS). As of April 18, individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing will be able to read captions on a mobile phone using Voice Carry Over (VCO) technology. Developed by Mobile Captions Company, Hamilton Relay and Consumer Cellular, the MCS program lets subscribers speak, listen and read...

2011-04-26 15:02:00

AURORA, Neb., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Relay, a division of Hamilton Telecommunications, announced that it has signed a contract with Captioned Telephone, Inc., to provide Captioning Services. As a result, Hamilton will begin processing Captioned Telephone (CapTel(SM)) calls for thousands of individuals who use the service daily. To start, Hamilton will add Captioning Assistant (CA) positions at its telecommunications headquarters in Aurora, Nebraska. Captioned Telephone...

2011-04-12 09:23:00

AURORA, Neb., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Relay announced today that they have been selected by the Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH) to provide Captioned Telephone (CapTel®) services in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The service makes it possible for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to make and receive telephone calls using captioned telephone technology, ensuring call clarity for both parties. Hamilton began providing...

2011-04-05 11:48:00

AURORA, Neb., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Relay, a leading Telecommunications Relay Service provider, has announced the availability of Mobile Captions Service (MCS) in the state of Maryland. As of April 1, individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can read captions on a mobile phone using Voice Carry Over (VCO) technology. Hamilton Relay is the exclusive Telecommunications Relay Service provider for the state of Maryland. The MCS program was developed by Mobile Captions...

2011-03-16 05:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zediva®, Inc. provides a new way for people to watch the latest popular movies online. For about the price of a cup of coffee, Zediva users have the ability to instantly watch movies as soon as they become available on DVD. Now movie aficionados can watch many movies as much as 90-180 days (or more) before they could with some other movie rental services ... and at prices as much as 60-80 percent lower than many satellite...

2011-03-10 09:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an audio news conference to release new data about American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned businesses from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners. The data show the number of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned businesses, sales and receipts at the national, state and...

2011-02-08 07:00:00

AURORA, Neb., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Relay, service provider for Louisiana Relay, today announced that State Representative Steve Pugh of Louisiana will promote the free Captioned Telephone (CapTel®) and Telecommunications Relay Services provided by Hamilton Relay throughout his district and eventually throughout the state. Pugh works closely with the Ponchatoula Council on Aging in Louisiana and wants to ensure that all Louisianans who are deaf, hard of...

2011-01-10 18:52:00

ROCKLIN, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Communications(TM), Inc. (OTC: PRPL) ("Purple"), a leading provider of communications services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and speech disabled, today announced the successful completion of a new debt financing, beta versions of new relay offerings, and a new strategic initiative that broadens Purple's growth potential in the new year. "We are starting 2011 from a place of strength," said Dan Luis, CEO of Purple. "With...

2010-12-20 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Panvidea, the only enterprise-ready cloud-based solution for connecting any content with any platform and device, has today announced comprehensive support for Softel's industry-standard Swift vTX caption and subtitle transcoding software. Swift vTX enables the automatic insertion, extraction, and transcoding of subtitles, captions and other ancillary data. By adding this tool to its already extensive list of professional codecs and post-production...


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  • A spider.
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