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2014-07-08 08:37:22

AURORA, Neb., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a competitive procurement process, the State of Nevada selected Hamilton Relay as the new Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Service provider for Relay Nevada. Hamilton Relay, a leading provider of Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Service, began providing service in Nevada on July 1, 2014. Relay Nevada, a program of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services - Aging and Disability Services...

2014-07-07 08:24:45

WARRENVILLE, Ill., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hear the World Foundation, a global initiative to raise awareness about hearing loss by leading hearing system manufacturer Sonova, is raising awareness about the importance of hearing health and simultaneously forecasting the result of the global football competition in Brazil. During the quarter finals July 4-5, Hear the World used a digital sound level meter, a device to ascertain the noise level of the fans from across the globe in a large...

2014-07-01 23:03:03

Celebrate safely and plan ahead so that fireworks and other loud noises do not cause permanent damage. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 As the Fourth of July holiday draws near and the planning of celebrations begin, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reminds the public of the importance of protecting one’s hearing from loud noises, especially fireworks. Although hearing loss is often believed to be an issue that progresses over time, it can also be caused by...

2014-06-26 23:13:33

Beltone of the Tri-Cities reminds families to be safe when enjoying Fourth of July fireworks by packing ear protection for each family member and remaining a safe distance away. Kingsport, TN (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 As your family gets ready to enjoy fireworks next week on July 4th, Beltone of the Tri-Cities would like to remind everyone that it only takes a few simple actions to prevent lifelong hearing problems. All those 'rockets bursting in air' can generate sounds in the range...

2014-06-23 23:06:48

Stratus Video Interpreting has responded to the demand for improved language services with an affordable solution that connects court systems with court-certified interpreters at the push of a button. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 As the country’s Limited English Proficient (LEP) population grows, the ability of U.S. court systems to supply qualified interpreters has become increasingly difficult and more expensive than many jurisdictions can handle—a fact which some say has...

2014-06-18 23:07:07

Stratus deems the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling that court interpreters meet new, more stringent requirements will assist the court system in upholding the constitution and also aligns with the Stratus’ mission: to ensure fair and equal services to all. But Stratus warns that the ruling will cause extensive delays within a system that will fail unless the rapid adoption of VRI is undertaken. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The complex court system has historically confounded...

2014-06-04 23:05:26

CyraCom has released the newest version of the CyraCom Interpreter app, which allows clients to connect to trained video interpreters over tablets and smart phones. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 CyraCom has released the newest version of the CyraCom Interpreter app, which allows clients to connect to trained video interpreters over tablets and smart phones. While previous versions of the app supported over 200 languages through audio, this version adds over 20 languages through video....

2014-06-04 16:23:36

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldnow, the leading media management solution for digital platforms, announces the only multi-device video player compliant with all aspects of the latest FCC requirements to provide enhanced closed captioning for all of its clients. Coupled with full ad serving capabilities, analytics integration, social sharing tools and the available use of a SDK, Worldnow's Multi-device Video Player provides cutting edge technology for use with mobile web...

2014-06-04 08:31:06

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Emerging Asia-Pacific Hearing Aids and Audiology Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/emerging_asia_pacific_hearing_aids_audiology_devices_market.html The emerging Asia-Pacific markets for hearing aids and audiology devices were valued at over $852 million in 2012.The total market for hearing devices comprised the wholesale and retail markets for hearing...

Google Is Helping Deaf Students 'Hear' With New 'Signglass' Project
2014-05-27 15:55:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A planetarium visit takes more than sight to be fully appreciated. When visiting a planetarium deaf students are left in the dark when it comes to a tour of outer space. With the lights off they can't see an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter's narration, but with the lights on the students can't see the constellations of stars projected overhead. Now a group of researchers at Brigham Young University has come up with a...


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2008-05-22 18:26:48

The English Cocker Spaniel is a hunting dog, used to drive game toward the guns. This breed has been around for over 500 years. During the mid 1800s, several types of dogs were classified as Cockers; however the breeds were reclassified later in the late 1800s once breed standards were developed. There are two types of Cocker Spaniel, the American and the English. These were shown together until 1936, when the English Cocker received status as a separate breed. The two somewhat resemble each...

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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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