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FCC Awards Interpretype for Advancement in Accessibility

FCC has recognized Interpretype Communications, LTD among the leadership companies for technological innovation in accessible communication. The Chairman's Award for Advancement in Accessibility honors firms whose technologies improve the ability of people with disabilities to obtain and succeed at jobs, have access to services and actively participate in the community...READ MORE


Market Coverage of Disability

A Disability is the lack of a necessary quality. The qualities necessary for effective communication are speech, hearing and language comprehension. Face-to-face communication; the basis of every human experience is effective only when data is transmitted, heard, understood and fed back....READ MORE


New Jersey Library for the Blind & Handicapped Announces Acquisition of Interpretype

The New Jersey Library for the Blind and Handicapped, 2300 Stuyvesant Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08618, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Interpretype, a state-of-the art voiceless communication unit. Although Interpretype can never replace a qualified interpreter, it does provide an instant solution to the void in communication that exists between libraries, businesses, and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities.


Interpretype honored with a Disability Rights Advocates’ Eagle Award

Interpretype Communications, LTD, headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., has received the Disability Rights Advocates’ Eagle Award for 2006. The company was honored for its Interpretype® ITY™ technology which was developed as a tool for businesses and organizations to enable their staff to effectively communicate with customers and employees who are Deaf, hard of hearing, and speech-disabled. This distinguished award honors just four recipients each year.


Dinolfo Announces Enhanced Service For Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

Monroe County Clerk Cheryl Dinolfo today announced the availability of Interpretype terminals for use by Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing customers at the Henrietta and Irondequoit DMV Locations. The Interpretype system consists of instant messaging terminals that allow customers and employees to type questions and answers to each other. Monroe County is the first DMV office in the nation to offer this enhanced service to its customers.

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Rochester Airport Installs Communications for Deaf

The Greater Rochester International Airport has installed special communications for deaf and hard-of-hearing airline passengers. The adaptive technology is called "Interpretype." Rochester is the first airport in the country to install it throughout the terminal

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New technology for the hard of hearing at the Rochester Airport

The Rochester International Airport is unveiling a first of its kind technology for airline passengers who are hard of hearing or deaf. Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks talked about the new technology on Tuesday. The new technology is called Inter-Pretype. The machine connects individuals who are hard of hearing with airport personnel instantly. They communicate by sending typed messages. It was a local company that created the new technology.

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What it Really Takes to Be an Entrepreneur, Qualities for Success

Gan has met a huge need with his recent innovation for the deaf and hard-of-hearing population. His assistive device is called Interpretype(tm) or ITY(tm) for short. Gan researched and invented a solution in 2002 for instantaneous face-to-face communication The device was originally developed on the premise of improving customer service at Mac's II, as a way to better communicate with deaf and hard-of-hearing customers.