What is CaptionCall?
With the CaptionCall phone, you can hear and read what the other person is saying. The CaptionCall phone displays big, easy-to-read text that automatically scrolls during your conversation Plus, you can amplify the sound to better hear your caller’s voice with superb audio quality. It dials, rings, and works just like a regular phone.
How do I know if I need CaptionCall?
If you have a hearing impairment that makes it difficult for you to use the phone, and if captions would allow you to use the phone more effectively, then CaptionCall is for you. The CaptionCall phone and service is intended for people experiencing hearing loss, regardless of the cause. This might include illness, injury, loud working conditions, military service, or simply getting older. You yourself may not realize you are experiencing hearing loss. If you find yourself asking people to repeat themselves, or if people complain you don’t hear them on the phone or keep the radio or TV too loud, you may have hearing loss. A professional hearing test can confirm the frequencies that are difficult for you to hear and recommend options that might help you manage a hearing loss.
How is CaptionCall different from a regular phone?
The CaptionCall phone dials numbers and receives calls just like a standard landline telephone.
The difference is its large display screen, which provides near-instant captions so you can read what’s being said.
My eyesight is poor. Will I be able to read the captions?
To ensure maximum readability, the CaptionCall phone uses an easy-to-read font, available in different sizes and displayed on a large, high-resolution screen.
Can I use CaptionCall on a mobile device?
Yes! CaptionCall has a mobile app for iPad. It allows you to make and receive phone calls with captions on your iPad. Learn more on our CaptionCall for iPad page. To learn more about our iPad solution, visit https://captioncall/captioncall-ipad .