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Video Telecommunications

With the increased availability of high-speed Internet in both business and residential areas, it is now easier to do signed video chat with family and friends.  You can also make Video Relay Service calls.  Video Relay Service provides sign language interpretation for voice telephone calls.  You contact the relay service using video communications technology and the relay service places the call and interprets the conversation.  Video relay service is much faster and more natural than text-based relay services, for those who know American Sign Language.

The following new articles should help you get started.

Have you ever wanted to “chat” with signing deaf people from around the world without leaving your own home? If you have a webcam, a PC or Mac, and high speed Internet, now you can, using a popular program called Camfrog.

 

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