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1CapApp logo
1CapApp is a secured text streaming platform developed by steno writers and engineers for CART providers, captioners, court reporters and AV experts. Using state-of-the-art technology, 1CapApp's Software as a Service (SaaS), is designed to give your client or employee an enjoyable, easy-to-read, extremely fast realtime text streaming experience. 1CapApp is also the developer of 1Fuzion, an app that allows you to overlay text on top of a Power Point or Video without the expense of an encoder or the cost of 2 screens and 2 projectors.

For more information, visit:
www.1capapp.com


Advanced Bionics logo
Advanced Bionics is a global leader in developing the most advanced cochlear implant systems in the world. Founded in 1993 and a subsidiary of the Sonova Group since 2009, AB develops cutting-edge cochlear implant technology that allows recipients to hear their best. AB offers the most sophisticated cochlear implant system on the market, the HiResolution™ Bionic Ear System, with five times more sound resolution than its competitors, designed to help recipients hear in noisy settings and enjoy the full dimensions of music. With sales in over 50 countries and a proven track record for developing high-performing, state-of-the-art products, AB’s talented group of technologists and professionals from all over the world are driven to succeed, work with integrity and stay firmly committed to quality.

For more information, visit:
www.advancedbionics.com


AfterShokz logo
AfterShokz brings patented bone conduction technology, initially developed for military special operations and law enforcement, to sport, mobile and Bluetooth® headphones designed and priced for everyday use. Through a suite of proprietary audio technologies and the only completely open ear design, AfterShokz headphones deliver premium stereo sound and a promise of safety, comfort and accessibility that is second to none. Since its inception in 2011, the company has been committed to innovating unconventionally and making situational awareness a priority. Learn more about how the brand inspires users to #beopen and #hearitall.

For more information, visit:
aftershokz.com


Alango Technologies logo
Wear & Hear is the brand name for a line of concept, future-looking wearable audio devices being developed by Alango Technologies, a leading supplier of voice and audio enhancement technologies for the communication and entertainment markets. The Wear & Hear line ushers in a new era of hearing enhancement wherein stylish, affordable, always-on, always-connected wearable audio devices deliver crystal clear and pleasantly natural customized audio and voice directly to an individual’s ears.

For more information, visit:
WearAndHear.com


Assist2Hear logo
Assist2Hear's mission is to serve as an advocate for the hearing loss community through education and professional installation of the highest quality hearing loop systems in the United States.  Assist2Hear is proud to be at the forefront of the loop initiatives across America, and specifically in the Midwest, to professionally install Induction Loops in public venues and residential homes to benefit the hearing impaired.

For more information, visit:
www.assist2hear.com


AT&T logo
At AT&T, accessibility is more than a word—it's a commitment to our customers with disabilities to provide the wireless products and services they need and to anticipate and meet their communication needs. From working with vendors and the Wireless Access Task Force on accessibility solutions to providing alternate billing formats, we're committed to helping this important group of AT&T customers.

For more information, visit:
www.att.com


Blue Ever Blue logo
Blue Ever Blue LLC introduces HDSS, a patented sound technology, which delivers undistorted sound waves to the eardrum. HDSS was produced for normal hearing individuals but it has been found to be very effective for hard of hearing persons. Blue Ever Blue manufactures affordable HDSS in-ear earphones that when used with a smart phone and a hearing assistance application are incredibly effective and clear at restaurants, theaters, meetings, and movies. Even without the application they provide remarkable clarity for listening to radio programs, books, videos on the computer, etc.

For more information, visit:
www.blueeverblue.com


CapTel logo
CapTel Captioned Telephone shows you word-for-word captions during telephone conversations, helping you to catch every word over the phone. CapTel is the latest innovation from Ultratec, the world's leading developer of text telecommunications equipment for people with hearing loss.

For more information, visit:
www.CapTel.com


CaptionCall logo
CaptionCall
® is a revolutionary new telephone for anyone who has trouble hearing on the phone. Similar to captioned television, CaptionCall uses voice recognition technology and a fast transcription service to display written, nearly instant captions of what the other person says on a large, easy-to-read screen.

For more information, visit:
www.captioncall.com


Chiekoo logo
Chiekoo
 is a new product line designed and developed by Intelletto Technologies Inc. Intelletto was founded in 2003 by a team of software and hardware professionals with extensive experience in wireless technologies.

Chiekoo product portfolio includes provisions to assist people with hearing problem to use smart home products easier. For example Chiekoo Bell a Bluetooth smart Wireless Doorbell not only alerts users on their smart phones and tablets with audible sound but also includes prolong vibration patterns that can be easily sensed by a deaf or hard of hearing person. Chiekoo products also work with other smart home products through IFTTT services. Thus Chiekoo Bell as a doorbell can alert a person by turning on a smart light or smart plug, giving noticeable visual indication as someone is at the door. For new development and how Chiekoo can help Deaf and Hard of Hearing society visit our website.

For more information, visit:
www.chiekoo.com


Cochlear logo
Cochlear
is the global leader in innovative, implantable hearing solutions. Connecting thousands of people to a world of sound. Delivering technology for a lifetime of new opportunities.

For more information, visit:
www.cochlear.com


MNCDHH logo
The Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans is a Governor appointed Commission that advocates for communication access and equal opportunity with Minnesotans who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing.

For more information, visit:
mn.gov/deaf-commission


Contacta logo
Contacta is a leading hearing loop product manufacturer working closely with a network of dealers/installers across North America and Europe to provide quality hearing loop systems in a wide range of venues. Contacta’s complete range of products allow hearing loops to be installed from the most intimate settings such as your living room or car to mid and large sized places you frequent in your community like bank windows, libraries, and conference spaces to places of worship, theaters, museums and airports. Our goal is to provide clear communication to those with hearing loss to enhance everyday experiences and interactions in society.

For more information, visit:
http://dealer.contactainc.com


CTA Foundation logo
The CTA Foundation, a public, national foundation affiliated with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, was launched in 2012 with the mission to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives.

The foundation strategically supports programs that affect these communities and facilitates dialog between industry, consumers, government, advocacy groups and other key stakeholders.

For more information, visit:
www.cta.tech/CTA-Foundation.aspx


CTIA logo
CTIA
, is an international nonprofit membership organization founded in 1984, representing all sectors of wireless communications – cellular, personal communication services and enhanced specialized mobile radio. 

For more information, visit:
www.ctia.org


Dogs For The Deaf logo
Dogs for the Deaf’s mission is to professionally train dogs to help people and enhance lives while maintaining a lifelong commitment to all dogs we rescue or breed and all people we serve. Dogs for the Deaf’s vision is to be a premier national provider of professionally trained Assistance Dogs.

For more information, visit:
www.dogsforthedeaf.org


earVenture logo
earVenture was established in 2015 and offers products, ideas and technologies that are changing the paradigm of value-driven hearing healthcare delivery. Our goal is to deliver innovative resources and technology to audiologists so that they can employ the models of care of their choice to ensure exceptional outcomes and value for patients.

For more information, visit:
www.earventure.net


Ear Technology Corporation logo
Ear Technology Corporation's hallmark is innovation with a purpose - helping people hear better everyday. Our history is made up of practical, real-world solutions to unmet needs in the hearing healthcare marketplace, and with uncompromising quality.

For more information, visit:
www.eartech.com


Elizabeth Dole Foundation logo
Elizabeth Dole Foundation assists the organizations and agencies that serve caregivers — spouses, parents, and others — responsible for an injured military member. Our efforts are designed to better align lifeline services for wounded warriors, promote synergy between the public, private, nonprofit, labor and faith communities, and raise awareness about the critical needs facing caregivers today.

For more information, visit:
www.elizabethdolefoundation.org


Envoy Medical logo
Envoy Medical started with a dream - a dream to create a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit a person’s ability to achieve their potential. The company was founded in 1995. And our first 14 years were spent developing Esteem. Our dream was realized when we begin providing the device on the open market in Europe (since 2006) and the U.S. (since 2010). Since then we have helped many people get back to their life. Our goal is to continue to see more people benefit from Esteem’s revolutionary advantages every day.

For more information, visit:
esteemhearing.com


Hamilton CapTel logo
Hearing on the phone may be a source of frustration for you or someone you care about — but it doesn't have to be. Backed by nearly a decade of proven captioned telephone technology, Hamilton CapTel® is dedicated to making phone conversations simple and accessible for individuals with hearing loss.

For more information, visit:
www.hamiltoncaptel.com


Harris Communications logo
Harris Communications has an unbeatable selection of products for all levels of hearing loss! Products include: amplified phones, assistive listening devices, TV amplifiers, loud alarm clocks and signalers as well as books about coping with hearing loss. Request a free catalog!

For more information, visit:
www.harriscomm.com


HearingDirect.com logo
HearingDirect.com’s hearing aids are sourced from some of the world's leading manufacturers and are carefully selected for their build and performance quality. At HearingDirect.com we are committed to providing outstanding value without compromising on quality and we are continually reviewing and monitoring new and existing manufacturers to ensure we meet those commitments.

For more information, visit:
www.hearingdirect.com


Hearing Health Foundation logo
Hearing Health Foundation (HHF) is the largest non-profit funder of hearing research. Since 1958, HHF has given away millions of dollars to hearing and balance research, including work that led to cochlear implant technology and now through the Hearing Restoration Project is working on a cure for hearing loss and tinnitus. HHF also publishes Hearing Health magazine, a free consumer resource on hearing loss and related technology, research, and products.

For more information, visit:
hearinghealthfoundation.org


Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation logo
The Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation (HRF) is a non-profit organization formed in 1996 to provide and promote speech communication training for children and adults with hearing loss.

For more information, visit:
hearf.org


Hearing Tracker logo
Hearing Tracker is working to identify and highlight providers that embrace best practices. We believe this will introduce a level of transparency that will slowly improve the overall standard of care in our industry, and help bring about a much needed change in hearing aid success.

For more information, visit:
www.hearingtracker.com


hi HealthInnovations logo
hi HealthInnovations is a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, a leading healthcare company that serves more than 75 million people. Leveraging UnitedHealth Group's scale, hi HealthInnovations obtains high quality hearing aids at a significant volume discount and transfers the cost saving directly to customers. Whether you order over the phone, online or in person, we provide free programming adjustments and ongoing customer support, including daily new user/aural rehabilitation seminars hosted by audiologists and helpful user videos.

For more information, visit:
www.hihealthinnovations.com


Hunterdon Healthcare logo
Hunterdon Healthcare exists to prevent disease, illness and injury; to seek cures; relieve pain; give comfort; and inspire a healthy way of living. Hunterdon Medical Center, the flagship hospital, treats over 8,600 inpatients annually, with 33,000 Emergency Department visits and over 292,000 outpatient visits per year. The 178-bed teaching hospital provides a full range of preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic inpatient and outpatient hospital and community health services.

For more information, visit:
www.hunterdonhealthcare.org


Listen Technologies logo
Listen Technologies Listen Technologies is the only provider of all three assistive listening technologies: Radio Frequency (RF), Infrared (IR), and Hearing loop. These technologies enrich people’s lives by overcoming the challenges of noise, distance, and hearing loss to deliver personalized audio in any setting or environment.

With Listen Technologies, anyone can connect to clear sound in museums, concert halls, houses of worship, theaters, arenas, classrooms, meetings rooms, and more.

For more information, visit:
www.listentech.com


MED-EL logo
MED-EL
provides innovative solutions for those dealing with hearing loss. It was founded by industry-leading scientists and engineers. By advancing the field of hearing implant technology, MED-EL’s people and products connect individuals around the globe to the rich world of sound.

For more information, visit:
www.medel.com


Merry Healthcare logo
Merry Healthcare Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Merry Electronics, focuses in hearing health through the marketing and sales of personal assistive hearing products to the world and managing hearing healthcare services in Taiwan and China. Our vision is to carry fidelity sound to enrich human’s life. We want to enhance the harmony in communication through providing professional hearing healthcare to people in need and affordable products to those who are not ready for the services. Products designed are to enrich one’s life and ranged from Hearing Protection Products, Assistive Listening Device, Personal Sound Amplification Product, and TV Listening Devices. By engaging with user’s need and backing by Merry Electronics’ more than 40 years expertise in electro-acoustic industry, we had launched ME-300 Personal Sound Amplification Products specifically designed for age-related hearing loss people, which was also awarded with iF Design Award. We want to lead in hearing healthcare industry with a comprehensive hearing solution of products and services.

For more information, visit:
www.merryhealthcare.com/en


Microsoft logo
Microsoft Accessibility: enabling people of all abilities to realize their full potential. Microsoft creates technology that is accessible to people around the world—of all ages and abilities.

For more information, visit:
www.microsoft.com/enable


MiraCell logo
A company of committed values, MiraCell brings trusted research and fulfilled promise to the world of skin care. The MiraCell Company was established in Provo, Utah on January 1, 2000 by Marilyn and Robert Harris to market an exceptional line of safe and beneficial botanical skin care. Because of her own sensitive skin and unable to find honest, natural skin care, Marilyn Harris found someone who could formulate such skin care. Why honest? Many companies claim their products are natural, but they use synthetic vitamins that do not benefit skin.

For more information, visit:
www.miracell.com


NIDCD Clearinghouse logo
Disorders of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language affect more than one in ten Americans. To broaden the dissemination of information about disorders of human communication, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) established the NIDCD Information Clearinghouse in 1991. The Clearinghouse provides information and resources for health professionals, patients, industry, and the public.

For more information, visit:
www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/clearinghouse


NIDCD National Temporal Bone Registry logo
The National Temporal Bone, Hearing and Balance Pathology Resource Registry (the Registry) is a non-profit organization that promotes research on hearing and balance disorders. Established in 1992 by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Registry serves as a resource for the public and the scientific community about the research being done on the pathology of the human auditory and vestibular systems.

For more information, visit:
www.tbregistry.org


Nuheara logo
Nuheara is an innovative audio Wearables company. Nuheara IQbuds™ will be like having an Intelligent Hearing Device, Bluetooth Earpiece, and Noise Cancelling Headset – all in 2 wireless earbuds. With stereo sound quality, hands-free calling, voice recognition and speech augmentation, Nuheara Qbuds™ aims to improve people's lives and give them control of their hearing experience. The team at Nuheara have a successful history of commercializing award winning hearing technology devices. We are passionate about improving peoples lives by commercializing the most advanced audio technology in the world.

For more information, visit:
www.nuheara.com


OTOjOY logo
OTOjOY’s goal is to create awareness about hearing loop technology and its impact on individuals with hearing loss. By offering expert design and installation services as well as community outreach, we are committed to creating hearing friendly communities throughout the State of California.

For more information, visit:
otojoy.com/home.html


Panasonic logo
Based in Newark, NJ, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. The company offers a wide range of consumer solutions in the U.S. including LUMIX Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Blu-ray players, Home Audio, Cordless Phones, Home Appliances, Beauty, Grooming, Wellness and Personal Care products and more. In Interbrand’s 2014 annual “Best Global Green Brands” report, Panasonic ranked number five overall and the top electronics brand in the report. As part of continuing sustainability efforts, Panasonic Corporation of North America relocated its headquarters to a new facility, adjacent to Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ. It is the first newly constructed office tower in Newark to earn both LEED Platinum and Gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council.

For more information, visit:
shop.panasonic.com


Phonak logo
Phonak specializes in design, development, production, and worldwide distribution of technologically advanced hearing systems. Phonak Group is one of the major players in the hearing health care market.

For more information, visit:
www.phonak.com


Regal Entertainment Group logo
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates one of the leading and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States, consisting of 7,310 screens in 565 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of September 30, 2016. The Company operates theatres in 46 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company’s theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations.

For more information, visit:
www.regmovies.com


Relay Utah logo
The Public Service Commission (Commission) initiated the Relay Utah program in 1987 with the goal to provide telecommunication access and equipment to deaf, hard of hearing and speech challenged individuals.

For more information, visit:
www.relayutah.gov


Shanahan Sound & Electronics logo
Shanahan provides custom design, installation, and servicing of sound systems and video systems as well as hearing loop solutions. Since 1951, Shanahan has been the choice for corporations, religious organizations, healthcare facilities, schools and colleges throughout New England.

For more information, visit:
www.shanahansound.com


Simple Matters logo
Simple Matters is a mobile technology company founded by technology strategist Marc Guren and inventor Bob Olodort in Santa Monica, California in 2012. The company creates and brings to market new product categories, which bring simple and elegant solutions to everyday problems. Our goal is to keep things simple because “simple matters.”

We have assembled a team of world-class product developers, each with decades of experience bringing high quality products like Ditto to market. Our development and manufacturing team consists of some of the most experienced and successful individuals and companies in the consumer electronics industry.

For more information, visit:
simplematters.com


Sound World Solutions logo
At Sound World Solutions, our mission is easy to describe – to create and deliver high quality, affordable hearing devices that allow people to rediscover the power of connection, no matter what their geographic location or economic circumstance happens to be. To succeed in that mission, we have had to start from the ground up in every component of the system… from how the product is designed and produced, to how the individual has their hearing screened and gets fitted, to the types of organizations that we work with to deliver our solutions to those in need.

For more information, visit:
www.soundworldsolutions.com


Sprint CapTel logo
Sprint is the largest and most technologically advanced Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) provider in the nation, with more than 25 year experience in providing relay services to those who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or deaf-blind, or have a speech disability. Don’t miss out on the little things. Sprint CapTel can restore your ability to communicate over the phone so you can connect with the people you care about. Just like you used to.

For more information, visit:
sprintcaptel.com


Swedish Medical logo
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area with five hospital campuses: First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah. We also have ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek, and a network of more than 100 primary care and specialty clinics throughout the greater Puget Sound area.

For more information, visit:
www.swedish.org


The Holley Institute logo
The mission of The Holley Institute, a non-profit organization founded in 1993, is to assist the Deaf, Deaf/Blind and hard of hearing by providing services and programs aimed at improving their quality of life.

Because early detection of hearing loss is critical for intervention, Holley Institute volunteers screen all newborn infants for deafness and hearing loss at St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

For more information, visit:
www.stjohnprovidence.org/holley


Uber logo
Uber is changing the way people get around cities, including people with disabilities, and we are committed to continuing to build solutions that support everyone’s ability to easily move around their communities. And when it comes to our partners, driving with Uber represents a flexible way to earn money, which is especially important for people who have traditionally had a hard time finding work opportunities. Uber has incorporated accessible technology for deaf and hard-of-hearing people directly into our app and partnered with national organizations to recruit new drivers and create accessible support guides.

For more information, visit:
www.uber.com


Visual Communication Services logo
Visual Communication Services (VCS) is a leading, go-to resource for the deaf and hearing loss communities. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, VCS delivers interpreting services in all major modalities both on-site and remotely anywhere in the world. We envision a cohesive community in which individuals who are deaf, hearing, and those with hearing loss share equal access to information and communication.

For more information, visit:
www.vcsoncall.com


VTCSecure logo
VTCSecure is a global company that provides On-Demand, Video, Voice & Text Call Center Services that are secure and accessible from any device. We provide communication solutions globally to governments, enterprise businesses, Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Blind and low vision communities, Emergency Management, First Responders, Tele-Medicine, Language Translators, Customer Service Agents and many more.

For more information, visit:
www.vtcsecure.com


ZPower logo
ZPower is dedicated to building a better rechargeable battery technology. Our research and development has led to the creation of the ZPower Battery, a silver-zinc battery that can match and exceed the performance, safety and environmental benefits of any other rechargeable microbattery. Our first consumer product, the ZPower Rechargeable System for Hearing Aids, has the potential to change the lives of millions of hearing aid wearers by eliminating the need to change batteries, forever.

For more information, visit:
zpowerbattery.com