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CapTel offers services and equipment for use by persons with hearing loss. There are choices of phone hardware with closed caption display screens, or the service may be accessed via PC, tablet, or smartphone app.
From the website: "The Hamilton CapTel Phone is the most advanced "captioned telephone" available today. Packed with useful calling features, the CapTel Phone is as easy to use as a traditional telephone. Of course the difference is that you can read every word a caller says throughout your phone conversation. The CapTel Phone requires both a single analog or digital phone line (DSL with filter, cable phone, VOIP, etc.) and a high-speed Internet connection via ethernet or WiFi."
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