About Speech2RTT Communications

Speech2RTT® is an Android application that enables people who are deaf, hard of hearing, and non-verbal to communicate with anyone, including people who can hear and speak, using their Android smartphone. Speech2RTT works across all wireless networks. It transcribes and then streams the text of what is being said, in real-time, between individuals. If a user cannot speak, or opts not to speak, they can type what they want to say, in real-time. Speech2RTT is available on Google Play and accommodates transcribing any one of 68 languages. Communications are 100% private. No live communications assistants (CAs) are involved. No limits are imposed on the length of a communication. Best of all, it is being offered at no cost until October 1, 2018, at which time a $12 annual fee will be assessed for continued use.

Thank you to the The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Information and Communications Technology Access (LiveWell RERC) for funding, in part, the development of Speech2RTT® Communicator under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number 90RE5023). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Were it not for them, Speech2RTT® Communicator would have never become a reality! The contents of this announcement do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, or HHS, and you should not assume endorsement of the products mentioned, by the Federal Government.

 

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