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Deaf Technology – Wave HiPhone
The iPhone 4 has made as big a splash among deaf users as it has among our
hearing counterparts. Lisa looks at the implications of this important new
Warning concerning the use of VRS or IP-Relay for 911 calls. TTY calls arestill the best means for emergency personnel to quickly identify a person’slocation. In an emergency, dial 9-1-1 using a landline telephone or a TTY toensure immediate attention and identification of your location. At present,VRS and IP-Relay cannot guarantee an immediate answer to your call nortransmit your location information directly to emergency responders.
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