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Top 10 iPhone Apps for People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Thomsen Young compiled a handy list of the top 10 "most useful" iPhone apps for deaf and hard of hearing consumers. This is what he has to say about them:

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Doremi CaptiView: A New Way to Caption Movies in Theatres

Doremi CaptiView is a small 3-line electronic caption display for movie theatres. It can be inserted into your seat's beverage holder, and receives the captions wirelessly. Since the captions are displayed without the need to adjust to a rear-projector, users may have greater seating choices and viewing ease. You'll need to check if CaptiView is available in a theatre near you.

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Sprint's Relay ID Pack

Sprint has put together a collection of apps, called the Relay ID Pack, specifically for their deaf and hard of hearing wireless customers.

The Relay ID Pack requires just one single download, contains:

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New Video Service Can Stream Captions

Zediva is a new online movie rental service for new movie releases. Closed captioning, if available on the DVD, is automatically supported in their streaming.

There is a currently a wait-list to become a member.

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Phone Finder

Phone Scoop has a new Phone Finder - in which you can plug in your preferred features and come up with a short list of phone to consider. Helpful for those looking for specific features related to hearing loss/deafness.

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