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High speed IP video-conferencing: revolutionizing services to deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people

Technology Aging: Quality of Life

Author: Allen, D.
Type: Conference Paper
Year: 2001


The Canadian Hearing Society, a nonprofit charitable agency provides a wide range of health care and social services to the deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people to promote their independence. This agency has successfully developed and implemented videoconferencing using broadband Internet Protocol technology, thus reducing the isolating effects of hearing loss and linking consumers to mainstream services.

Further Details

Pages: 261-265
Publish Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Publisher: International Conference on Technology and Aging
Accession Number: 26.9.02
Notes: Full papers of the conference are available electronically.
Access Date: September 26
Keywords: North Americahearingassistive devicetelecommunication
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