First, while the 80% similarity rule has generally proved adequate to assign VR
families, it is open to misinterpretation, leading to the inappropriate designation of VR
A recent FCC order mandating that relay services be more "functionally-equivalent" to those used by hearing individuals outlines new responsibilities for both VRS
providers and VRS
We are excited that members of Congress will get to see how VRS
works, and envision the empowering benefits it brings to the everyday lives of deaf and hard of hearing Americans.
A map of Deaflympics venues at which Sorenson VRS
and IP Relay (SIPRelay) will be provided can be accessed by visiting http://www.
The company's Ascent platform is the most popular information capture application worldwide, and its VRS
(VirtualReScan) is the de facto standard for scanning productivity.
Xerox also announced today the DocuMate 632 departmental scanner with VRS
Professional for $2,295.
Visioneer's and Kofax' commitments to bring simplicity and accuracy to the scanning experience are proven again through the integration of OneTouch with Kofax VRS
Not many companies offer in-house professional development for their VRS
Wakeland emphasized that the Sorenson VRS
Interpreting Centers provide ongoing educational opportunities and flexible work schedules for interpreters.
If we are to fulfill the promise of increased access to VRS
for the deaf community, it is critical that we have more interpreters available for VRS
," said Pat Nola, president and CEO of Sorenson Communications.
A simplified, predictable, and fair ratemaking process gives TRS providers the best opportunity to implement the mandate of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to bring VRS
to more deaf people," said Ron Burdett, vice president of community relations at Sorenson Communications.
enables deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals to efficiently conduct free video relay calls with family, friends and business associates through a qualified sign language interpreter, using a Sorenson videophone, television and high-speed Internet connection.