Nov 172010

Hamilton Mobile CapTel Launches New Browser Solution for Android™, Expanding Wireless Device Compatibility for Individuals Who are Hard of Hearing

Captions of Phone Conversations now available for Android, iPhone™ and BlackBerry™ with Advanced Network Capabilities

November 16, 2010, AURORA, NE – Today, Hamilton CapTel announced the availability of Hamilton Mobile CapTel on multiple smartphones that use the Android™ operating system. Hamilton Mobile CapTel delivers advanced captioned telephone solutions on a variety of 3G and WiFi networks that have simultaneous voice and data capabilities.  Now users can choose from a variety of mobile devices that fit their needs, allowing them to enjoy the benefits of using Hamilton Mobile CapTel.

The addition of the browser solution for Android expands the current availability of compatible devices and includes the HTC Aria™, Motorola Backflip™, Samsung Epic™, the Droid and many others that are available through major cellular providers. Hamilton Mobile CapTel is also available on the following devices: Apple iPhone®, iPad™ and iPod® Touch, as well as the Blackberry® Bold™ 9700, Torch™ 9800, Curve™ 8530i, Bold™ 9650 and Storm2™ 9550.

“The introduction of the browser solution for Android demonstrates the path we are forging with our Mobile CapTel solutions,” said Dixie Ziegler, vice president of Hamilton CapTel. “Our mobile applications have proven popular and we plan to release an application for Android in early 2011 to complement the browser solution announced today.”

Hamilton CapTel is a pioneer in telephone captioning technology and continually innovates and develops new ways to utilize captioned telephone services. Recognizing the frustration of struggling to hear on the telephone, Hamilton CapTel offers multiple ways in which users can “see what they say”, in real-time. Using their mobile telephone device and a compatible headset, users can listen to the conversation while reading captions of what the other person is saying.

For more information about Hamilton Mobile CapTel and compatible devices, visit

About Hamilton CapTel

Hamilton CapTel is a service of Hamilton Relay, a division of Hamilton Telecommunications, a diversified communications and technology services provider based in Aurora, Neb. Founded in 1901, Hamilton Telecommunications has grown to encompass eight primary company divisions allowing Hamilton to operate on a local, regional and national basis. For more information about Hamilton CapTel, please

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