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“Hearing Through a “Hearing Dog” and Using InnoCaption on a Smartphone

Long Beach –Camille Jenkins and her hearing dog, Rico will be speakers at the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter on Thursday, September 11th, 2014, 6:30 p.m., Weingart Center, 5220 Oliva Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712.  Jenkins received Rico from the Sam Simon Foundation, a rescue dog training program for people with hearing loss. Rico will show the audience how he helps Jenkins to “hear” the door bell ringing, phone ringing, tea kettle boiling and much more.

In addition, Chuck Owens, CEO of InnoCaption, will explain a new captioning capability using smartphones.  InnoCaption is revolutionizing how the deaf and hard of hearing communicate by making it possible to use the smartphone as it was intended – accessible, convenient, and mobile.  Through the patented technology in conjunction with live stenographers, InnoCaption provides fast, easy, and accurate captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing who want to use their own voice to talk, but need assistance hearing the other party.  Provided with an InnoCaption number, subscribers are able to make a call just like anybody else. To register and watch the video to see how it works visit the website at www.innocaption.com!

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