Deaf / Hard of Hearing

Here you will find the latest trends on technology, apps, resources and more for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. We are constantly searching for new resources!

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Check out the General Accessibility section of the site, since the Technology and Apps there are for everyone to use to make their lives simpler! We've also added a "Highly Recommended For" section in the Technology portion as well. So if you see your specific symbol give it a click and see why we recommend that product for you!

 

TECHNOLOGY + GADGETS

Here you will find technology and gadgets that can assist you in many ways and make your life more accessible. 

Pullover Pal

For many individuals who have hearing loss a traffic stop can be a stressful situation. The cards immediately notify the law enforcement officer that the driver has hearing loss. This will help decrease the driver's stress levels.

To learn more about Pullover Pal or to buy your own Click Link Below.

SpeakSee

This is an assistive device that makes conversations visual for the Deaf and hard of hearing. SpeakSee captures the speech in conversations and transcribes it into text on the smartphone, in real time. This way people with hearing loss can read what's being said. 

To learn more about SpeakSee click the link below.

Sonic Bomb Loud Dual Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker

This is the perfect alarm clock for anyone who is deaf or hard of hearing. It'll wake you up with either the powerful bed shaker or adjustable extra loud alarm! It also come equipped with built-in pulsating alert lights. Lastly it comes with a USB phone charger to charge your smart phone!

Amazon.ca (Canada): http://a.co/6KPahYQ

Amazon.com (USA): https://amzn.to/2KJlpKf

Ditto

Ditto is a wearable piece of technology that vibrates when a phone call is coming in, a text message was received, an alarm clock going off, and email coming in... It comes equipped with a free App that allows you to customize the specific vibrating pattern so you know who's calling for example. You can set "favorites" to your Ditto so it will only vibrate when someone on your favorite list calls. It also alerts you by vibrating when your cellphone is out of range, allowing you to never forget or lose your phone again!

To learn more about Ditto or to buy your own Click Link Below.

UNI

UNI is a one of a kind tablet that turns sign language into speech in real time! You can also program the device with unique signs as well. Even though this device is in it's early stages we decided to include it to showcase some of the amazing pieces of technology being created. 

To Learn more about UNI visit the MotionSavy website Click the link below.

Subpack M2X

This "backpack" allows you to FEEL the music. This is a perfect product to combine with headphones for extra immersion if your someone with mild hearing loss or if your hearing loss is more severe this could be your way of listening to music!

To learn more about Subpack M2 or to buy your own Click Link Below.

Basslet

Just like the Backpac M2X this device allows you to FEEL your music. It looks like a watch, but this little gadget packs a punch and delivers bass right to your wrist allowing you to feel the beat of the music. 

To learn more about the Basslet or to order your own Click Link Below.

ZVOX - AccuVoice Speaker (Hearing Aid Technology)

This product is meant for people using hearing aids. Do you have trouble hearing the voices on your TV? Nowadays most Televisions lack quality speakers. This makes it tough to hear voices due to the background noises overtaking them. This speaker was built with that in mind and deliver a very high quality sound allowing you to hear voices crystal clear!

To learn more about the ZVOX Accuvoice Speaker or to buy your own Click link below.

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APPS

Here you will find Apps you can download on your smart phone or tablet to help assist you in many different ways.

My Smart Hands Baby Sign Language Dictionary

This app contains videos of the most common signs for babies/children. The video of each sign has a verbal description of the motion to ensure that the parent is correctly signing. This is a great app for parents whose child is deaf as they often have to teach their toddler sign language as they themselves are learning.

 

Works With: Android and IOS 

Braci Pro

This is a sound recognition App that analyses sounds in a given environment and converts them to notifications on your device! You can program the sounds yourself and have them come up as notifications right on your device, it's that simple!

 

Works With: Android and IOS 

Ava

This is an App that turns speech into text. You invite others to join a group conversation by using their device to talk into. This allows others to talk into their devices and be displayed as text on your device. Very useful for meetings, large family gatherings... 

Works With: Android and IOS 

RogerVoice Caption Calls

This App allows Deaf or Hard of Hearing people make phone calls! It does so by converting the users voice on the other end of the call, to text on your end, in real time! 

Works With: Android and IOS 

Live Caption

A simple App used to turn speech into text in real time. Get the person to speak in your devices microphone and have it converted on the screen into text! Use it in a variety of different environments.

Works With: Android and IOS 

DeafWake

This App is an alarm clock for people who are deaf. It does what a standard phone alarm does but adds on Vibration patterns and uses your phones LED lights at the same time for an added visual que.

Works With: Android and IOS