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Info about popular video conferencing software:
  • PC magazine compare the best video conferencing software.
  • Link to Zoom Website.
    • Link to Zoom video tutorials.
    • Everyone can open an account in Zoom.
    • To join meeting you don't need an account.  To start meetings, you need one.
    • There are free accounts and paid for accounts.
    • With 3 or more participants, free accounts are limited to 40 minutes meetings.  You can start a new meeting after 40 minutes.
    • No built in real time automatic captions.  But you can connect the audio output of the Zoom to an app like "Live Transcribe" for personal real time automatic captions, or even put the smartphone with the captions against one of the meeting participants camera to have all the participants see the automatic captions.
    • Remote human real time captions are possible.
    • It is possible to record the audio of the Zoom meeting.
    • It is possible to have automatic captions of the recorded Audio after the meeting.
  • HLAA Supports Free Captioning for People with Hearing Loss​

Our Sponsors Generosity enable us to Continue our Advocacy for all Hard of Hearing Persons

Amplifon: The world's leading dedicated hearing aid specialist – With 60 years' experience and more
than 5,700 specialist centres in 20 countries, we're the world's leading dedicated hearing aid specialist.
All our hearing care is tailored to each person's hearing and lifestyle needs and is delivered by
professionally qualified hearing aid audiologists. From our comprehensive hearing assessment to your programme of Free Lifetime Aftercare, we are committed to help you get the very best from your hearing.

Since 1946, Bernafon has been passionate about developing quality hearing systems that enable people with hearing difficulties to enjoy authentic listening experiences. With Swiss Engineering, precision technology, and our commitment to individual service, we strive to exceed our customers' expectations. Our aim is to provide extra value to our partners every day. Bernafon representatives and employees in over 70 countries fulfill our vision to help people with impaired hearing communicate again without limitations.

Cochlear believe deaf and hard of hearing people should have access to hearing health care and the hearing technology they need to enable them to live full and connected lives.

Cochlear’s implantable hearing technology has helped over 450,000 people of all ages in over 100 countries to live full and active lives by reconnecting them with family, friends, community and work.

ReSound constantly strives to develop better solutions that help people rediscover hearing so they can live rich, active and fulfilling lives. 

With roots that reach all the way back to 1943, ReSound has pioneered the hearing aid industry and delivered a number of hearing industry firsts. 

ReSound was the first to deliver 2.4GHz technology in hearing aids for direct connectivity and the world's first Made for iPhone® hearing aid with direct stereo sound streaming. 

ReSound is represented in more than 80 countries around the world.

Becoming an industry leader requires dedication, determination and a desire to challenge the status quo. We strive to be experts in audiology and hearing solutions, and combined with a strong focus in research & development, we empower you to hear more, do more and be more than you ever thought possible.

Our Mission
We invent the future of better hearing and understanding.


Our Vision
Build the leading hearing company by bringing cutting-edge innovation and customer care to all people suffering from hearing loss.


Our Guiding Principles

  • Customers talk, we listen.

  • Continuous improvement in all we do.

  • We are honest and trustworthy with one another.

  • We compete to win and create value for our stakeholders

  • Quality is not an act — it’s a habit.

IFHOH - International Federation of Hard of Hearing People

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