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Tech Stories of the Decade (2000-09)

Unbelievable, there are some tech stories in the decade of 2000 to 2009 that we are grateful for technologies to greatly improve our lives. Before we enter the next new decade of 2010, we look ahead to an exciting new or much enhanced technology. Although I had reviewed emerging and existing technologies in my writings, some […]

Broadband Plan Propaganda – Good or Bad?

As I hoped some of you had the chance to watch some webcasts or read some documents as provided by Broadband.gov, I trust that it would be worth our consuming and long tedious time to learn about what we had lately relating to the Broadband Plan or maybe we don’t have any such services in […]

New Wave of Video Interpreters

As I was invited to hear about the new videophone, Z  model 150, I had realized that the new model will be perfect for Deaf people who may need interpreters for less than 2 hours or on short notice. The Z model 150 includes phone, speaker and TV screen plus ethernet cable. (See the Z […]

10 Hot Trends for 2009 in the Deaf Community

There are ten top hot issues among the deaf community for the year of 2009 in relating to technology and telecommunication. Ten Digit Numbering: Deaf and hard of hearing people will receive 10 digit numbers from VRS or IP Providers of their choice to make videophone (VP) calls. Thanks to the National Association of the […]