For those hard of hearing, Sprint has seen to it that you will be able to get the most out of your mobile experience, especially if you’re using an Android phone, thanks to the Wireless CapTel by Sprint app, which the carrier is claiming “increases accessibility in mobile communications for individuals who are hard-of-hearing.”
What the app does is that whenever the caller, who is hard of hearing, makes a call, it will be routed and connected to the CapTel service, where the caller will not only be able to hear the call, but also be able to read conversations with real-time word-for-word captions on their phones on what the other person is saying.
Users will be given a special Wireless CapTel by Sprint, which they will have to give to their friends and family and to anyone who wishes to contact them. We’re guessing that this number will be routed and connected to the CapTel service from which the real time captions will be generated. For more information on Sprint’s CapTel service, head on down to their website.