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Hamilton CapTel Real Time Captioned Telephone

An adaptive telephone that transcribes the other caller’s speech into a built in display as written text. Great communication tool for the hearing impaired that wish to socialize or manage their own telephone calls and appointments.


  • Allows those with hearing impairments to read what is spoken to them over the phone
  • Offers multiple other features that may be useful for those with hearing problems such as speakerphone


  • More expensive compared to a traditional phone
  • May incorrectly transcribe spoken language especially when there is distortion, background noise or the use of accents
  • Can only transcribe language spoken in English and Spanish