ClearCaptions About

Making communication easier for over 15 years.

Innovation focused where telecommunications meets hearing loss.

Developed by Purple Communications™, a leading video and text relay services provider, ClearCaptions provides an innovative suite of communication services for people with hearing loss.

Making communication easier has been our passion from the beginning.

As a Federal Communications Commission (FCC)-certified telephone captioning provider, ClearCaptions follows the highest industry standards for privacy, security and professionalism on all your calls.

FCC-certified.

FCC-certified.

ClearCaptions is an FCC-certified telephone captioning provider.

Home. Work. Mobile.

Home. Work. Mobile.

Only ClearCaptions offers captioning solutions for everywhere you use the phone.


A History of Innovation

1997
First mobile phone service for people with hearing loss.
2000
First relay service using AIM® for people with hearing loss.
2002
Introduced American Sign Language (ASL) video relay service (VRS).
2011
Introduced ClearCaptions for Mac® and PC.
2013
Ensemble™ amplified phone with ClearCaptions built in.


ClearCaptions in the News

  • Fob Business

    "[ClearCaptions] removes an obstacle for someone having difficulty hearing on the phone."

  • USA Today

    "The phone delivers near-real-time captioning of the conversation, similar to ...closed captioning you see on televisions."

  • engadget

    "...an impressive product...quite useful for anybody with hearing issues."




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People Are Talking About ClearCaptions

  • "ClearCaptions has made a profound impact on me both personally and in my work, allowing me to better understand and be more effective on all my calls."

    P. Stern, real estate professional
  • "It's easy to be supportive of a free service that addresses such an important part of my patients' communication."

    Dr. Deborah Price, AuD, Doctor of Audiology,
    founder of Hearing Professional Center,
    and the Chair of the Audiology Foundation of America
  • "With ClearCaptions, I don't have to ask people to repeat themselves. I know what they've said…it makes me more effective at my job."

    Melissa Ruth, Board President,
    SE Washington Service Ctr. Of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


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