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By TWICE Staff On Nov 21 2011 - 6:01am

Clarity Teams With Captioning Firm

CHATTANOOGA, TENN. – Clarity announced it has teamed up with ClearCaptions, a telephone captioning service innovator, to collaborate on the design and distribution of telephony products for the nearly 20 percent of U. S. adults who have hearing loss.

Clarity’s current product line is designed to make conversations louder, clearer and easier for people with hearing loss while also addressing other age-related health challenges like low vision, limited mobility and arthritis.

Clarity is a division of Plantronics.

ClearCaptions provides a service that enables users to caption telephone calls for any telephone and to choose how and where they view their captions.

Biometric iPhone 4 Case Demonstrated

MONTREAL — S.I.C. Biometrics announced the launch of an iPhone 4 case for consumers with a built-in biometric fingerprint sensor. The case, called the FID, uses a free app from SimpleTouch Portal to allow users to access webbased applications and social media accounts with a finger swipe. S.I.C. showed the FID at the CARTES security industry exhibition in Paris last week. The company did not announce when the case will be available.

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