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telecommunications device for the deaf (redirected from Text-based telephone)
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tel·e·com·mu·ni·ca·tions de·vice for the deaf (TDD, TT) (tel'ĕ-kŏ-myū'ni-kā'shŭns dĕ-vīs' def)
Telephone accessory that transmits and receives text over standard telephone lines. Also referred to as teletypewriter (TTY) and text telephone (TT).
See also: assistive listening device
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Two types of video interpreting services are being installed at postal facilities across the country, allowing approximately 4,000 postal employees who are deaf or hard-of-hearing to communicate with supervisors, co-workers and others in real-time without having to bring in on-site interpreters or rely on text-based telephone
When I first started working for Merrill Lynch in 1987, I used a text-based telephone
Gerbasi experiences difficulty when using a text-based telephone
(TTY) and computer messaging because of his low vision and limited computer skills.