Facilitating Communication Through Technology
Given the increase in the number of businesses using curbside pick-ups and contactless services, communication may be more of a challenge than usual.
Here are some apps to facilitate communication whether in-person or on the phone. We included the overall rating and number of ratings for each app for your reference.
Note that we have separated these apps into “live captioning” and “phone/video calling” apps.
Live Captioning Apps
Android (3.7, 784 ratings – Free, In-App Purchases)
Apple iOS (4.3, 17 ratings – Free)
Apple iOS (2.6, 28 ratings – Free, In-App Purchases)
Live Transcribe – Apple *
Apple iOS (4.6, 215 ratings)
Live Transcribe – Google *
Android (4.1, 14,834 ratings – Free)
Apple iOS (4.0, 171 ratings – Free, In-App Purchases, geared towards TV or Movies)
* Note there are two separate “Live Transcribe” developers and separate accounts.
Phone/Video Calling Apps
ClearCaptions Mobile (Phone Captioning)
Apple iOS (3.8, 78 ratings – Free, account required)
Hamilton CapTel (Phone Captioning)
Android (2.0, 143 ratings – Free, account required)
Apple iOS coming soon!