Sprint Mobile VRS is a free android app, currently available on the Samsung EpicTM 4G, HTC EVOTM 4G and Samsung TabTM, for deaf and hard of hearing individuals to connect with qualified video interpreters who relay their phone calls.
With the evolution of the 4G network, Sprint Relay is shifting its developmental resources toward wireless communications using Sprint’s 4G technologies. This will take customers into the future allowing for barrier-free access to the telephone.
“With this new technology, my team has the opportunity to enhance the lives of many deaf, hard of hearing and hearing individuals across the country!” – Mike Ellis, National Director of Sprint Relay.
The Sprint Mobile VRS app also supports Spanish VRS and the ability to video chat with any videophone. In addition to this, users will receive video mail on any missed calls. This service, available only in the USA and US territories, requires free registration. Learn more about this great service by visiting our website at sprintvrs.com/.
About Sprint Relay
Sprint Relay (sprintrelay.com) recently celebrated 20 years of innovative communication options for individuals who are deaf, deaf-blind, experience a hearing loss or have a speech disability. Sprint Relay began offering telecommunication relay services on the text telephone (TTY) in September 1990. Two decades later, with all of the technological advancements made since the relay service first began, Sprint Relay is the only provider in the industry offering a broad portfolio of services including: Traditional Relay Services, Sprint IP Relay/ Instant Messaging (IM), Sprint Video Relay Service (VRS), Sprint CapTel®, Sprint Relay Store wireless devices, Relay Conference Captioning (RCC) and Federal Relay Service. In 2010, Sprint is proud to be the first Relay Service provider to offer 4G network services enabling deaf & hard of hearing customers’ true communication mobility.