Rolm Delivers Voice Mail To The Deaf

Many office phone systems automatically answer calls and take messages when a phone is busy or unattended. However, none of these voice-mail systems can take calls from telecommunications devices for the deaf (TDDs), the terminals that the hearing-impaired use with telephones. While that may seem like a minor inconvenience now, it could give large corporations problems in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which President Bush recently signed to become a law in 1992.

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