SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2014) - Sorenson Communications® customers now have even more choices for deaf-specific programming on the Sorenson Video Center. The informational and entertaining content is available exclusively to all users of Sorenson ntouch products, which include the ntouch® VP videophone, ntouch® PC, ntouch® for Mac, ntouch® Tablet and ntouch® Mobile.
In December, Sorenson introduced "Handmade," a do-it-yourself program. The first episode of "Handmade" featured Trenton, who created a piece of metal artwork. The program will continue to capture the tool-and-machine-based adventures of Trenton and two lifelong friends, Gary and Jay, as they work in Trenton's workshop. Each "Handmade" segment will feature the trio taking on a new project.
Two additional programs have been introduced: "Deaf People: Tell Me More," featuring interviews with well-known deaf personalities, and "Journeys on the Deaf Path," a travel show specifically targeted to deaf people. "Deaf People: Tell Me More," hosted by Christina, a previous "Hangout" host, will feature interviews with various deaf leaders, actors, educators, politicians and business owners. Each episode of "Journeys on the Deaf Path" will feature a different travel destination. Several hosts will explore various communities and the uniquely deaf aspects of those people and places.
Sorenson Director of Advertising and Communications John Peebler, who oversees content for the Video Center, says, "We are working hard to provide even more ASL videos. Each new show covers various topics and comes from viewer feedback. While introducing the new shows is exciting, the positive comments we're receiving are also exciting."
The new, expanded Video Center programming further diversifies content and joins the existing and popular shows "Hangout," "Cooking Simply," "Deaf Perspective," "Storytime" and "SN News."
For more information on the newly enhanced Video Center, visit http://www.svrs.com/videocenter.
About Sorenson Communications
Sorenson Communications® (www.sorenson.com) is a provider of industry-leading communications products and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. The company's offerings include Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS®), the highest-quality video interpreting service; the Sorenson ntouch® VP videophone, designed especially for use by deaf individuals; ntouch® PC, software that connects users to SVRS by using a PC and webcam; ntouch® for Mac®, software that connects users to SVRS by using an Apple® computer; ntouch® Tablet, which turns the Apple iPad® with a front-facing camera into a larger-screen mobile VP; and ntouch® Mobile, an application empowering SVRS communication via mobile devices.
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