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May 21, 2003

Senior Telecom Executive Joins HANDSCOMM, INC.

From: PRNewswire (press release) - May 21, 2003

New Chief Operating Officer Will Spearhead Hands On Video Relay
Service Expansion

ROCKLIN, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- HANDSCOMM, INC., the management
company for Hands On Video Relay Services Inc. (HOVRS), announced the
appointment of senior telecom executive Andy Lange as Chief Operating Officer,
Senior Vice President of Marketing. Hands On Video Relay Services offers the
latest communication technology to facilitate natural interaction between the
Deaf and Hard of Hearing community and hearing people.
Mr. Lange has more than 13 years of telecom industry experience. Most
recently, he was Senior Government Account Executive of Sprint Corporation,
where he had responsibility for the Southeast and Western United States.
Before joining Sprint, Lange spent five years with Communication Services for
the Deaf as Vice President of USA RELAY and as Special Assistant to the CEO
for Strategic Planning. Previously, Mr. Lange was with AT&T where he held a
variety of positions in AT&T's Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS)
"Andy is a proven leader who will play a critical role as HANDSCOMM
extends the deployment of our video relay service," said HANDSCOMM President
Ronald E. Obray. "He has broad management and telecommunications experience. I
am confident he will build on HANDSCOMM's strong foundation and further
advance our position in the marketplace."
Lange holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Gallaudet
University, and a Master's of Organizational Management from Phoenix
University. He presently serves as President of the National Association of
the Deaf and as President of the Gallaudet University Alumni Association.
"I look forward to working with Ron Obray and his team at HANDSCOMM," said
Andy Lange, HANDSCOMM's new COO. "We are entering an exciting growth period
for video applications to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities."

HANDSCOMM Serves Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community
HANDSCOMM's flagship service, HOVRS, uses the Internet to provide video
access to nationally certified interpreters who translate the visual language
of American Sign Language into the auditory language of a hearing person.
Anyone with a computer, a high-speed Internet access line (like DSL or a
cable modem), and a low-cost web camera can use HOVRS. Deaf and Hard of
Hearing people can access the service through the HOVRS website
( ), and hearing people may also access the service
through a nationwide toll-free number (1-888-VRS-9998).

HANDSCOMM, INC. operates Hands On Video Relay Service (HOVRS) and Hands On
Sign Language Services, which have provided ASL interpreting services and
other services to the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing communities for over 12 years.
Founded by a 20-year veteran of the sign language interpretation industry,
HANDSCOMM employs dozens of nationally certified ASL interpreters. It is the
company's mission to provide 24/7/365 video relay availability. HANDSCOMM is
dedicated to providing the highest quality video relay services by combining
excellence in video technology and the most fluent certified video
interpreters. Additional information about the company can be obtained on its
website: .

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