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March 17, 2005

Looking for FREE VRS equipment?

From: Hamilton Relay - Mar 17, 2005

Looking for FREE VRS equipment?

Look no further than Hamilton Relay!

Did you know that you can get a free videophone or web cam from Hamilton Relay for your personal or business use? If you prefer to use ASL rather than typing your phone conversations, you will love making video relay calls through Hamilton.

To apply for free video equipment, go to and complete the application. The only requirement you need is high-speed internet powered by either DSL or Cable Modem.

Soon you will experience the freedom of communicating naturally using your new video equipment from Hamilton. What a fantastic way to call your hearing family, friends, business associates, and any one else you want to call!

For more information, contact Customer Support

Phone – 877-283-7687 V/TTY
Instant Messaging (AOL, Yahoo, or MSN) – HamiltonVRSHelp
Email –

Hamilton VRS hours are from 7:30 AM to Midnight EST daily.

About Hamilton Relay
Hamilton offers a variety of features and services to further enhance relay communication including Internet Relay, Video Relay and Wireless Relay. All services are available at Hamilton also provides relay services to nine states, the District of Columbia and the Island of Saipan.

About Birnbaum Interpreting Services
Birnbaum Interpreting Services (BIS) is a Deaf-owned and operated corporation that provides sign language interpreting services. BIS provides the highest quality interpreting services to its clients by maintaining a majority of staff interpreters that are nationally certified. BIS serves the gamut of settings from private to public sectors. In addition, BIS provides Video Relay Services (VRS) by partnering with a leading national relay provider, Hamilton Relay. For more information, visit the BIS website at or call (800) 471-6441 v/TTY.


New hours of service:
Eastern Standard Time: 7:30 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. (Midnight)
Central Standard Time: 6:30 A.M. to 11:00 P.M.
Mountain Standard Time: 5:30 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Pacific Standard Time: 4:30 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Alaskan Standard Time: 3:30 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Hawaiian Standard Time: 2:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Hearing Hamilton VRS users can make voice-to-video calls at 866-HIP-VRS1. That’s 866-447-8771.

Hamilton VRS Technical Support Available Via Instant Messaging Now!
Contact Hamilton VRS technical support by using instant messageing at “HamiltonVRSHelp” with AOL IM, Yahoo IM or MSN IM, 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (EST), Monday – Friday. Limited support is available after-hours. You can also get technical support via email at

Contact Customer Service
1-877-283-7687 V/TTY
1-301-565-0366 Fax

Hamilton Video Relay Service
8555 16th Street, Suite 300
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Hamilton Relay Services Corporate Offices
1006 12th Street
Aurora, NE 68818
800-618-4781 V/TTY
402-694-3656 Fax