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September 1, 2005

Hands On Video Relay Service Enables VRS Thru Macintosh Widget

From: Hands On VRS - Sep 1, 2005

Hands On Video Relay Service Enables VRS Thru Macintosh Widget

ROCKLIN, California - September 1, 2005 - Hands On Video Relay Services, Inc. today announced the release of its innovative hovrsIM Widget for Macintosh OS X Tiger users. The hovrsIM Widget, the first of its kind, takes advantage of the Macintosh Dashboard available in the latest release of Mac OS X, known as Tiger. The hovrsIM Widget is a mini-application that provides fast and easy access to video relay services at Hands On.

On the heels of its very successful "Mac Month" promotion in June, Hands On has continued to invest and improve usability for Mac users placing VRS calls. "We are excited to provide this new and innovative access point for our Mac VRS customers. The hovrsIM Widget is just one example of our dedication to our Mac users." said Ronald E. Obray, founder and President of Hands On.

About Hands On
Hands On VRS is a recognized leader in Video Relay Services, including both community interpreting and video relay services. The company has been serving the needs of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community since 1992. Hands On is committed to removing communication barriers for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. For more information, visit our website at

On July 6, 2005, Hands On entered into a merger agreement with GoAmerica, Inc., a provider of wireless, relay and prepaid communications services, customized for people who are deaf, hard-of hearing or speech impaired. Completion of the transaction is expected in the fourth quarter of 2005. For more information, please visit the following web site: .

Additional Information

GoAmerica, Inc. plans to file a Registration Statement on SEC Form S- 4 in connection with the merger with Hands On and the parties expect to mail a Proxy Statement/Prospectus to their shareholders containing information about the merger. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS CAREFULLY WHEN THEY ARE AVAILABLE. THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT GOAMERICA, HANDS ON, THE MERGER AND RELATED MATTERS. Investors and security holders will be able to obtain free copies of these documents through the web site maintained by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at http// In addition to the Registration Statement and the Proxy Statement/Prospectus, GoAmerica files annual, quarterly and special reports, proxy statements and other information with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You may read and copy any reports, statements and other information filed by GoAmerica at the SEC public reference room at 450 Fifth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20549 or at the SEC's other public reference rooms. Please call the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330 for further information on public reference rooms. GoAmerica's filings with the SEC also are available to the public at the web site maintained by the SEC at http// Hands On, its directors, executive officers and certain members of management and employees may be soliciting proxies from Hands On's shareholders in favor of the adoption of the merger and the merger agreement. GoAmerica, its directors, executive officers, and certain members of management and employees may be soliciting proxies from GoAmerica's shareholders to authorize the issuance of the shares of GoAmerica common stock issuable pursuant to the merger agreement. A description of any interests that Hands On's directors and executive officers, or that GoAmerica's directors and executive officers, have in the merger will be available in the Proxy Statement/Prospectus. This press release does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale.

Filed by GoAmerica, Inc. pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933 and deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Subject Company: GoAmerica, Inc.
Commission File No.: 0-29359