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March 21, 2007

Hands On Video Relay Service brings Mac OS X Secrets Tour to Thirty Cities

From: Hands On VRS - Mar 21, 2007

March 9, 2007
Contact: Chad W. Taylor (

Hands On Video Relay Service brings Mac OS X Secrets Tour to Thirty Cities

Hands On Video Relay Service, Inc. ( will be hosting Mac OS X Secrets workshops in thirty cities in 2007. The entertaining workshops are intended to spread awareness about Macintosh computers by lifting the curtain on their mystique and to continue the company's tradition of commitment to Macintosh users. The workshops in each city will appeal to Macintosh users who want to know more about their computers, computer buyers who are on the fence about their next purchase, and consumers who want to know about using Video Relay Service on a Mac computer.

Mosdeux's co-founder, Chad W. Taylor, the star and producer of noted short movie Vital Signs (, will be presenting fun-filled showcases in the following cities: Anchorage, AK, Atlanta, GA, Austin, TX, Baton Rouge, LA, Boston, MA, Brattleboro, VT, Chicago, IL, Denver, CO, Falmouth, ME, Gooding, ID, Hartford, CT, Honolulu, HI, Houston, TX, Indianapolis, ID, Los Angeles, CA, Madison, WI, Minneapolis, MN, Morganton, NC, New York, NY, Olathe, KS, Oklahoma City, OK, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ, Portland, OR, Providence, RI, Sacramento, CA, Santa Fe, NM, Seattle, WA, St. Augustine, FL, St. Louis, MO, Talladega, AL, Tucson, AZ, and Washington, DC. Workshop dates will be announced shortly.

The entertaining presentations will offer attendees a peek into the secrets and surprises that come with using Macintosh OS X, with an emphasis on the ease of using Video Relay Services on Apple computers. Astounding techniques, little known features, and hidden delights will be shared. Attendees will receive tickets to a raffle that gives them the opportunity to win a 20-inch iMac, a 20-inch iBook, and ten $25 Apple Gift Certificates. They will also receive an opportunity to view the newest movie from the acclaimed production company Mosdeux, collect exciting gifts and enjoy plenty of refreshments and appetizers.

"We are constantly amazed at the growth of Mac users who access our Video Relay services through their personal computers, and we are proud to the be the first and only provider of a Mac Video Relay application. The prospect of meeting loyal users in thirty cities is thrilling," says Ed Routhier, President of HOVRS.

At the workshops, consumers will also learn how deaf and hard of hearing Macintosh OS X users can use Apple's iChat A/V feature to place a VRS call to connect to the rest of the world with ease and speed.

"I know workshop attendees will be astounded and entertained by the presentations. Some of you will spurt out laughter and be amazed at what Mac OS X has to offer. These workshops reinforce our commitment to giving back to the community," says Taylor, Presenter and Mac Business Unit Manager.

For more information on the tour and for specific times and locations, please go to

About Hands On __Hands On VRS, serving the needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community since 1992, specializes in video relay services and community interpreting. The company is dedicated to removing communication barriers for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people everywhere. For more information, visit our website at