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  • 04-Dec-2017



StationEar mobile app that allow hearing impaired and hard of hearing people make easy phone calls by using VO-IP technologies. We aim to be mobile communication channel of deaf & hard of hearing people

Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are more than 360 million people worldwide with a disabling hearing loss, including 32 million children and one-third of people over 65 years of age. There are also more than 3 million hearing impaired people in Turkey according to Federation. 

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Some people can hear your words,
some of them can’t…
When Deaf and Hard of Hearing people require to call their bank, hospital and the police, they meet some sort of obstacles. They also need to make phone calls to keep in touch with their family, friends and each other. They don’t understand coming voice calls and can’t answer the caller to make a proper communication due to their impairment.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Stationear is a platform that allows Deaf and Hard of Hearing people to make easy phone calls using VOIP technology and Interpreter Operator systems. Our app is designed to convert spoken voice into text for the deaf user. Correlatively, the app also converts typed text back into voice that is played for the hearing user. We are also provides Interpreters to our users who want to use sign language on their calls.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Our team working to solve hearing impaired people’s problems in years and we have lots of invention that easily integrate with Stationear.