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FOCUS: ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY NEWS

Garden Grove

November 16, 1998|Jason Kandel, (714) 564-1038

Police unveiled a computer system recently that will help 911 dispatchers take emergency calls from the hearing- and speech-impaired. The telephone system, called Vesta Intelligent Work Station, is a device similar to a teletypewriter that sends tones that activate written messages. Hearing-impaired callers formerly called 911 through a two-part California relay system. Garden Grove police officials urge the hearing-impaired to dial 911 in an emergency. The system is operating.

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