Some smart phones,tablets and specialised devices have captioning apps already installed.

If you like to read captions, either with a video or voice call, the following apps and devices can be helpful:

Skype captions


Skype is a free app that lets you make video and voice calls and send messages using the internet. With Skype, you can also get live captions in English during a voice or video call.



Rogervoice is an app that provides captions (text) of the other person’s words during a phone call, using automatic speech recognition.

Captions with Webex

With Webex you can join online video meetings with one or more people. You can add captions to these meetings.

Captions with Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams lets you join online video meetings with one or more people. You can also add captions to these meetings. is another app you can use to get captions of another person’s speech in real time and automated notes for meetings. It works when you are with the person or talking with the person over a video call (e.g. Google Meet).  

Konnekt Videophone

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The Konnekt Captioning Videophone is a phone for older people and people who are hard of hearing. Video calls and regular phone calls can be made, with automatic captions and a simple display for a user-friendly experience.