VTCSecure in the News


~8/4/21~ VTCSecure is proud to see our parter DeafTouch as First Runner up in The Entrepreneurship World Cup in South Africa!

The EWC South Africa was hosted by 22 On Sloane, the largest startup campus in Africa, which is based in Bryanston, South Africa. 22 On Sloane’s aim is to nurture the entrepreneurial mindset, ensure their sustainability, and explore development of new industries and contribute towards job creation in Africa. They offer startups and innovative SMEs a complete turnkey solution to scale, from initial idea to commercialisation, funding opportunities and access to markets. Ifthakaar Shaik, Founder of Vitruvian Medical Diagnostics, Claybourne Appies, Founder of DeafTouch and Joseph Nyamariwata , founder of South African Influencers will advance to the next round of the global competition against national winners from 200 countries.


~2/16/21~ In this episode of HR Rescue, We talk with Becky Copeland from VTCSecure, LLC about SOLVES HIRES a fully accessible Video, Voice, and Real-Time Text Communications Platform designed specifically for recruiting, AND gives your organization the ability to add on and provide Speech to Text for the Hard of Hearing, an interpreter for the Deaf or live translation of 120 languages/dialects.

~12/17/20~ACCESSIBILITY.com OrganizationSpotlight: VTCSecure, LLC is a cloud based call center experience for customers by providing secure on-demand Voice, Video, Real-Time Text and Speech Transcription services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Blind. #AccessibilityStartsHere

~9/11/20~ VTC has recently selected a SIP Trunk provider, Trenove, in Italy for an upcoming project. Keep a look out for a special announcement in Jan 2021 on a new partnership to bring accessible communication services for the Deaf to Italy in 2021!


~4/01/20~ Assisting People with Disabilities during COVID and Beyond. A CVAS pilot, a first for this type of service to assist the Deaf as well as Blind in the Caribbean, will be launched on Monday 4th May 2020.


~3/25/20~ Originally built only for people with disabilities, ABILITY Job Fair launches new accessible online platform to accommodate distance recruitment for all.

~12/3/19~ Google Disability Support now includes American Sign Language

~12/3/19~ Comcast Now Offers Customer Service In ASL, A First For The Cable Industry

~04/5/19~ VTCSecure: Overcoming communication barriers for the deaf community. Using Google Cloud Platform to power its platform that breaks down barriers and makes communication easier for the deaf community

~11/15/18~ Using VTCSecure’s technology, Ability Jobs held its 2nd successful, first of its kind Live Online Career Fair on October 25th, 2018.  Ability Jobs has helped Facebook, Bank of America, Waste Management, & Aetna host online career fairs to recruit and hire candidates with disabilities.

~11/09/18~  In November of 2017 SignVideo, the largest provider of VRS and VRI in the United Kingdom, chose VTCSecure’s Next Generation SOLVES communications platform to replace their current system. SOLVES is a state-of-the-art Voice, Video and Real-Time Text communication platform used all over the world to bring equal access to communication for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. 

~3/22/18~    VTCSecure was honored to have been part of making remote Sign Language Interpreting a part of the ITU sessions today!   See Tweet from ITU Sec Gen’s Office 

~3/02/18~    New York Becomes the First City in the Nation to Offer ASL Direct to Deaf and Hard of Hearing New Yorkers

~8/01/17~    CTU to implement new technology to help deaf people communicate


~1/18/17~    New FCC order grants VTCSecure first ever non-VRS provider access to the National iTRS numbering directory

~1/30/17~   VTCSecure and Caribbean Telecommunications Union holds successful demo showing how new technology can transform the lives if people with disabilities in the Caribbean

~4/4/16~    US Assistive Technologies Market Worth USD 58.3 Billion by 2020 – Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts Report 2016-2020 


~12/15/16~    FCC Adopts Real-Time Text (RTT) Services for Americans with Disabilities

~10/14/16~    VTCSecure Releases Beta Version of the Next Generation, Standards Based, Interoperable Personal Universal Communicator (PUC) Application for iOS, Android, Mac and Windows

 ~6/1/16~    VTCSecure Successfully Completes $10 million FCC Contract

~9/17/15~    VTCSecure CEO Peter Hayes speaks at CTU regarding ensuring “Equal and Effective Communication for All”

~8/27/15~    VTCSecure working with FCC to build open source video calling for the Deaf


~8/21/15~    FCC Announces Video Calling Platform for Sign Language Users


~8/20/15~    FCC Chairman Wheeler at the 2015 TDI Conference 


~8/20/15~    FCC to Build an Open Source Video Platform for ASL users


~5/21/15~    VTCSecure, LLC is Awarded a Five Year Contract to Develop Video Communication Software to Increase Communication Access for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities


~4/14/15~    Direct Video Communication: Access for People who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Speech Disabled in an IP World


~2/13/15~    The WONDERS of Video Descriptive Technology