It's been 25 years since Dean Corrigan was 16 and starting to work for Contacta on a Youth Training Scheme (YTS). One day a week he would come to us from his college course where he was studying to be an electrician. But he only...

How Contacta is helping to change US air travel There is a growing awareness, both in the UK and stateside, of the needs of air passengers with hearing loss. It has taken time for so-called ‘hidden disabilities’ to be included in accessibility strategies, which previously have...

With the help of technology, speech can be transferred effectively through obstacles such as glazed partitions and other security barriers, meaning your customers and staff can converse flawlessly and freely. We design, manufacture, install and support high-quality speech transfer systems for a wide range of needs. As leaders...

Are your customers able to talk with staff easily? If customers can’t easily communicate through safety screens with staff, the impact on your business could be severe; customers who struggle to communicate easily and clearly through these screens may choose other providers. High-quality service is therefore...

Travelling on public transport is easy if it’s a route you take regularly and you know where you’re going.  But exploring outside your area, travelling while away on holiday or knowing where stops will be if there’s a diversion in place can be challenging if...

We are proud to announce the launch of the V14, the latest in our V-Series range of large area hearing loop drivers. The V14 has twice the power of the V7, enabling it to drive hearing loops of up to 300 metres in length. This makes...

For Deaf Awareness Week 2018, we have developed a guide to help you understand your right to hear, how to check whether hearing loops are available, and to give you advice about what to do if they are not....

Despite the ever growing need for care, it is not easy attracting new clients to care homes. The care home resident population for those aged 65 and above has remained almost stable since 2001 with an increase of 0.3%, in spite of a growth of...

Note: This article originally appeared in ‘Installation’ Issue 208, February 2018. How to get it right when choosing and installing large area hearing loops Large area hearing loops can transform the lives of more than 51 million people with hearing loss in Europe, making education, worship, business,...

We are thrilled to launch the first two hearing loop drivers in our new V-Series range on Monday 2nd October 2017. These powerful drivers give you unparalleled performance for an affordable price and are created to be even easier to install and use than their...

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