Hearing Assisted Telephone Solutions

Several manufacturers including Poly (formerly Plantronics) offer compatible Cisco telephone accessories for use with hearing aids as well as for non-hearing impaired users who need more volume than what a telephone can provide.

Headsets for use with Cisco 7841 and 7861 Telephones

 Bluetooth Option for use with Cisco 7800 Series and 8851

Additional Volume

For use with Cisco 7800 Series Handset/Phones

Accessibility Features for the Cisco IP Phone 7800 and 8800 Series

The Cisco IP Phones 7841, 7861, and 8851 used at Northwestern provide 7800 accessibility features and 8800 accessibility features for the visually and hearing impaired. Many of these features are standard and can be used without requiring any special configuration.

Support Resources

For additional assistance using hearing assisted devices on University phones, contact the IT Service Desk.



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Northwestern Information Technology provides traditional phone services to the Northwestern community that include desk phones, conference room phones, voicemail, and software phone clients. Custom configurations for analog voice service or SIP connections can also be provided upon request and consultation.