Ava Show: Captions Just Got a Whole Lot Bigger

Ava’s mobile app has been helping the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community with fast and highly accurate live captions in daily life situations. Now we’d like to introduce Ava Show, an innovative addition to Ava for iOS that allows you to display text in large, easily readable fonts. Ava Show eliminates the need for traditional methods like pen and paper, or even gesturing — offering a seamless and inclusive solution to express yourself BIG & LOUD.

GIF os a person with light skin holding an iPhone with Ava Show on the screen. The text on the screen reads "Say it loud with Ava Show"

New Keyboard, New Possibilities

Sometimes, accessibility is about getting noticed, and Ava Show ensures that your words are not only clearly seen, but also heard. And with Ava’s advanced text-to-speech capabilities, your words can come alive, adding another layer of clarity and engagement to your interactions. At the heart of Ava Show is a new keyboard designed to make expressing yourself simpler and more user-friendly — tailored to meet the unique communication needs of those who are Deaf and hard of hearing.

GIF of someone typing on a keyboard "Check out Ava Show!"

Say it Loud, Express Yourself

Ava Show introduces an array of features that puts the power of expression in the palm of your hands. Customize the color of your text and background with two settings, ensuring that your message stands out. Need to grab attention? Make your text flash! It's not just about words; it's about making a statement.

GIF of Ava Show flashing text "Check out Ava Show!"

Practical Applications: from Coffee Shops to Concerts

Imagine placing your Ava-enabled device on a coffee shop table, effortlessly engaging in conversations without the need for pen and paper. Picture expressing your love for your favorite artist at a concert with a bold "I love you, Taylor!" displayed on your screen. Ava Show transcends various scenarios, including navigating:

  • coffee shops, bars, & restaurants
  • shopping
  • doctor's appointments 
  • auto repair shops and the DMV
  • asking for directions
  • quick interactions with new friends
  • even potentially sensitive interactions with law enforcement
  • and more!

You get the idea — basically everywhere.

Explore the Possibilities of Ava Show for Yourself

Experience the evolution of accessible communication. Simply download or open Ava now to explore Ava Show and step into a new era of inclusive and dynamic communication. Here’s how: 

In the Spirit of the ADA...

Ava Show aligns seamlessly with the principles of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition to Ava's fast and accurate live captions, Ava Show enhances in-person communication, supporting the spirit of ADA, breaking down barriers, and fostering a more accessible world.

Show, Don’t Tell

Communication is essential, but it can be challenging for individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing to communicate effortlessly. That’s why it takes community knowledge and lived experiences to build an effective communication tool. Ava's mission is deeply rooted in the rich culture of the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community. Unlike other similar applications, Ava was built by and for this community, making it a reliable ally in its quest for effective communication. Our work reflects our commitment to inclusivity and empowerment.

Whether it's expressing yourself boldly or navigating various situations, Ava Show stands ready to be your voice. Embrace the future of accessible communication on your terms.

Download Ava and try Ava Show now!