Company Timeline

Sorenson Communications® (www.sorenson.com) provides the highest-quality communication products and Video Relay Service (VRS) for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. The company’s offerings include Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS®), the highest-quality video interpreting service and the Sorenson ntouch® suite of products - the ntouch® VP videophone, ntouch® PC, ntouch® for Mac®, ntouch® Tablet and ntouch® Mobile, all designed specifically for use by deaf people.


  • 2013

    ntouch VP

    2013 - Sorenson myPhone The Sorenson myPhone feature allows multiple ntouch accounts to be linked with one number.

  • 2012

    ntouch VP

    2012 - ntouch for Mac and ntouch Tablet Sorenson continues to innovate with the addition of ntouch for Mac and ntouch Tablet.

  • 2011

    ntouch VP

    2011 - ntouch VP, ntouch PC, and ntouch Mobile Sorenson introduces ntouch VP, ntouch PC, and ntouch Mobile, the next generation of products designed specifically for the deaf.

  • 2009

    Sorenson Video Center

    2009 - Sorenson Video Center The Sorenson Video Center is launched, providing information and entertainment to SVRS users.

  • 2008

    Real Numbers

    2008 - Real Numbers Functionally-equivalent, local 10-digit numbers are implemented.

  • 2007

    Sorenson VP-200

    2007 - Sorenson VP-200 The VP-200® videophone is introduced.

  • 2006

    Emergency Calls

    2006 - Emergency Calls Sorenson Communications is the first provider to offer emergency calls via VRS.

  • 2005

    Sorenson VRS Interpreting Centers

    2005 - Sorenson VRS Interpreting Centers New Sorenson VRS® Interpreting Centers are opened across the U.S.

  • 2004

    Videophone Booths

    2004 - Sorenson Videophone Booths Sorenson installs industry’s first videophone booths across the U.S. and introduces 24/7 VRS service.

  • 2003

    Sorenson VRS®

    2003 - Sorenson VRS Sorenson Communications begins offering SVRS.

  • 2002

    Sorenson VP-100®

    2002 - Sorenson VP-100 Sorenson creates the VP-100® videophone.

  • 1996

    Sorenson Vision, Inc.

    1996 - Sorenson Vision, Inc. Sorenson Vision established. VisionLink, an ASL training CD, is released. Sorenson Vision begins to invest $50+ million to create a high-quality, low-cost videophone.