Real-time Captioning - Remote
Remote Services are becoming more readily available and necessary
with the incredible shortage of captionists! A few businesses and
agencies have begun offering captioning using Internet based applications.
Technologies is one company providing Remote Captioning
Viable Realtime Translation (VRT) is remote real-time translation
for the educational setting. Students with a laptop at their desk
have access to captions on screen provided by an off site translator
who is listening to the speaker through a phone connection and sending
captions through an Internet connection. The edited transcripts
are available to the student within 24 hours.
As more people have access to faster Internet access through cable
or DSL connections, remote services are becoming available. In addition
to remote captioning, remote interpreting and relay using Webcamera
is now possible and many companies are providing this service. Download
a list of companies providing remote communication services.
Remote Communication Services
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