Realtime captioning, or CART, is the best form of communication access for those with a hearing loss. Performed by a highly skilled machine shorthand court reporter, who has further training in the captioning arena, realtime captioning provides an almost verbatim, instantaneous record of what is being said in a myriad of places: courtrooms, classrooms, training sessions, conferences...wherever someone in attendance has a hearing loss, CART can be provided, both onsite or remotely, via a...
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Captioning for the hearing loss community is delivered in many formats, including streaming via the internet (remote captioning), onsite captioning (at meetings, events, etc.) and broadcast captioning (television). But what about all those old movies, videos and visual recordings that happened way before captioning was even a thing?
This article recently appeared in Advocate Daily.
Counsel, witnesses or other people present in the hearing room may have all sorts of reasons for recording a private hearing, arbitration or discovery. But there are serious risks associated with the material that is being recorded, especially by someone who is not neutral, trained and has safeguards in place to protect the record.