Court Reporting is a tough job, particularly on our bodies. But with these self-care options, captioners and court reporters might just feel better at the end of a long day. Kim Neeson (she of the very long neck and torso!) shares her experience.
In this third instalment of Neesons' "state of the nation 2017" video series, realtime captioning/CART is highlighted.
Like so many things, realtime captioning/CART (Computer Access Realtime Reporting) has really progressed in the last 20+ years. When Neesons first started providing realtime captioning, using an LCD projector with enhanced fonts was a really big deal. There was little that could be changed back in those days, so if you wanted captioning in a room, you needed a good front seat!
We are super excited to take our clients on a tour of Neesons - from our new space at 77 King Street West, to an overview of our many service offerings, we thought it was time to update you!
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...
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?
Neesons Court Reporting provides voice-to-text translation called captioning in all types of legal settings to the hearing loss community to ensure they are able to participate in the process, says Kim Neeson, company founder and president.
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s move to hire a U.S.-based vendor to provide captioning services to cover internal meetings raises privacy concerns and does nothing to contribute to the province’s economy, says Toronto court reporter Kimberley Neeson.
The AODA - Making life better for those with hearing loss