CART CAPTIONING - The immediate voice-to-text translation of the spoken word including environmental sounds. We empower consumers to decide for themselves what information is important to them. CART can be provided onsite or remotely via a shared webpage for anonymity, to an entire audience displayed on a large screen and/or integrated into Power Point presentations.
REAL-TIME BROADCAST CAPTIONING - The instant voice-to-text translation of the spoken word coupled with the corresponding video, such as live broadcast television news programs, political debates and sporting events. The real-time captionist uses specialized software to dial into the television station's encoder which then decodes the steno into English before appearing on your television screen.
Captioning is used for many different reasons and supports various learning styles. It is a valuable tool for deaf or late-deafened individuals as well as language learners. Popular applications include:
For more information about closed captioning rules and requirements, visit the Federal Communications Commission.
To complain about lack of captioning or lack of quality captioning, go to https://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/complaints.
In addition, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires state and local governments to ensure that communications with individuals with hearing, vision or speech impairments are as effective as communications with others. For more information about the ADA, click here.
Allow us to help you become, and stay, FCC and ADA compliant!