CART Real-Time Captioning Services
Improve engagement for Deaf and hard-of-hearing communities, non-native language users, and visual learners.
Overcome comprehension challenges of complex or technical subject matter, noisy or distractive environments, and large spaces with audience members far from the speaker.
Our live captioning agents produce high-quality real-time captions with high accuracy, accounting for accents, terminology, and slang. After your session, you have access to the transcript with the option to request a cleaned transcript for your records.
Benefits of CART
What it does
When a session starts, our remote captioning agent accesses your audio feed and converts speech and non-verbal context—like laughter or applause—into text for users to view via our online feed on a tablet, laptop, or mobile device. Afterward, you can access a transcript.
A 2016 USFSP study documented a 7.2% higher grade average among students with captioning services than those without access to captions in the same class.
Remember more with captions
Captioning improves immediate recall and long-term memory of content and reduces the impact of background noise, per a 2021 study published in “Ear and Hearing,” the official journal of the American Auditory Society
Follow the leader
We have been so impressed with the captioning services as well as the collaboration to make our classrooms and live events accessible.” - Southern Oregon University
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Frequently Asked Questions
If you have questions we don’t cover here, our team is happy to fill in the blanks. You can reach us via the form below.
On average, about $125 per hour. Naturally, a few factors impact the cost for your specific needs/situation. Our team can provide a more accurate estimate with a little more information.
CART is an acronym for Communication Access Realtime Translation. That’s why we just call it CART.
The captions you can access for television or streaming broadcasts are typically closed captions, meaning you must adjust a setting on your device to see them, and they’re usually a transcript of a pre-recorded video.
CART live captions are an example of open captions, which are always visible, and as the name suggests (see the previous question), CART captions are real-time speech-to-text translation.
Savvily. When the message matters, CART live captioning allows everyone to catch every word, better understand and remember it, and pay attention in the moment rather than frantically taking notes. You can always go back and refer to the full transcript later.
Simply, they work for you. Our captioning agent listens to the audio of your event or presentation and converts it to text users see immediately, allowing them to follow along in real time without missing a beat.
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