Jerry from Waupaca awarded $44,513*... Michael from Neenah awarded $60,000*... Jerry from Somers awarded $40,500*... Kathleen from Athens awarded $30,000*... Rolf from Stoughton awarded $35,000*... Charles from Menasha awarded $29,500*... Linda from Black River Falls awarded $24,500*... Charles from Freedom awarded $21,500*... Jerome from Menominee awarded $21,500*... Thomas from Amherst awarded $55,000*... Jerry from Durand awarded $29,000*... Michael from Oshkosh awarded $33,000*... Charles from New London awarded $22,500*... Stephen from Wauwatsoa awarded $16,250*... Steven from Lavalle awarded $27,000*... Richard from Saxon awarded $27,500*... Peter from Marinette awarded $29,000*... Kevin from Omro awarded $45,000*... Kranski from Black Creek WI awarded $26,773.13*... Garry from Edgar awarded $26,773.13*... Daniel from Appleton awarded $19,596.60*... Michael from Neenah awarded $47,619.00*... Jerry from Waupaca awarded $35,610.62*... Brian from Wausau awarded $12,430.00*... Roger from Green Bay awarded $14,397.00*... Belinda from Milwaukee awarded $10,030.00*... Ronald from Fond du Lac awarded $14,755.00... Richard from Kewaskum awarded $15,153.07... Marcel from Beaver Dam awarded $12,931.50... Gail from Prarie du Sac awarded $9,580.00... Richard from Antigo awarded $18,030.00*... Nadine from Wausau awarded $7,597.00*... Daniel from New Holstein awarded $14,000*... Shirley from Oshkosh awarded $18,000*... Robert from Fond du Lac awarded $15,000*... Kenneth from Milwaukee awarded $10,000*... *Not all claims qualify. Award amounts vary on a case-by-case basis.
Real-Time Captioning

Real-Time Captioning

The process of producing either open or closed captions simultaneously with a live event. Real-time captioning incorporates a stenographic keyboard, like those used in courtrooms, and specialised computer systems. Real time captioning is also called communication access realtime translation (CART).

CART or Communication Access Realtime Translation is the verbatim, near instantaneous conversion of spoken language into text. A stenotype machine, notebook computer and realtime software is used to produce the text. CART is usually utilized by people with hearing loss who use spoken language as a primary mode of communication. The text produced by the CART service can be displayed on an individual’s computer monitor, projected onto a screen, combined with a video presentation to appear as captions, or otherwise made available using other transmission and display systems. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) can also be defined as the ability to use information at the moment it happens because it is converted to another form. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) can be performed anywhere. In a classroom, church, at graduations etc. The spoken word is tranformed into written text, and thereofre enables def people to know at exactly that time what other people are telling them.  There are tow types of Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART): Oniste CART and Remote CART. Onsite CART uses the setup that is described in the previous paragraph where the captioner and the hard of hearing individual are in the same room.  Remote CART however, separates the two by having the captioner at a different location then the hard of hearing individual. Remote CART uses internet technologies like streaming text.

 

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