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Demand for Court Reporters Up; Supply Down

Demand for Court Reporters Up; Supply Down Editor: I think it’s a true statement to say that all of our CART providers begin by attending court reporting school. And we know that CART providers are in short supply. Here’s an interesting report on employment opportunities in this field. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Court Reporting Designated One of the Fastest Growing Professions by Federal ...

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Everything You Wanted to Know About CART Writing – Part 1

Everything You Wanted to Know About CART Writing – Part 1 By Cheryl Heppner Editor: The folks at NVRC recently hosted (along with the local HLAA and ALDA chapters) a panel of CART experts to provide the latest information on this crucial technology. Cheryl did her usual outstanding job of writing it up and sharing it with interested folks. Here’s ...

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New C-Print Provides for Graphics as Well as Text

New C-Print Provides for Graphics as Well as Text Editor: You may be familiar with C-Print, a transcription system developed by the folks at NTID many years ago. Now a new version is in the works – one that allows graphics to be added to the C-Print file and to be printed along with the text. Here’s the press release. ...

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Captioning the HLAA Convention

Captioning the HLAA Convention Editor: One of the really wonderful things about the hearing loss conventions is the accessibility provided for virtually all activities. For most people with hearing loss, real time captioning (CART) is the accommodation of choice, and it’s ubiquitous at the conventions. One of the evening activities this year is a performance of the Grand Old Opry, ...

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Partners Offer Automated Lecture Captions

Partners Offer Automated Lecture Captions July 2011 Automatic Sync Technologies (AST) today announced a partnership with Tegrity, the leading campus-wide lecture capture service and a division of McGraw Hill Higher Education. AST’s CaptionSync(tm) technology now supports Tegrity Campus, providing a fully automated service for instructors that delivers time-coded, synchronized captions for lectures or supplementary course content recorded with Tegrity. Compatible ...

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Appeals Court Upholds Right to Captioning in Classroom

Appeals Court Upholds Right to Captioning in Classroom January 2013 The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) applauds the decision of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals which has ruled in favor of the plaintiff in Argenyi v. Creighton University (PDF) (No. 11-3336). AG Bell filed an amicus brief in this case ...

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Technology and people with hearing loss

Technology and people with hearing loss Regardless of how people feel about their hearing loss, most would agree that they are lucky to be coping with hearing loss today, rather than in the past. And most would also agree that one of the big reasons for these feelings is that the technological advances of the past few years are of ...

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Using Assistive Listening Devices While Traveling

Using Assistive Listening Devices While Traveling by Jan Christensen ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Editor: Did you know that many tourist attractions are trying to make their facilities accessible to people with hearing loss? They have achieved varying degrees of success, as Jan relates in this story. Jan will tell you, and I heartily concur, that people need to ask for and use what ...

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Overcoming Noise, Reverberation, and Distance: Directional Microphones and ALDs

Overcoming Noise, Reverberation, and Distance: Directional Microphones and ALDs by Cheryl Heppner Editor: People with hearing loss often make the statement that they can hear someone speaking, but they can’t understand what is being said. Recent technology has addressed this situation and provides some improvement. Here’s Cheryl Heppner’s report on the SHHH workshop by Matthew H. Bakke, Ph.D and Mark ...

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