Welcome! <ul><li>CART* and Captioning ensures classes, meetings or events are inclusive to the Deaf, late-deafened and Hard of Hearing (HOH). </li></ul><ul><li>This demonstration illustrates the various methods Visual Voice Captions uses to make any gathering, event or broadcast accessible. </li></ul><ul><li>*Communication Access Real-Time Translation </li></ul>
Onsite CART <ul><li>Large assemblies such as </li></ul><ul><li>conferences, meetings or </li></ul><ul><li>church services. </li></ul>>> THANK YOU VERY MUCH. [ applause ]. <ul><li>CART Providers translate speech and environmental sounds at speeds over 225 wpm. </li></ul>2. Real-time text is projected on to large screens, TVs or Jumbotrons.
Onsite CART for Individuals or Small Groups <ul><li>Classrooms, meetings, workshops, labs or seminars. </li></ul>CART Provider sends real-time text to laptops, flat panels or TVs, as well as portable and wireless Tablets or handheld PDAs -Personal Digital Assistants. LET’S WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE OUR VISION A REALITY.
Captioning <ul><li>Large audiences at sporting </li></ul><ul><li>events or conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Open captioning </li></ul><ul><li>(Visible to all) </li></ul>1. Captioner can be onsite or remotely providing speech & environmental sounds into text… 2. Real-time text is combined with video images of sign language interpreters, conference presenters or sporting events on to screens. GREAT DEFENSE
Remote CART for meetings, classrooms & teleconferences. <ul><li>Receiving computer can connect to large screens. </li></ul>1. CART Provider listens to the proceedings from afar … 2. …and sends the real-time text to selected recipients or to the whole audience via an internet connection. WELCOME TO THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE.
Broadcast Captioning <ul><li>In a live broadcast or video conference: </li></ul>1. The captioner watches and/or listens to the event... 2. …and sends the real-time text to an encoder or character generator. 3. The text is then “embedded” with the video image so that it appears as open or closed captions. CLOSED CAPTIONS ON >>> IN OTHER NEWS, THE BANK OF CANADA DROPPED INTEREST RATES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN…
Webcasting – Post Production <ul><li>For archived video or audio files, VVC can add captions in multiple languages. </li></ul>Captions appear as a text window in your media player, such as Windows Media or Real Player. Enlarge text by selecting “Theatre” Mode. We have an opportunity, as pioneers in our industry, to take a lead role in advocacy. Our goal is to ensure that all our customers benefit from our products without barriers
Webcasting <ul><li>In a live webcast: </li></ul>1. CART Provider could be onsite … or remotely watching the same webcast… 2. …and sends the real-time text to selected recipients’ computers as a windowed application. WELCOME TO THE CONFERENCE. I AM PLEASED SO MANY CAN PARTICIPATE.
Additional Features <ul><li>Complimentary software to multiple computers for time-sensitive applications or study purposes during onsite and remote CART services. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Annotate & highlight text in various categories. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Select your colour, font & spacing preferences. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Text-file provision following session via e-mail or disk. </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time text conversion into Braille. </li></ul><ul><li>Increased comprehension for ESL attendees. </li></ul><ul><li>Real Time assists Foreign Language Translators & ASL Interpreters in their respective roles. </li></ul>