Live, real-time captions for a presentation or meeting
Some software and streaming platforms can automatically convert the spoken word to text in real time using voice recognition technology.
DIY for attendees, from Tina Childress:
Many companies will create subtitles/captions/transcripts for you, with an associated cost.
Webinars and online gatherings provide a platform for people to ask questions and interact with the speakers in real time. Live captions allow people who are deaf or hard of hearing to participate in real time as well, so it’s best to include captioning to the live webinar rather than adding captions in post-production. Captioning also provides a transcript of the event that can be useful for everyone, including those who join the live event late.
Be sure to inform the audience in advance that the meeting is being captioned. Mention that it's important to speak clearly and not talk over others.
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