Automatic speech recognition

Bias in Automatic Speech Recognition

Bias in Automatic Speech Recognition Technology has come a long way, making automatic captioning available on many video conferencing software, social platforms, and tech devices. But many users are aware of the pitfalls, including transcription delays and inaccuracies. Automatic captioning works via automatic speech recognition systems and...

Children with hearing loss

Children and Hearing Loss

Children and Hearing Loss While hearing loss is typically associated with age-related decline, many newborns and adolescents experience it from birth or due to illness and excessive noise exposure. In fact, hearing loss is the number one birth defect in the U.S. Most children in the U.S....

Online Meeting

Top 10 tips for Running an Online Meeting

Whether you love them or hate them, the online meeting is the new normal for business, educational, and personal meetups. Zoom, Google Meet, Blackboard Collaborate, and social media video chats have helped us all survive the pandemic. It doesn’t matter if you want to video chat...

Meet Caption Pro Robin Smith

Meet Caption Pro Robin Smith

After riding out the 2008 recession at a construction company, captioner Robin Smith, CRC, decided to pursue the career she went to school for: court reporting. But she needed to build up her speed and found her first job as a CART captioner. Smith has...

Caption Pros' Tools of the Trade

A Caption Pros’ Tools of the Trade

When Caption Pros’ owner, Jennifer Schuck, arrives at an event or conference to caption, she has a plan A, B and C.  Captioners have many tools of the trade – and many tools in their toolkit – but Schuck says it comes down to being...