A Caption Pros’ Tools of the Trade 2022

Tools of the Trade in a Virtual World Caption Pros captioners always have a plan A, B, and C.  Captioners have many tools of the trade but Jennifer Schuck, the owner of Caption Pros, says it comes down to being prepared and knowing the best tools and technology for any given job. “The most important […]

Top 10 tips for Running an Online Meeting

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 with grandma over the holidays, you’ve been thrust into […]

Using a GREAT Captioner for Online Accessibility is Money Well-Spent

What makes a great captioner

There are good captioners and there are GREAT CAPTIONERS. What makes a great captioner? In this new world where everyone is working remotely, learning remotely, more organizations are thinking about captioning. However, there is still a long way to go to make sure that accessibility is at the forefront of planning. Educational institutions are struggling […]

Hiring a Captioning Company Owned by a Captioner Offers Many Benefits

Hiring a Captioning Company Owned by a Captioner Offers Many Benefits

When it comes to hiring the right captioning company, there are many factors to consider. You might start with a Google search and compare price, availability, location, technology skills, training, and credentials. There are some key benefits to working with a captioning company owned by a captioner versus a non-captioner or a large captioning company. […]

ADA Compliant? Captioning is one option to improve accessibility

Accessibility - ADA Image

Imagine Zach sitting in a college classroom unable to hear what the professor is saying. Or Marci carefully selecting a spot in the front row at a conference, trying to follow along to the slides because the conference’s organizers only hired an American Sign Language interpreter and she doesn’t know sign language. Providing appropriate accommodations […]

A Day in the Life of a Captioner: Q&A with Caption Pro Liane Tomlinson

Caption Pro Liane Tomlinson

Caption Pro Liane Tomlinson has captioned two Super Bowls, the Olympics, news reports following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the O.J. Simpson civil trial verdict broadcast live on the Jumbotron in Times Square. Tomlinson had a fascination with astronomy in high school and took a few classes in college. She soon found out it involved […]

Veterans and Hearing Loss

Veterans and Hearing Loss

Soldiers face countless occupational hazards. They must be ready for anything, including bombs and blasts, and often work around loud machinery. As a result, tinnitus and hearing loss are the leading service-related disabilities among veterans. This silent injury is due to excessive noise exposure related to gunfire, explosions, tanks, and loud helicopters and aircraft. Tinnitus […]

Why Accessibility Matters For Those With Hearing Loss

Accessibility Matters

Imagine sitting in a conference or watching a webinar and not being able to hear what the presenter is saying. For people with hearing loss, it’s an everyday reality. Simple things such as placing an order at a restaurant, enjoying a lecture at a museum, or attending a training for work pose unique challenges. People […]

Caption Pros at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Photo of captions at Heidelberg Laureate Forum

When some of the most brilliant minds in computer science and math come together at an international event to discuss new innovations – and they want realtime captioning – they call Caption Pros. It was an extreme honor to caption Turing Award winners and Fields Medal winners last week at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum! Markus […]

Our Core Values

Core Values Graphic

As we closed out Court Reporting and Captioning week, we were able to reflect on the core values that we stand by as a business. It is important to us that we follow this vision no matter where business may take us in order to truly become successful in our mission. We strive to work […]