What options are available for Closed Captioning?

Question

  • What devices are available for closed captioning?

Environment

  • Closed Captioning
  • Daktronics Communication Server (DCS)

Answer/Steps

  1. These devices are available for closed captioning:
    • Stenograph Case Catalyst
      • Case Catalyst is Software from Stenograph for computer-aided transcription (CAT) for live captioning.
      • More information can be found at www.stenograph.com
    • Eclipse
      • Eclipse software from Advantage is computer-aided transcription for live captioning.
      • Once the Eclipse software is configured to output captioning data through a network port, the data must be formatted by the Daktronics Communication Server (DCS) before being sent to the display controller.
      • More information can be found at www.eclipsecat.com
    • TypeWell Transcriber
      • TypeWell is a speech-to-text software that captures spoken content and transcribes it for live captioning. The transcript can be seen anywhere a web browser is accessible.
      • Once the TypeWell Transcriber software is configured to output captioning data through a serial port, the data must be formatted by the Daktronics Communication Server (DCS) before being sent to the display controller.
      • More information can be found at http://typewell.com/
    • EEG Captioning
      • iCap by EEG transcribes audio from the program feed to closed captioning. iCap uses their encoders and decoders to connect venues to the iCap network over TCP/IP connection to output captioning data.
      • Once the EEG decoder is configured to output captioning data through a network port, the data must be formatted by the Daktronics Communication Server (DCS) before being sent to the display controller.
      • For more Information visit https://eegent.com/applications/live_events

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