Remote CART Services by IR provides accessibility for hard-of-hearing and deaf individuals in any environment.
CART Services, Communication Access Realtime Translation, provides the user with an instant realtime translation of anything that is spoken and typically viewed on a computer screen or through a projector. The realtime text is taken down by a CART writer on a stenotype machine, “converted” from steno through special software on their computer which translates that steno to English. The live text can be then read by the user on a single computer screen or by an entire audience through monitors or projected screens.
Remote CART services are primarily used by people who are hearing-of-hearing or deaf. The Americans with Disabilities Act has recognized CART services as an assistive technology that allows effective communication access for people with hearing impairments.
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